Nirvana photographed by Charles Peterson in Seattle, Washington for United States magazines ‘Alternative Press’ and ‘Musician.’

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Anonymous inquired:

wasnt that when smells like teen spirit was played first too? and why does it say 1990 and not 1991 on the list?

Yes it was, ‘Teen Spirit’ was played for the first time live at the OK Hotel in Seattle, Washington along with ‘Pennyroyal Tea.’ The setlist reads 1990 because of a simple writing error. It’s from 1991 which we have on record and footage of the two performances are on the ‘With The Lights Out' boxset.

Today in 1991, Nirvana play at the O.K. Hotel in Seattle, Washington with Fitz Of Depression and Bikini Kill. This would be the first time ‘Pennyroyal Tea’ is played live.

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Krist Novoselic giving an interview in Seattle, 1992.

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April 11th, 1991 - Nirvana attends a party with Sonic Youth in Seattle, Washington. Photographer Charles Peterson is present to snap pictures of the two bands together which would be the only photos known to exist of all members shown together in the same shot.

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September 11th, 1992 - Krist Novoselic performing for the Washington Music Industry Coalition Benefit in Seattle, Washington.

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September 11th, 1992 - Kurt Cobain performing for the Washington Music Industry Coalition Benefit in Seattle, Washington.

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Live in Seattle, September 11th, 1992.

"Aberdeen, it’s a coastal town about 100 miles away from Seattle. It’s a really small place. A very small community with a lot of people who have very small minds. Basically if you’re not prepared to join the logging industry, you’re going to be beaten up or run out of town. I was run out of town. They chased me up to the castle of Aberdeen with torches. Just like the Frankenstein monster. And I got away in a hot air balloon. And I came here to Seattle." - Kurt Cobain, earlier before this show in 1992.

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Krist Novoselic live in Seattle, Washington, 1992.

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Nirvana fan holding a piece of Kurt Cobain’s broken guitar from a live show at the Motor Sports International Garage in Seattle, Washington, 1990.

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Today in 1989, Nirvana performed at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. From an article about the show: "The show starts at 8:30 p.m., and if you’re going, don’t be late — Nirvana is opening for everybody and this Aberdeen group is the most important one you will ever see in your life." Read More.

Nirvana photo-shoot with photographer Chris Cuffaro at the legendary Hires Root Beer shop in Seattle, Washington. [x]

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It is very funny how most people don’t understand that the term ‘Grunge' was invented in the 1970's in Australia to describe the ‘Punk' scene happening there. Acts like The Scientists, Johnny Dole, Nick Cave and Cosmic Psychos were called ‘Grunge' before Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden or Alice In Chains even existed. so it’s really funny seeing people misuse the word thirty years later to describe colors or attire.

By the time the ‘Seattle' acts came around in the mid 80's to mid 90's - the term 'Grunge' was already invented and being thrown around by the Australian TV show ‘Countdown' and MTV in Australia. And who pinned the word on those ‘Seattle' acts signing to major labels? - MTV. It was a mainstream word by then, and was perfect to describe the scene happening in America. Mudhoney's Mark Arm was one of the first to pick up the term from Australia who brought it to America where he labeled the word to the ‘Seattle' sound at the same-time as MTV.

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Such nice t-shirts @subpop.

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An article in Sassy Magazine, 1992.

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