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Courtney Love And Frances Bean Cobain Fight to Block Release Of Kurt Cobain Death Scene Photos

Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean Cobain are in the midst of a legal battle against the release of photos of Kurt Cobain’s body following his death. Journalist and conspiracy theorist Richard Lee has spent the last 23 years attempting to prove that Cobain was murdered. Official court documents detail Love and her daughter’s battle to prevent Lee’s attempts to have police photos from the scene of the singer’s death released to the public.. ...Read Full Story

Watch Metallica Perform Oasis’ ‘Don’t Look Back in Anger’ in Manchester

Metallica led the audience in Manchester through a rendition of local band Oasis’ “Don’t Look Back In Anger” during a concert in the city on Oct. 28. You can watch the video, which shows guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo playing for the crowd. The show took place at the Manchester Arena, where a terrorist attack killed 23 and injured 250 others during an Ariana Grande concert in May.. ...Read Full Story

Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan To Release New Box Set

A brand new three-disc box set based on Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan, titled The Voice of Deep Purple: The Gillan Years, will be released next month.  The collection includes the 1990 solo album Naked Thunder, the Ian Gillan Band’s 1977 LP Scarabus and 1988’s Accidentally on Purpose, which features Deep Purple bandmate Roger Glover.  The Voice of Deep Purple: The Gillan Years will be released on November 17.. ...Read Full Story

John Lennon’s Personal Copy Of Rare Beatles Record Set For Auction

In 1971 John Lennon traded a rare, autographed copy of The Beatles Yesterday And Today compilation record for the infamous Yellow Matter Custard bootleg, a fan-taped reel-to-reel collection of early-Beatles radio performances that had never been commercially released. Now, Lennon’s personal copy of Yesterday And Today is expected to fetch nearly a quarter-million dollars at auction.. ...Read Full Story