#1. Singer Kurt Cobain is a narcoleptic; he suffers from a disease which makes him drift off to sleep at odd times, a condition which usually brought on by stress. Friends say that this causes him to fall asleep during conversations, or just prior to going onstage to perform.
#2. Nirvana signed to their record company Geffen for $250,000.
#3. In 1988 they recorded their first single, Love Buzz, and pressed 1,000 copies. It now changes hands for over £60 in London record shops.
#4. They have designed two T-shirts and both are legendary amongst American rock fans. One bears the legend "Flower Sniffin’ Kitty Pettin’ Baby Kissin’ Corporate Rock Whores" (it refers to rock bands who pander to the record industry and the other contains words far too rude to repeat in a family “read” like the Hits.
#5. Twenty-three year old drummer Dave Grohl’s biggest passion in life is his motorbike, a Nighthog 500.
The band gets rudely interrupted by a giant Cockroach which the interviewer promptly stomps into the pavement.
Interviewer:"I hate those motherfuckers!"
Chad:"You can freeze those things, then put them into water and they come back to life."
Krist:"You can take a fly and put it into the refrigerator for a minute or two until it gets really slow, then you take it out and get a hair and tie it around it and when it comes back to life you’ll have it on a leash!"
Kurt:"We won’t pull our hair out, we’ll just tie a fly onto the end of each hair."
Jason: “It will be kinda like GBH, but more like a Van Der Graft Generator effect.”
Interviewer: “But when you head bang you’ll smash them all together.”
Krist:"Then they’ll all calm down for a minute."
Kurt:"Yeah but they only live for like 3 days."
Krist:"That’s only some flies, some of them live a little longer."