Tag Archives: nirvana

DEAD BANDS: TEXAS IS THE REASON

by chuck bell During the mid-90′s major label scramble to sign punk rock bands with pop potential, Texas is the Reason were among the first to be hyped as “the next Nirvana.” Unfortunately, the pressure to deliver on this hype led directly to the band’s demise. In the early 90′s, former Hare Krishna punks Norm [...]

EXPECTATIONS: PJ HARVEY

by jonathan ledoux Rock and Roll is a boys club. You have to admit it. Even though we have our female pioneers and icons, few have been admitted into the elite world of the rock star. Sure, women have broken through, Debbie Harry, Stevie Nicks, and Tina Turner are all first rate artists that have [...]

KURT COBAIN’S ASHES STOLEN

by phil miller A pink teddy bear shaped bag containing the remains of Kurt Cobain was stolen sometime last month from Courtney Love’s Hollywood home. The pink bag contained not only the remaining ashes from Cobain, but locks of his hair as well.