These images from the new book Experiencing Nirvana: Grunge in Europe, 1989 tell the story of how the band nearly broke up in Rome just before the most crucial show of their career.
The indie record label had a gentle way of letting Nirvana wannabes down.
The second track from the folk band's new album is a heartbreaking meditation on the Newtown tragedy.
The iconic band was signed for a mere $600.
If you're trapped inside on a beautiful day, this is the next best thing to being in the great outdoors.
Spanning genre, gender, and decade, Sweden is so much more than home to the creators of Ikea and Spotify. It's a nation of pop-music prodigies!
The band's original label got a letter asking for "her" to appear in a video for Virginia Tech's homecoming, so they complied as best they could.