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Nevermind, 20 Years Laternew

On September 24, 1991, DGC Records released a modest pressing of 40,000 copies of Nevermind. By January 1992, Nirvana was the biggest band in the world.
San Antonio Current  |  Enrique Lopetegui  |  09-23-2011  |  Music

Nirvana's 'Bleach' is a Ramshackle Work of Perfectionnew

Before there was grunge, there was Bleach, Nirvana's harsh, '89 debut that dragged punk's contemptuous sneer through the mud to churn out one damn fine album.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Chad Radford  |  11-10-2009  |  Reviews

Nirvana: Back in 'Bleach'new

The first Nirvana album was probably the last one you heard, but it marks a critical chapter in Seattle music history. It's worth going back to for a fresh -- or first -- listen, even two decades after the fact and long after grunge was laid to rest.
Seattle Weekly  |  Chris Kornelis  |  11-02-2009  |  Music

'The Rough Guide' is a Simple Roadmap to Nirvananew

Veteran Seattle music scribe Gillian G. Gaar smartly resists sensationalism in a new book about the iconic local band.
Seattle Weekly  |  Jonathan Cunningham  |  07-20-2009  |  Nonfiction

Fifteen Years After Kurt Cobain's Death, Would-Be Nirvanas Share His Broken Crownnew

Ever since Kurt Cobain, Seattle's seminal grunge hero, shot himself in the head, slews of would-be successors to Nirvana's sonic throne have come and gone.
Phoenix New Times  |  Niki D'Andrea  |  04-08-2009  |  Music

The Lasting Impact of the Fluid on Sub Pop's Rosternew

In fact, it was the Fluid who turned Nirvana on to Nevermind producer Butch Vig.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Bill Forman  |  06-24-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Courtney's Family Cursenew

Kurt Cobain's wild widow comes from a long line of misbehaving mamas, as documented by a slew of books -- some new, some old.
Seattle Weekly  |  Tim Appelo  |  03-22-2006  |  Books

Nirvana-Shaped Boxnew

With the Lights Out gets at the music behind the myth. Not merely a greatest-hits package or retrospective, the new box set is a revealing look inside the musical mess that was Nirvana.
Boston Phoenix  |  Matt Ashare  |  12-03-2004  |  Music

Fashionable Retro Rock Has Jumped the Sharknew

Interpol is like the older brother to Killers, Scissor Sisters and Franz Ferdinand, the one who tipped his siblings off to "cool music."
Dallas Observer  |  Garrett Kamps  |  11-02-2004  |  Music

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