grunge

  • American singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain performs with his group Nirvana at a taping of the television program "MTV Unplugged" on Novemeber 18, 1993. Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images
    April 4, 2014   BY Victoria Fleischer 

    On April 5, 1994, the life of Kurt Cobain ended abruptly with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. His band Nirvana, which had only months earlier released its third studio album, In Utero, redefined 1990s rock, establishing the raw, dark, bohemian musical subgenre that came to be known as grunge.On the eve of the anniversary of his death, we reached out to musicians, radio hosts and music producers, and asked them to reflect on Kurt Cobain, his impact and his legacy. Among them, Jack Endino, who produced and recorded Nirvana’s debut album, Bleach, and David Lovering, drummer of the rock band, the Pixies, who powerfully influenced Cobain’s musical style.
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