Soundgarden’s Seminal ‘Superunknown’ Back On Billboard Chart

Soundgarden [Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) In the wake of frontman Chris Cornell’s untimely passingSoundgarden‘s seminal masterpiece Superunknown is back on the Billboard Top 200 at the #28 spot. The album re-entered the chart last week at #32. Soundgarden unleashed Superunknown on March 8, 1994. It debuted at #1 and went on to sell 2.5 million copies that year, making it the 13th best-selling music album of ’94. To date, the disc has sold nearly 10 million copies worldwide and is regarded by many critics and fans alike as one of the greatest albums of all time.

Soundgarden’s last studio effort – 2012’s King Animal – debuted at #5 on the Billboard Top 200 and sold aprroximately 83,000 copies in its first week of sales. It would be the band’s final studio LP with Cornell. In 2014, the premiered a new single “Storm” as part of their three-album box set Echoes of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across The Path which featured previously unreleased tracks, B-sides, covers, demos, and instrumental pieces.


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