It became known yesterday that the company Universal Music plans to publish in September previously unknown demo records of group Nirvana. We have decided to recall moments of brief but extremely bright existence of the group and its leader, Kurt Cobain.
1. Members of the group Nirvana, from left to right: singer / guitarist Kurt Cobain, bassist Krist Novoselic and drummer Dave Grohl photographed backstage festival England’s Reading Festival. Is the hometown of Aberdeen, Washington. Throughout its existence, the group was at the peak of the global popularity.
2. Nirvana released the album «Nevermind» in September 1991. It was the second studio album by the band. He has sold over 30 million copies worldwide, largely due to the super popular song «Smells Like Teen Spirit». Spencer Elden, the baby on the cover of this album, as the 17-year-old told MTV, that he is very concerned about the fact that many people have seen him naked.
3. Grohl, Novoselic and Cobain pose for a portrait during the underwater filming in the pool North Hollywood.
4. Cobain is in the hands of the crowd during a concert in Frankfurt, Germany. Album «Nevermind» entered the Billboard Top 40, and the song «Smells Like Teen Spirit» became a hit.
5. In April 1992 the band Nirvana appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone. Cobain specially chosen for photography T-shirt with significant inscription «Corporate magazines still suck».
6. Cobain performs with the band Nirvana on MTV Video Music Awards. Representatives of MTV invited a group to play «Smells Like Teen Spirit», but Nirvana insisted on his new song «Rape Me». In the end, both sides agreed that the group would sing a song «Lithium». However, at the outset Cobain still played a couple of lines from the song «Rape me». In addition, the concert almost a fight between Cobain and fronted the group Guns N ‘Roses Axl Rose. It all happened after Cobain’s wife had a fight with Axl Rose.
7. Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, along with their daughter, Frances Bean Cobain attend the MTV Video Music Awards at Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City, California.
8. Nirvana took part in the recording of the episode show «Unplugged» on MTV in New York. The band performed six cover songs, including David Bowie’s song «The Man Who Sold the World». Recorded also involved a group Meat Puppets. Cobain died on April 5, 1994, shooting himself with a hunting rifle. He was 27 years old. Sessional album was released after Cobain’s death, and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.
9. Cobain and Nirvana band during the recording of the concert «Live and Loud» on MTV in Seattle. The group at that time released a third album «In Utero» and went on their first American tour in two years. A reviewer of Rolling Stone, David Fricke praised the album highly, saying that it merged together brilliance, aggression, anger, and thoughtfulness.
10. Former drummer Dave Grohl performs at the MTV Movie Awards June 5, 2011 as the frontman of his own band Foo Fighters. The band was formed in 1994 and has since released seven studio albums.
11. Novoselic (left) and Grohl (center) pose with Butch Vig, producer of the album «Nevermind». For the past 20 years, the album is at its peak of popularity. This is due to the fact that the album includes songs are really good. When writing them used only bass, drums and guitar, and nothing more.
12. Artifacts of Nirvana at the exhibition «In Bloom: The Nirvana Exibition» to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of the album «Nevermind». Exhibition was held in the Loading Bay Gallery in London.
13. Cobain’s portrait at the exhibition «In Bloom: The Nirvana Exibition», held at the Loading Bay Gallery in London on 13 September 2011.