Nirvana sued by man who was nude baby on 'Nevermind' cover
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) (Mark J. Terrill)LOS ANGELES — (AP) — A 30-year-old man who appeared nude at 4 months old in 1991 on the cover of Nirvana’s “Nevermind” album is suing the band and others, alleging the image is child pornography they have profited from. It seeks at least $150,000 from each of more than a dozen defendants, including the Kurt Cobain estate, surviving Nirvana members Krist Novocelic and Dave Grohl and Geffen Records. Elden also wants any new versions of the album altered. “If there is a 30th anniversary re-release, he wants for the entire world not to see his genitals,” Mabie said. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.wftv.com
Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ cover baby sues band, alleging child porn
Nirvana 'Nevermind' cover baby sues band, alleging child porn In this 1991 file photo, Nirvana's Kurt Cobain records in Hilversum Stuidos in the Netherlands. (Michel Linssen/Redferns via Getty Images)LOS ANGELES — The baby who appeared nude on Nirvana’s iconic “Nevermind” album cover 30 years ago is now suing the band, alleging child pornography and sexual exploitation, multiple news outlets are reporting. Elden, represented by attorney Robert Y. Lewis, “seeks liquidated damages in the amount of $150,000 against each defendant,” the lawsuit says. KCBS reported that neither Nirvana’s representatives nor Universal Music Group responded to requests for comment on the case. Since its release in 1991, more than 30 million copies of “Nevermind” have been sold worldwide, according to KCBS.wftv.com
Treasure trove of rock memorabilia includes Kurt Cobain hair
Rock Auction FILE - This 1993 file photo shows Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of the U.S. rock band Nirvana. Six strands of blonde hair from the grunge rock icon are part of a series of Nirvana offerings that also includes a Cobain amp and a rare group-signed blue Stratocaster-style guitar. (A guitar Cobain used for his MTV Unplugged show recently sold for $6 million). The items are part of a slate of rock items being offered up by Iconic Auction, spanning Elvis to grunge. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band” signed by McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, and a sheet of handwritten “Blowin' in the Wind” lyrics signed by Bob Dylan.wftv.com
Treasure trove of rock memorabilia includes Kurt Cobain hair
Guitars from Eddie Van Halen, Eric Clapton and Aerosmith as well as autographed memorabilia from The Beatles and even strands of hair from Kurt Cobain are some of the highlights of an online rock ‘n’ roll auction that ends over the weekend.
FBI releases 10-page file about Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain file The FBI released a 10-page file on Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of Nirvana who died in 1994. In April, the FBI made Cobain’s file public for the first time, Rolling Stone reported. The authors of the correspondence, whose names were redacted, urged the Bureau to investigate Cobain’s death on April 5, 1994, at his Seattle home, Billboard reported. Cobain’s death was ruled a suicide by the Seattle Police Department, which concluded the singer had died by a self-inflicted shotgun wound. For decades, the FBI kept a file on conspiracy theories about Kurt Cobain's death.wftv.com
Guitars played, partly made by Eddie Van Halen go to auction
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Two guitars owned, played and partly designed by the late Eddie Van Halen will be going up for auction. Both guitars were hand-striped by Van Halen in the familiar style of most of his guitars dating back to the first Van Halen album in 1978. Each of the guitars is expected to fetch between $60,000 and $80,000. The guitar legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer died of cancer on Oct. 6 at age 65. “As we were preparing for our annual ‘Icons & Idols: Rock and Roll’ auction lineup, we were stunned to hear the sad news of Eddie Van Halen’s passing last week,” Julien’s Auction’s president Darren Julien said in a statement.
Teen Spirit and Lust Defy Conventions in City Reps Spring Awakening, the Tony Award Musical
The musical opens Friday (Oct. 25) at City Repertory Theatre in Palm Coast and runs for the next three weekends, through Nov. 10. Spring Awakening won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Direction, Book, Score and Featured Actor, while its original cast album received a Grammy Award. I dont put myself in one bubble.The musicals anti-conformity elements make people question things, Sokolska says. The play kind of shows that if you do give into conformity, its not going to end well, Sokolska says. Performances will be at CRTs home venue in City Market Place, 160 Cypress Point Parkway, Suite B207, Palm Coast.flaglerlive.com
Kurt Cobain's famous sweater, still unwashed, up for auction
Kurt Cobain wears his green cardigan during the taping of Nirvana's performance on "MTV Unplugged" in November 1993. A sweater once worn by Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, as well as rare items from David Bowie, Elvis Presley, Madonna, and more artists, will be up for auction in New York and online, beginning Oct. 25. Cobain wore the cardigan during Nirvana's 1993 concert on MTV Unplugged in New York. Cobain's custom Fender Mustang, built in Japan because Fender's Custom Shop wasn't equipped to build a left-handed version, is included as well. It's the first time the archive has been opened in more than 50 years, according to the auction company.
Kurt Cobain's former Seattle home for sale
SEATTLE - For just $7.5 million, you can own a piece of rock 'n' roll history. Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love bought the Seattle house in January 1994. The current owners acquired the house from US Bank in 2000, according to the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. It has four bedrooms and four bathrooms with a detached garage and retaining wall that were added in 1999, according to property records. There aren't any interior shots of the home available for the public to view, but the property listing describes it as a "perfectly maintained home of extraordinary presence."