5 Behind-The-Scenes Stories You've Never Heard Before About Nirvana

January 14, 2015 5:05 PM

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5 Behind-The-Scenes Stories You've Never Heard Before About Nirvana

To get behind-the-scenes stories about Nirvana, The Huffington Post spoke to legendary music writer Charles Cross, a journalist who certainly knows the band. Cross was in the office of Seattle-based magazine The Rocket when he got a tip that Kurt Cobain might be dead. An electrician had found the body, called his dispatcher, who then further relayed the news to the radio station KXRX saying, "You're gonna owe me some great Pink Floyd tickets for this news." When KXRX got the news, they called Cross to confirm.

Before ever getting big, Nirvana put five different advertisements in The Rocket looking for drummers, and Krist Novoselic even stopped by the offices trying to get write ups. Eventually Cross would be the one tapped to write Kurt Cobain's definitive biography, Heavier Than Heaven, which won Cross t...

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