Happy 46th birthday, Kurt Cobain

It’s hard to figure out which is more difficult to believe: That Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain would have turned 46 years old today or that he has been dead for almost 20 years.

In honor of the former fact, which obviously merits more celebration than the latter one, we decided to get you linked up with some of our favorite pieces we’ve done on Kurt over the years.

Oh, and for perspective, peep this photo from the folks at Phojoe.com, put together three years ago, to mark what would have been Cobain’s 43rd birthday. Maybe of all the difficult-to-believe things, this photo is the hardest. When an icon dies young and leaves a good-looking corpse, it’s hard to imagine him or her going through a phase that bears any resemblance to Elvis’ later years.

Visit www.phoejo.com for all your picture doctoring needs. They did this mock-up of what Kurt Cobain would look like now a few years back.
Visit www.phojoe.com for all your picture doctoring needs. They did this mock-up of what Kurt Cobain would look like now a few years back.

And now a look back…

A series where we dig deeply into the Getty archives to find Cobain hanging with an unlikely friend

Cobain’s former Nirvana bandmate Dave Grohl is seen rocking out like a true rock fan

A bizarre dream that this author had, where the late Nirvana singer was hosting “Saturday Night Live”

And below, check out the Metro Monthly Music Podcast where we celebrated the 20th anniversary of “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” and got valuable insight from the likes of Jonah Hill, Matt Pinfield, Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes and Stephen Malkmus. Or you can download it on iTunes by clicking here.


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