NIRVANA’S ‘NEVERMIND’ AND RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS’ ‘BLOOD SUGAR SEX MAGIK’ TURN 21 TODAY

Published On September 24, 2012 | By Paul Kneitz | Featured, Grunge Report, Nirvana, Red Hot Chili Peppers


Flea and Kurt Cobain, September 9, 1992 (Photo by: Kevin Mazur/London Features)

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.

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Bio: Paul started writing for AlternativeNation in August 2012. He grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and currently lives in Seattle, Washington. Contact: paul (at) alternativenation.net

9 Responses to NIRVANA’S ‘NEVERMIND’ AND RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS’ ‘BLOOD SUGAR SEX MAGIK’ TURN 21 TODAY

  1. capt. poon says:

    Happy birthday! Have some drinks on me!

  2. GenXLady says:

    That was 21 years ago? Damn, I really am getting old.

  3. shayla says:

    ^I was thinking the same thing. Sucks getting old.

  4. Dennis says:

    Yep, Nevermind can now buy beer and bet on the Seahawks.

    Next up, In Utero turning 20.

  5. Scott McLean says:

    I think the reason I didn’t buy Nevermind in ’91 was I was too depressed due to a relationship going bad; but I bought it last year 20 years after the day it was released.

  6. Scott McLean says:

    I meant 20 years after it was released on the same day of the month it was released.

  7. Wam Meesly says:

    Both such amazing and vital albums to both my collection and the genre. Can’t believe its been 21 years. Cool picture on here of Kurt and Flea too.

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