30 Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto has once again combined his musical and theatrical skills, this time in a tribute to Kurt Cobain. In a post to his official blog, Leto showed off a video in which he performs several Nirvana songs dressed to look like the late grunge icon.
"I heard today was the day Kurt passed away 17 years ago. Can't believe it's been that long. So grateful for his contribution and inspiration. Not sure I'd be doing this if it weren't for him. He gave us all permission to create no matter what our skill set and reminded me that dreams are possible," he wrote in a post that accompanied the video.
He adds, "Thanks for that. This made me recall a short piece of film I shot when I heard they were making a film celebrating his life. I made it to explore the character and explore creative possibilities. I never sent it to the studio or to anyone but thought I'd share it now . . ."
In the video Leto offers up a performance of "Rape Me" and "Pennyroyal Tea." The video is currently circulating the web.
Gerard Way performed the single "No Shows" on Conan, the latest to be taken off of his debut solo record "Hesitant Alien".
Counting Crows Announce Winter Tour Dates
After releasing the highly anticipated "Somewhere Under Wonderland" album this September with a debut at #6 on the Billboard Top 200, Counting Crows will be continuing their Somewhere Under Wonderland tour this Winter with dates across the Midwest.