Poll: What’s the Best Nirvana Song? – Vote Now
Each week, we’ll be asking you to choose your favorite track from a list of 10 of the biggest songs from the next Artist of the Week's catalog.
You'll have until Friday at 12N ET to cast your votes. We’ll then play the three tracks with the most votes during Loudwire Nights' Artist of the Week block to start the following Monday's show!
This week we're focusing on Nirvana, one of the most influential bands in rock 'n' roll history.
Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic formed Nirvana in Aberdeen, Wash. in the mid-'80s while the punk rock scene was beginning to flourish over in Seattle. After making a demo tape with Melvins drummer Dale Crover, they were able to get the attention of a couple of people who would later help launch their career.
They signed a deal with Sub Pop Records and released a couple of singles before dropping their debut album Bleach in 1989. It wasn't until a few years later when the Seattle scene was really getting attention and they released the anthemic "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and its accompanying album Nevermind, that the trio became megastars.
Unfortunately, Nirvana's reign was short-lived. They put out one more album, In Utero, in 1993, and the following year, Cobain was found dead in his greenhouse due to a gunshot wound. Drummer Dave Grohl eventually went on to form Foo Fighters, but he just recently admitted that he's still processing the loss of his bandmate to this day.
Despite only having three full-length albums, Nirvana's song catalog is strong. Head below to choose your favorite song, and tune into Loudwire Nights next Monday at 7PM ET to find out which three tracks prevailed.
Tune in tonight to hear which three Volbeat songs you voted the best!