Kurt, Eddie, Chris, and Layne: The Voices of The Seattle Sounds

A few years before the Grunge Era began, music was in a state of ” at least music was good before”. Then the “Seattle Sound” started turning heads with bands such as Nirvana and Pearl Jam, but lets take a look back a few years before. Grunge’s roots can be traced to punk. You can say The Ramones or Black Flag, or from 1986’s Deep Six Compilation album. The record featured multiple tracks by six bands: Green River, Soundgarden, Melvins, Malfunkshun, Skin Yard, and The U-Men.

Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, and Screaming Trees signed to major labels in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s to moderate success. Then came Nirvana.  [Read more…]

The Most Shocking Rock Star Deaths

Live fast, die young and leave a good looking corpse is what they will tell you when you first become a rock star. What they won’t mention is the indignity of meeting your end floating face down in a pool or sitting on the toilet with your trousers at your ankles.

Some of the most popular and inspirational rock stars of all time died in shocking ways and here are some of the most shocking rock star deaths which shook the world.

Kurt Cobain Death Conspiracies

The Most Shocking Rock Star Deaths and Curt Cobain

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It is hard to believe that the Nirvana frontman died almost 20 years ago. At just 27 he was tragically young when he apparently committed suicide and it is impossible to imagine what a 40 something Cobain would have been like. Drug addiction, illness, depression and relationship problems are cited as being the reasons behind his suicide but there are plenty of Kurt Cobain conspiracy theories around to keep you intrigued as well. Some people will tell you that he was murdered, some will tell you that he is still alive and still others will maybe even tell you that he was never even born. There is even a theory that he died because he played the guitar left handed (as this was possibly the cause for his stomach pain which caused him to take so much heroin).
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Top 13 Scariest Curses Ever

Winchester Mystery House

Sarah Winchester, the widow of the gun magnate William Wirt Winchester sure seems to be surrounded by a spooky curse. After her husband’s death in 1881, Sarah began construction on what is popularly known as the Winchester Mystery House. Sarah was successfully convinced by a psychic that the house was haunted by all the people who had been killed by her husband’s guns!

So Sarah got to work. She had staircases built in the house that led to nowhere, doors to concrete walls, and many other such absurdities. Why? To confuse the ghosts!

The House built is a huge sprawling thing with 160 rooms which include 40 bedrooms! It is said that Sarah believed that if she kept building she could evade death which eventually came for her in 1922.

The end result of her curse? A delightfully strange house you can visit in San Jose, California.

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