Nirvana was an American rock band formed in Aberdeen, Washington in Founded by lead singer-songwriter and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic , the band went through a succession of drummers before recruiting Dave Grohl in Nirvana's success popularized alternative rock , and they were often referenced as the figurehead band of Generation X. Their music maintains a popular following and continues to influence modern rock and roll culture. In the late s, Nirvana established itself as part of the Seattle grunge scene, releasing its first album, Bleach , for the independent record label Sub Pop in
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Guy Raz. In the early s, Seattle stood at the center of a new rock 'n' roll genre called grunge. The music was loud, pared down, and largely unrestrained. Hundreds of garage bands formed in Seattle over a short period of time. One of them, Nirvana , achieved mammoth success with its first major-label single, "Smells Like Teen Spirit. By the time Nirvana started playing in the small clubs around Pioneer Square in Seattle, pop music was witnessing the decline of the highly produced synthesized sound that had dominated it for years.
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Hip-hop and rap music are dominating the charts more often than guitar-riff based songs typically attributed to rock music. But if you take a look back into the 70s, 80s, 90s — and even certain parts of the early s — you can see when rock music often dominated charts and lead to crossover hits and high acclaim from fans. When Nirvana first emerged with their album Nevermind, they along with Pearl Jam, set the tone for what grunge rock music was, and would be. A large part of the allure of the song is the lyrics, or rather the mystery behind them.
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