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A Brief History of Pixies

Amherst, Massachusetts 1983 Songwriter Charles Michael Kitridge Thompson IV meets guitarist Joey Santiago while living near each other in the dorms at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. They began to regularly jam together. A couple years later, both had dropped out of college and moved to Boston with the goal of starting a rock band. …

A Brief History of Nirvana

A Brief History of Nirvana

Aberdeen, Washington, USA 1985 Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic become friends while hanging out at the practice space of the band The Melvins. Both attended Aberdeen High School and both loved punk rock and making music. However, when Cobain asked Novoselic if he wanted to start a band, Novoselic never showed interest. So Cobain started …