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Soundgarden
Formed: 1984 in Seattle, WA
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Matt Cameron, Chris Cornell, Jason Everman, Ben Shepherd, Kim Thayil, Hiro Yamamoto, Scott Sundquist
Biography: Soundgarden made a place for heavy metal in alternative rock. Their fellow Seattle rockers Green River may have spearheaded the grunge sound, but they relied on noise rock in the vein of the Stooges. Similarly, Jane's Addiction were too fascinated with prog rock and performance art to appeal to a wide ...Read full biography
Superunknown
Released: 1994
Label: A&M
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Soundgarden's finest hour, Superunknown is a sprawling, 70-minute magnum opus that pushes beyond any previous boundaries. Soundgarden had always loved replicating Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath riffs, ...Read full review
Badmotorfinger
Released: 1991
Label: A&M
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Bidding for a popular breakthrough with their second major-label album, Soundgarden suddenly developed a sense of craft, with the result that Badmotorfinger became far and away their most fully realized ...Read full review
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