Nirvana wrote many of the songs on 'Nevermind' before they began recording the album, but "Drain You" was written on the spot at Sound City Studios during the sessions.
Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic on a photo shoot for photographer Jesse Frohman.
Nirvana, photographed by Michael Lavine in his New York City apartment in 1990.
Kurt Cobain performing with Nirvana in Cambridge on April 18, 1990.
Nirvana performing live.
In our 1994 cover story on Nirvana, Kurt Cobain rages on (and on) about stardom, fatherhood, his feud with Pearl Jam, the death of grunge and why he's never been happier in his life. #longreads
Click through to read about the 1991 recording sessions of Nirvana's 'Nevermind' - which transformed rock for a generation.