collapse expand iconDescription

The Rough Guide to Nirvana from Alfred uncovers the magic and tragedy of this iconic 90s grunge band from small-town gigs to the last days of Kurt Cobain's life. Delve into the story of the life and afterlife of this extraordinary, short-lived group. This essential guide for Nirvana fans is written by Gillian G. Gaar, a Seattle music journalist who has personally interviewed many of those involved in the story.

No other book explores and documents Nirvana's history and critiques every Nirvana album, single, EP, and compilation including rare, stray Nirvana tracks and solo projects, plus summarizes an array of other Nirvana books and Nirvana films in one volume. From Nirvana's early days on the burgeoning Seattle music scene, the birth of grunge, their global success from "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and Nevermind to In Utero and the untimely death of lead singer Kurt Cobain, this book delivers a wealth of musical insight as a definitive guide to Nirvana.
Alfred The Rough Guide to Nirvana (Book)

collapse expand iconFeatures

  • Author: Gillian Gaar
  • Book length: 258 pages

collapse expand iconSpecs

  • ISBN 10: 1858289459
  • ISBN 13: 9781858289458