'Kurt Cobain Day' set for Feb. 20

By Chelsea Lewis ,

Aberdeen, Wash., the hometown of Nirvana frontman, Kurt Cobain has decided to dedicate Feb. 20 as "Kurt Cobain Day."

The city council of Aberdeen and Mayor Bill Simpson voted yesterday in favor of making the day a commemorative, annual event in honor of Cobain. The event will be celebrated every year on the birthday of the rock 'n' roll legend, Rolling Stone reported.

The city released a statement in honor of this new event. "Aberdeen residents may justifiably take pride in the role our community played in the life of Kurt Cobain and the international recognition our community has gained from its connections with Kurt Cobain and his artistic achievements."

Billboard added that on April 10, the rock band Nirvana will be inducted into the rock 'n' roll hall of fame. KISS, Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates and Cat Stevens are amongst the other acts to be inducted into the hall of fame.

Cobain died on April 8, 1994. He is considered amongst the great musicians ever to live and his music still inspires fans to this day.

image: Wikimedia Commons

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