Kurt Cobain Biography

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in the band, Nirvana
1982, age 15, Cobain received got first guitar
a gift from his from his uncle
bought at Rosevear's Music Center in Aberdeen, Washington
it was either that or a bicycle

he tried to form bands with friends, borrowing from songs by AC/DC and Led Zeppelin but usually found himself alone, because none of his friends had much musical talent
he met Novoselic, a fellow punk rock enthusiast Krist Novoselic lived down by the Young Street bridge Krist's mother, owner of Maria's Hair Design, let them practice in the above room of her salon later, with a demo copy of his earlier band, Fecal Matter, Kurt tried to convince Krist to form a band
Novoselic finally agreed to join him so began the forming of Nirvana 1989, in the beginning, they went through a lot of drummers, but settled on Chad Channing and the album Bleach was released on Sub Pop Records
1991, Cobain became dissatisfied with Channing's style and they brought on Dave Grohl it was then they found success with the debut of Nevermind
Kurt struggled to retain the success of Nirvana with his underground roots he felt persecuted by the media compared himself to Frances Farmer he really didn't like new fans of the band that got their message completely wrong
2 men raped a woman while singing the song "Polly", a hit off the Nevermind album in the US release of the album Incesticide he proclaimed: "Last year, a girl was raped by two wastes of sperm and eggs", "while they sang the lyrics to our song Polly." "I have a hard time carrying on", "knowing there are plankton like that in our audience" "Sorry to be so anally P.C. but that's the way I feel"
some famous songs: "Come as You Are", Nevermind "Smells Like Teen Spirit", Nevermind "Dumb", In Utero
Nirvana is: Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl also noteworthy: Aaron Burckhard, Dave Foster, Chad Channing, Dale Crover, Dan Peters, Jason Everman, Pat Smear
discography: Bleach, Blew, Nevermind, Hormoaning, Nevermind: It's An Interview, Incesticide, In Utero, MTV Unplugged in New York, From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah, Nirvana, Sliver: The Best of the Box
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, the Guilt", "Heart-Shaped Box", "All Apologies"/"Rape Me", "Pennyroyal Tea", "About a Girl (Unplugged)", "The Man Who Sold the World (Unplugged)", "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?", "Lake of Fire (Unplugged)", "Aneurysm (live)", "Drain You (live)", "You Know You're Right"