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Nirvana

Nirvana band members Krist Novoselic (left) and Kurt Cobain performing at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards.
Background information
Origin Aberdeen, Washington, United States
Genres Alternative rock, grunge
Years active 1987–1994
Labels Sub Pop, DGC
Associated acts Fecal Matter, Foo Fighters
Website hereisnirvana.com
Members
Kurt Cobain
Krist Novoselic
Dave Grohl
Former members
Aaron Burckhard
Chad Channing
Dale Crover
Jason Everman
Dave Foster
Dan Peters
Nirvana was an American rock band that was formed by singer/guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana went through a succession of drummers, the longest-lasting being Dave Grohl, who joined the band in 1990.
.The band established itself as part of the Seattle music scene, releasing its first album Bleach for the independent record label Sub Pop in 1989. After signing to major label DGC Records, Nirvana found unexpected success with "Smells Like Teen Spirit", the band's lead single from its second album Nevermind (1991).^ NIRVANA: smells like teen spirit / even in his youth .
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^ Nevermind by Nirvana ( Audio CD - 1991) .
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^ Smells Like Teen Spirit (12", Promo) .
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.Subsequently, Nirvana entered into the mainstream, bringing along with it a subgenre of alternative rock called grunge.^ Subsequently, Nirvana entered into the mainstream, bringing along with it a subgenre of alternative rock called grunge.
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^ With the lead single “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from their 1991 album Nevermind , Nirvana entered into the mainstream, bringing along with it a subgenre of alternative rock called grunge.
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^ Grunge and alternative rock.

.As Nirvana's frontman, Kurt Cobain found himself referred to in the media as the "spokesman of a generation," with Nirvana being considered the "flagship band" of Generation X.^ It's about the music of the band and the music of Kurt Cobain.
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^ Nirvana has 3 band members not just kurt.
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^ Cobain has been mislabeled as a "spokesman for a disaffected generation."
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[1] .Cobain was uncomfortable with the attention and placed his focus on the band's music, believing the band's message and artistic vision to have been misinterpreted by the public, challenging the band's audience with its third studio album In Utero (1993).^ Nirvana released their third and final studio album In Utero in September 1993.
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^ As Nirvana's frontman, Kurt Cobain found himself referred to in the media as the "spokesman of a generation," with Nirvana being considered the "flagship band" of Generation X. Cobain was uncomfortable with the attention and placed his focus on the band's music, believing the band's message and artistic vision to have been misinterpreted by the public, challenging the band's audience with its third studio album In Utero (1993).
  • BBC - Music - Nirvana 13 January 2010 13:46 UTC www.bbc.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Cobain was uncomfortable with the attention, and placed his focus on the band's music, challenging the band's audience with their much more abrasive third studio album In Utero , considered to be a conscious attempt to shed their audience.
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.Nirvana's brief run ended with Cobain's death in April 1994, but the band's popularity continued and influence endured in the years that followed.^ In April 1994, Cobain committed suicide.

^ Nirvana's brief run ended with Cobain's death in April 1994, but the band's popularity continued in the years that followed with over 50 million albums sold and remains a consistent presence on radio stations worldwide.
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^ Nirvana’s brief run ended with Cobain’s death in April 1994, but the band’s popularity continued in the years that followed.
  • Nirvana | kurtcobain.com 13 January 2010 13:46 UTC kurtcobain.com [Source type: General]

.In 2002, "You Know You're Right," an unfinished demo from the band's final recording session, topped radio playlists around the world.^ Eight years after Cobain's death, " You Know You're Right ", an unfinished demo that the band recorded two months prior to Cobain's death, topped radio playlists around the world.
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^ Video: You Know You're Right Posted 10/7/02 .
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^ Eight years after Cobain's death, an unfinished demo that the band recorded two months prior to Cobain's death topped radio play lists around the world.
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.Since their debut, the band has sold over twenty-five million albums in the US alone, and over fifty million worldwide.^ Since their debut, the band has sold over fifty million albums worldwide.
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^ Since their debut, the band has sold more than fifty million albums worldwide (see also Best selling music artists), including more than ten million copies of Nevermind in the US alone.
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^ Since their debut, the band has sold more than fifty million albums worldwide, including more than ten million copies of Nevermind in the US alone.
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Contents

History

Early years

.Cobain and Novoselic met in 1985. Both were fans of the Melvins, and frequented the band's practice space.^ Through the Melvins ' leader Buzz Osborne , Cobain met Novoselic , who also had an intense interest in punk, which meant that he, like Cobain , felt alienated from the macho, redneck population of Aberdeen.
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^ Just three years later, the band met its end when lead singer/guitarist and songwriter Kurt Cobain committed suicide.
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^ While hanging out at the Melvins practice space, he met Krist Novoselic, a fellow devotee of punk rock.

.After a couple of false starts at forming their own band, the duo recruited drummer Aaron Burckhard, creating the first incarnation of what would eventually become Nirvana.^ Aaron Burkhart (drums)- was the first drummer Nirvana ever had.
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^ Renamed Skid Row , the new trio featured drummer Aaron Burkhart, who left the band by the end of 1986 and was replaced by Chad Channing .
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^ Eventually, the band settled on Chad Channing, Nirvana then recorded Bleach!

Cobain later described the sound of the band when they first started as "a Gang of Four and Scratch Acid ripoff."[4] Within a few months, Burckhard was fired from the band. .He was temporarily replaced by Dale Crover of the Melvins, who played on the band's first demos.^ Dale Crover played on drums.
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^ Dale Crover (drums) was the drummer who drummed the first demo of the band.
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^ The earliest drummer, Aaron Burckhard , was soon replaced by Dale Crover of the Melvins, who also played on Nirvana's first demos.
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.Dave Foster then began a brief tenure as the band's drummer.^ Dave Foster also held a brief moment in time as the band's drummer.
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^ Before joining Nirvana, Grohl began his music career in the '80s as the drummer for several Washington, DC area bands, most notably the Punk band Scream.
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^ Nirvana went through a succession of drummers, with the longest-lasting being Dave Grohl, who joined the band in 1990.
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.During its initial months, the band went through a series of names, including Skid Row, Pen Cap Chew, and Ted Ed Fred.^ Drummer Daze : During its early days, the band went through a series of names as well as drummers.
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^ Renamed Skid Row , the new trio featured drummer Aaron Burkhart, who left the band by the end of 1986 and was replaced by Chad Channing .
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^ Renamed Skid Row, the new trio featured drummer Aaron Burkhart, who left the band by the end of 1986 and was replaced by Chad Channing.
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The band finally settled on Nirvana in early 1988, which Cobain said was chosen because "I wanted a name that was kind of beautiful or nice and pretty instead of a mean, raunchy punk rock name like the Angry Samoans."[5] Nirvana played their first show under the name that March. .A couple of months later, the band finally settled on a drummer, Chad Channing.^ Renamed Skid Row , the new trio featured drummer Aaron Burkhart, who left the band by the end of 1986 and was replaced by Chad Channing .
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^ Renamed Skid Row, the new trio featured drummer Aaron Burkhart, who left the band by the end of 1986 and was replaced by Chad Channing.
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^ By the end of 1987, Nirvana was born when drummer Aaron Burckhard was added and then replaced with Chad Channing - followed by Dave Grohl.
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Early releases

.Nirvana's first release was the single "Love Buzz/Big Cheese" in 1988 on Seattle independent record label Sub Pop.^ NIRVANA: love buzz .
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^ The band established itself as part of the Seattle music scene, releasing its first album Bleach for the independent record label Sub Pop in 1989.
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^ Poneman signed Nirvana, and in December of 1988, the band released their first single, a cover of Shocking Blue’s "Love Buzz."
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.The following year, the band released its first album, Bleach.^ In 1989, they released their first full-length album, Bleach .
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^ Two and a half years after Nirvana's first C.D. Bleach was released they released Nevermind, a series of different, crunching, screaming songs that along with it's first single Smells Like Teen Spirit would propel Nirvana to mainstream stardom.
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^ After years of legal-wrangling, With The Lights Out was released, exposing a box-set collection of the band's rawest demos and studio outakes in November 2004.
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.To record Bleach, the band turned to noted local producer Jack Endino, who had recorded the band's first studio demos.^ Nirvana's first record, 1989's "Bleach," was produced for a little over $600 and became the scuffed jewel of the alternative world (this being when "alternative" was something slightly more than a meaningless marketing label).
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^ After years of legal-wrangling, With The Lights Out was released, exposing a box-set collection of the band's rawest demos and studio outakes in November 2004.
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^ The remasters on Sub Pop's reissue, executed by George Marino, the man behind many of the Led Zeppelin remasters, were supervised by Jack Endino, Bleach 's original producer.
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.Bleach was highly influenced by the Melvins, by the heavy dirge-rock of Mudhoney, 1980s punk rock, and by the 1970s heavy metal of Black Sabbath.^ While hanging out at the Melvins practice space, he met Krist Novoselic, a fellow devotee of punk rock.

^ While their sound was equal parts Black Sabbath (as learned by fellow Washington underground rockers the Melvins) and Cheap Trick, Nirvana's aesthetics were strictly indie rock.
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^ As a child he loved the Beatles, but by nine discovered the heavier music of Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, and Kiss.
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.Novoselic noted in a 2001 interview with Rolling Stone that the band had played a tape in their van while on tour that had an album by The Smithereens on one side and an album by the black metal band Celtic Frost on the other, and noted that the combination probably played an influence as well.^ Happiness to one side, suffering to the other side.
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^ Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums .
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^ Love to one side, hate to the other side.
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[6] .Bleach became a favorite of college radio stations nationally, but gave few hints of where the band would find itself two years later.^ Bleach" followed and became a college radio staple.
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^ And there's more When I first wrote this article, way back in 2001 (and modified it a year or two later), I can't believe how naive I was on things.
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^ Two and a half years after Nirvana's first C.D. Bleach was released they released Nevermind, a series of different, crunching, screaming songs that along with it's first single Smells Like Teen Spirit would propel Nirvana to mainstream stardom.
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.The money for the recording sessions for Bleach, listed as $606.17 on the album sleeve, was supplied by Jason Everman.^ Nirvana recorded Bleach in 1989, for $606.17.

^ Recorded in 1989, Bleach cost $605.17 to record — a figure far beyond Cobain’s means.
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^ Kurt’s friend Dylan Carlson introduced him to Jason Everman, who made good money as a fisherman in Alaska.
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.Everman was introduced to Cobain by Dylan Carlson, but had known Channing since the fifth grade.^ Kurt’s friend Dylan Carlson introduced him to Jason Everman, who made good money as a fisherman in Alaska.
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^ I hate to say but I have been a nirvana fan since 89 when I was in fifth grade.
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^ CD: Bleach  (Nirvana (USA), Oct-1989) Nirvana: Kurt Cobain (vocals, guitar); Jason Everman (guitar); Chris Novoselic (bass); Chad Channing (drums).
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.Everman began hanging out with the band, and offered to lend the money to them for the recording.^ Ex-Nirvana member Dave Grohl's band finally puts out a record that doesn't peter out after a few tracks.
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^ A few years later, Cobain tried to convince Novoselic to form a band with him by lending him a copy of a home demo recorded by Cobain's earlier band, Fecal Matter.

^ By that time, reports began to circulate, including an article in Newsweek, that DGC was unhappy with the forthcoming album, accusing that the band deliberately made an uncommercial record.
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[7] .Though Everman did not actually play on the album, he was credited for playing guitar on Bleach because, according to Novoselic, they "wanted to make him feel more at home in the band."^ He is creditted with playing on Bleach , though he did not.

^ As for the band itself, they play tight.

^ Of all the Seattle bands from the early 1990s, Nirvana is clearly the band that sounds the least dated; because of this, they’re also the band most frequently played on rock radio from that time-period.
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[8] .After the album was completed, Everman had a brief stay with the band as a second guitar player, but was fired following their first US tour.^ After a brief stint as a four-piece in 1989 with the addition of second guitarist Jason Everman , followed soon after by the replacement of Channing on drums in 1990, the band found the lineup that would form the core of the group when they added former Scream drummer Dave Grohl .
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^ Poneman signed Nirvana, and in December of 1988, the band released their first single, a cover of Shocking Blue's "Love Buzz", followed by the band's debut album, Bleach, which was released in the spring of 1989.
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^ Nirvana's brief run ended with Cobain's death in April 1994, but the band's popularity continued in the years that followed with over 50 million albums sold and remains a consistent presence on radio stations worldwide.
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.In a late 1989 interview, Cobain noted that the band's music was changing.^ It's about the music of the band and the music of Kurt Cobain.
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^ The band established itself as part of the Seattle music scene, releasing its first album Bleach for the independent record label Sub Pop in 1989.
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^ Ten years after Kurt Cobain’s suicide, the Nirvana box-set finally gets released – and though not much is new, it’s a chance to revisit the band that changed rock music forever .
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.He said, "The early songs were really angry ...^ This person said that he liked my song "Anxiety and Depression" but he hated my song "Loser 2" and I never really knew why.
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^ Cannibal Corpse where by the third song they have really said and played all they are going to say ever.
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.But as time goes on the songs are getting poppier and poppier as I get happier and happier.^ By the time you’ve reached this song, the message’s probably clear: this guy ain’t too happy.

.The songs are now about conflicts in relationships, emotional things with other human beings."^ Recent scientific evidence suggests that human beings are wired to think about spiritual matters once their basic needs are met.

^ It was now interpreted in the light of already familiar religious and philosophical notions as pure being, pure consciousness, pure self or some other metaphysical concept.
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^ Posted by Siren: I think this reviewer needs to stop being so anal about the CD. Nirvana is Nirvana and though its true this CD contains songs which the majority of us have, its no reason to get overly emotional.
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[9] .In April 1990, the band began working with producer Butch Vig at Smart Studios in Madison, Wisconsin on recordings for the follow-up to Bleach.^ Eventually, the band settled on Chad Channing, Nirvana then recorded Bleach!

^ The band established itself as part of the Seattle music scene, releasing its first album Bleach for the independent record label Sub Pop in 1989.
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^ Studio Where Nirvana Worked On 'Nevermind' Wrecked 9/26/2003, USRN Smart Studios in Madison, Wisconsin, where Nirvana recorded part of their ground-breaking 1991 album Nevermind, was demolished earlier this week when a truck crashed into...
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[10] .During the sessions, Cobain and Novoselic became disenchanted with Channing's drumming, and Channing expressed frustration at not being actively involved in songwriting.^ Nirvana's initial incarnation consisted of Kurt Cobain on guitar and vocals, bassist Krist Novoselic, and drummer Chad Channing.
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^ Nirvana also recorded an Unplugged session for MTV. This performance generated significant praise for Cobain's songwriting and the band's playing.
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^ The duo decided to form a band called the Stiff Woodies, with Cobain on drums, Novoselic on bass, and a rotating cast of guitarists and vocalists.
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[11] .Not long after the sessions were complete, Channing left the band.^ Renamed Skid Row , the new trio featured drummer Aaron Burkhart, who left the band by the end of 1986 and was replaced by Chad Channing .
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^ Renamed Skid Row, the new trio featured drummer Aaron Burkhart, who left the band by the end of 1986 and was replaced by Chad Channing.
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^ Renamed Skid Row , the new trio featured drummer Aaron Burkhart , who left the band by the end of 1986 and was replaced by Chad Channing .
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.After a few weeks with Dale Crover of the Melvins filling in, Nirvana hired Mudhoney drummer Dan Peters, with whom they recorded the song "Sliver" that was released as a single in 1990. A few weeks later, Buzz Osborne of the Melvins introduced them to Dave Grohl, who was looking for a new band following the sudden break-up of D.C. hardcore punks Scream.^ Nirvana went through a succession of drummers, the longest-lasting being Dave Grohl, who joined the band in 1990.
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^ In September 1990 Scream split up, and Dave later went to join Nirvana.
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^ He was featured on the single "Sliver", Nirvana's sole 1990 release.
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[12] .A few days after arriving in Seattle, Novoselic and Cobain auditioned Grohl, with Novoselic later stating, "We knew in two minutes that he was the right drummer."^ Several days later he returned to Seattle.
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^ Jesus's crossover appeal was rooted in their ability to blend the hardcore fury of drummer Dave Grohl and bassist Krist Novoselic with Cobain's...
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^ Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl and Cobain managed to direct molten flows of white noise into melodic channels navigable by mainstream listeners.
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[13]

Mainstream success

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.Disenchanted with Sub Pop and with the Smart Studios sessions generating interest, Nirvana decided to look for a deal with a major record label.^ During the recording sessions for their new album "Consciousness", which was released through F.O.F Label Group/EMI earlier this year, Smile Empty Soul recorded a cover of Nirvana's " Aneurysm ".
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^ Gives a new meaning to "archival recording": Recordings by Nirvana, The Beach Boys and Dizzy Gillespie have been added to the US Library of Congress' vault to be preserved for future generations.
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^ The band established itself as part of the Seattle music scene, releasing its first album Bleach for the independent record label Sub Pop in 1989.
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[15] .Following repeated recommendations by Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, Nirvana signed to DGC Records in 1990.[16] The band subsequently began recording its first major label album, Nevermind.^ Sign Up for Minekey to follow nirvana .
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^ "Nervermind," the band's second album and first for a major label, offers a catalog of them.
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^ In 1990, Nirvana made the leap to a major label, signing with DGC Records and beginning work with producer Butch Vig on their first major label release, Nevermind .
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.They were offered a number of producers to choose from, but ultimately held out for Butch Vig.^ They produced a number of singles (notably "Rainbow Chaser", "Pentecost Hotel", and "Tiny Goddess") for the fledgling Island Records label.
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^ They also had a demo that caught the attention of producer Butch Vig who ran the boards on "Nevermind."
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^ The next year, Nirvana put out another Sub Pop single, “Sliver” b/w “Dive,” and recorded six new songs (including “Smells Like Teen Spirit”) with producer Butch Vig.
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[17] .Rather than recording at Vig's Madison studio as they had in 1990, they shifted to Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California.^ It was announced on Tuesday that Coby Linder of Say Anything would be giving drum lessons in Los Angeles, California, while the band has some time off.
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^ Lucky for us, their set translates well in the studio, and they just finished recording their new release, Beckon The Dagger God .
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^ The whole selling point of this release is that it’s a “special” version of a Nirvana record, rather than being equivalent to a new release that can be judged solely on musical merit.
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.For two months, the band worked through a variety of songs in their catalog.^ And in two weeks, that very same band's song from a massively anticipated teenage vampire romance movie will debut at the MTV Video Music Awards .
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^ Listen to any song in the catalog through home audio systems , MP3 players , mobile apps and more.
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^ Less song-focused than later Nirvana works, Bleach acts as an interesting showcase of the band’s musical chops.
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.Some of the songs, including "In Bloom" and "Breed," had been in the band's repertoire for years, while others, including "On a Plain" and "Stay Away," lacked finished lyrics until mid-way through the recording process.^ "Stay Away" is easily the hands down worst song on the record.

^ Eight years after Cobain's death, an unfinished demo that the band recorded two months prior to Cobain's death topped radio play lists around the world.
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^ Guitar tab transcriptions for 12 songs from the legendary smash hit album: Breed Come As You Are Drain You In Bloom Lithium Lounge Act On a Plain (New Wave) ...
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[18] .After the recording sessions were completed, Vig and the band set out to mix the album.^ Nirvana recorded their second album with Vig , completing the record in the summer.
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^ Nirvana recorded their second album with Vig, completing the record in the summer.
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^ After years of legal-wrangling, With The Lights Out was released, exposing a box-set collection of the band's rawest demos and studio outakes in November 2004.
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However, the recording sessions had run behind schedule and the resulting mixes were deemed unsatisfactory. .Slayer mixer Andy Wallace was brought in to create the final mix.^ It was produced by Butch Vig (also the drummer for the band Garbage) and mixed by Andy Wallace.

.After the album's release, members of Nirvana expressed dissatisfaction with the polished sound the mixer had given Nevermind.^ Nevermind One of the greatest Nirvana albums of all time, with tracks including Smells Like Teen Spirit, Come As You Are, Polly and more.

^ Associated Press With its 1991 album, "Nevermind," Nirvana put alternative rock, the noisy, icon-smashing spawn of punk rock, into the commercial mainstream.
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^ Alex Spyropoulos left soon after the release and Nirvana was down to Patrick Campbell-Lyons as the only main member.
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[19]
.Initially, DGC Records was hoping to sell 250,000 copies of Nevermind, which was the same level they had achieved with Sonic Youth's Goo.^ Bleach sold 35,000 copies and Nirvana became favorites of college radio, the British weekly music press, and Sonic Youth, Mudhoney, and Dinosaur Jr., which was enough to attract the attention of major labels.
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^ Bleach sold 35,000 copies and Nirvana became favorites of college radio, the British weekly music press, and Sonic Youth , Mudhoney , and Dinosaur Jr. During the summer, Nirvana released "Sliver"/"Dive," which was recorded with Mudhoney 's Dan Peters on drums and produced by Butch Vig.
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^ The album initially sold 40,000 copies, but was brought into the international spotlight following the release and worldwide success of their 1991sophomore effort, Nevermind.

[20] .However, the album's first single "Smells Like Teen Spirit" quickly gained momentum, thanks in part to significant airplay of the song's music video on MTV.^ The title is a reference to a lyric in ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’.

^ Smells Like Teen Spirit (12", Promo) .
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^ Read more from this blogger: sMELLS lIKe tEEN sPIRIT....
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.As they toured Europe during late 1991, the band found that the shows were dangerously oversold, that television crews were becoming a constant presence onstage, and that "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was almost omnipresent on radio and music television.^ The title is a reference to a lyric in ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’.

^ Smells Like Teen Spirit (12", Promo) .
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^ Lithium / Smells Like Teen Spirit (12") .
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[21] .By Christmas 1991, Nevermind was selling 400,000 copies a week in the US.[22] On January 11, 1992, the album reached number one on the Billboard album charts, displacing Michael Jackson's album Dangerous.^ In Utero debuted at #1 on the Billboard album chart.
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^ On January 11, 1992, the album reached #1 on the Billboard album charts.
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^ In the week after Christmas, though, it finally reached number 1, toppling Michael Jackson’s Dangerous .
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[23] .The album also topped the charts in numerous countries worldwide.^ The album sold nearly 10 million copies worldwide, knocked Michael Jackson off the top of the popular music charts and established an anthem for a generation with the song "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
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^ The single also went Top 10 in Ireland, Finland, New Zealand, and the UK. In Utero topped the Billboard 200 Pop Albums chart for a week.
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^ The album debuted at the top of the British and American charts, as a home video comprised of live performances and interviews from the band's Nevermind-era, titled Live!
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[24] .The month Nevermind reached number one, Billboard proclaimed, "Nirvana is that rare band that has everything: critical acclaim, industry respect, pop radio appeal, and a rock-solid college/alternative base."^ Like Nevermind , the band’s third album, In Utero (1993)—which contained clear articulations of Cobain’s psyche in songs such as All Apologies and Rape Me —reached number one on the U.S. album charts.
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^ Nirvana popularized punk, postpunk, and indie rock, unintentionally bringing it into the American mainstream like no other band to date.
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^ This record very much represents " Nirvana the rock stars" as opposed to " Nirvana the underground band".
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[25]
.In February 1992, following the band's Pacific Rim tour, Cobain married Hole frontwoman Courtney Love in Hawaii.^ Cobain married Courtney Love of Hole and welcomed a daughter into their family in August.
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^ In February 1992 Cobain skipped off to Hawaii to marry the already pregnant Courtney Love.
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^ Cobain married Courtney Love, the leader of the indie rock/foxcore band Hole, in February of 1992, announcing that the couple was expecting a child in the fall.
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.Love gave birth to a daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, the following August.^ Frances Bean Cobain was born on August 18, 1992.

^ Daughter Frances Bean Cobain was born on August 18, 1992.

^ They had a daughter, Frances Bean, in 1992.
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.Citing exhaustion, the band decided not to undertake another U.S. tour in support of Nevermind, instead opting to make only a handful of performances later that year.^ A few years later, Cobain tried to convince Novoselic to form a band with him by lending him a copy of a home demo recorded by Cobain's earlier band, Fecal Matter.

^ Nirvana embarked on a support tour and recorded and filmed an "unplugged" (acoustic) performance for MTV in November of 1993.
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^ Though Jason Everman was credited as a second guitarist on the sleeve of Bleach, he didn't appear on the record; he only toured in support of the album before leaving the band at the end of the year to join Soundgarden and then Mindfunk.
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[26] .Just days after Frances Bean's birth, Nirvana performed one of its best-known concerts, headlining at the Reading Festival in England.^ Fan that was at Reading Festival 1992 remembers the Nirvana performance.
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^ Nirvana's headlining appearance at the 1992 Reading Festival is one of these shows, a concert that arrived at...
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.Amid rumors about Cobain's health and the possibility the band might break up, Cobain entered the stage in a wheelchair as a practical joke, then proceeded to get up and join the rest of the band in tearing through an assortment of old and new material.^ It's about the music of the band and the music of Kurt Cobain.
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^ Lead singer Kurt Cobain took his own life, leaving us with drummer Dave Grohl, bassist Krist Novoselic and an assortment of others to talk candidly about the band and how it gained traction.
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^ Nirvana went through a succession of drummers, with the longest-lasting being Dave Grohl, who joined the band in 1990.
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[27] .Dave Grohl related in 2005 on the radio program Loveline[28] that the band was genuinely concerned beforehand that the show would be a complete disaster, given all that had happened in the months leading up to the show.^ Lead singer Kurt Cobain took his own life, leaving us with drummer Dave Grohl, bassist Krist Novoselic and an assortment of others to talk candidly about the band and how it gained traction.
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^ "It really took a while," Dave Grohl once said, "like a year and a half or more after everything happened, that I realized, like, 'Wow, we really did kinda make a difference.'
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^ Nirvana went through a succession of drummers, with the longest-lasting being Dave Grohl, who joined the band in 1990.
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.Instead, the performance ended up being one of the most memorable of their career.^ If you end up buying one of my tables, your fee is refunded.
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^ One of the most memorable images ever emblazoned on a rock record was the cover of Nirvana's Nevermind album.
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^ Instead they’re all mixed up, and the performances are taken from ten (10!

.Less than two weeks later, Nirvana performed at the MTV Video Music Awards.^ Music video by Nirvana performing Smells Like Teen Spirit.
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^ Music video by Nirvana performing Heart Shaped Box.
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^ After less than a week, Cobain climbed over the wall of the treatment center and took a plane back to Seattle.
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[29] .During the first rehearsal for the show, Cobain announced that they were going to play a new song during the broadcast, and the band rehearsed "Rape Me". MTV's executives were appalled by the song, and, according to show producer Amy Finnerty, the executives believed that the song was about them.^ That’s why they get to go first.

^ They covered Vaselines songs, they revived new wave cuts by Devo , and leader Kurt Cobain relentlessly pushed his favorite bands -- whether it was the art punk of the Raincoats or the country-fried hardcore of the Meat Puppets -- as if his favorite records were always more important than his own music.
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^ We do this to let people discover new artists, fall in love, buy their CDs and go to their shows.
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.They insisted that the band could not play "Rape Me," even threatening to throw Nirvana off the show and stop airing their videos entirely.^ As for the band itself, they play tight.

^ Next thing I knew the entire lift halted with a bump as Rhett sailed through the air triggering the emergency lift stop rope and landed in a snowbank.

^ If their timing had been off by just the merest fraction, they could have easily fallen into line with the Pixies, the Replacements and Pavement as yet another greatly esteemed but commercially overlooked indie band.
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.After a series of intense discussions, MTV and Nirvana agreed that the band would play "Lithium," their latest single.^ Latest Nirvana 7" VINYL SINGLE arrivals .
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^ Latest Nirvana CD SINGLE arrivals .
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^ Two and a half years after Nirvana's first C.D. Bleach was released they released Nevermind, a series of different, crunching, screaming songs that along with it's first single Smells Like Teen Spirit would propel Nirvana to mainstream stardom.
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[30] .When the band began their performance, Cobain strummed and sang the first few bars of "Rape Me" before breaking into "Lithium". Near the end of the song, frustrated that his amp had stopped functioning, Novoselic decided to toss his bass into the air for dramatic effect.^ Around the time of Nevermind 's release, the band was into baiting their audience — Cobain appeared on MTV's Headbanger's Ball in drag, the group mocked the tradition of miming on the BBC's Top of the Pops by Novoselic constantly throwing his bass into the air and Cobain singing his live vocals in the style of Ian Curtis , and their traditional live destruction of instruments was immortalized on a Saturday Night Live performance that ended with Novoselic and Grohl sharing a kiss — but by the spring, questions had begun to arise about the band's stability.
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^ Before Nirvana, Cobain could be found in numerous bands including The Melvins, Fecal Matter, Stiff Woodies, Brown Cow, The Sellouts, and Skid Row (several with Novoselic).
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^ Nirvana is Darwin's unofficial home of jazz and blues, and the bar is ideal to enjoy live performances of soulful tunes before settling in for dinner.
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.He misjudged the landing, and the bass ended up bouncing off his forehead, causing him to stumble off the stage in a daze.^ And then Rhett ended up with the LEGO catalog mid-afternoon, evening, and took it to bed with him.

^ Posted by Masterbasser: I would hate to pi$$ off Mr. Paul Rutherford when I tell him to shove his review up his c0ck ripped a$$.
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As Cobain trashed their equipment, Grohl ran to the mic and began yelling "Hi, Axl!" repeatedly, referring to .Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose, with whom the band and Courtney had had a bizarre and bellicose encounter before the show.^ And while “Breed” proves the band had started honing its sound before the nineties, the mediocre version of “Polly” shows they also knew how to get a maximum result from a song.

^ The DVD shows never seen before footage of the band at rehearsals, recording studios and live shows.
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[31]
.Nirvana released Incesticide, a collection of rarities and B-sides, in December 1992. Many of Nirvana's radio sessions and unreleased early recordings were starting to circulate via trading circles and illegal bootlegs, so the album served to circumvent the bootleggers.^ Incesticide December 15, 1992 $7.97 .
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^ Nirvana released a collection of b-sides, demos, and rare tracks with Incesticide .
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^ In 1992 Nirvana released a compilation of B-Sides and outtakes titled Incesticide .
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[32]

In Utero

Nirvana (Cobain and Grohl) performing in Brazil, in 1993.
.For Nirvana's third album In Utero, the band brought in producer Steve Albini, well-known for his work on the Pixies album Surfer Rosa.^ It was produced by Steve Albini, known for magic on the Pixies album Surfer Rosa .
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^ Choosing Steve Albini ( Pixies , the Breeders , Big Black , the Jesus Lizard ) as their producer, Nirvana recorded their third album, In Utero, in two weeks during the spring of 1993.
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^ Choosing Steve Albini ( Pixies , the Breeders , Big Black, the Jesus Lizard) as their producer, Nirvana recorded their third album, In Utero, in two weeks during the spring of 1993.
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.As Nevermind had brought in a new audience of listeners who had little or no experience with the alternative, obscure, or experimental bands Nirvana saw as their forebears, bringing in Albini appeared to be a deliberate move on Nirvana's part to give the album a raw, less-polished sound.^ Renamed Skid Row , the new trio featured drummer Aaron Burkhart, who left the band by the end of 1986 and was replaced by Chad Channing .
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^ While Nirvana's mainstream popularity rose in the months following its release, their audience enjoyed the band's dark interior, particularly after their 1993 performance on MTV Unplugged.
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^ In 2002 the greatest-hits album Nirvana appeared and included the previously unreleased single You Know You’re Right.
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.For example, one song on In Utero featuring long periods of shrill feedback noise was titled, ironically, "Radio Friendly Unit Shifter" (in the industry, a "radio-friendly unit shifter" describes an "ideal" album: one capable of heavy radio play and ultimately selling many copies, or "units").^ Radio Friendly Unit Shifter 11.

^ Like Nevermind , the band’s third album, In Utero (1993)—which contained clear articulations of Cobain’s psyche in songs such as All Apologies and Rape Me —reached number one on the U.S. album charts.
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^ An album that is a bit uneven and contains some disappointing songs (“Radio Friendly Unit Shifter” is monotonous and boring, while “Pennyroyal Tea” is no match for a later version they’d record), In Utero is hard to take in.

.However, Cobain insisted that Albini's sound was simply the one he had always wanted Nirvana to have: a "natural" recording without layers of studio trickery.^ Nirvana's sound was largely crafted by Cobain, with great assistance from drummer Dave Grohl and bass player Krist Novoselic.
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^ THANKS! Kurt Cobain/Nirvana Posters -- Cover your walls with one of the most influential rock and roll bands of all time.
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^ Cobain may not have been able to weather Nirvana's success, but the band's legacy stands as one of the most influential in rock & roll history.
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[33] .The sessions with Albini were productive and notably quick, and the album was recorded and mixed in two weeks for a cost of $25,000 at Pachyderm Studio in Cannon Falls, Minnesota.^ Choosing Steve Albini ( Pixies , the Breeders , Big Black , the Jesus Lizard ) as their producer, Nirvana recorded their third album, In Utero , in two weeks during the spring of 1993.
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^ Studio Where Nirvana Worked On 'Nevermind' Wrecked 9/26/2003, USRN Smart Studios in Madison, Wisconsin, where Nirvana recorded part of their ground-breaking 1991 album Nevermind, was demolished earlier this week when a truck crashed into...
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^ Choosing Steve Albini ( Pixies , the Breeders , Big Black, the Jesus Lizard) as their producer, Nirvana recorded their third album, In Utero, in two weeks during the spring of 1993.
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[34]
.Several weeks after the completion of the recording sessions, stories ran in the Chicago Tribune and Newsweek that quoted sources claiming DGC considered the album "unreleasable".[35] As a result, fans began to believe that the band's creative vision might be compromised by their label.^ In 2002, "You Know You're Right," an unfinished demo from the band's final recording session, topped radio playlists around the world.
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^ Before joining Nirvana, Grohl began his music career in the '80s as the drummer for several Washington, DC area bands, most notably the Punk band Scream.
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^ After signing to major label DGC Records, Nirvana found unexpected success of "Smells Like Teen Spirit", the band's lead single from its second album Nevermind (1991).
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[36] .While the stories about DGC shelving the album were untrue, the band actually was unhappy with certain aspects of Albini's mixes.^ Just try to forget the stories, the hype, all those delirious reviews and enjoy it for what it is: a very good album by a very good band.

^ By that time, reports began to circulate, including an article in Newsweek, that DGC was unhappy with the forthcoming album, accusing that the band deliberately made an uncommercial record.
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.Specifically, they thought the bass levels were too low,[37] and Cobain felt that "Heart-Shaped Box" and "All Apologies" did not sound "perfect".[38] Longtime R.E.M. producer Scott Litt was called in to help remix those two songs, with Cobain adding additional instrumentation and backing vocals.^ Nirvana had success with the tracks "Heart-Shaped Box" and " All Apologies ."
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^ Heart-Shaped Box 10.

^ Heart-Shaped Box (Box Set version) .
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[39]
In Utero debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart in September 1993.[40] Time's Christopher John Farley wrote in his review of the album, "Despite the fears of some alternative-music fans, Nirvana hasn't gone mainstream, though this potent new album may once again force the mainstream to go Nirvana."[41] Although commercially successful, the album did not achieve the same success as Nevermind. .That fall, Nirvana embarked on its first major tour of the United States in two years.^ Two and a half years after Nirvana's first C.D. Bleach was released they released Nevermind, a series of different, crunching, screaming songs that along with it's first single Smells Like Teen Spirit would propel Nirvana to mainstream stardom.
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^ Nirvana embarked on a support tour and recorded and filmed an "unplugged" (acoustic) performance for MTV in November of 1993.
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^ After wrapping up the U.S. tour on January 8, 1994, with a show at Center Arena in Seattle, Nirvana embarked on a European tour in February.
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.For the tour, the band added Pat Smear of the punk rock band Germs as a second guitarist.^ Grohl went on to form the excellent Foo Fighters, alongside ex-Germs guitarist Pat Smear (who had added second guitar to previous touring engagements and the band's MTV Unplugged appearance), following press rumours that Grohl would be working with Pearl Jam (much to Courtney Love's chagrin) or Tom Petty.
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^ Nirvana was an American rock band that was formed by singer/guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington.
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^ Though Jason Everman was credited as a second guitarist on the sleeve of Bleach, he didn't appear on the record; he only toured in support of the album before leaving the band at the end of the year to join Soundgarden and then Mindfunk.
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[42]

Final months and Cobain's death

.In November 1993, Nirvana, along with Smear, performed for MTV Unplugged.^ Nirvana interview @ 1993 MTV VMA's .
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^ Nirvana embarked on a support tour and recorded and filmed an "unplugged" (acoustic) performance for MTV in November of 1993.
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^ MTV Unplugged in New York (November 18, 1993) .
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.The band opted to stay away from their most recognizable songs, playing only two of their hits, "All Apologies" and "Come as You Are". Grohl later related, "We knew we didn't want to do an acoustic version of Teen Spirit.^ He’s right here with us, on fire and flaming out many of the most recent toons on the site in his own fitting and energetic style ( All Apologies for the puns).
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^ In only a few short years, Nirvana altered the playing field for every “alternative” band that struggled through the 1980s or soldiered through the 1990s.
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^ A mix of tracks from that album ("Smells Like Teen Spirit," "Come as You Are," "Lithium," and "In Bloom") sits opposite stuff from early EPs and the Bleach disc ("About a Girl," "Been a Son," and "Sliver"), plus two from the MTV Unplugged sessions and several more from In Utero .
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... That would've been horrendously stupid."[43] .The setlist also included a few relatively obscure covers, with members of the Meat Puppets joining the band for covers of three of their songs.^ They covered Vaselines songs, they revived new wave cuts by Devo , and leader Kurt Cobain relentlessly pushed his favorite bands -- whether it was the art punk of the Raincoats or the country-fried hardcore of the Meat Puppets -- as if his favorite records were always more important than his own music.
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^ They covered Vaselines songs, they revived new wave cuts by Devo, and leader Kurt Cobain relentlessly pushed his favorite bands -- whether it was the art punk of the Raincoats or the country-fried hardcore of the Meat Puppets -- as if his favorite records were always more important than his own music.
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^ Nirvana at Wikipedia Article covering the history of the group, the development of their work, the members and notable albums and songs.
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.While rehearsals for the show had been problematic, MTV Unplugged producer Alex Coletti noted that the actual taping went exceedingly well, with every song performed in one take and with the complete set lasting under an hour, which were both unusual for Unplugged sessions.^ Smear performed on MTV's Unplugged with the band.
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^ The project’s producers scrap the opening drama, band banter, even an entire song (“Love Buzz”) to fit the show on one disc.
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^ Nirvana embarked on a support tour and recorded and filmed an "unplugged" (acoustic) performance for MTV in November of 1993.
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.Following the band's set-ending performance of Lead Belly's "Where Did You Sleep Last Night", Coletti tried to convince the band to perform an encore.^ While Nirvana's mainstream popularity rose in the months following its release, their audience enjoyed the band's dark interior, particularly after their 1993 performance on MTV Unplugged.
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^ Nirvana's brief run ended with Cobain's death in April 1994, but the band's popularity continued and influence endured in the years that followed.
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^ Nirvana's choice to honour bands and people that had influenced them and Cobain's passionate and intense vocals especially on "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?"silenced many of their who had labeled Cobain talentless.
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"Kurt said, 'I can't top that last song.' And when he said that, I backed off. 'Cause I knew he was right."[43] The band's performance debuted on MTV on December 14, 1993.
.In early 1994, the band embarked on a European tour.^ After wrapping up the U.S. tour on January 8, 1994, with a show at Center Arena in Seattle, Nirvana embarked on a European tour in February.
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^ Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain was a confirmed Sonic Youth fanatic - the two bands’ 1991 European tour is chronicled on the video ‘1991: The Year That Punk Broke’.

.Following a tour stop at Terminal Eins in Munich, Germany, on March 1, Cobain was diagnosed with bronchitis and severe laryngitis.^ During the In Utero tour Cobain has several Mexican Stratocasters used mainly for smashing.
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^ Following a concert in Munich on February 29, Cobain stayed in Rome to vacation with Love.
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^ Following a concert in Munich on February 29, Cobain stayed in Rome to vacation with Love .
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[44] The next night's show, at the same venue, was canceled. .In Rome, on the morning of March 4, Love found Cobain unconscious in their hotel room and he was rushed to the hospital.^ On March the 4th Cobain was rushed to hospital in a coma after an unsuccessful suicide bid in which he washed down about fifty prescription painkillers with champagne.
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^ After being hospitalized, Cobain and Love returned to Seattle where more suicide threats continued.
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^ On Thursday April the 7th ~ two days after a medical examiner says Cobain shot himself and the day before his body was found police say Courtney Love herself was taken to hospital in L.A. for a drug overdose.
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.A doctor from the hospital told a press conference that Cobain had reacted to a combination of prescription Rohypnol and alcohol.^ On March the 4th Cobain was rushed to hospital in a coma after an unsuccessful suicide bid in which he washed down about fifty prescription painkillers with champagne.
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The rest of the tour was canceled, including a planned leg in the UK.[45]
In the ensuing weeks, Cobain's heroin addiction resurfaced. .An intervention was organized, and Cobain was convinced to admit himself into drug rehabilitation.^ Shortly after this came to light, an intervention was organized and Cobain agreed to enter rehab but only remained there for a short time.
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^ Cobain was admitted into Exodus Recovery Center and later escaped on April 1st and was reported missing by his mother.
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.After less than a week in rehabilitation, Cobain climbed over the wall of the facility and took a plane back to Seattle.^ He reportedly climbed over the wall of the treatment center and flew back to Seattle.
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^ With a signature sound that came to represent the grunge genre in general, this Seattle area trio took the music world by storm despite Cobain's aversion to the spotlight.
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^ When Kurt Cobain shot himself, it hurt way worse than the botched tonsilectomy I'd had a few weeks before.
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.A week later, on Friday, April 8, 1994, Cobain was found dead of a self-inflicted shotgun wound to the head at his Seattle home, dissolving Nirvana.^ Here is what is perceived by most to be true: (For 4/8 events) " In 1994, Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain, 27, was found dead in his Seattle home of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

^ In April 1994, Cobain committed suicide.

^ Cobain was found dead on April 8, 1994 by an electrician sent to install a burglar alarm.
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[46]

Aftermath

Grohl performing with the Foo Fighters in 2006.
.In the years following Nirvana's disbanding, both surviving members remained musically active.^ You make it sound like this CD was put together solely for $$$, when we all know all the remaining members of Nirvana and Courtney are well compensated.
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^ Nirvana debuted on album with 1989’s Bleach (years later going platinum), followed by the EP Blew, each on Seattle-based Sub Pop.

^ All in all, Nirvana changed the way we looked and listened to music, and they will be remembered for years to come as the first grunge band.
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.Not long after Cobain's death, Grohl recorded a series of demos that eventually became the debut album for Foo Fighters.^ Dave Grohl Foo Fighters Gothamist Jack Black Krist Novoselic magazines Music music Nirvana radio television .
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^ Following Cobain's death, Grohl formed the Foo Fighters (early rumors that Novoselic would also be a member of the band ultimately proved to be false) -- releasing their self-titled debut album in 1995, followed by The Colour and the Shape in 1997 and There Is Nothing Left to Lose in 1999.
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^ A few years later, Cobain tried to convince Novoselic to form a band with him by lending him a copy of a home demo recorded by Cobain's earlier band, Fecal Matter.

.Foo Fighters became Grohl's main project, releasing several commercially successful records over the next decade.^ Dave Grohl Foo Fighters Gothamist Jack Black Krist Novoselic magazines Music music Nirvana radio television .
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^ After Nirvana, Dave Grohl went on to further success as the frontman for the Foo Fighters, while Novoselic dabbled in various other musical projects, and became involved in local politics.
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^ Drummer Grohl went on to form the Foo Fighters .
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.Beyond Foo Fighters, Grohl also drummed for numerous bands, including Paul McCartney, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Mike Watt, Queens of the Stone Age, Tenacious D, Nine Inch Nails, and Killing Joke.^ Foo Fighters Foo Fighters are an American rock band formed by musician Dave Grohl in 1995.
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^ Read more from this blogger: Queens Of The Stone Age - "Lullabies To Paralyze" .
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^ Look: Morrison and Presley are really dead, Paul McCartney never was killed in a car accident and Kurt Cobain really just committed suicide.
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.He also recorded an album of metal songs featuring many of his favorite early-80s metal singers under the name Probot.^ Though I think SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT is a wonderful song, Nirvana has also recorded many more terrific songs.
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^ Both songs were recorded by the band (with Craig Armstrong as producer) just before the Nevermind-sessions, and would’ve been strong enough to appear on that album.

^ Featuring live, uncut performances by famous singers, it became a critically acclaimed hit and many musicians made appearances.
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Grohl is now also part of the rock trio Them Crooked Vultures.
Novoselic in 2008.
.After the end of Nirvana, Novoselic formed Sweet 75.^ Novoselic formed Sweet 75 early in 1997 and Eyes Adrift in 2001, before retiring from music to pursue a career in politics.
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^ In 1997, Krist Novoselic formed the short lived Sweet 75 , followed a few years later by Eyes Adrift .
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^ Formed in Aberdeen, Washington, USA, at the end of 1987, the Nirvana that the MTV generation came to love comprised Kurt Cobain (b.
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[47] Later, he founded Eyes Adrift with Curt Kirkwood (formerly of the Meat Puppets) and Bud Gaugh (formerly of Sublime). .He also performed in a one-off band called the No WTO Combo with Kim Thayil of Soundgarden and Jello Biafra of the Dead Kennedys that coincided with the WTO Meeting of 1999.^ Novoselic formed the trio Sweet 75, releasing their debut in the spring of 1997, and also appeared along with former Dead Kennedys’ frontman Jello Biafra and former Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil on the 2000 live set Live From the Battle in Seattle under the name the No W.T.O. Combo.
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^ Ex-Soundgarden, Ex-Nirvana, Biafra Combo Formed From Spitfire 3/29/2000, USRN "Yes, I was in a band again for four whole days," said former Dead Kennedys frontman Jello Biafra, singer for the No WTO Combo, which also includes former Soundgarden...
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^ Novoselic formed the trio Sweet 75, releasing their debut in the spring of 1997, and also appeared along with former Dead Kennedys' frontman Jello Biafra and former Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil on the 2000 live set Live From the Battle in Seattle under the name the No W.T.O. Combo.
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.In December 2006, Novoselic replaced bass player Bruno DeSmartas in the band Flipper for a UK/Ireland tour and several US shows.^ While the album and the tour were both successful, sales weren't quite as strong as expected, with several shows not selling out until the week of the concert.
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^ While the album and the tour were both successful, sales weren’t quite as strong as expected, with several shows not selling out until the week of the concert.
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^ While the album and the tour were both successful, sales weren\'t quite as strong as expected, with several shows not selling out until the week of the concert.
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[48] Novoselic also became a political activist, founding the political action committee JAMPAC to support musicians' rights.[49] In 2004, he released a book titled Of Grunge and Government: Let's Fix This Broken Democracy, which covered his musical past as well as his political endeavors.

Posthumous releases

.Several Nirvana albums have been released since Cobain's death.^ The dispute was eventually settled, however, and in October the first new Nirvana recording to emerge since Cobain's death, "You Know You're Right", made its debut in the US Hot 100.
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^ Nirvana is not about Kurt Cobain's death, how he died, and all those stupid conspiracy theories.
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^ For more about Kurt Cobain and the ten year anniversary of his death, check out LA Weekly's 13 Ways of Looking at Nirvana .
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.The first came in November 1994 with the release of the band's performance for MTV Unplugged, MTV Unplugged in New York.^ MTV Unplugged in New York (Nirvana) ExpoTV · 01:16 .
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^ Smear performed on MTV's Unplugged with the band.
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^ MTV Unplugged in New York ( 1994 ) .

Two weeks after the release of Unplugged in New York, a video compilation of Nirvana performances, titled .Sold Out!!">Live!^ Smells like teen spirit live top of the pops from the dvd live tonight sold out, high quality....
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Tonight! Sold Out!!
, was released. .Cobain himself had compiled a significant part of the video, which documented much of the Nevermind tour.^ But it did happen, and it probably wouldn’t have been such a problem, had not Kurt Cobain loatheed himself so much because of his superstar status.

^ Since Cobain was going through such well-documented personal problems, Nirvana was unable to record a follow-up to Nevermind until the spring of 1993.
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.The original intention was to release the MTV Unplugged set in a double-disc package, along with a second disc of live electric material to balance the acoustic set.^ Novoselic and Grohl planned to release a double-disc live album at the end of 1994, but sorting through the tapes proved to be too painful, so MTV Unplugged in New York appeared in its place.
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^ Nirvana embarked on a support tour and recorded and filmed an "unplugged" (acoustic) performance for MTV in November of 1993.
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^ MTV Unplugged In New York was released (available for download at iTunes and Amazon-mp3 ) - the unplugged performance had been recorded a year earlier in November, 1993.
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.However, for the two surviving band members, sorting through Nirvana recordings so soon after Cobain's passing became too emotionally overwhelming.^ Nirvana has 3 band members not just kurt.
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^ LOS ANGELES — Kurt Cobain's appearance in the latest "Guitar Hero" video game is not hitting the right notes with the surviving members of Nirva...

^ A few years later, Cobain tried to convince Novoselic to form a band with him by lending him a copy of a home demo recorded by Cobain's earlier band, Fecal Matter.

[50] .The live disc, a compilation of Nirvana concert recordings, finally saw release in October 1996, titled From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah.^ In 1996, its electric counterpart, From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah , was released, debuting at the top of the U.S. charts.
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^ In 1992 Nirvana released a compilation of B-Sides and outtakes titled Incesticide .
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^ In 1996, its electric counterpart, From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah, was released, debuting at the top of the U.S. charts.
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.In August 1997, online music news website Wall of Sound reported that Grohl and Novoselic were organizing a box set of Nirvana rarities.^ Here's a blogger on the Nirvana box set.
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^ In 1990, original members Kurt Cobain (vocals, guitar) and Krist Novoselic (bass) recruited David Grohl to play drums, and Nirvana's classic line-up was set.
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^ (Grohl admitted to Rolling Stone in 2005 that he spent most of Nirvana's set outside talking to a friend.

[51] .Four years later, the band's label announced that the box set was complete and would see release in September to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the release of Nevermind.^ While the show’s centerpiece was a performance of nearly the entire Nevermind tracklist, also noteworthy were early performances of three as yet unrecorded songs which wouldn’t be released until 2 years later on In Utero : "All Apologies,” “Dumb,” and in its first ever public performance, “tourettes."
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^ A few years later, Cobain tried to convince Novoselic to form a band with him by lending him a copy of a home demo recorded by Cobain's earlier band, Fecal Matter.

^ Illustrating a band only beginning to find its voice, the album pales in comparison to the artistic glories that the trio later reached with Nevermind (1991) and In Utero (1993).
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.However, shortly before the release date, Love filed an injunction to stop the box set's release and sued Grohl and Novoselic, claiming that Cobain's former band mates were hijacking Nirvana's legacy for their own personal interests.^ The rights to the band are shared equally by Grohl, Novoselic, and Courtney Love.
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^ Here's a blogger on the Nirvana box set.
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^ In 1990, original members Kurt Cobain (vocals, guitar) and Krist Novoselic (bass) recruited David Grohl to play drums, and Nirvana's classic line-up was set.
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.What followed was a protracted legal battle over the ownership of Nirvana's music that lasted for more than a year.^ For more about Kurt Cobain and the ten year anniversary of his death, check out LA Weekly's 13 Ways of Looking at Nirvana .
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^ Nirvana being hailed as one of the greatest bands by music scholars 10 years after their demise.
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^ The whole selling point of this release is that it’s a “special” version of a Nirvana record, rather than being equivalent to a new release that can be judged solely on musical merit.
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[52]
.Much of the legal wrangling centered on a single unreleased song, "You Know You're Right", the band's final studio recording.^ Nirvana - You Know You're Right .
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^ You Know You're Right .
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^ And "You Know You're Right" is one of the few songs in history that is absolutley perfect.
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.Grohl and Novoselic wanted to include the song on the box set, essentially releasing all of the rarities at one time.^ By the late '90s, research began by Novoselic for a proposed box set of previously unreleased songs from throughout Nirvana's career.
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^ Novoselic invited Grohl up to Seattle, where Grohl attended Nirvana's infamous show at the Motor Sports Garage, the one Nirvana show that featured Dan Peters on drums.

^ The box set With The Lights Out was released (available for download at iTunes ).
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.Love, however, argued that the song was more important than just a generic "rarity", and should be included on a single-disc greatest hits compilation.^ Foo Fighters Wheels German CD single FOO FIGHTERS Wheels (2009 German exclusive 2-track CD single, including 'Word Forward' - both songs feature on the group's 'Greatest Hits' compilation, and were recorded in June 2009 with legendary producer Butch Vig) Last copy in stock.
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^ Both of those albums ARE greatest hits albums because they have one great song after another.
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^ The danger is that I?ll stay up all night listening to just one more song.
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.After more than a year of often public and sometimes bizarre legal maneuvering, the parties settled, agreeing on the immediate release of the greatest hits package including "You Know You're Right", titled simply Nirvana.^ Nirvana - You Know You're Right .
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^ You Know You're Right .
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^ There were far more hits than 'SLTS' and Come As You Are.
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.In turn, Love agreed to donate cassette demos recorded by Cobain for use on the box set.^ A few years later, Cobain tried to convince Novoselic to form a band with him by lending him a copy of a home demo recorded by Cobain's earlier band, Fecal Matter.

^ In 1981 while residing at the Washington Buddhist Vihara, Bhante Gunaratana, then the President of the Buddhist Vihara Society, suggested he record the lectures so that the Vihara could distribute them as a set of cassette tapes.
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^ When all three couldn't agree on the songs to be included on the box set, the matter was taken to court as Love attempted to dissolve the partnership.
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.The compilation album, Nirvana, was released on October 29, 2002. On top of "You Know You're Right", the album contained hit singles from their three studio albums as well as several alternate mixes and recordings of familiar Nirvana songs.^ What’s the use of releasing a rarities-compilation after only two studio albums?

^ Nirvana hit the Top 40 with " You Know You're Right " (available for download at iTunes and Amazon-mp3 ).
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^ You Know You're Right .
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.The box set, With the Lights Out, was finally released in November 2004. The release contained a vast array of early Cobain demos, rough rehearsal recordings, and live tracks recorded throughout the band's history.^ The box set With The Lights Out was released (available for download at iTunes ).
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^ The track was recorded in early 1994.
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^ On November 23, 2004 a box set titled With the Lights Out was released, followed nearly a year later by Sliver: The Best of the Box .
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.A best-of-the-box compilation titled Sliver: The Best of the Box was released in late 2005. The CD compiled nineteen tracks from the box set plus three previously unreleased tracks, including a version of the song "Spank Thru" from the 1985 Fecal Matter demo tape.^ The 3-CD set included over 60 previously unreleased tracks.
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^ The box set compilation Sliver: The Best Of The Box was released (available for download at iTunes and Amazon-mp3 ).
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^ By the late '90s, research began by Novoselic for a proposed box set of previously unreleased songs from throughout Nirvana's career.
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.In a 2002 interview with Jim DeRogatis, Love described the countless rehearsal tapes, demos, and bedroom recordings that were left behind after Cobain's death.^ The thing about it though is that the vast majority of the new shit is poorly recorded solo acoustic demos made by Kurt in his bedroom or basement or whatever.
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^ A few years later, Cobain tried to convince Novoselic to form a band with him by lending him a copy of a home demo recorded by Cobain's earlier band, Fecal Matter.

^ A court fight developed between the remaining members of Nirvana and Cobain's widow, Courtney Love , over the rights of Cobain's final recordings before his death.
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[53]
.In April 2006, Love announced that she had arranged to sell twenty-five percent of her stake in the Nirvana song catalog in a deal estimated at $50 million.^ Says: December 17th, 2006 at 10:13 am soy de colombia y esta pagina es la mejor i love you nirvana forever .
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^ Says: November 22nd, 2006 at 4:52 am Nirvana’s music absolutely disgusts me, but I honestly love this toon.
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^ A business management and accounting firm sued Courtney Love for nearly $1 million, claiming she failed to pay them a share of profits from the sale of Nirvana's publishing catalog .
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The share of Nirvana's publishing was purchased by Primary Wave Music, which was founded by Larry Mestel, a former CEO of Virgin Records. .In an accompanying statement, Love sought to assure Nirvana's fanbase that the music would not simply be licensed to the highest bidder, noting, "We are going to remain very tasteful and true to the spirit of Nirvana while taking the music to places it has never been before."^ I would never, ever, go back to Nirvana.
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^ I simply love Nirvana.
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^ Before joining Nirvana, Grohl began his music career in the '80s as the drummer for several Washington, DC area bands, most notably the Punk band Scream.
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[54]
Further releases have since been made. This includes releasing .Sold Out!!">Live!^ Smells like teen spirit live top of the pops from the dvd live tonight sold out, high quality....
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Tonight! .Sold Out!!
on DVD in 2006; which was a personal project of Cobain's.^ Sold Out!, was issued at the same time (the project began prior to Cobain's passing and was completed by surviving bandmembers).
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.Furthermore, a full uncut DVD version of MTV Unplugged in New York was released in 2007. Live at Reading, the band's 1992 performance at Reading Festival, was released on both CD and DVD in November 2009. Bleach was also reissued as a 20th anniversary deluxe edition on both CD and double 12-inch vinyl.^ MTV Unplugged in New York (Nirvana) ExpoTV · 01:16 .
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^ Smear performed on MTV's Unplugged with the band.
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^ MTV Unplugged in New York ( 1994 ) .

.This deluxe edition includes a previously unreleased live concert from February 9, 1990, at the Pine Street Theatre in Portland, Oregon.^ The expanded CD includes a live Nirvana performance from 1990 at the Pink Street Theatre in Oregon.
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^ Kurt met Courtney Love in late 1989 at a concert venue in Portland, Oregon.

^ The true draw of this release is the inclusion of a complete Nirvana concert performance from February 1990.
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Band members

Former members

Touring members

Discography

Studio albums

Awards and nominations

Nirvana awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
American Music Awards
1 2
The Brit Awards
1 1
Grammy Awards
1 6
MTV Video Music Awards
5 10
NME Awards
1 3
Totals
Awards won 9
Nominations 22
.The band received several awards and nominations in their debut year in 1992, including nominations for Favorite New Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist from the American Music Awards, Best Alternative Music Performance for Nevermind from the Grammy Awards, and Video of the Year and Viewer's Choice for "Smells Like Teen Spirit" from the MTV Video Music Awards.^ Smells Like Teen Spirit (12", Promo) .
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^ Lithium / Smells Like Teen Spirit (12") .
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^ Smells Like Punk Spirit ◄ (2 versions) .
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.They received the Best Alternative Video award for "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and Best New Artist from the MTV Video Music Awards in the same year.^ Nirvana was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rock Song (songwriter) (" Smells Like Teen Spirit ").
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^ VH1: 100 Best Songs of the Past 25 Years includes " Smells Like Teen Spirit " at # 1 .
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^ Read more from this blogger: sMELLS lIKe tEEN sPIRIT....
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.The song "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was also nominated for Best Rock Song at the 1993 Grammy Awards, but it lost to "Layla" by Eric Clapton.^ NIRVANA: smells like teen spirit / even in his youth .
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^ Smells Like Teen Spirit (12", Promo) .
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^ Lithium / Smells Like Teen Spirit (12") .
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.Clapton's win over Nirvana would later be named one of the "10 biggest upsets" in Grammy history by Entertainment Weekly.^ Nirvana being hailed as one of the greatest bands by music scholars 10 years after their demise.
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^ I guess it's pretty obvious that I'm not the biggest Nirvana fan, but this is definitely one of their better records.

[55] .After receiving five nominations from the Grammy Awards without winning any of them, the band finally received the Best Alternative Music Performance award for MTV Unplugged in New York in 1996. Overall, Nirvana has received nine awards from twenty-two nominations.^ MTV Unplugged in New York ( 1994 ) .

^ NIRVANA: mtv unplugged in new york .
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^ Music video by Nirvana performing In Bloom.
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American Music Awards
The American Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony created by Dick Clark in 1973.[56][57][58]
Year Nominated work Award Result
1992 Nirvana Favorite New Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist Nominated
1995 Nirvana Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist Won
BRIT Awards
The BRIT Awards are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards.[59]
Year Nominated work Award Result
1993 Nirvana Best International Newcomer Won
Grammy Awards
Year Nominated work Award Result
1992 Nevermind Best Alternative Music Performance Nominated
1993 "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Best Rock Song Nominated
1994 In Utero Best Alternative Music Performance Nominated
1995 "All Apologies" Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group Nominated
Best Rock Song Nominated
1996 MTV Unplugged in New York Best Alternative Music Performance Won
MTV Video Music Awards
The MTV Video Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1984 by MTV. Nirvana has received five awards from ten nominations.[56][65][66][67]
Year Nominated work Award Result
1992 "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Best Alternative Video Won
Video of the Year Nominated
Viewer's Choice Nominated
Nirvana Best New Artist Won
1993 "In Bloom" Best Alternative Video Won
1994 "Heart-Shaped Box" Best Alternative Video Won
Best Art Direction Won
Video of the Year Nominated
Best Cinematography Nominated
Viewer's Choice Nominated
NME Awards
Founded by the British music magazine NME, the NME Awards are awarded annually.[68][69][70]
Year Nominated work Award Result
2005 With the Lights Out Best Music DVD Nominated
2008 MTV Unplugged in New York Best Music DVD Won
2010 Live at Reading Best DVD Nominated

See also

Notes

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  2. ^ Armstrong, Mark. "Nirvana Tops 50 Million Mark In Worldwide Sales, 'Journals' Number One". Yahoo! Music. November 17, 2002. Retrieved August 18, 2007.
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  4. ^ Azerrad, Michael. Come as You Are: The Story of Nirvana. Doubleday, 1994. ISBN 0-385-47199-8, p. 294
  5. ^ Azerrad, 1994. p. 62
  6. ^ Fricke, David. "Krist Novoselic". Rolling Stone. September 13, 2001.
  7. ^ Azerrad, 1994. p. 91
  8. ^ Azerrad, 1994. p. 91–2
  9. ^ Robb, John. "White Heat." Sounds. October 21, 1989
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  12. ^ Azerrad, 1994. p. 151
  13. ^ Azerrad, 1994. p. 154
  14. ^ di Perna, Alan. "Brave Noise—The History of Alternative Rock Guitar." Guitar World. December 1995.
  15. ^ Azerrad, 1994. p. 136–37
  16. ^ Azerrad, 1994. p. 162
  17. ^ Azerrad, 1994. p. 164–65
  18. ^ Azerrad, 1994. p. 176–77
  19. ^ Azerrad, 1994. p. 179–80
  20. ^ Wice, Nathaniel. "How Nirvana Made It". Spin. April 1993.
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  22. ^ Lyons, James. Selling Seattle: Representing Contemporary Urban America. Wallflower, 2004. ISBN 1903364965, p. 120
  23. ^ "The Billboard 200". Billboard. January 11, 1992.
  24. ^ Azerrad, 1994. p. 239
  25. ^ "Nirvana Achieves Chart Perfection!" Billboard. January 25, 1992.
  26. ^ Azerrad, 1994. p. 256
  27. ^ Azerrad, Michael. "Performance: The Reading Festival." Rolling Stone. October 29, 1992.
  28. ^ Loveline Archive
  29. ^ Seattle Weekly: What Really Happened at the 1992 MTV Music Video Awards, By Krist Novoselic, http://blogs.seattleweekly.com/dailyweekly/2008/11/what_really_happened_at_the_19.phpblogging_sims_departure.php, retrieved 2009-02-12 
  30. ^ Cross, Charles. Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain. Hyperion, 2001. ISBN 0-7868-8402-9
  31. ^ Azerrad, 1993. p. 279: Cobain's version of the story was that Courtney had jokingly asked Rose to be the godfather of Frances Bean. Rose responded by telling Cobain to "shut up his bitch". Cobain turned to Courtney and said, "Shut up, bitch!" eliciting laughter from the Nirvana entourage.
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  34. ^ DeRogatis, Jim. Milk It!: Collected Musings on the Alternative Music Explosion of the 90's. Cambridge: Da Capo, 2003. ISBN 0-306-81271-1, p. 4
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  36. ^ Azerrad, 1994. p. 332
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  39. ^ Azerrad, 1994. p. 338
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  50. ^ Ali, Lorraine. "One Last Blast". Rolling Stone. October 17, 1996.
  51. ^ Graff, Gary. "Nirvana Box Set Coming Someday". Wall of Sound. August 28, 1997.
  52. ^ Heath, Chris. "The Nirvana Wars: Who Owns Kurt Cobain?". Rolling Stone. June 6, 2002.
  53. ^ DeRogatis, Jim. "A Piece of Kurt Cobain". Chicago Sun-Times. March 10, 2002.
  54. ^ Vineyard, Jennifer. "Courtney Love Sells Substantial Share Of Nirvana Publishing Rights". MTVNews.com. April 13, 2006. Retrieved September 5, 2007
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