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.
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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.
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!!!
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.
In 2009, another member of Nirvana made a cameo appearance with the late Robin Williams in the black comedy “World’s Greatest Dad” written and directed by an old Nirvana friend comedian Bob Goldthwait. Krist Novoselic stars in a non-speaking role as a newsstand dealer.
I recently came across this really cool photo of Krist Novoselic on stage playing a pink “Hello Kitty” guitar. After doing a bit of research on the guitar I found out it is a “Hello Kitty Stratocaster” by Squier (Fender).
Nirvana graced the cover of SPIN Magazine’s October 1993 issue with this close-up photo of the band featuring the half-cropped face of Kurt Cobain. The photo session took place in July of 1993 in New York City with photographer Frank W. Ockenfels III behind the camera. Mark Blackwell, who at the time was Senior Editor of […]
I have always been intrigued by the colorful acoustic guitar played by Pat Smear during the Nirvana MTV Unplugged In New York concert.
There are a few different theories on the origins and meaning of the iconic Nirvana “Smiley Face” logo with it’s crossed-out eyes and it’s drooling mouth.
These rock stars thought it was cool to wear Nazi gear on stage. This rock star thought it was cool to wear this anti-nazi shirt. Cool without trying to be.