The new doc is tentatively set for 2014
All right, the weekend is over so now it’s time for all of us to get back to work! So, let’s check out some of what’s been happening in the music world.
Good news for all of you die hard Nirvana fans out there as it looks like a brand new film documentary on the late Kurt Cobain is in the work which is tentatively set for a 2014 release.
The New York Post is reporting that producer-director Brett Morgen will be on helm for the project. Many of you out there might know Morgen as the man behind Crossfire Hurricane – the HBO documentary on the Rolling Stones which premiered last Thursday, November 15th. Check out what he had to say:
"Courtney [Love] is the one that brought me into this," said Morgen, who had apparently been in talks with Love about the project since 2007. "We've been trying to find the right time to put this film together and the time is now. He was not only an amazing songwriter and musician, he was an incredible artist and filmmaker. So we are going to do the movie sort of like a third-person autobiography – [as] if Kurt was around and making a film about his life."
Well, sounds like some bad times for veteran Boston rockers Aerosmith as their current tour is supposedly in chaos over the dismal reception of their first album in over a decade, Music From Another Dimension, which only sold a paltry 65,000 units its first week.
According to the New York Post’s gossip section Page Six, two unnamed sources claim that the band members are “barely speaking to each other.” A band spokesman meanwhile denies any in-band turmoil.
The publication said that one of the unnamed sources told them, "The band isn't really talking. Aerosmith's record came in fifth after Taylor Swift ["Red"], 'Now That's What I Call Music: Volume 44,' Rod Stewart's 'Merry Christmas, Baby' and Ne-Yo's new release ["R.E.D."]. Pretty bad for their first release in a decade. No dates on the current tour are sold out."
Pretty disappointing, but the facts are correct. The other source meanwhile told Page Six, "Tyler is very unhappy about the reception of the album, and is blaming Columbia."
The big wigs from the Aerosmith camp in the meantime are trying to douse out the flames of this early rumor and told Page Six, "Aerosmith is doing great and on tour and on fire. Any claim to the contrary is absolutely false."
Well, regardless of how the band is treating each other – and we do hope everything is alright among them – there’s no denying that coming in behind a Rod Stewart Christmas album and a compilation record with your first new – and massively hyped – record in over a decade isn’t something to exactly cheer about.