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Nirvana Profile

Sex: All Male

Current Members:
Kurt Cobain
Dave Grohl
Krist Novoselic

Alternative rock

Former Members:
Aaron Burckhard - drums (1987-1988)
Dale Crover - drums (1987-1988, 1990)
Dave Foster - drums (1988)
Chad Channing - drums (1988-1990)
Jason Everman - guitar (1989)
Dan Peters - drums (1990)

Formed: Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic met in 1985 and recruited Aaron Burckhard,

Name Game: Jumped from many names including Skid Row, Pen Cap Chew, and Ted Ed Fred, before picking on Nirvana in February of 1988

Where they're from: Aberdeen, Washington

Claim To Fame: "flagship band" of "Generation X"

Nationality: American

Debut Album: Bleach (1989)

Early Influences: The Melvins, Mudhoney, Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin

Career Breakthrough: single "Smells Like Teen Spirit" from album "Nevermind"

Profession: musicians

Death of Cobain: April 8th, 1994, partly due to heroine addiction, Courtney Love, depression, etc

Worldwide Sales: estimated at more than 50 million albums worldwide

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