Nirvana - The Complete Illustrated History - Hardcover
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Nirvana unintentionally tore the music world asunder in 1991 with“Smells like Teen Spirit.” At the time, MTV and the pop charts weredominated by vapid hair metal acts and Michael Jackson. Nirvanarepresented a much-needed return to punk-inspired rock. Two and halfyears after the release of “Teen Spirit,” leader Kurt Cobain, age 27,killed himself and the ride was over. But for fans, the music – and thespirit – lives on. Here is the first-ever complete illustrated historyof the band. Performance and off-stage photography, handbills, singles,tickets, gig posters, and other memorabilia complement a narrativedetailing the band's tumultuous history, as well as album reviews, agear breakdown, and more. The text is written by noted writers CharlesR. Cross, Gillian G. Gaar, Bob Gendron, Todd Martens, Mark Yarm, JimDeRogatis, Alan di Perna, Greg Kot, and Andrew Earles with stellarphotography by Charles Peterson, Kevin Estrada, Jay Blakesberg, EdSirrs, Ian Tilton, and Steve Double.