Nirvana exhibit to open in Seattle

Last Updated: Oct 18, 2010, 09:51 AM IST

London: Popular alternative rock band Nirvana are set to be the subject of a major museum exhibition in their native Seattle.

The exhibition titled "Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses" will open to the public next spring at Seattle`s Experience Music Project and will feature memorabilia and artefacts conjuring up the spirit of the legendary grunge trio - Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl, reports contactmusic.com.

"I`m really excited for Nirvana to be a touchstone for this exhibition... It`s great that there will soon be a collection that celebrates that contribution to music and culture," said Noveselic.

The exhibit will be accompanied by a new book on the band titled "Taking Punk to the Masses: From Nowhere to Nevermind", which will include rare and unseen photographs and artwork.

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