LIVE NIRVANA TOUR HISTORY:09/09/92 - UCLA's Pauley Pavilion (MTV Video Music Awards), Los Angeles, CA, US
NIRVANA performing live:
Dana Carvey - "And now for all your long care needs, it's Nirvana!"
[Cobain plays and sings the opening lines to 'Rape Me' and stops]
[Novoselic leaves the stage before the other band members at the end of the song having thrown his bass in the
air and it hitting his head upon landing]
Grohl - "Hi Axl, Hi Axl, where's Axl? Hi Axl, Hi Axl, Hi Axl!"
NIRVANA winning and accepting award for Best New Artist:
[Presented by Wilson Philips and Boyz II Men]
Wendy Wilson (Wilson Philips) - "The nominees for Best New Artist are a pretty eclectic bunch"
Wanya Morris (Boyz II Men) - "... they range from Seattle rock and roll sound"
Carnie Wilson (Wilson Philips) - "... to the fusion of rap, soul and RnB"
Shawn Stockman (Boyz II Men) - "... to an alternative rock band"
Chynna Wilson (Wilson Philips) - " ... to the evocative music of a new folk singer"
Michael McCary (Boyz II Men) - "Here are the nominees for Best New Artist"
Voice - "Tori Amos - Silent All These Years"
Voice - "Arrested Development - Tenneessee"
Voice - "Teen Angst (What The World Needs Now)"
Voice - "Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit"
Nathan Morris (Boyz II Men) - "And before we announce the winner, I'd like to plug the Christmas album that was previously recorded by Boyz II Men and erů Wilson Philips and now I'll say the winner ... Nirvanaaah!"
[The band take to the stage]
Cobain - "I'd like to thank my family and our record label and our true fans and ..."
Novoselic - "You can't believe everything you see and hear now can you?"
Cobain - "You know, it's really hard to ... to er ... believe everything you read, thanks"
Novoselic - "Remember Joseph Goebbels, bye!"