Special Report

The Most Famous Band Formed Each Year Since 1957

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1982
> Artist: The Smiths
> Top charting track: There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
> Top charting album: Strangeways, Here We Come
> Albums sold: 1.5 million

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1983
> Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
> Top charting track: Under The Bridge
> Top charting album: Stadium Arcadium
> Albums sold: 25 million

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1984
> Artist: Soundgarden
> Top charting track: Black Rain
> Top charting album: Superunknown
> Albums sold: 9 million

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1985
> Artist: Guns N’ Roses
> Top charting track: Sweet Child O’ Mine
> Top charting album: Appetite For Destruction
> Albums sold: 44.5 million

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1986
> Artist: No Doubt
> Top charting track: Underneath It All
> Top charting album: Tragic Kingdom
> Albums sold: 15 million

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