Demo Tapes Guide Pre-NIRVANA Demo Tapes
A list of demo tapes recorded, compiled and distributed by Kurt Cobain, 1982-1986. If you have any further information pertaining to items featured or omitted here, please contact us.
Warning about counterfeit material: There is an increasing amount of fake NIRVANA memorabilia on the market — hand-made demo tapes not withstanding — collectors are advised to exercise caution when presented with any such items and to always check the provenance.
Kurt Cobain Demo Tapes
- Organized Confusion
- All tracks recorded Dec '82 at the Earl residence.
Fecal-Matter Demo Tapes
- Illiteracy Will Prevail
- Sound of Dentage
- Bambi Slaughter
- Laminated Effect
- Spank Thru
- Class of 86
- Blathers Log
- All tracks recorded Easter '86 at the Earl residence.
- This tape was given to various friends — including Krist Novoselic — as an invitation to start a band.