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.
And now a look back…
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.