The Last 48 Hours of Kurt Cobain DVDs

Column: Giveaways   |   Date Published: Wednesday, 22 July 09   |   Author: Julia Winterflood   |   7 years, 10 months ago

     Last Days

A legendary rocker that influenced thousands with his music, lyrics and even fashion, Kurt Cobain is greatly missed, though his extraordinary legacy lives on. The latest in the enormous collection of Kobain tributes is the DVD The Last 48 Hours of Kurt Cobain. A week before he was found dead, Kurt went missing and the world stood still. Now the story of Kurt Cobain's last week with us has been uncovered through untold testimonies. The documentary includes interviews with Nirvana band members, friends, and witnesses of his whereabouts during that dreadful week. The DVD also focuses on his incredible talents, showing the making of the track Drain You, excerpts from Smells Like Teen Spirit, In Bloom, Come As You Are and more. Also featured is the story behind the controversial Nevermind cover and an interview with the star. We have five copies to give away. To win one, tell us how Kurt or Nirvana influenced you.

Email the editor with your name, phone number and address to see if you can pick up yourself a one of these.

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With a massive list of recording projects with celebrities such as Pink Floyd, Tina Turner and Michael Jackson this bassist has it all sorted out. Guy Pratt has come to share his life journeys with us once again on his stand up comedy show, Breakfast of Idiots, which is spiced up with a little bit of bass. Guy has eagerly decided to step into the spotlight lonesome once again to share all the dirt on the music industry. His first one man show My Bass And Other Animals received great praise from media across the globe and was described as "pretty bloody hilarious". To score one of three double passes to his Thursday July 23 show at The Playhouse, simply tell us your favourite joke.

Battlestar Galactica Season 4 Part 2: Prepare for Battle

If you survived the nuclear annihilation by the Cylons or even vaguely know what we're talking about - you have been chosen to join the powerful warship of Battlestar Galactica. Part 2 of Season 4 of the sci-fi is up for grabs. Find out what happened after the second war against the Cyclons ended and follow the dangers the fleet face as they search for the 13th colony, Mother Earth. This TV series has been honoured with numerous awards and nominations in its four season run, so don't miss out on grabbing the final conclusion to the story. To win one of seven copies, tell us how you would save the humans.

Phyllasoma DVD and Single Packs: Phylla-wha?

Ranging from mellow soft sounds to confronting, solid, rock, Phyllasoma explore the extremes of music, sometimes all on the same track. Consisting of four talented musicians, the band originated in Christchurch where they enjoyed a solid and dedicated fan base in their beloved home town, jamming at festivals and on the country's biggest rock radio station. The band recently relocated to Sydney to concentrate on their first full length album, and they're playing a show at The Holy Grail, Kingston, on Friday August 7. Phyllasoma currently have a single out called Next Time Round which also features the song's video. To score one of three DVD/single packs, tell us what a Phyllasoma is.  

Bertie Blackman Double Pass and CD: Woah Black Bertie!

Bertie Blackman is Australia's favourite indie darling and she's coming to Canberra to promote her newest single Thump as well as her latest album, Secrets and Lies. The newest single has the sentimental sound of '90s rock, laced with contemporary beats, in a similar vein to Karen O and Beth Ditto of The Gossip. Bertie will kick off her huge national tour in Tasmania, and will then make her way through cities and metropolitan areas to the capital! Bertie Blackman will be performing at ANU Bar on Saturday August 8. We have two prize packs to give away consisting of a double pass to her  Saturday August 8 show at ANU plus a copy of Secrets and Lies. To win tell us your most controversial secret. We won't tell. Promise.

Polo Club CDs: Anyone for polo?

Featured in the What's Hot section in the iTunes store, played at fashion festivals and labelled as visionaries by Beat Magazine, Polo Club have gained much respect in the industry for their new album The 13. Their style is said to be the sound of now, though beamed from a hundred years in the future. Their futuristic sounds are produced by two guys with a longing for originality and a passion for music. Their brilliant blend of glitched-up ghetto-pop, experimental club-rap, and digital boom-bap styles have got everyone talking. To win one of three copies of The 13, tell us what are you looking forward to in the future.



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