5 Classic Albums

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Of all the bands from the grunge era that broke into the mainstream, Soundgarden were easily the heaviest. With a mix of stoner rock and metal influences, Soundgarden's droning sound helped them carve a niche among bands like Nirvana and Pearl Jam. Exploring their releases for A&M, 5 Classic Albums collects the platinum-selling band's most commercially successful work into one box set. Made up of 1989's Louder Than Love, 1991's Badmotorfinger, 1994's Superunknown, 1996's Down on the Upside, and the 2011 (though recorded in 1996) live album Live on I-5, the set takes listeners on a journey through the back catalog of one of grunge's most iconic bands. While there aren't any bonus materials or unreleased tracks to hook in diehards, this box set will turn anyone new to the band into an instant fan.

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