It Was 19 Years Ago Today (We Think) That Kurt Died

Although his body wasn’t found until the morning of April 8, 1994, the coroner’s best guess is that Kurt Cobain shot himself sometime on April 5.  While detective Tom Grant and the Cobain housekeeper searched for him, Kurt was lying dead in the room above the greenhouse in the back yard of 171 Lake Washington Boulevard in Seattle. has published sixty-eight (!!!) unseen pictures of the suicide scene and the events that followed. Start with these and go here for more.





Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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