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The Resource Nirvana : the complete illustrated history, with Charles R. Cross, Gillian G. Gaar, Bob Gendron, Todd Martens, Mark Yarm, and Jim DeRogatis, Alan di Perna, Greg Kot, Andrew Earles ; with photographs by Charles Peterson, Kevin Estrada, Jay Blakesberg, Ed Sirrs, Ian Tilton, Steve Double

Nirvana : the complete illustrated history, with Charles R. Cross, Gillian G. Gaar, Bob Gendron, Todd Martens, Mark Yarm, and Jim DeRogatis, Alan di Perna, Greg Kot, Andrew Earles ; with photographs by Charles Peterson, Kevin Estrada, Jay Blakesberg, Ed Sirrs, Ian Tilton, Steve Double

Label
Nirvana : the complete illustrated history
Title
Nirvana
Title remainder
the complete illustrated history
Statement of responsibility
with Charles R. Cross, Gillian G. Gaar, Bob Gendron, Todd Martens, Mark Yarm, and Jim DeRogatis, Alan di Perna, Greg Kot, Andrew Earles ; with photographs by Charles Peterson, Kevin Estrada, Jay Blakesberg, Ed Sirrs, Ian Tilton, Steve Double
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Nirvana formed in 1987, released their first LP in 1989, and unintentionally tore the music world asunder two years later with the video and single for "Smells Like Teen Spirit." At the time, MTV and rock 'n' roll in general were largely dominated by vapid hair metal acts. Nirvana, with their thrift-store clothes and pawnshop guitars, represented a much-needed return to punk-inspired rock and at the same time validated the indie rock scene that had failed to breach the mainstream in the previous decade. A meteoric rise followed, attended by all of the predictable professional and personal pitfalls. Two and half years after the release of "Teen Spirit," leader Kurt Cobain, age 27, killed himself and the ride was over. Today, Nirvana and Cobain transcend generations, not unlike Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, and other artists who met premature ends. The band's story and music fascinate kids whose parents were among Nirvana's early fans. Coinciding with the twentieth anniversary of their final LP, Nirvana: The Complete Illustrated History is the first to treat fans to a stylishly designed illustrated biography of the band. Performance and off-stage photography, handbills, singles, backstage passes, gig posters, and other memorabilia complement a narrative detailing the band's tumultuous history, as well as sidebar album reviews, gear breakdowns, and mini synopses of Cobain's 50 all-time favorite albums. Nirvana's ride was a wild one--and all too brief. Here, finally, is the book that breaks that history down and presents it from an objective perspective"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
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DLC
Dewey number
  • 782.42166092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cross, Charles R
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nirvana (Musical group)
  • Rock musicians
  • MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Rock
  • MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Punk
Label
Nirvana : the complete illustrated history, with Charles R. Cross, Gillian G. Gaar, Bob Gendron, Todd Martens, Mark Yarm, and Jim DeRogatis, Alan di Perna, Greg Kot, Andrew Earles ; with photographs by Charles Peterson, Kevin Estrada, Jay Blakesberg, Ed Sirrs, Ian Tilton, Steve Double
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gotta find a way : the pre-Bleach years / by Charles R. Cross -- In bloom : the Bleach years / by Gillian G. Gaar -- Radio friendly unit shifter : the Nevermind years / by Bob Gendron -- I got a new complaint : the In utero years / by Todd Martens
Control code
997337
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
191 pages
Isbn
9780760345214
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013023084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780760345214
Label
Nirvana : the complete illustrated history, with Charles R. Cross, Gillian G. Gaar, Bob Gendron, Todd Martens, Mark Yarm, and Jim DeRogatis, Alan di Perna, Greg Kot, Andrew Earles ; with photographs by Charles Peterson, Kevin Estrada, Jay Blakesberg, Ed Sirrs, Ian Tilton, Steve Double
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gotta find a way : the pre-Bleach years / by Charles R. Cross -- In bloom : the Bleach years / by Gillian G. Gaar -- Radio friendly unit shifter : the Nevermind years / by Bob Gendron -- I got a new complaint : the In utero years / by Todd Martens
Control code
997337
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
191 pages
Isbn
9780760345214
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013023084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780760345214

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