Krist Novoselic

Born: May 16, 1965
Compton, CA, USA

Krist Novoselic knew Kurt from high school and started playing bass specifically for Nirvana. He and Kurt traveled around in his Plymouth van after they started touring as Nirvana. Krist also played in a band called Sweet 75 shortly after Kurt's death.

Instruments Played / Skills:
Bass Guitar Songwriter

Post-Grunge Resurgence Grunge

Bands That Krist Novoselic Has Played For:

Krist Novoselic Has Worked With:
Kurt Cobain Dave Grohl Pat Smear

Krist Novoselic's Gear:
    • used an Ibanez bass for the recording of "Bleach" (Nirvana's first album)
    • used a Gibson bass for Nevermind (and possibly for the rest of playing in Nirvana)
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