Following the success of Nevermind, Nirvana was labeled "the flagship band" of Generation X, and Cobain hailed as "the spokesman of a generation".
Cobain, however, was often uncomfortable and frustrated with that label, believing his message and artistic vision to have been misinterpreted by the public, with his personal issues often subject to media attention.
Love claims she had already kicked heroin by the time she met Cobain, but that her husband embraced his identity as an addict.
"I had already done heroin, beat the thing, had a rule," she says.
They tied the knot in February 1992 in Hawaii -- and Kurt wore green pajamas because he was "too lazy" to put on a tux.
They welcomed a daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, six months later.
"I loved it still, but I didn't have a fantasy that he had. His fantasy was, 'I'm gonna get to million and then I'm gonna be a junkie.' Those are his words." Novoselic seems to support this, saying that Love's drug use was "all part of the package of building a home," in Cobain's mind.
I've seen it for the third time now," Love told in February. "I'm really, really proud of my daughter," Love says.
9, an enraged Lord took Love to task for her seemingly lazy cover of the beloved 1972 ballad, writing, "Iho has recorded with the likes of Elliott Smith, Shawn Colvin and Roger Mc Guinn, also took the opportunity to deny that she had ever murdered Cobain's and Love's cat.
"I also feel that I have the right to call them like I see/hear them with this woman," Lord posted.
On April 8, 1994, Cobain was found dead at his home in Seattle, the victim of what was officially ruled a suicide by a self-inflicted shotgun wound to the head.
The circumstances of his death at age 27 have become a topic of public fascination and debate.
1990 - 1994Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain met in 1990, and started dating months after their first encounter.