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Kurt Cobain to John Lennon - rockstars who died tragically young and how they died
Hollywood rock 'n' roll legend Kurt Cobain was found dead at his home at the age of 27 years old on April 5, 1994.The news left fans and stars from the world of rock music in shock, with a flood of tributes following the announcement of Kurt Cobain's death.He is one of many rock stars to have died young at the height of their careers throughout the decades - with their influence continuing to be felt around the world through their music.On the anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death, Daily Star looks back on the rock stars who died young.Musician Kurt Cobain was the frontman for pioneering grunge rock group Nirvana, whose albums including Nevermind sold millions of copies across the world.Along with musicians including Foo Fighters singer Dave Grohl, who was Nirvana's drummer, the band rocketed to global rock stardom with songs including Smells Like Teen Spirit and Come As You Are.However on April 5, 1994, the music world was shocked when Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain took his own life.Dave Grohl has since spoken about Kurt's death and how it affected him, telling People Magazine: "It used to be that years ago that I would hear a Nirvana song on the radio and turn the channel."I don't do that anymore. I'll go driving with my kids in the car and they'll put on Nirvana….We don't really sit around the house, talking about Nirvana all day long, but every once in a while, they'll ask me questions and I'll explain that life to them."The musician also revealed that he thinks about Kurt Cobain everyday, adding: "I just had a dream about him two nights ago.
Streams of Nirvana’s ‘Something In The Way’ surge after release of ‘The Batman’
Nirvana’s ‘Something In The Way’ have surged following its inclusion in The Batman.The deep cut from Nirvana’s classic 1991 album ‘Nevermind’ has surged on steaming platforms according to initial reports from MRC Data (via Billboard).The song appears twice in the film and also appeared in trailers leading up to the film’s release.According to the figures from MRC, ‘Something In The Way’ earned 3.1million on-demand official US streams in the first four days following the film’s release on March 4, an increase of 372,000 from the previous four days – or a 734 per cent increase.Between March 6-7, the song racked up 880,000 streams and then rose to 1.5million the following day. By March 8, the song had tallied 1.6million streams.The Batman director and writer Matt Reeves has explained how Robert Pattinson’s character was inspired by Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain last year.Speaking about the inclusion of the song to Empire back in December, Reeves said: “That’s when it came to me that, rather than make Bruce Wayne the playboy version we’ve seen before, there’s another version who had gone through a great tragedy and become a recluse.“So I started making this connection to Gus Van Sant’s Last Days, and the idea of this fictionalised version of Kurt Cobain being in this kind of decaying manor.” He then discussed how he believed Robert Pattinson was perfect for the part after witnessing his performance in 2017 film Good Time.He said: “In that movie you could really feel his vulnerability and desperation, but you could also feel his power.