Guitar Hero 5 has so far been met with critical acclaim, but the members of Nirvana do not share their blessings due to the appearance of a resurrected Kurt Cobain avatar.
Band members Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl took issue with the fact that the avatar can be used in conjunction with any chosen song, and not just tracks written by Nirvana which they were originally led to believe, expressing that they are “dismayed and very disappointed”.
Meanwhile Courtney Love, Cobain’s widow, is also not very happy with Activision, it would seem. Following Cobain’s apparently blasphemous appearance in the game, she has taken it upon herself to sue the company, describing the stunt as “vile”. Activision were quick to have the last laugh however, after reiterating her signed contract of approval.
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