Kurt Cobain vs. Axl Rose, 1992

One of the most well-known rock rivalries was between them. Tensions rose backstage at the 1992 VMAs. Cobain was there with his wife. Courtney LoveShe also had a then-newborn girl. Frances Bean, taunted Rose, prompting the Guns N’ rosesFrontman threatened to beat up Cobain for not shutting up about his “bitch”. Kurt said to Love, mockingly, “Shutup, bitch!”

Following his performance with the band, he took to the stage. Nirvana, the group’s drummer Dave Grohl kept saying “Hi, Axl!” into his mic.