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Nirvana in 1993, left to right, Krist Novoselic, Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl.
Nirvana in 1993, left to right, Krist Novoselic, Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl.
Background information
Origin Aberdeen, Washington, USA
Genre(s) Grunge
Alternative Rock
Years active 1987-1994
Label(s) Sub Pop
Foo Fighters, The Germs, Scream, PROBOT, Queens Of The Stone Age, Tenacious D, Mudhoney, Soundgarden, Mind Funk, Fireants, The Methodists, East Of The Equator, Redband, The Melvins, Altamont, The Men Of Porn, Attica, Sweet 75, No WTO Combo, Eyes Adrift
Website Nirvana's Site
Kurt Cobain
Krist Novoselic
Dave Grohl
Former members
Aaron Burckhard
Dale Crover
Dave Foster
Chad Channing
Jason Everman
Dan Peters
Pat Smear

Nirvana was one of the most known bands of the grunge era and one of the defining bands, in the public mind, of the "Seattle Sound" of the early 1990s. They were also one of the bands that helped Sub Pop blow-up into a huge (for an indie) label, as they'd released the first few releases. The band ended with the death of Kurt Cobain. His death is surrounded with controversy; while the official cause of death reports that he was killed by a self-inflicted shotgun wound to the head, there is a school of thought that he was murdered by his wife, Courtney Love, and it was made to look like suicide. The other members went into other projects, though the most successful was Dave Grohl, who formed Foo Fighters.







  • Hormoaning
  • Blew


  • Love Buzz b/w Big Cheese
  • Sliver b/w Dive
  • Candy b/w Molly's Lips (split with Fluid)
  • Here She Comes Now b/w Venus In Furs (split with The Melvins
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit
  • Come As You Are
  • Lithium
  • In Bloom
  • Puss b/w Oh, The Guilt (split with The Jesus Lizard)
  • Heart-Shaped Box
  • All Apologies b/w Rape Me
  • Pennyroyal Tea
  • About A Girl
  • Aneurysm
  • You Know You're Right

Appears On



  • The Beavis And Butt-Head Experience

Mix CDs

Radio Shows

Further Reading

Kurt Cobain • Krist Novoselic • Dave Grohl

Aaron Burckhard • Dave Foster • Chad Channing • Dale Crover • Dan Peters • Jason Everman • Pat Smear

Nirvana Discography
Albums: Bleach - Nevermind - In Utero - MTV Unplugged in New York - From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah
EPs: Blew - Hormoaning
Singles: “Love Buzz” • “Sliver” • “Molly's Lips” • “Here She Comes Now” • “Smells Like Teen Spirit” • “Come as You Are” • “Lithium” • “On a Plain” • “In Bloom” • “Oh” • “Heart-Shaped Box” • “All Apologies” • “Pennyroyal Tea” • “About a Girl” • “The Man Who Sold the World” • “Where Did You Sleep Last Night” • “Lake of Fire” • “Aneurysm” • “Drain You” • “You Know You're Right, Nirvana"

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