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The 20 Best Albums of 1992

The high points of a transitional year in music

1991 was a dramatic year in music. A lot of 80s acts had disappointing comebacks (Guns’n’Roses), some made commercially successful pivots but which alienated hardcore fans (Metallica), and one album — Nevermind — blew everything else away.



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Bernard O'Leary

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