Rare Images of Nirvana’s First Show

Three rare photos have been discovered depicting legendary rock band Nirvana playing their very first show in March of 1987. The grainy images belong to Tony Poukkula—a friend of Kurt Cobain’s who hosted the young band’s first gig—and were discovered by his 19-year-old daughter Maggie, which she then shared to Twitter. “I didn’t realize they were such a historical thing,” she tells Rolling Stone. “I …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Demythologizing Kurt Cobain, building a better sandwich, cacti made from plastic bottles and more in this week's look at the web

1. Demythologizing Kurt Cobain Named for a mixtape Kurt Cobain made in 1988, Brett Morgen’s “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” promises to be insightful and dramatic. Morgen initially thought the film (the first authorized documentary since Cobain’s death) would take 18 months to complete, but it has taken eight years—and will finally be released 24 April 2015. Between searching through the treasure trove of archives …

Demythologizing Kurt Cobain

Named for a mixtape Kurt Cobain made in 1988, Brett Morgen’s “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” promises to be insightful and dramatic. Morgen initially thought the film (the first authorized documentary since Cobain’s death) would take 18 months to complete, but it has taken eight years—and will finally be released 24 April 2015. Between searching through the treasure trove of archives Cobain’s former wife Courtney …