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DD BmBm AA joke a stroke of genius AA GG Probably somewhere in between DD BmBm AA No joke the broken records laughing GG While she gasps and screams DD BmBm AA AA lull from up above my neck GG But still below my spleen DD BmBm AA I am what I am who am I? DD F#mF#m GG DD But I. Nirvana was an American rock band formed in Aberdeen, Washington, in It was founded by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic. Nirvana went through a succession of drummers, the longest-lasting and best- known being Dave Grohl, who joined in .. Cobain's rhythm guitar style, which relied on power chords, low-note riffs. Dave Grohl told David Fricke how he earned his rep as "the nicest guy in rock We both fell in love with the guitar when we were eight or nine years old And her first reaction was, 'You only want to do that because you I don't know what the chords to 'Everlong' [on 's The Colour and the Shape] are.
In persuading Novoselic to form a band, Cobain gave him a demo tape of his project Fecal Matter. Three years after the two first met, Novoselic notified Cobain that he had finally listened to the Fecal Matter demo and suggested they start a group. The pair recruited Bob McFadden on drums, but after a month the project fell apart. The group finally settled on Nirvana, 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 name like the Angry Samoans ".
The pair instead practiced with Dale Crover of the Melvins, and Nirvana recorded its first demos in January Meanwhile, a mutual friend introduced them to Chad Channingand the three musicians agreed to jam together. Channing continued to jam with Cobain and Novoselic, although the drummer noted, "They never actually said 'okay, you're in,'" and Channing played his first show with the group that May.
The following month, the band began recording its debut album, Bleachwith local producer Jack Endino. Novoselic said in a 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 extreme metal band Celtic Frost on the other, and noted that the combination probably played an influence as well.
Though Everman did not actually play on the album, he received a credit on Bleach because, according to Novoselic, they "wanted to make him feel more at home in the band". No one told Everman he was fired at the time, while Everman later said that he actually quit the group. He said, "The early songs were really angry But as time goes on the songs are getting poppier and poppier as I get happier and happier.
The songs are now about conflicts in relationships, emotional things with other human beings".The Pretender Guitar Lesson - Foo Fighters
As bootlegs of Nirvana's demos with Vig began to circulate in the music industry and draw attention from major labels, Channing left the band.
I was like, 'What, that little dude and that big motherfucker? I was like, 'No way'". The group was offered a number of producers to choose from, but ultimately held out for Butch Vig.
For two months, the band worked through a variety of songs in its catalog. Some of the songs, such as " In Bloom " and "Breed", had been in Nirvana's repertoire for years, while others, including " On a Plain " and "Stay Away", lacked finished lyrics until midway through the recording process. 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. After the album's release, members of Nirvana expressed dissatisfaction with the polished sound the mixer had given Nevermind.
Announcement from the band encouraging people to participate in the making of the music video for "Smells Like Teen Spirit". As it toured Europe during latethe band found that its 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.
Grohl and Novoselic did not object to Cobain's request, but when the frontman asked for the agreement to be retroactive to the release of Nevermind, the disagreements between the two sides came close to breaking up the band. After a week of tension, Cobain ended up receiving a retroactive share of 75 percent of the royalties, and bad feelings about the situation remained within the group afterward.
While there was speculation that the band chose Albini to record the album due to his underground credentials,  Cobain insisted that Albini's sound was simply the one he had always wanted Nirvana to have: Specifically, they thought the bass levels were too low,  and Cobain felt that " Heart-Shaped Box " and " All Apologies " did not sound "perfect".
Augmented by Smear and cellist Lori Goldstonthe band sought to veer from the typical approach to the show, opting to stay away from playing its most recognizable songs.
Instead, Nirvana performed several covers, and invited Cris and Curt Kirkwood of the Meat Puppets to join the group for renditions of three of their songs. In earlythe band embarked on a European tour.
Nirvana's final concert took place in MunichGermany, on March 1. In Romeon the morning of March 4, Cobain's wife, Courtney Lovefound Cobain unconscious in their hotel room and he was rushed to the hospital.
A doctor from the hospital explained in a press conference that Cobain had reacted to a combination of prescribed Rohypnol and alcohol. The rest of the tour was cancelled. An intervention was organized, and Cobain was convinced to admit himself into drug rehabilitation. After less than a week in rehabilitation, Cobain climbed over the wall of the facility and took a plane back to Seattle. A week later, on Friday, April 8,Cobain was found dead of a self-inflicted shotgun wound to the head at his home in Seattle.
With the career-spanning live portion postponed, MTV Unplugged in New York debuted at number one on the Billboard charts upon release in November A few weeks later the group's first full-length video, Live!
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Inside, a pianist plays tasteful versions of Frank Sinatra classics. Dave Grohl is tired, weary, having spent the best part of three hours fending off questions from Spanish interviewers like "How come your band sound like Nirvanaonly not so good? This is only the second time I've spoken to Dave Grohl since the day Kurt's body was discovered. Since then I'd gotten drunk, tried to wipe out my past. Shut down the memories.
The only other time I met Dave was in Texas three months later, when I mumbled an apology for the review I'd written of that same show. He smiled, and told me not to worry. That made me feel worse. I felt like crying. What the fuck is the point in trying to reclaim strands of your past life when they seem so unreal? The last time I interviewed Dave was on Nirvana's ill-fated tour of Scandinavia. Then, the interview began awkwardly, in silence, as we both sat and grinned at each other, slightly embarrassed at the circumstances which had brought us together.
This one is similar. We both know what the primary topic of conversation is gonna be Eventually, I start by repeating to Dave Kim Deal's advice to me. I originally refused to do this interview when it first came up. Not 'cos I didn't like your band — I like your band!
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Just 'cos it seemed kind of lame. I had no intention of dredging up the past, something which an interview with you would almost certainly entail. It's difficult to be objective when there's emotions involved. It's easy for me to go talk to some Spanish journalist I've never met before, because when they ask questions about the past I don't feel like I'm avoiding the core of the question. You shoulda punched him, though. Often journalists don't even see the correlation, that Nirvana's music had snowballed from so many different things — it came from Flipper, it came from Pixies, it came from a lot of different punk bands, bands that were around ten years before 'The Year That Punk Broke'.
For me to do anything else for the sole reason of doing something different would be so contrived. For me to put out a free-form jazz record to be as far away as possible from Nirvana would just be ridiculous. It's just what I love to do. The stuff I do at home on my eight-track, whether it's acoustic or just noise, is not the kind of thing I like to walk onstage and do.
It's fun to bounce around to this kind of music in front of people. He couldn't understand why it had such a nasty tone to it — after all, we had been friends! And I didn't understand why either at the time. Now I think that there was a large element of resentment behind it, almost like, "How dare Dave get on with his life!
I know what you mean. I mean, you have to I can look back at the past and think of all the good things that happened People will ask me about the future, but only after 17 questions about the past, and it's sort of like — well, how do you expect me to get on with the future when you won't let me out? And you really have to look forward to things — there are still so many things to look forward to, there are — and shit, I fucking think about Kurt every day, every fucking day, every day, every time I get onstage, and, you know, it's difficult, but it's the kind of thing which you have to force yourself to deal with, you really have to keep going, because Y'see I haven't spoken to anyone about Kurt, to be honest partly 'cos I'm a journalist and partly 'cos I still think about Kurt every day, but I always cut the thoughts off, boom!
Like, "I'm not gonna think about that! I'll talk about Nirvana and remember things openly about Kurt, and I think it freaks people out. They think it's really strange I'm like that — 'I think Dave might be about to lose it. He's talking about Nirvana, what's going on? I can understand that, 'cos then you're just asking for it, but I think looking back, listening to bootlegs, watching videos — just going through a scrapbook — sometimes can be nice.
And you'd better do it now, 'cos you don't know whether you're gonna be here in two weeks to do it again. Kim Deal told me that she still can't listen to a Nirvana song on the radio gotta turn it off!