There are multiple artists tracked as "Nirvana" on Last.fm. Following are six, listed in order of prominence: 1) Nirvana was a popular and highly influential American grunge
band. The band formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987, and was part of the Seattle grunge
scene of the late 80s. Other Seattle grunge bands such as Pearl Jam
, Alice in Chains
also gained in popularity, and, as a result, alternative rock
became a dominant genre on American and Canadian radio and music television during the early-to-mid '90s.