500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Soundgarden, 'Superunknown'
166/500

166. Soundgarden, 'Superunknown'

A&M, 1994

They were the Seattle punk scene's headbanging answer to Led Zeppelin II. But they became real songwriters on Superunknown, shaping their angst into grunge anthems like "Black Hole Sun." "[We] realized the importance of melody," said Chris Cornell. "Maybe we've been listening to Bryan Ferry."

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