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Nirvana

The Famous Ward Singers record That's Enough For Me, I'm Holding On, This Little Light Of Mine and He Delivered Me, for Savoy Records in New York City, USA.
People for Ethical Treatment of Animals [PETA] is incorporated. PETA's work in alerting the world to the suffering of animals, usually as part of our food chain, has influenced and/or inspired many artists to compose songs on the same theme, notably The Smiths' Meat is Murder [1985], Nirvana's Something In The Way [1991] and NOFX's Clams Have Feelings Too [2000].
Kurt Cobain, not yet having formed Nirvana, moves into the first house he has rented on his own, on East Second Street, Aberdeen, Washington, USA, with Matt Lukin of The Melvins. He is currently working part-time as a maintenance man at the Polynesian Inn Resort, Ocean Shores, to pay the rent.
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Nirvana are working on the tracks Love Buzz, Big Cheese and Spank Thru at Reciprocal Recording Studios, Seattle, Washington.
Nirvana are recording their debut album, Bleach, at Reciprocal Recording Studios, Seattle, Washington.
Nirvana release their debut album, Bleach, in the USA on Sub Pop Records.
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Nirvana's tour in support of their debut album, Bleach, begins at The Covered Wagon in San Francisco, California, USA.
When Nirvana play at the Pyramid Club, New York City, USA, as part of the New Music Seminar, guitarist Jason Everman quits the group.
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Haircut One Hundred release their debut album, Pelican West, on Arista Records in the UK.
Nirvana and Tad play at The Duchess Of York, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
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London Calling by The Clash tops the Rolling Stone magazine critics' list of the Top 100 Albums of the 80s.
Nirvana play at Fabrik, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Nirvana play at Negativ, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Nirvana play at The Kozos Rendezvenye, Budapest, Hungary, Europe.
Nirvana support TAD at the Piper Club, Rome, Italy, Europe. When Kurt Cobain becomes disenchanted with the proceedings, he climbs a speaker stack and makes his way across the stage via the lighting rig.
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Nirvana mix Sappy at Reciprocal Recording, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Nirvana play at The HUB Ballroom, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Dinosaur Jr., supported by Nirvana, play at The Cattle Club, Sacramento, California, USA.
Dinosaur Jr., supported by Nirvana, play at Raji’s, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Nirvana, Tad and The Bomshells play at The Town Pump, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
David Geffen, head of Geffen Records, founds a new subsidiary label, DGC, to market alternative rock acts. The label roster will include Nirvana, Sonic Youth, Counting Crows, Beck and Weezer, before merging with Interscope in 1999.
Nirvana spend the second of five days recording at Smart Studios, owned by producer Butch Vig, in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
Nirvana spend the third of five days recording at Smart Studios, owned by producer Butch Vig, in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
Nirvana, Tad and Victim's Family play at The 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Nirvana play at Lee's Palace, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Nirvana play at Foufounes Electriques, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Nirvana play at The Man Ray Club, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
Nirvana play at JC Dobbs, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Nirvana play at Stache's, Columbus, Ohio, USA, supported by Barbed Wire Dolls. Tickets cost $4 in advance, $6 on the door.
On his Manic Nirvana tour, Robert Plant plays the first of two nights at Great Woods Amphitheatre, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA.
Dale Crover takes over on drums with Nirvana for a very short tour until the band finds a permanent replacement drummer in the wake of Chad Channing's departure. On this day, Nirvana earn $300 playing as support to Sonic Youth at Calamity Jayne's, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
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Nirvana play at The Casbah, San Diego, California, USA.
Sonic Youth, supported by Nirvana and STP play at The Crest Theater, Sacramento, California, USA.
Sonic Youth play at The Melody Ballroom, Portland, Oregon, supported by Nirvana.
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Dave Grohl lands at Sea-Tac Airport, in Seattle, Washington, USA, where he is to audition as the drummer for grunge-rock pioneers Nirvana. He stays with Kurt Cobain in his 'Hellhole' apartment in Olympia, and a few days later he gets the job.
On his Manic Nirvana tour, Robert Plant plays at Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, supported by Chris Robinson's Flying Circus.
Nirvana play at The Polytechnic, Leeds, UK.
Kurt Cobain of Nirvana, hospitalised in Rome, Italy, Europe, in a coma after an overdose of alcohol and prescription drugs, wakes up and asks for a milkshake.
Courtney Love hires private detective Tom Grant to locate her 'missing' husband Kurt Cobain of Nirvana.
Judge Robert Alsdorf turns down a request from former Nirvana members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic to have Kurt Cobain's widow, Courtney Love tested by a psychiatrist. Grohl and Novoselic had claimed that Love, their partner in the Nirvana-related company LLC, had been behaving so irrationally that she should be tested.
Them Crooked Vultures, a 'supergroup' featuring Queens of the Stone Ages' Josh Homme, Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl and Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, play their second live concert, at Melkweg, Amsterdam, Holland.
When The Foo Fightersplay a low-key show at Paladino's, Tarzana, California, USA, they are joined by former Nirvana colleague Krist Novoselic. The audience includes Amanda Seyfried, Juliette Lewis, Ryan Phillippe and Tony Kanal of No Doubt.
A private view of the exhibition Storm Troopers in Stilletos celebrating 40 years of Queen, is held at the Old Truman Brewery in London, England, UK, Europe. Dave Grohl, Pat Smear and Taylor Hawkins of The Foo Fighters turn up and spend time with Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor.
Dave Grohl of The Foo Fighters berates a man fighting in the crowd and has him ejected during the band's iTunes Festival gig at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, UK. The show also features guest appearances by Brian May and Roger Taylor of Queen, while Lemmy of Motorhead and Paul Weller are also in attendance.
Courtney Love storms offstage during Hole's performance at the SWU Festival in Sao Paolo, Brazil, South America, after a crowd member holds up a picture of her late husband, Nirvana's Kurt Cobain.
After being estranged for three years, Courtney Love communicates via a series of Twitter messages with her daughter Frances Bean Cobain. Twenty-year-old Frances Bean is the daughter of Love and deceased Nirvana leader Kurt Cobain.
Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters is spotted hanging out with Courtney Love at the launch party for Danny Clinch’s photo book Still Moving at The McKittrick Hotel, New York City, USA. They are overheard making a $10,000 bet on who could get the most strippers at Scores. (Love was formerly a stripper herself). Other guests at the event include Michael Stipe.
Dave Grohl and Slash are among those paying tribute to Motorhead frontman Lemmy at his funeral in Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetary, Los Angeles, California, USA. Others in attendance include Robert Trujillo and Lars Ulrich from Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest singer Rob Halford, Anthrax frontman Scott Ian, Brian May of Queen and Gene Simmons of Kiss.
Members of Foo Fighters, Pantera, Slayer, Alice In Chains, Black Label Society, Machine Head, Hatebreed, Stone Sour, Type O Negative, Danzig, King's X, Devil Driver, Prong, Kyng and Armored Saint play as part of Dimebash 2016 at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
During the 3rd North American leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at The BOK Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993. At this show, Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters joins them during their performance of Paradise City.
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