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Nirvana's In Utero

Bloomsbury Academic, 2006

33 1/3 Books

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...Though Nevermind was Nirvana’s most commercially successful album, and the record that broke them – and the grunge phenomenon – internationally, In Utero has increasingly become regarded as the band’s best album, both by the critics...

Hole

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...Though best known for its lead singer Courtney Love’s behavior and relationship with Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain, Hole paved the way for female-led bands in the grunge era. Love had been living a nomadic lifestyle on the West Coast...

Newcastle

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 563,586 (2001) Australia’s sixth-largest city, Newcastle is located 93 miles (150 km) north of Sydney, on the eastern seaboard of Australia at the mouth of the Hunter River on the north coast of New South...

Nirvana

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...Few groups have been responsible for changing the popular music landscape as suddenly and drastically as Nirvana. The trio’s primary lineup was composed of Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, and Krist Novoselic. Cobain and Novoselic met when hanging...

Grunge

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Finding its origins in the hybrid heavy metal and punk rock sounds played in and around Pacific Northwest cities such as Seattle, Portland and Olympia in the early 1980s, grunge music rose to international prominence in the early 1990s...

Melbourne

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 3,471,625 (2001)Astride the River Yarra on Port Phillip Bay, in a mild to cool latitude, Melbourne evolved from settlement by pastoralists from Tasmania and Sydney, becoming a municipality in 1842. Mid-century gold strikes...

Seattle, WA

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: (city) 563,374, (region) 3,275,847 (2000) Seattle, Washington is situated on the Puget Sound on the Pacific northwest coast. The area was home to the Duwamish tribe of Native Americans before...

Alternative Rock

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Alternative rock, or simply ‘alternative,’ is associated most strongly with the 1990s, when the genre emerged as the decade’s most prominent marketing label for new rock music. From the abrasive industrial music of Nine Inch Nails...

United States of America

David Horn

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David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Charles Hamm

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 281,421, 906 (2000) The United States of America is one of three countries on the North American continent, sharing borders with Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. It is a federal republic consisting of 50...