Author Archives: Stephen Tow

About Stephen Tow

STEPHEN TOW, a professor of history at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, specializes in American popular music and culture. He is the author of The Strangest Tribe: How a Group of Seattle Rock Bands Invented Grunge.

Calm Like a Bomb: Bruce Pavitt Recalls Nirvana’s ’89 European Campaign

Bruce Pavitt’s Experiencing Nirvana: Grunge in Europe, 1989 covers the final eight days of the TAD/Nirvana 1989 European tour, beginning in Rome where Kurt Cobain had an emotional meltdown, to a triumphant finale at London’s Astoria Theater. Continue reading

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Get In: Thumbing It With Seattle’s Kinski

Author and grunge historian Steven Tow shines a light on Seattle’s Kinski, giving a guided tour through the band’s unique and ever-changing catalog. Continue reading

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