posted on Jun, 8 2015 @ 04:58 PM
originally posted by: hutch622
Listened to your original a the first thing that sprang to mind was Nirvana . Good job and keep the origionals coming .
Thanks for listening.
Yeah, Nirvana was the
first band I ever got into. In fact, I wasn't even remotely interested in music until then.
I still remember it clearly: I was 12 years old. There was a song I heard on the radio one time back then which absolutely blew me away. I remember
asking everyone who sang the song and what was it called.
It was "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana. So I asked my mom to get me the Nirvana album for Christmas of that year. I told her which one to get,
and when I got it, I found out "Teen Spirit" wasn't even on the album.
What I had was "In Utero". I started listening to that album the day I got it and it was then that I realized I wanted a guitar - right that very
I remember I had a computer (for the tech savvy, it was a 386DX 25MHZ with 1 Megabyte of RAM, a 120 MB hard drive, and a 2400 baud modem). The thing
was my baby - even though it wasn't the fastest at the time.
Regardless, I remember putting an ad in the classified section of my local newspaper to sell the computer (so I could buy a guitar). Now that I think
about it, I remember now that the guy who responded to the ad actually traded me his electric Gibson Epiphone guitar and a small practice amp for my
And so, I began to play. I taught myself everything (and this was the pre-internet days).
Nirvana really got me into it all. They're still up there as one of my favorite bands. The top for me, however, is Alice in Chains.