Films starring musicians like Kid Cudi, A$AP Rocky and Kathleen Hanna; docs looking at the lives of Kurt Cobain and Nina Simone; films that were scored by Brian Eno and a member of fun. And there’s more than one that has Pharrell’s stamp all over it.
In a crass move, one Etsy entrepreneur was offering up a tank top with a recreation of Kurt Cobain’s suicide note on it — right down to using the troubled rocker’s handwriting.
The episode will also feature Lady Gaga, Iggy Azalea and a hologram of Michael Jackson as Peter Pan.
“We agreed that because Courtney was a subject in the film, it would be best if she wasn’t given editorial control,” Morgen said of her behind-the-scenes ouster from the project.
“He was so excited,” Grohl recalled.
The film is set for a 2015 release on HBO.
Despite a strong showing on ‘The X Factor USA’ and tour dates opening for Demi Lovato, Miller insists that she’s just a typical teenager.
According to producer Butch Vig, the band’s relentless practice schedule before recording the 1991 classic was a way to stay warm during the brutal Northwestern winter.
“Why you gotta do that before I do a song with you?” he asked. “I was mad at his people.”
What would you do with $27 million?
“Some beautiful blond, tragic, gorgeous actor boy is hitting on me, and why? He wants to play Kurt. So I am moving that over to the agency side. I am not Cecil B. DeMille or anything like that.”
“He wrote to every major, minor label: ‘We’ll pay. Let us be on your label.’ He was desperate to be the biggest rock star in the world. But he made it look like it was thrust upon him.”
In an interview, Lana claimed she wishes she was dead, just like Kurt Cobain. His daughter took umbrage with the comment, tweeting yesterday (June 23) that Lana should “embrace life because you only get one.”
“I told her to not waste her life. I literally said embrace this life because u only get1,” Frances Bean Cobain responded on Twitter.
Among those a little less than thrilled with Lorde’s inclusion is current Billboard cover star Iggy Azalea.