Kurt Cobain's guitar goes up for auction

DALLAS, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- A guitar that belonged to late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain could fetch more than $75,000 in a Dallas auction, it was reported Tuesday.

Green Up Journals: Game time

GUERSNEY, Wyo., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- It is late January and the development team of "America's Army" -- the U.S. Army's free video game for the Mac OS X, Windows and Linux operating systems -- has
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Mortgage co. owns Courtney Love's house

LITTLEROCK, Wash., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Not a single bid was made during the foreclosure auction of rocker Courtney Love's Littlerock, Wash., house it was reported.

Frances Bean Cobain rebels by being normal

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- The 13-year-old daughter of rockers Courtney Love and the late Kurt Cobain says she wants Mariah Carey to sing for her Sweet 16 party.

Courtney Love faces foreclosure sale

OLYMPIA, Wash., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- The Washington state home Courtney Love bought for the family of her late husband, Kurt Cobain, will be sold if she doesn't make good on payments. Love bought the house about 10 miles outside of Olympia, Wash., in 1997 but apparently stopped making mortga

Seattle law firm sues Courtney Love

SEATTLE, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Courtney Love is being sued by the Seattle law firm that helped her get control of the publishing rights to the music of her late husband, Kurt Cobain.

Frances Bean Cobain just wants to be

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Frances Bean Cobain expresses her wish to be known for herself other than her famous parents in her first major magazine interview.

Raspberries on the reunion trail

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- The Raspberries has become the latest '70s rock band to reunite with its original members and hit the road.

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Today is Friday, April 8, the 98th day of 2005 with 267 to follow.
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Love 'stalker' arrested

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Police arrested a Seattle man outside a Los Angeles courtroom after he accused rocker Courtney Love of killing her late husband, Kurt Cobain.

Courtney Love to write book

NEW YORK, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Courtney Love, the widow of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, is planning to write an autobiography.

Lennon named greatest rock n' roll icon

LONDON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Music fans have voted John Lennon the greatest rock and roll icon of all time, ahead of Elvis Presley and David Bowie, reports Sky News.

Cobain's LSD-influenced letter up for bids

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- A letter written by the late Kurt Cobain to wife Courtney Love while the rocker was using LSD is expected to sell for $14,000 at a U.S. auction house.

Sonic Youth star wrote Nirvana liner notes

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Sonic Youth singer and guitarist Thurston Moore reportedly penned the liner notes for the forthcoming Nirvana boxed set, it was reported Thursday. Moore contributed his words to a 60-page booklet of previously unpublished band photos accompanying the thre

Avril Lavigne dyes hair for Love film role

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Canadian singer Avril Lavigne reportedly dyed her hair blonde to get a shot at playing troubled rocker Courtney Love in a film.

Pixies pleased with reunion excitement

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- The Pixies aren't surprised that there's excitement over the alternative rock band's reunion, but they are surprised by how much excitement there seems to be.

Beatles not for sale

MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Beatles' fans were disappointed when the band's Grammy for "A Hard Day's Night" was taken off the auction block in Monterey, Calif.

Beatles for sale

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- A Beatles' Grammy Award for "Free As a Bird" is expected to fetch $60,000 at an auction this weekend of some 300 pop culture items in Monterey, Calif.

Former Nirvana bassist writes memoirs

SEATTLE, July 26 (UPI) -- Former Nirvana bassist Krist Noveselic has written his memoirs in a combination autobiography and political commentary, it was reported Monday.

Sharon Osbourne voted important in rock

LONDON, June 22 (UPI) -- Britain's Sharon Osbourne has been voted the most important person in the world of rock, beating Satan who came in No. 2.

Kurt Cobain to be subject of TV movie

LOS ANGELES, April 16 (UPI) -- The WB Network announced Friday it will film an original movie about the life of rock icon Kurt Cobain, the Hollywood Reporter said.

Courtney Love mom-daughter chat may shock

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- Rocker Courtney Love told her 11-year-old daughter mom needs a man in an unconventional mom-daughter chat published in Blender's May issue.

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Today is Thursday, April 8, the 99th day of 2004 with 267 to follow.
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Courtney Love surrounded by legal woes

NEW YORK, April 6 (UPI) -- Singer Courtney Love spent the 10th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death surrounded by legal battles and questions about whether she killed her famous husband. A Los Angeles judge Monday denied a key request by Love's defense team, enabling Love's drug case

Kurt Cobain still mourned 10 years later

SEATTLE, April 5 (UPI) -- U.S. radio stations dedicated shows to Nirvana's music in remembrance of the 10th anniversary Monday of lead singer Kurt Cobain's death.
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