Was a big Nirvana fan. Made punk mainstream, seriously affected music/rock and roll. I know rock history includes lots of other bands from Seattle and from this genre, but Nirvana came to represent the movement and for me, defines a shift in the 90s.
Been 19 years since he died from self-inflicted gunshot wounds. (just saw today that conspiracy theories abound blaming Courtney Love, his wife)
Read what my college roommate and friend, John, wrote a couple of summers ago HERE.
One of my fav songs by them: