The original estimate of the drawing, sold through Julien’s Auctions, was between just $10,000-$20,000 (£7098-£14,197).
Home taping in the 80s didn’t kill the record industry, but the lo-fi format gave a voice to those that the mainstream didn’t always have an ear for.
Released just a week after Kurt Cobain’s death, Hole’s 'Live Through This' saw Courtney Love bare her soul on an alt.rock classic that still surprises.
Cudi paid tribute to Kurt Cobain and Chris Farley during his performance.
The song is included on Fraites' new album, ‘Piano, Piano.’
The best Nirvana songs defined an era, turned Kurt Cobain into the voice of a generation and still retain an indefinable magic that transcends time.
If ever a band proved you can play rock’n’roll and retain your integrity, that band was R.E.M. as the best R.E.M. songs prove.
The Kurt Cobain composition had been on the band’s ‘Bleach’ debut in 1989, but became a 1994 single from their 'MTV Unplugged In New York' release.
Produced in Minnesota by Steve Albini, the album helped change the course of 1990s rock.
Nirvana were one of the most successful and influential rock bands of all time, famously comprised of Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, and Krist Novoselic.
The previous record was $3.95 million for a Black Stratocaster owned by Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour.
With an impact that continues to loom large over music, Kurt Cobain’s legacy is assured. Here artists and former confidantes pay tribute to his life’s work.
The song opened the band’s breakthrough release 'Nevermind' which hit No. 1 around the world, selling more than 30 million copies worldwide.
The era-defining anthem also opened the band's breakthrough album, 'Nevermind', which has sold more than 30 million copies worldwide.
The relaxed atmosphere of the clip makes the song's stripped-down structure and haunting lyrics seem even more mesmerizing than in the song's officially-released version.