Nirvana was the first band that I ever liked. Growing up around Alabama hillbillies meant that I had never heard anything other than country music up until the day I first heard of Nirvana on our local school channel 1 closed circuit news. I was 11 years old, and Kurt had just killed himself. But his death brought attention to his music which I feel in love with immediately. Nevermind was the first piece of music I ever purchased. My introduction to good music came at the cost of one of Rock Music's greatest heros.