On this day in 1994, Kurt Cobain killed himself. I was 19 at the time. When a music lover's favourite artist shoots himself in the head, it tends to be a pretty big fucking deal. When that music lover is a teenager, you upgrade that BFD to DEFCON 2.
If you're looking to revisit the short but stellar career of Nirvana, check out my Nirvana primer. I wrote that one off the top of my head, because I was there and I remember.
Kurt was pure genius, and I miss him.