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In the early '90s, Nirvana was one of the biggest rock bands in the world, with much of their success due largely to their charismatic front man, Kurt Cobain This penetrating profile takes an up-close look at the life of the troubled teenager turned rock icon, whose music sparked a pop culture revolution. Learn how Cobain tapped into a generation of disaffected youth with his angst-ridden lyrics, and how the sudden fame that came with the release of Nirvana's second album, Nevermind, in 1991, featuring 'Smells Like Teen Spirit,' proved too much for the singer/songwriter to bear. From his difficult childhood growing up in Aberdeen, Washington, to his debilitating drug addiction to his tragic suicide in 1994, BIO examines how Cobain's wild success in one of the most popular bands of all time could not overcome the profound personal challenges he faced. Featuring interviews with friends and voices from the music industry, as well as some of Nirvana's most iconic music, this compelling biography offers a fresh perspective on the rise and fall of the reluctant icon of Generation X.