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Kurt Cobain Died 19 Years Ago; Watch This Incredible Nirvana Show Recorded in Phoenix

It's hard to imagine that once upon a time, Kurt Cobain wasn't the voice of a generation, or grunge's foremost martyr. A long time ago, he was simply the guy who fronted a great band called Nirvana, and brought thick, fuzzy metal/punk distortion to great pop songs. He had already established himself as his generation's poet/songwriter/critic when he shot himself on April 5, 1994, but even if he hadn't, his death would have canonized him as one of the great ones, a member of the infamous 27 Club. (April 5 could be called "the day grunge died" -- Alice and Chains singer Layne Staley also died on the day, in 2002.)

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Benjamin Leatherman & Jason P. Woodbury