With singles like "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and albums like "Nevermind" that have topped the music charts, NIRVANA is one of the most respected bands of all time. Credited with helping to popularize the alternative rock genre, the American rock band has been the recipient of numerous awards and accolades over the years, including being inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 2014 (their first year of eligibility)."I Found My Friends: The Oral History Of Nirvana" (St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books; March 31, 2015) by Nick Soulsby follows the band year by year, tour by tour, recreating the short and tempestuous times of NIRVANA entirely through the words of the musicians and producers who played and interacted with the band. The guides for this trip didn't just watch the life of this legendary band — they lived it. Soulsby interviewed 210 musicians from 170 bands — including groups such as HOLE, MUDHONEY, MEAT PUPPETS, BUTTHOLE SURFERS and THE JESUS LIZARD — over two-thirds of all the bands who played with NIRVANA 1987-1994. The tale is told entirely through their memories and experiences. "I Found My Friends" follows NIRVANA on each step of their journey, reliving their sudden rise to stardom. Twenty-one years after lead singer Kurt Cobain's tragic death on April 5, 1994, Soulsby removes the posthumous halo from the brow of Cobain and travels back through time to observe one of rock and roll's most critical bands as no one has ever seen them before. Nick Soulsby is the author of "Dark Slivers: Seeing Nirvana In The Shards Of Incesticide" and blogs about the band on his web site, Nirvana-Legacy.com.
To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).