An amazing compilation. It reveals just how great Nirvana was, seeing as how these are tracks that didn't make it on to final albums (with the exception of Polly, albeit in a slower form). This compilation is proof positive that Cobain had an ear for a tune and no song was impossible for him; the covers of Devo's Turnaround and the Vaseline's Son of a Gun and Molly's Lips are masterfully revamped. The first half of the album gives us a taste of the pop flavor which heavily influenced Cobain's song writing, while bringing it home with the last half filled with all the grunge goodness, ending on the definitely hardcore punk sound of Aneurysm. Stain is the only song that didn't overly impress me. It felt half hearted. But overall, I highly suggest this to any Nirvana fan or just anyone with good taste in music.
This blows "Nevermind the Bollocks here's the Sex Pistols" out of the water. The lack of over editing gives it a gritty sound that is unheard of in the official debut album. And of course, Glen Matlock's brilliant bass work shines through, proving his superiority to Sid Vicious.
What bands like AFI (at least in their early years) and Calabrese have tried to do, comes naturally to Danzig Era Misfits. If you're a Misfits fan or just plain love horror themed music, this is must have for your collection.
This is an essential cd for any punk rock enthusiast. This shows the radical turn that punk rock would take between 1978 and 1983. From Out of Vogue to the end of the album, it starts a rush that just won't let up, even after the last song has ended.