Exclusive: First look at new book - Rough Guide to Nirvana

Coming out in June next year - The Rough Guide to Nirvana - a new book by Gillian G. Gaar. The book tells the story of the life and afterlife of NIRVANA:

The Story: From Krist Novoselic's early influences, to the last days of Kurt Cobain and the rise of Dave Grohl's Foo Fighters.

The Music: Every album, single, EP and compilation, plus the stray tracks, rarities and solo projects.

The Era: The birth of grunge, the story of Sub Pop, the John Peel radio sessions and Nirvana's contemporaries, from The Melvins to Sonic Youth.

The Background: Nirvana books, movies, cover songs and websites, plus a guided tour of locations key to the Nirvana story.

The book features a foreword by Jack Endino.

Journalist and author Gillian G. Gaar has previously published Nirvana: In Utero and she was a historian and consultant for the box set, With The Lights Out.

Here's an exclusive first look at the book cover:

Other Rough Guides include books on Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd & Jimi Hendrix.

Posted in NFC news section at on 12-17-2008 @ 4:49 PM (GMT).

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