Complexity has been ironed out from the footballer's legacy
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'I'm not even sure Kanye can play the drums, but I bet he'd pick it up'
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The catcalls once again rained down on the misfiring Lionel Messi as he failed to find the target against Colombia.
Teen angst that fails to convince
Dave Grohl dreams that Kurt Cobain is still alive and they have reformed Nirvana.
17 years ago today Kurt Cobain took his own life in a suicide that shook not just the music world, but pop culture in general. All this time on, there’s very little to say about Cobain, or indeed Nirvana – the ground breaking grunge rock’n'roll band he fronted – that hasn’t already been said.
As Madonna's brother accuses Lady Gaga of stealing her latest hit, Fiona Sturges says pop plagiarism claims miss the point
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl was declared a God-like genius at the Shockwave NME awards and dedicated the prize to former Nirvana bandmate Kurt Cobain.
Courtney Love is looking for a new husband in England.
The sensational storylines are already in place, says Fiona Sturges, so why are biopics of music stars so frequently dreadful?
She was only two years old when her father, the lead singer of iconic grunge band Nirvana, committed suicide aged 27.
"I've got a pocketful of words in my brain/ I pull something out when I think I should," Raymond McGinley croons pleasantly on the exquisite "Verisimilitude" from 1995's Grand Prix, Teenage Fanclub's majestic pop album that's nearly right up there with Fool's Gold, Sugar's Copper Blue and Help!. It contains the sort of shimmery loveliness you could safely shoot off into space, confident it would enhance intergalactic relations. While their latest, Shadows, doesn't scale these giddy heights it still feels as summery as Sue Barker biting on a strawberry on Centre Court, and the new tracks, such as the plinky-plonk new single "Baby Lee", don't sag (that much) tonight.
Having dallied awhile on the fringes of Hollywood without ever establishing herself as more than a thespian novelty and car-crash sideshow, Courtney Love has finally returned to music with Nobody's Daughter, the first Hole album in 12 years, and her first musical offering since America's Sweetheart, her self-pitying solo album from 2004.
An old master's political works, long sidelined, are echoed in the less strident imaginings of a distant descendant