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Do you suppose history could have been even better if Kurt Cobain and Duff McKagan formed a band together?


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arnold layne

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I think his bass skills would better suit Kurt Cobain's music. :mellow:

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No, I don' think so....!

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No, but one thing is certain... his bass sound is fuckin' killer.

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I don't think so... maybe the bass line to It's So Easy... but Sweet Child, Pretty Tied Up... nah, he's more classic rock even though he is, was, a punk

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Both are extremely talented, both were from the Seattle area.

Do you think their playing styles can coexist? Nirvana had a lot of punk influence, and Duff used to play in a punk band as well.

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Wouldn't have hurt GNR.

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I think it would be a completely irrelevant happening in music history.

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Duff knew Bruce Pavitt, co-founder of Sub Pop, when they were just starting to become a label, so it's possible there would've been some sort of connecting going on when Nirvana started showing up at the Seattle clubs. I guess it would've worked because, even though Kurt wrote most of the songs, there's one or two that were credited to the band on Bleach, In Utero, and Nevermind.

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Lolol

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Unlikely that they'd pair up, I really think had Duff stuck around in Seattle, he would've been the frontman/guitarist of his own band. He only picked up the bass to avoid competing with all the shredders in LA.

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