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The band that kicked a hole in the 80s and let the 90s in. 'nuff said.
by Anonymous July 07, 2003
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After reading the other posts, i would like to make my own point because honestly, some of those things= mental retardation.

1. Nirvana (the rock/grundge band) is probably one of the greatest rock bands in the 20th century. Led by mentaly and physicly tormented vocalist and guitarest kurt cobain, Nirvana rocked the main stream music for nearly 5 years.
Kurt Cobain has recently won the title of richest dead rockstar. He allegedly commited suicide at the peak of his fame. He was tormented sence childhood with the divorce of his parents and the way his parents acted as he grew up. This led ot many other problems including him living on the streets for almost a year at the age of 15. He was also tormnted with a severe stomach problem which is one of the reasons why he got hooked on Heroin. Cobain was alwas one to abuse substances and he did nothing about his addiction until his child, Frances Bean was to be born when he finally tried to quit. It didnt work. He could only go 10 minutes of sobriety before feeling withdrawl. His suicide was surrounded by strange things like he had so much heroin in his system that he couldnt have even had time to take the needle out of his arm before passing out, his shoes were on and he would have need to pull the trigger with his toe, and his suicide note had several strange things to it aswell. But, Courtney Love, who people think killed him, was half way across the continent at the time and at a rehab center to try to get off the heroin that Cobain got her addicted to. The shed that Cobain was found in, was locked from the inside. He found a way to kill himself, that is that.

there was signs of his suicidal future at the age of 12 when he would talk of suicide, rape, and other things normally not spoken of with such calmness.

Contrary to what people think, Smells Like Teen Spirit, Lithium, and Come As You Are are not the only songs that Nirvana put together. On there first album Bleach, the opening song About A Girl found its way onto the Greatest hits album self titled Nirvana. Other notable songs include All Apologies, In Bloom, You Know Your Right (also known as Over the Mountain, Moutain Top, and several other names), Heart Shaped Box, Rape Me, Polly, Drain You, On A Plain, Stay Away, Pennyroyal Tea, and several covors of The Meat Puppets and David Bowie on the MTV UnPlugged album.
And for all of you who hate MTV (I am included), there was a time when artists like Eric Clapton, David Bowie, Alice In Chains, and even Bob Dylan found there way there.

The band consisted of Dave Grohl on drums who is now in Foo Fighters, Krist Noveselic on bass, and of course Kurt Cobain.

2. Nirvana is a Hindu state of purity. It is reached when the soul is at peace with god and the universe and only when this is reached, can the person stop the process of reincarnation and proceed into the after life. One who has reached this stage is called a Guru. I personaly do not believe that but it seems like a very peaceful thought. Nirvana literally means at peace. (the reason why Cobain named the band that)
1. Nirvana is one of the best bands of the 20th century and one of the best Grundge bands. the only other grundge bands worth mentioning would be Pearl Jam and Alice in Chains. but somthing that Nirvana has that they dont is obvious pasion.

2. Nirvana is the ultimate stage of inlightenment and peace. It is when a person is at one with the universe and god and can then proceed to the after life. It's Hindu which is the 3rd largest religion in the world. the only thing i can connect to this would be the best high in the world. probably mixing heroin, pot, and some designer drug together to form the ultimate compound.
by brooksy24 December 10, 2006
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A continuing orgasm connected to God.
Have you ever heard of Nirvana?

Have you ever had a Nirvana?
by AEL July 11, 2005
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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.
'If you are either a racist, sexist, or in any other way an asshole, don't buy our albums. I don't want your money. Don't love me because I hate you."
~Kurt Cobain.
by Nintendoid February 02, 2005
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A wonderful band comprised of Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, and Dave Grohl. Had a large number of hits and great album sales until 1994, when Kurt commited suicide (or was murdered, as is some people's opinion that I do not share).
Contrary to popular belief, Nirvana was not the first grunge band. The band that created grunge was Mudhoney, like 'em or not.
by It Girl Rag Doll December 18, 2004
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Band that brought rock back in the early 90's. First off people dont like Kurt Kobain because he is dead. He didnt like his popularity and hated his song "smells like teen spirit for the popularity it brought him" He didnt trick anyone to like him. In fact his most known album "Nevermind" was almost named "sheep" to make fun of people who ran to the stores to buy what the world told them was good. No you cant make better riffs and lyrics dude or you would be a famous dead guy. Sure the bland split of years ago but Jimmi hendrix and alice in chains are broke up to due to the death of there lead singers but this will not change the imprint they left on the music world.
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by Ben October 14, 2003
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the worst band ever.

fronted by a cunt who cant sing and more imporanyly cant play guitar for shit. features one of the most overrated drummers (who also cant sing for shit) and a bassist who no one gives a shit about.

famous for the most overplayed, shittiest, gayest song ever, Smells Like Teen Spirit. Nirvana changed rock n roll for the worse. all the shitty nu metal (fake metal) and pop puke and alternative bands all took inspiration in both music and lyrics from this faggy band. they are also the reason why emos are so common.

they are also severely overrated. they are not and were NEVER the best band of the 90s or the greatest shit since the beatles. they werent!! they killed hair metal (the best musical genre) and were proud of it. their songs are overplayed and the three muskaqueers are all overrated- they actually suck at their instruments. the hair bands didnt! they actually had fucking talent, something that people today frown upon for some gay reason. deep depresing lyrics does not make you cool!

metal was living its greatest decade until this fag came along and sucked MTV's dick. MTV then turned on the hair bands after all they did and fucked themselves up for the worse. MTV sucked from then on until the present day.
NIRVANA FUCKING SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!! hair metal lives on forever, grunge is gay talentless and DEAD!!! rot in hell, cobain. stop being a faggot, dave grohl.

Nirvana ruined music. end of story

whether you fags like it or not, kurt was emo. he might not have cut himself like a gay fuck, but he sang depressing shit like an emo faggot would do and plays super-simplicit guitar like an emo faggot would. and i praise the lord everyday that he is dead. emos all want to have his imaginary cock in their manginas.
by shadesgordon February 02, 2011
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