Come As You Are The Nirvana St


CoMe AS YoU ARe: The Story OF Nirvana
February 20, 1967 Kurt Donald Cobain was born in Aberdeen Wa., a small town outside of Seattle. Kurt was a very artistic child who loved to draw. Kurt's parents bought him a Mickey mouse drum set when he was about five. "I kind of pushed drums on him because I wanted to be a drummer" said Kurt's mom Wendy O'Connor. Kurt's parents later got divorced when he was eight. Kurt took the divorce very hard, "It just destroyed hi life" says Wendy. Kurt was used in a war between his parents. He often would live with his aunt or some one else in his family. Kurt soon started listening to his fathers Led Zeppelin and Beatles records. On Kurt's four ...

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river. {He later wrote a song about it called "some thing in the way".} Kurt wanted to start a band so he made a demo tape and gave it to Krist to listen to. It sat in Krist's car for about a year before he finely listened to it. When he did he was amazed. In 1987 the original Nirvana line up is formed with Kurt on guitars {vocals}, Krist on bass, and Aaron Burckhard on drums. They played their first gig at a house party in Raymond, WA. Later Dale Crover of the Melvins replaces Burckhard on the drums to record a ten song demo With Seattle producer Jack Endino. A local record label hears them and offers them a record deal. They except but, Crover leaves. They Hire a drummer named Dave Foster but he leaves then they rehire Burckhard But it doesn't work out with him again so he leaves. Then they replace him with Chad Channing.
On December 24, 1988 they began recording their debut album "Bleach". Dale Crover is on drums on three tracks of the album. In June of 1989 "Bleach" is ...

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