Book: John D. Luerssen «Nirvana FAQ: All That's Left to Know about the Most Important Band of the 1990s»

Nirvana FAQ: All That's Left to Know about the Most Important Band of the 1990s

Серия: "FAQ Series"

NIRVANA FAQ traces the band from its genesis to its end. Founded by friends Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic, Nirvana had a rocky start and a succession of drummers, but by the end of 1990, its debut album, Bleach, had garnered international attention and the groups sixth drummer, Dave Grohl, had joined the fold. Following its mentors Sonic Youth to Geffen Records, Nirvana had hoped for modest success. Instead came unexpected wealth and fame on the strength of 1991s Nevermind and its iconic, breakthrough single Smells Like Teen Spirit. Success didnt sit well with Cobain, who began to numb the stresses of rock stardom with heroin. Despite 1993s hit album In Utero, Cobains unhappiness became increasingly apparent. His suicide in April 1994 shocked the music world and put an end to a band at the height of its popularity. NIRVANA FAQ answers such questions as, What guitar teacher did Cobain and Novoselic have in common? Where did Cobain record his first demo? What was the cause of his...

Издательство: "Backbeat Books" (2014)

Формат: 150x230, 446 стр.

ISBN: 978-1-61713-450-0

Купить за 2719 руб на Озоне

Look at other dictionaries:

  • King Crimson — This article is about the musical group. For the character in novels by Stephen King, see Crimson King. King Crimson King Crimson, 1982, l r Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, Tony Levin, and Bill Bruford Background information …   Wikipedia

  • Kurt Cobain — Cobain (right) performing with Nirvana at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards …   Wikipedia

  • Alexandria, Virginia — City of Alexandria   Independent city   Alexandria s skyline as seen from the parking deck of the Huntington Metro station …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.