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1.
The true meaning of a "Grunge" band
When comparing grunge music, Nirvana is always the first band to come to mind
by Jeff December 06, 2002
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2.
One of the Best bands of all time. They delayed the domination of rap and pop for a few years and allowed rock to regain it's title.
We need another band like Nirvana to stop the domination of rap and pop we are now facing
by Dayn February 20, 2003
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3.
I'm reading these definitions and I thought I had to do one of my own. Most of 'em are by people who've only heard a "the hits" on the rock-radio, or by angst-ridden, dumbass teens who like Slipknot as well.

Throw away the cliches, Smells like Teen Spirit, and Kurt Cobain's idea of hating fame. Forget all that shit. Then, go spend ten bucks and buy them live, unplugged on MTV.

Before an artsy internet geek get's all nimbly bimbly on me for mentioning MTV.. remember, there was a time when Eric Clapton, Bobby Dylan, and Noel Gallagher all found there way onto the MTV screen.. it wasn't always shit.

Take the Unplugged CD, throw it in whatever you use to play music, and forget about everything else that you're doing. From All Apologies to Where Did You Sleep Last Night, you will be blown away.

Honest to god, that eerie tingle in Cobain's voice will make you wonder how you've lived without hearing this album. Do yourself a favour, sober up and go to the record store. Buy it, and thank me.

Also, don't do heroin. Not cool atall.
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by johnny depp August 24, 2004
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1. A term used in Hinduism, the native religion of India and third largest religion in the world behind Christianity and Islam. Hinduists believe that a person reincarnates until they achieve an understanding of the relationship between God(known by Bhrama or Atman) and man. The state at which this is achieved is known as nirvana, and person who has achieved this is known as a guru. It is believed that once nirvana is achieved, a person will achieve the aftelife, rather than reincarnating.

2. A term used by Budhists to describe the ultimate state of enlightment in which the soul is free from all worldly possessions. Derived from the Hinduist phrase.

3. A state of total bliss or happiness.

4. A popular rock band of the same name from the late 80s and early 90s featuring Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)
"He no longer saw the face of his friend Siddhartha, instead he saw
other faces, many, a long sequence, a flowing river of faces, of
hundreds, of thousands, which all came and disappeared, and yet all
seemed to be there simultaneously, which all constantly changed and
renewed themselves, and which were still all Siddhartha." - From Herman Hesse's Siddhartha
by anonymous April 27, 2003
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a. one of the best f---ing bands ever in existence

b. freedom from suffering

c. a state of mind in which worldly possesions and suffering are no longer in existance
Kurt Cobain, the frontman for the band Nirvana, decided on the name Nirvana because it means freedom from suffering.
by Nirvana_9 April 22, 2003
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1.) a term used by Buddhists to describe a state of complete enlightenment free from desire and suffering
2.) a band that, in its final line-up featured singer, songwriter, and guitarist Kurt Cobain, bassist Krist Novoselic, and drummer Dave Grohl; dominated rock music throughout the early 1990s with their "grunge" sound, which at the time was quite common to many bands in Seattle, Washington; before his death in 1994 which is usually attributed to suicide, Cobain used his influence to rail against sexism, racism, homophobia, corporate control, and the mainstreaming of the underground; Nirvana inspired many with thier mix of heartfelt and emotional music and unique social conciousness
1.) Sometimes when I close my eyes I almost feel like I've reached nirvana.
2.) My favorite Nirvana song is "Lithium."
by Kathleen O'Neal October 18, 2004
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The best band ever. How ironic that apathetic Kurt Cobain could inspire so many. They saved the music industry from racist bands like Guns and Roses, from bands worried more on their look and how much money they'll make than on the soul of the music. If Kurt was still alive none of us would have to go through the torture of bling-bling rappers or meaningless good charlotte.
when I was an alien, cultures weren't opinions; Never met a wiseman if so it's a woman; just because you're paranoid don't mean they're not after you;;
by anonymous November 07, 2003
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