Kurt Cobain’s guttural holler kicks off this live album named after a river that runs through the late singer and guitarist’s hometown of Aberdeen, Wash. Although these concert recordings — taped at various Nirvana shows between December 1989 and January 1994, just three months before Cobain’s suicide — were captured far from Aberdeen’s murky waters and logging mills, the songs represent another chance for Nirvana to resolve the disparity between their humble beginnings as a loud, abrasive punk band and their subsequent meteoric rise to fame.
Nirvana released From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah 17 years ago today. Take a look at our original review of the album.
WOW! Remember being in 8th grade, and a friend gave me this for Christmas. Was that really 17 yrs. ago!?