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Seattle will soon be graced with memorabilia from its favourite grunge sons betwen April 16th-22nd, at the Experience Music Project.

A vast array of items from the legendary group Nirvana will be on display, with rare and unseen photos and artefacts, instruments, both broken and whole, and other significant items are provided by the band, former road crews and family members for the exhibition.

Pieces of iconic frontman Kurt Cobain's first guitar he destroyed on stage, a Univox Hi-Flyer, will be put together for one display. The Tama Rockstar-Pro drumkit used by the Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl in his days as Nirvana drummer will also be on show.

Bassist Krist Novoselic's Guild acoustic bass and Buck Owens acoustic guitar from the MTV Unplugged recording, one of Cobain's, and subsequently Nirvana's, last ever shows are also set to be unveiled.

The display will see handwritten lyrics by Cobain for two early Nirvana songs - "Spank Thru" and "Floyd the Barber", plus candid photos from their early days in Aberdeen, Washington shown for the first time to the general public.

If Nirvana still inspire you, or even if you've been a big fan since Bleach or Nevermind were released, the exhibition should not be missed. If you're unable to make it to the US state, keep an eye out for forthcoming reports from the event.