Live at Reading (2009) From the opening of "Breed" through the Hendrix homage that caps "Territorial Pissings," this DVD-plus-CD is — no other way to say it — straight-up… 2009-11-03 Nirvana Rock
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Live at Reading (2009)

Nirvana | THEY WERE ROCK N' ROLL Nirvana
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THEY WERE ROCK N' ROLL Nirvana
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Details Release Date: Nov 03, 2009; Lead Performance: Nirvana; Genre: Rock

From the opening of ''Breed'' through the Hendrix homage that caps ''Territorial 
 Pissings,'' this DVD-plus-CD is — no other way to say it — straight-up awesome. Recorded at England's Reading Festival in 1992, Live at Reading presents the band at its post-Nevermind peak. Watching Kurt Cobain radiate so much life is bound to trigger some tears. But the state you're most likely to be transported to is one of holy joy, best personified by the crazed guy dancing blissfully on stage for most of the show. Po-go, dude! A

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Originally posted Oct 28, 2009 Published in issue #1074 Nov 06, 2009 Order article reprints