Check out one of the only photos taken in 1991 of Nirvana and Kurt Cobain at Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California recording the legendary “Nevermind” album. Me being the seller of vintage t-shirt to stars, I quickly realized that Kurt is wearing a (now vintage) 1982 The Clash “Combat Rock” shirt.
Nirvana performed their last show on March 1, 1994 at Terminal 1 in Munich, Germany. The shirt Cobain was wearing is a Sonic Youth 1992/93 Astronaut Japan T-Shirt. The legendary shirt was put up for auction in 2014 and fetched $25k
There aren’t many photos or video footage floating around of Nirvana during the “Nevermind” recording sessions in May of 1991 at Sound City Studios. Check out this never before published photo of Dave Grohl’s Nirvana “Nevermind” Dum Kit set up.
The Flipper band logo was made famous when Kurt Cobain made a “do it yourself” Flipper shirt backstage at Saturday Night Live when Nirvana performed on SNL for the first time on January 11, 1992. The “Cobain Flipper” became the popular logo because he continued to wear the Shapie’d shirt in concerts, in the “Come As You Are” music video and in photo shoots for the Nirvana “In Utero” album.
The Nirvana “Smells Like Teen Spirit” music video was set up to look like a high school gym, leading many to believe it was filmed at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, California. The video was actually filmed on Stage 6 at GMT Studios in Culver City, California. Here are some feelnumb.com exclusive photos inside the sound stage.
From their early songs like “King of Rock”, to the guitar driven “Rock Box” and of course the Aerosmith collaboration “Walk This Way”, Hip-Hop legends Run-D.M.C. have always been influenced by rock music. Looks like Rock N’ Roll has also influenced the fashion of music fanatic D.M.C. He ditched the Adidas jumpsuit and sneakers for a pair of black jeans and a rock band shirt.
Thanks to a feelnumb.com reader who informed us of a recent photo that has surfaced that if proven true, would be the very last photo of Kurt Cobain alive. It was claims to have been taken in Seattle on March 26, 1994, 10 days before his death and the day after the infamous Cobain drug intervention.
I recently came upon this early Nirvana photo taken on June 24, 1989 at Al’s Bar, Los Angeles, CA. The photo shows Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic on-stage along with rhythm guitarist Jason Everman and drummer Chad Channing. The first thing I noticed was the awesome Elvis Presley – Alice Cooper Nirvana Poster behind the band!!!
The Kurt Cobain Urinal Photobomb!!! Most likely taken in 1989, this Nirvana “Bleach” era photo of Cobain taking a leak and still photobombing Jonathan Poneman (the co-founder of Sub Pop) and Matt Lukin of Mudhoney is an instant classic.
In 1993, Nirvana filmed their award winning video for the release of the “Heart Shaped Box” single. At the time, the little girl in the video was rumored to be Cobain’s younger half-sister from his mom’s side named Breanne (Brieann) O’Connor.