Nirvana bassist and songwriter Grohl's side project band, Foo Fighters released their first album in 1994. They released their second album, A Perfect Day… in 1997. The band has released two albums since then. In 1998, the band released 'The Colour And The Shape'. The album went on to become their third hit single and went on to reach number one in the UK. The band released their sixth album, Wasting Light in 2011.
The Smashing Pumpkins, formed in 1984, went on to become one of the biggest rock acts of the 90s. They are one of the few rock bands with multiple platinum discs, having six. In the late 90s, the band split into two parts. Billy Corgan formed the band Zwan and released an album, titled Siamese Dream, in 2001.
Cobain, the lead singer of Nirvana, died in 1994 at the age of 27. He was found dead in his hotel room in Seattle, Washington. He was surrounded by prescription drugs and heroin. Cobain's widow, Courtney Love, famously dedicated the third track of her 1995 album Sea of Holes to him. 'Heart-Shaped Box' was written by Love, Cobain and guitarist and songwriter Krist Novoselic. 'Heart-Shaped Box' went on to become a hit single. The band had released two earlier albums - 'Bleach' in 1989 and 'Nevermind' in 1991.
Soundgarden's frontman Cornell formed a new band in 1995 - Audioslave. The band released their debut album in 1998. The album went on to produce one hit single, 'Out Of My Head' which went on to reach number one in the UK. Audioslave split after the release of their second album in 2001. In 2002, Cornell formed a new band named Audioslave 2, which released a self-titled album the next year. 827ec27edc