We all know how popular the Nirvana band has become. When we hear the name Nirvana, even someone who is not fond of rock music will only have one thing in mind, that the band is a legend. There is no denying that fact because there are tons of songs coming from them that are still stuck in our minds. Whether you are a fan or not, the band deserves respect due to all the contribution they have given to the music industry. Let’s get to know the group even more. Here are some amazing facts that some of you may not know about the famous Nirvana.
1. The band struggled in coming up with a band name. There had been a lot of names that were tested before they were able to settle for Nirvana that all of us know these days.
2. Before Kurt Cobain was known and famous, he was a high school dropout who even worked as a janitor in the same high school which is Weatherwax High.
3. The childhood of the lead vocalist of the band Kurt Cobain was very mysterious as there had been a lot of rumors about it. It is true that he spent some years homeless but to where he stayed, remains a mystery. Some say that he stayed in a hospital waiting room, or so he claimed that he lived under a bridge.
4. Persistence is one word that made things possible for Nirvana when a local radio station refused to play their song, and the lead vocalist picked up the phone and made a song request for the same song they submitted to the station.
5. Nirvana is not just all about rock and fame. It is a band that has a heart as per Bob Dylan. He was able to say that after hearing the song Polly which was based on a teen rape victim.
There are more things to know and discover about Nirvana, but these are the top five surprising facts about them.