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Bare Naked Ladies release their 6th on October 21, 2003 …

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Dirt 

Get on your knees time to pray, boy — Alice in Chains relase on September 29, 1992.

The album was recorded during the 1992 LA Riots. Jerry Cantrell said the riots did indeed affect the album to certain extent …

I was actually in a store buying some beer when some guy came in and started looting the place … also got stuck in traffic and saw people pulling other people out of their cars and beating the crap out of them. That was some pretty scary shit to have to go through, and it definitely affected the overall feel of the album.”

Nevermind 

Released on September 24, 1991 …

Wisco and the MadCity have a soft spot in their collective hearts for “Nevermind.”  The album was produced by Butch Vig and the band traveled out to Vig’s Smart Studios in Madison, Wisconsin, recording from April 2 to 6, 1990.

On April 6, the band played a local show in Madison with fellow Seattle band Tad. Vig began to mix the recordings while the band hung out in Madison, giving an interview to Madison’s community radio station WORT on April 7.

Nevermind was released on September 24, 1991 and was responsible in part for bringing both alternative rock and grunge music to a mainstream audience.  It’s #17 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time and in 2005, the Library of Congress added it to the National Recording Registry, which collects “culturally, historically or aesthetically important” sound recordings from the 20th century.