Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Scooter Braun has regrets over Taylor Swift drama

Scooter Braun has regrets over how he handled the Taylor Swift situation. The 41-year-old music manager fell out with...

Latest Posts

Coldplay postpone Brazil gigs due to Chris Martin developing ‘serious lung infection’

Coldplay have been forced to cancel a string of gigs after Chris Martin contracted a "serious lung infection". The...

Depeche Mode confirm future with new album and 2023 world tour

Depeche Mode have announced their first album and tour since the passing of bandmate Andy 'Fletch' Fletcher. Dave Gahan...

Lindsey Buckingham pulls rest of European tour due to ‘ongoing health issues’

Lindsey Buckingham has called off the remainder of his European tour due to "ongoing health issues". The former Fleetwood...

Shaun Ryder announces first solo show in 11 years

Shaun Ryder has announced his first solo show in 11 years. The Happy Mondays and Black Grape star will...

Fender re-issues Kurt Cobain’s Jag-Stang guitar

Fender is re-issuing the Kurt Cobain Jag-Stang guitar in honour of the 30th anniversary of ‘Nevermind’.

Nirvana’s landmark album reached the milestone on September 24, and in celebration, the guitar makers have launched the custom model, which the late frontman created by mixing the Fender Jaguar and Mustang.

The ‘In Bloom’ rocker previously shared: “Ever since I started playing, I’ve always liked certain things about certain guitars but could never find the perfect mix of everything I was looking for.

“The Jag-Stang is the closest thing I know.”

Fender recreated the Jag-Stang from sketches Kurt – who died of suicide aged 27 in 1994 – used to design the modified guitar.

The instrument is available in Fiesta Red and Sonic Blue and comes complete with a stunning rosewood fingerboard.

Justin Norvell, EVP of Fender Products, said: “When we took a look at the sketches Kurt Cobain had drawn up for his dream guitar, we were impressed by how intricate his design was.

“We honoured the original model – all the specs on the new Jag Stang are as they were. Nothing new was done to it, we really wanted to keep it aligned with Kurt’s vision.

“Through our long-standing relationship with the Kurt Cobain Estate, we always knew we wanted to bring his vision to life. It’s been an immense honour to help bring his idea to fruition and revive this model.”

The guitar is priced at £1,249.

Meanwhile, Kurt’s bandmate Dave Grohl recently admitted he thinks about the Grunge icon so much he still dreams about him.

The Foo Fighters frontman, who was the drummer in Nirvana, still regularly thinks about the man with whom he “went through multiple lifetimes”.

The 52-year-old musician said: “I think about him (Kurt) all the time.

“I just had a dream about him two nights ago.

“I only knew Kurt for about three and a half years, but in that time we went through multiple lifetimes.

“Kurt’s songs touched the world.”

Latest Posts

Coldplay postpone Brazil gigs due to Chris Martin developing ‘serious lung infection’

Coldplay have been forced to cancel a string of gigs after Chris Martin contracted a "serious lung infection". The...

Depeche Mode confirm future with new album and 2023 world tour

Depeche Mode have announced their first album and tour since the passing of bandmate Andy 'Fletch' Fletcher. Dave Gahan...

Lindsey Buckingham pulls rest of European tour due to ‘ongoing health issues’

Lindsey Buckingham has called off the remainder of his European tour due to "ongoing health issues". The former Fleetwood...

Shaun Ryder announces first solo show in 11 years

Shaun Ryder has announced his first solo show in 11 years. The Happy Mondays and Black Grape star will...

Don't Miss

Mark Owen wants Robbie Williams back in Take That

Mark Owen "would love" Robbie Williams to rejoin Take That. The 'Angels' hitmaker quit the group in 1995, a...

Former Oasis star Bonehead confirms he’s cancer-free

Paul 'Bonehead' Arthurs is cancer-free. The former Oasis guitarist confirmed in April that he'd been diagnosed with tonsil cancer...

Lethal Bizzle delighted to have career recognised at AIM Independent Music Awards

Lethal Bizzle was "proud" to have his career recognised at the AIM Independent Music Awards. The 38-year-old rapper received...

The Libertines have been working on new music in Jamaica

The Libertines have been working on new music in Jamaica. Pete Doherty has confirmed that he and fellow frontman...

Bruce Springsteen to release new music today

Bruce Springsteen has teased new music arriving today (29.09.22). The Boss appears to have confirmed he's set to release...

Stay in touch

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.