There are multiple artists tracked as "Nirvana" on Following are eight, listed in order of prominence: 1) Nirvana was a popular and highly influential American grunge band. The band formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987, and was part of the Seattle grunge scene of the late 80s. Other Seattle grunge bands such as Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains and Soundgarden also gained in popularity, and, as a result, alternative rock became a dominant genre on American and Canadian radio and music television during the early-to-mid `90s.

Vintage Magazines with Nirvana

Screamer Magazine October 1992

Screamer Magazine October 1992
Issue: October 1992. Featuring: Kiss. Also Included Damn Yankees, Faith No More, Hardline, Joe Satriani, Motorhead, Rhino Bucket, Rollins Band, Saigon Kick, Steelheart, TNT, Suicidal Tendencies, Napalm Death, Scorn and Much More.

Screamer Magazine March 1994

Screamer Magazine March 1994
Issue: March 1994. Featuring: Rob Zombie of White Zombie. Also Included Scorpions, Damn the Machine, Mr. Big, My Sister's Machine, Shotgun Messiah, Eleven, Mutha's Day Out, Type O Negative, Crowbar, Life of Agony and Much More.

Screamer Magazine March 1992

Screamer Magazine March 1992
Issue: March 1992. Featuring: Soundgarden. Also Included Agnostic Front, Cannibal Corpse, DAD, Giant, GWAR, Infectious Grooves, Little Angles, Ugly Kid Joe, Yngwie Malmasteen, The Storm, Monkey Paw, Pantera and Much More.

Screamer Magazine November 1991

Screamer Magazine November 1991
Issue: November 1991. Featuring: Motley Crue. Also Included Warrant, Sound Garden, Danger Danger, Fates Warning, Fudge Tunnel, Infectious Grooves, Voivod and Much More.

Articles with Nirvana


There is a moment in time that most music fans rarely get to experience.  And that’s the moment where their favorite musicians come together and experience that lightning in a bottle feeling where they know that collectively their lives are changed forever.  This band origin story is often talked about in interviews, scaling years from… Read more »

(watch)BUTCHER BABIES – The Super-Heroines of Rock Release “YORKTOWN” Track And Video

Just when you thought you knew what to expect from BUTCHER BABIES, they release their most innovative work to date. A smooth combination of melodic and metallic vocals, with hard charging rock, “Yorktown” features a guitar solo from Andy James (FFDP). The single is out today and the music video will premiere on Monday, February… Read more »

SUB POP RECORDS – Opens New Retail Store

Sub Pop is a record label most noted for signing Nirvana and Soundgarden, two bands that helped define what became known as grunge or “The Seattle Sound” in the late 80’s. In addition to being a successful label, Sub Pop has a retail store at SeaTac airport in Seattle that is packed with merchandise and… Read more »


  Who doesn’t like to learn about the stories behind our favorite rock songs from throughout the years? We all do! In the just-released book, Facts on Tracks: Stories Behind 100 Rock Classics, author/journalist Greg Prato is prepared to guide readers through 100 bona fide classic songs from a multitude of rock genres – heavy… Read more »

SUPERFECTA – Primal Instinct

It is highly plausible that you may be unfamiliar with this London-based rock band.  They unveiled their debut self-titled extended player to a muted positive critique and since then have been working hard on playing shows and assembling the material for this debut full-length album. For fans of classy emotive rock music which maintains one… Read more »

ENUFF Z’NUFF – Like a Sumo Wrestler and a Cupcake!

Not many bands deserve the respect that should be laid at the feet of this Illinois-based rock band.  Since 1984, they have worked hard and relentlessly plied their art which is an infectious pop-driven form of accessible and at times quirky style of rock music.  Their self-titled debut album was unveiled in 1989 complete with… Read more »

LULLWATER – Athens, Georgia Delivers Again

On an overcast and drizzly day in Athens, Georgia, John Strickland of Lullwater says hello with a certain punch in his voice.  “I’m just taking a quick break and enjoying the rain,” he laughs.  The Athens, Georgia homegrown band formed in 2007 when John Strickland (lead vocals / rhythm guitar), Brett Strickland (lead guitar), Roy… Read more »

Diamante Unveils Smells Like Teen Spirit Cover

LA’s favorite rocker chick, Diamante, premiered her cover of the iconic Nirvana track yesterday on Revolver Magazine. The cover proves to her fans that even at the young age of 17, Diamante has exquisite musical tastes and can rock just as hard as some of her idols. ” ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ is the best… Read more »

MY GOODNESS – Shiver + Shake

Remember when Seattle was considered the “holy land” for producing bands like Nirvana, Foo Fighters and Soundgarden?  The music was dirty, gritty and called a myriad of names but the ones we’re mostly familiar with go something like this; garage rock, grunge, hardcore punk and alternative.  Keeping with tradition, Seattle isn’t letting anyone down anytime… Read more »

Free NIRVANA Tattoos to Accompany 20th Anniversary Release on 9/24

On September 24th, 2013, in celebration of the release of the 20th Anniversary Editions of Nirvana’s final studio album In Utero and the Live And Loud concert on DVD, fans in three US cities will have the opportunity to show the world their devotion to Nirvana with a FREE tattoo of the iconic Nirvana smiley… Read more »