Watch soldiers from the US and Indian armies perform Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit

Soldiers from the Indian ASSAM regiment 11th Airborne Division of the US Army perform
(Image credit: 11th Airborne Division, US Army)

The army’s Eleventh Airborne Division has shared a clip of one of its officers performing Smells Like Teen Spirit on guitar, with soliders from the Indian army on bass and drums.

The footage captured a moment of R’n’R for the commander of the Denali squadron and soldiers from India’s ASSAM regiment, who performed the track at a reported 9000-foot elevation in the Himalayas.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.