Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, to his father, (an auto mechanic,) and his mother, (a cocktail waitress.) He was born in the town of Hoquaim, a small town only 140 kilometers from Seattle. The Cobain's then moved to Aberdeen, WA. Kurt's parents divorced when he was a child and with his parents divorce came feelings of depression, anti-sociality, and angst. Throughout his school years, Kurt was precieved as an outsider by his classmates and often distanced himself from them. In 1986, Nirvana was formed after a slew of failed bands were dead. Nirvana consisted of Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and numerous drummers inclulding Chad Channing and his permanent replacement Dave Grohl. In 1989, Nirvana recorded it's first album, intitled Bleach, for the local label, Sup Pop Records. In 1991, The David Geffen company bought out Nirvana's contract, and the band was signed to Geffen Records. Two and a half years after the release of their first album, Bleach, Nirvana released thier second album, and their most popular, Nevermind. It left a lasting impression on the mainstream music scene. To it's listeners, Nirvana was a breath of fresh air, pulling itself aside from the then stale pop music scene. Nevermind brought in over $550 million dollars, leaving Nirvana "overnight millionares." It was clear that Kurt did not enjoy the fame and publicity and was not going to cope well with their newly acclaimed Rock and Roll lifestyle. Cobian began to use heroin in the early 90's, he claimed to use Herion to calm the pain of his extremely painful stomach disease, that to this day, is unclassified. In 1992, Nirvana released Incesticide and Kurt married the allready pregnant Courtney Love, (their daughter Frances Bean Cobain was born in 1993.) In 1993, Nirvana released In Utero, their most emotional and meaningful album to date. Nirvana later filmed Unplugged for MTV. It was an all acoustic preformance, that inclulded some of Nirvana's smash hits, but most of their lesser known songs, as well as some covers of Nirvana's favorite bands. Unplugged was the last live preformance that Nirvana had before Kurt Cobain died in 1994. Many speculate that Kurts death was suicide, other's blame his wife, Courtney Love, for his murder. Either way, his fans will remember him forever. His music will never die.
Kurt Cobain, in my oppinion is one of the most talented songwriters in music history. His voice is infectious and completely unique. I know that he will never be forgotten.
by Logan Marie September 01, 2006
Frontman of the vastly overhyped Grunge Band Nirvana. His songwriting style was nonsensical and incoherent. He was -not- a good guitarist. He used 3 or 4 four guitar chords for every song, buried under half a dozen guitar effects. Having witnessed and heard enough truly talented musicians play, one can plainly see that Kurt Cobain's skills were minimal at best. As it is, the only reason Kurt Cobain and Nirvana are so highly regarded is because Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. This will automatically inflate ANY singer/musician/songwriter's popularity, and cause their actual talent to be greatly exaggerated, as is the case with Kurt Cobain.

Nirvana was a -decent- band, with their ability exaggerated after the suicide of its frontman. That's all.
"Nirvana's songs don't make any sense!"

"Kurt Cobain wan't THAT good of a guitarist..."
by Justin May 18, 2005
annoying punk ass whiny bitch. it was a blessing to the rock industry that he died.
smells like teen spirit by kurt cobain is the most whiny, bitchy song ever sung.
by syphek August 13, 2008
very overated musician he was ok but not as good as many others. in nirvana a band that was also overated not very good.

bullshit compared to gg allin.
dude 1: kurt cobain was the best musician of his generation he started a whole music genre
dude 2: he was not that good what about turbonegro they didnt start a genre but they were alot better than kurt cobain
by apocolypse dudes November 25, 2004
i admit he was good but he only made 3 albums and then shot himself. People worship him like 2pac but cobain never had the Social conscious or intelligence 2pac possessed nore the number of hit albums during life or hit albums after his death.
Kurt cobain lit up the industry like a shooting star,and shouldve faded away like one.
by johnyhoff March 13, 2005
A totally overrated "musician". Could not play the guitar for his life. Stupid people think he and Nirvana killed Metal. wrong! They just killed stupid late-80's pop metal. True metal never died. Kurt on the other hand, did, when he blessed the world and decided to perform a 12-gauge lobotomy on himself. Also helped influence the shit bands of today, ie.: Nickelback, etc.
He was the second worst grunge singer, next to Eddie Vedder.

Layne Stayley and Alice in Chains wiped the floor with Nirvana and their talentless drivel
by IMDan August 10, 2005
not as cool as people say he is.
kurt cobain is not a martyr.
by brittles August 28, 2004
Stupid ass druggie who killed himself. Who had a ugly ass wife, and an even uglier kid.
a fucking worthless ass drug addict who killed himself, and everyone thinks that his wife did it.
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