NIRVANA’S ‘NEVERMIND’ AND RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS’ ‘BLOOD SUGAR SEX MAGIK’ TURN 21 TODAY
On September 24, 1991, Nirvana released their second album, Nevermind, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers released their fifth album, Blood Sugar Sex Magik. The two albums are considered to be vital to the alternative rock explosion of the 1990s. Nevermind peaked at #1 on the Billboard 200, unseating Michael Jackson’s Dangerous, and has sold over 30 million copies worldwide. Meanwhile, Blood Sugar Sex Magik peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200 and has sold over 15 million copies worldwide.