||Kurt always spelled 'NIRVANA' in all capital letters.
||Krist lived in Croatia for a year when he was fourteen.
||Nevermind was recorded in the same studio as Fleetwood
Mac's album 'Roumers.'
||Dave Grohl was vice president of his freshman class in
||That IS a rubber duck you hear in the Drain You bridge.
||Former Nirvana guitarist Jason Everman played bass in
||Kurt Cobain's childhoold idol was Evil Kenevil.
||In Unplugged In New York, Dave plays a bit of 'Scentless
Apprentice' before All Apolgies.
||Nirvana were kicked out of the Nevermind release party for
starting a food fight.
||Kurt co-produced the Melvins' 1994 album 'Hudini.'
||Pat Smear's birth name is Georg Ruthenburg.
||Dave played drums on the 'Back Beat' soundtrack, alongside
R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore, Soul Asylum's Dave
Pirnir and other alternative music greats.
||J Mascus of Dinosour Jr briefly considered becoming
||Krist's mom Maria is still a hairdresser in Aberdeen, WA.
||Krist Novoselic has two cats- Einstien and Doris.
||The pop band Wilson Phillips almost called themselves
||The Nevermind version of Smells Like Teen Spirit is exacly
5 minutes long.
||The naked baby on the Nevermind cover is named Spencer
||The 'Sliver' video was taped in Kurt's garage.
||In the 'Teen Spirit' video, Dave is wearing a Scream
||Pat isn't wearing shoes in Unplugged In New York.
||Nevermind hits Billboard (#144) and Kurt and Courtney
finally start 'going out': 10/12/91.
||'Nevermind' is not a word. To be grammaticly correct, it
should be "Never mind."
||Kurt never paid Jason Everman back the $500 he had loaned
the band to pay for the recording of Bleach.
||At the time he was asked to join Nirvana, Pat Smear worked
in the SST superstore in LA.
||Seattle weather for 4/8/94: Rain, 50 degrees.
||The first song Kurt learned how to play on guitar was 'Back
In Black' by AC DC.
||Nirvana won a Grammy in 1995 for Unplugged In New York.
||Before Nirvana made it big, Shelli Novoselic worked at a
t-shirt booth during their concerts.
||If Frances Bean had been a boy, she would have been named
||The guitar used on the Nevermind recordings of Polly and
Something In The Way had only 5 strings.
||Two lines listed in the Nevermind liner note's 'poem' are
not actually lyrics- they are: 'The second coming came in last and out of
the closet' and 'At the end of the rainbow and your rope'
||Krist grew up on Think Of Me Hill- the tallest hill in
Aberdeen Washington. On clear days, he could get Portland Oregon radio
||Look closely at the collage in the picture on the back of
Nevermind, and see a tiny picture of Kiss.
||Nirvana appeared on a Kiss tribute album called 'Hard to
||Kurt's phonenumber at his Olympia apartment was 352-0992.
||There are no lyrics to 'tourette's.'
||During the Unplugged session, Nirvana and the Meatpuppets
did a Sweet Home Alabama jam that didn't make it onto the album.
||Heart-Shaped Box won Best Art Direction at the 1994 MTV
Video Music Awards.
||Krist and Kurt both voted for Clinton in the 1992
||There are fourteen words in the song 'School.'
||Nirvana were the second band on Sub Pop to have a written
||The symbols on the In Utero cover come form the book The
Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects.
||The Sliver single features Dan Peters of Mudhoney on drums.
||Kurt and Courtney liked to check into hotels as 'Mr and Mrs
Simon Richie'- Sid Vicious' real name.
||Kurt claimed to string his guitars with piano strings.
||The In Utero back cover photograph was taken by legendary
Sub-Pop photographer Charles Peterson.
||Krist Novoselic has always been legally 'Krist' although he
used 'Chris' for years.
||The spoken word bit of 'I Hate Myself and I Want to Die' is
actually a Jack Handy 'Deep Thought' from Saturday Night Live.
||Nirvana were opening for the Dharma Bums the night Kurt and
Courtney first met.
||Dave Grohl was in the audience of Nirvana's only show with
||Though the song is only 3:06 long, the time for Even In His
Youth is credited as '4:20' on the Smells Like Teen Spirit Single.
||Dave formed his first band with a friend at the age of ten-
'the H.G. Hancock Band.'
||Pat Smear is in the Prince video 'Rasberry Beret.'
||So who is Suzie Tennent, who is mentioned several times yet
never introduced in Come As You Are? Head of DGC Northwest
||Live debut of Smells Like Teen Spirit: 4/17/91.
||The first band Kurt and Krist were in together was called
'the Stiff Woodies.'
||Kurt Cobain's mom and Dave Grohl's mom met for the first
time at NIRVANA's 1992 Saturday Night Live proformance.
||Dave has three tattoos of varaiations of John Bonham's
symbol from Led Zeppelin 4.
||Spencer Elden (the Nevermind baby) has a platinum copy of
the album hanging over his bed.
||Kurt and Krist took guitar lessons from the same guy:
||The first Jag-Stang was 'True Blue,' the second, 'Fiesta
||Courtney married Kurt in a dress that had belonged to
actress Frances Farmer in the 1930s.
||The announcer in the In Bloom video is in fact Robert
Llwelen of The People's Court.
||Nirvana won Best Alternative Video for the 'dresses'
version of the In Bloom video in 1993.
||Krist speaks fleunt Croatian.
||The 'woman' on the In Utero cd is in fact Mike 'Cali'
Dewitt- Frances' nanny- in drag.
||Pat Smear's mom was an opera singer, his dad, an inventor.
||The Sliver single was recorded using TAD's equiptment.
||Kurt did his 'K' tattoo himself. Dave also has several
||The origonal plan for the Lithium video was a cartoon about
a girl named 'Prego.'
||Kurt kept the glasses from the In Bloom video, and wore
them occasionally in mid 1992.
||Nirvana couldn't put 'Blandest' on Incesticide because they
had let Jack Endino tape over the origional recording... the version we
fans have was stolen.
||There are 45 days between Feburary 20th and April 5th... 46
in a leap year.
||The monkey on the back of Nevermind is named Chim Chim.
||The 'real' Chim Chim is on Kurt's favorite cartoon- Speed
||Chad Channing took up music following a 'freak gym
accident' that shattered his thigh bone.
||Eric Erlandson uses one of Kurt's guitars in Hole's 'Doll
||Mike Mills also plays Kurt's Jag Stang in R.E.M's 'What's
the Frequency Kenneth?' video. The guitar is also used in R.E.M.'s tribute
song to Kurt Cobain- 'Let Me In.'
||'Gallons Of Rubbing Alcohol Flow Through The Strip' was
recorded in Brazil in January of 1993.
||The 'real' Nirvana font is Bodini Extra Bold Condensed.
||Ways Kurt Cobain has spelled his name: Curt Cobain, Kurdt
Kobain, Kurdt Kobane.
||Date of first instument smashing: 10/30/88.
||Ben Shepard (lately of Soundgarden fame) was a Nirvana
roadie in 1989, and was almost their second guitarist.
||Krist and Shelli were married in their Tacoma apartment on
||Chad Channing thinks he quit Nirvana. Kurt and Krist think
they fired him.
||It cost $606.17 to record Bleach. Jason Everman contributed
$500 to this, though he didn't play on the album.
||Prospective names for the Nirvana/Screaming Trees hybrid
blues band: "the Jury" or "Lithium."
||The janitor in the Teen Spirit video is a real janitor. He
revives he role in the video for Weird Al Yankovic's parody 'Smells Like
||Thank Amy Finnerthy for throwing a 'hissy fit' and getting
Smells Like Teen Spirit debuted on MTV.
||Frances Bean was born on August 18, 1992, at 7:48 a.m. She
was 10 days overdue.
||The first Nirvana t-shirt reads 'Nirvana: Fudge Packin',
Crack Smokin', Satan Worshipin' Motherfuckers.'
||Legendary alternative photographer Micheal Lavine took the
picture on the Sliver single cover.
||Dave Grohl's now ex-wife Jennifer Youngblood did the
Unplugged in New York photography.
||That's Krist dressed up on the cover of The Priest They
||Teen Spirit deoderent came in three scents: Rose, Baby
Powder, and 'California.'
||The Lithium single features an ultrasound picture of
Frances Bean in the liner notes.
||Krist and Shelli met while walking down the hall when they
were in highschool.
||Love Buzz plays in the opening scene of the Drew Barrymore
movie 'Mad Love.'
||Iggy Pop 'has' the song 'Talk To Me,' but hasn't recorded
||Kurt oversaw the final cut of the 'Teen Spirit' video
himself, as he was unsatisfied with Samaul Bayer's cut.