No disrespect to the original songs, but these covers take the source material to entirely new (and sometimes unexpected) places.
Even in this ever-changing digital world of music, the first track on an album, both past and present, serves as a master of ceremonies of sorts.
Frances Bean Cobain: "Further sensationalizing it through the release of these pictures would cause us indescribable pain."
"Full of poetry and cynicism." That's how album cover legends Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey Powell of Hipgnosis fame describe Nirvana's 'Nevermind' sleeve.
Being that Nirvana is one of the most influential alternative rock outfits of our time, any rare early photographs of the band are somewhat of a treasure.
Man, we sure do love us some Nirvana. And it's no wonder -- they played a massive role in changing the face of rock music in a relatively short amount of time.
The movie will screen at ArcLight in Los Angeles, as well as at ArcLight Cinemas’ complexes across the country.
Dave Grohl recorded the album almost entirely on his own as a way to deal with the death of Kurt Cobain, but it's been collectively all of ours for two decades.
“All the footage of him as a child, I think that might make me sad, and then the dark stuff at the end I think would bum me out," he said.
For the first time, the band's eponymous 2002 posthumous collection will make its way to vinyl.