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A former music writer for The Rocket reflects on the week of Cobain’s death

Posted April 7th, 2014 by genestout

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Seattle author and music journalist Gillian Gaar was a writer and columnist for The Rocket for many years and was working on a story about Courtney Love and her band Hole the week Kurt Cobain’s body was found at the Denny Blaine mansion he shared with Love. Here is Gaar’s personal account of [...]

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An excerpt from the life of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain

Posted March 30th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Kurt Cobain was a mess.
Sitting motionless on a tiny stool in a dressing room at the Paramount Theatre on Halloween night in 1991, Nirvana’s lead singer held his head in his hands at a backstage “meet and greet.”
His blond hair was damp and stringy, and he looked utterly exhausted or stoned – or [...]

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EMP’s ‘Come As You Are’ panel discussion celebrates Cobain legacy

Posted March 10th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
In honor of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, who died 20 years ago this spring, EMP Museum offers a panel discussion on the rock icon from 2-3:30 p.m. April 6 at the JBL Theater, 325 Fifth Ave. N.
Admission is free, but first-come, first-served.
Led by EMP senior curator Jacob McMurray, the panel includes people with intimate [...]

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Seattle bands are gearing up for Moe’s | Neumos anniversary shows

Posted January 5th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Country-rock band Brent Amaker and the Rodeo are among a slew of Seattle area bands playing this week’s anniversary shows for Moe’s and Neumos, which are celebrating their 20th and 10th anniversaries, respectively. Located at 925 Pike St., Moe’s opened in 1994, followed by Neumos in 2004. The two clubs have been an [...]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Pearl Jam ‘comes home’ at KeyArena

Posted December 8th, 2013 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
It was a Pearl Jam homecoming concert like no other.
A buoyant Eddie Vedder led the iconic Seattle rock group in a raucous, playful and often moving performance Friday night, Dec. 6, at KeyArena to celebrate the close of the group’s fall tour. Taking the stage just before 9 p.m., the band played well [...]

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