Nirvana was formed by lead singer, Kurt Cobain and guitarist, Krist Novoselic in 1987 in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1989, they released their first album, “Bleach” under the independent record label, Sub Pop.
However, they found their success with their first single, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from their second album, “Nevermind” in 1991.
Their fans might think they know everything there is to know about the group but they might not know everything just yet. Here are 10 things you should know about Nirvana.
10, Kurt Cobain dropped out of high school
Not only did Kurt Cobain drop out of high school, but after he dropped out of school, he worked as a janitor there for a little while. In fact, the dancing janitor in the song, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” was an inside joke for the band. Only a few people knew about this until now.
9, They went through a lot of drummers
Before settling on the drummer, Dave Grohl, they went through about 5 previous ones. Although Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic were always the original members, they had a hard time finding the right drummer for the band until they found Dave Grohl and hired him.
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