From the history of the band Nirvana (16 photos)

The history of the group in the photos.

1. The band Nirvana, left to right: singer / guitarist Kurt Cobain, bassist Krist Novoselic and drummer Dave Grohl, photographed backstage Festival England's Reading Festival. Hometown group is 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. 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, already a 17-year-old told MTV, that he was very concerned about the fact that many people have seen him naked.

3. Grohl, Novoselic and Cobain posing for a portrait during underwater shooting pool North Hollywood.

4. Cobain in the hands of the crowd during a concert in Frankfurt, Germany. The 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 shooting shirt with significant inscription «Corporate magazines still suck».

6. Cobain performs with the band Nirvana at the MTV Video Music Awards. MTV representatives invited a group to play «Smells Like Teen Spirit», but Nirvana insisted on his new song «Rape Me». As a result, both sides agreed that the group will perform 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 frontman Guns N 'Roses Axl Rose. It happened after Cobain's wife had a fight with Axl Rose.

7. Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, along with their daughter Frances Bean Cobain present at the MTV Video Music Awards at Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City, California.

8. Nirvana participated 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 participated group Meat Puppets. Cobain died on April 5, 1994, shot himself with a hunting rifle. He was 27 years old. Sessional album was released after Cobain's death, and debuted at number one in the Billboard 200.

9. Cobain and Nirvana band during the recording of the concert «Live and Loud» on MTV in Seattle. Group by then released their third album «In Utero» and went on their first American tour in two years. Reviewer group Rolling Stone David Fricke praised album highly, saying that it merged together brilliance, aggression, rage and thoughtfulness.

10. Former drummer Dave Grohl performs at 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) posing with Butch Vig, producer of the album «Nevermind». Over the last 20 years the album is at its peak of popularity. This is due to the fact that the album includes a really good song. When writing them used only bass, drums and guitar, and nothing more.

12. Artifacts band Nirvana at the exhibition «In Bloom: The Nirvana Exibition» to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of the album «Nevermind». The exhibition was held in the Loading Bay Gallery in London.

13. Portrait of Cobain in the exhibition «In Bloom: The Nirvana Exibition», held at the Loading Bay Gallery in London September 13, 2011.

14. Young Cobain showing middle finger to the photographer. 1990.

15. Nirvana in 1989. On the foreground to the background: Cobain, Everman, Channing, Novoselic

16. Spencer Elden did a photo similar to his debut on the cover of «Nevermind», but in adulthood.


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