Nirvana is a band that was best known for being led by Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, and Dave Grohl. That, and, kicking off grunge. Or, in our view, killing hair metal.

Nirvana, a Grunge rock band from United States
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Formed in Aberdeen, Washington, Nirvana released three studio albums - Bleach (1989), Nevermind (1991), In Utero (1993) - before disbanding following the death of Kurt Cobain in 1994. The band has been cited as one of the most influential bands of all time for their music and impact on culture.

Nirvana Band Members

  • Dave Grohl
  • Krist Novoselic
  • Kurt Cobain


  • Bleach
  • Nevermind
  • In Utero
  • MTV Unplugged in New York
  • From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah
  • Live at Reading
  • Live at the Paramount
  • Live and Loud

The Hit: Smells Like Teen Spirit

The band that started grunge, wrote the song that started grunge.

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