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Old 13 September 2016, 11:06 AM
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Is Kurt Cobain actually ALIVE? Conspiracy theorists claim Nirvana frontman has been 'spotted' in video performing Come As You Are

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz4K83Z79Tv
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Old 13 October 2016, 02:09 PM
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Performing with Elvis and Jim Morrison no doubt.
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Old 13 October 2016, 02:30 PM
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Apparently he spent some of the time out of the public eye learning to play guitar right-handed, instead of left.
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Old 13 October 2016, 03:18 PM
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That's just silly. Everybody knows he died on September 11th 2001.

The evidence for the existence of this "conspiracy theory" looks pretty thin though. The entire Daily Mail article seems to be based on two comments on a video that are clearly just pointing out that the (known) singer covering a Nirvana song looks like Kurt Cobain - when he's clearly trying to look like Kurt Cobain.

The article might as well be "Is Elvis Alive?" and based on seeing an Elvis impersonator, hearing a couple of people say "Hey, it's Elvis!" and calling them conspiracy theorists.
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Old 14 October 2016, 01:53 PM
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If Kurt Cobain is secretly alive somehow - despite the evidence of an actual body that would have been positively identified - then it's unlikely that he would be going around still looking like the Nirvana singer and playing Nirvana songs in public.

People who do fake their own deaths don't want to be found. They don't plant blatant clues to reward true believers. He would probably be John Smith the impeccably suited and neatly coiffed customs clerk or something.
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Old 17 October 2016, 03:36 PM
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Given that Cobain hated the music industry, hated what Nirvana had become and even started to hate his own music (and clearly hated himself at that time), I REALLY doubt he would be anywhere near it now.

The biggest problem with the whole 'there was a body' thing was that he couldn't really BE identified at the scene (he left his license to ID him) and I have no idea if they ever did fingerprints on the body or just 1+1 =2 (ie: Dead body, Kurt's ID, no Kurt = Dead Kurt).
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Old 17 October 2016, 04:19 PM
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An autopsy was performed on the body. I imagine that fingerprinting would be part of an autopsy, especially if identification via other means is not available.
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Old 17 October 2016, 11:35 PM
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I have a close friend who's a huge Doors fan. Actually, fanatic would be more accurate.

Anywho, get a few beers into him, and he'll admit he believes Jim Morrison is still alive, off the grid, living on a rustic farm somewhere in France.
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Well, two out of four isn't bad...

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