Could you imagine owning a guitar that was once used by the late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain? Well now you might have a chance!
The guitar that the late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain used in the music video for “Smells Like Teen Spirit” is going up for public auction! The guitar, along with other items associated with Cobain, will be part of the Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills.
The conservative starting estimate for Kurt Cobain’s guitar is $600,000 to $800,000. Below you will find details related to the auction for the Kurt Cobain guitar:
Free-to-the-public exhibition dates:
Julien’s Auctions 257 N. Canon Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90210
April 11-15, 2022 (11 a.m.-5 p.m. PT)
What an incredible piece of music history that some lucky individual will have the chance to own! Do you want to try and bid for the iconic guitar used by Kurt Cobain? You can find out more details by visiting the Julien’s Auctions website here.
“Smells Like Teen Spirit” is the opening track and lead single off the band’s 1991 studio album Nevermind. “Smells Like Teen Spirit” has been included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s list of The Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll. Some have even called the song one of the greatest music singles ever created. At the time of this writing, the “Smells Like Teen Spirit” music video has over 1.4 billion views.
In other news related to the late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, there is to be an opera coming out based on his life! More specifically, it is an opera adaptation of the 2005 movie Last Days, which is loosely based on the late Nirvana singer. Last Days is written and directed by Gus Van Sant and is a fictionalized account of the last days involving the late Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain. To learn more about this upcoming opera, click on the link below:
Words by: Michael Pementel