Badmotorfinger (studio album) by Soundgarden

Badmotorfinger
Badmotorfinger by Soundgarden
Year: 1991
Overall rank: 670th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 522 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1991 (13th)
Award Top albums of the 1990s (120th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (670th)
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Badmotorfinger by Soundgarden (CD, Sep-1991, A&M (USA))
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Soundgarden bestography

Badmotorfinger is ranked 2nd best out of 13 albums by Soundgarden on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Soundgarden is Superunknown which is ranked number 193 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 9,589.

Soundgarden album bestography « Higher ranked (193rd) This album (670th) Lower ranked (2,050th) »
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Badmotorfinger track list

  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 83 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 522 votes)
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15 hours ago Chambord  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 58974/100
 
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04/30/2021 14:51 adbrack1988  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 78282/100
 
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04/24/2021 16:09 teague  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 73779/100
 
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04/17/2021 23:11 sunnydhamm  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,05858/100
 
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04/14/2021 10:20 NHGRANITE  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,27674/100

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This album is rated in the top 3% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 78.6/100, a mean average of 77.9/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 78.7/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.9.

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95/100
From 07/30/2019 12:55
First 4 songs are amazing, rest is great enough.
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From 06/01/2019 19:14
great album deserves top 5 for 1991 the music is heavy with a beat Cornell gives his all on the vocals the whole band is just top of there game
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From 04/05/2019 17:51
All time favorite. It's got riffs and memorable songs.
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90/100
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80/100
From 11/21/2017 09:13
I like this one, sometimes more tha Superunknown 'cause more nervous and harsh, like the voice of Cornell on this.Less "organic" than Superunknown but very good songs anyway, hypnotic and hard.
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From 05/21/2017 20:59
So great. This and Temple of the Dog are probably the best vocal performances on any albums ever. RIP
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85/100
From 05/20/2017 16:49
Soundgarden was a big part of the soundtrack to my high school years. Tracks 1-4 are the standout tracks, but there are other ones which are under appreciated like new damage and holy water. Slaves and Bulldozers may be the best vocal performance Chris ever gave. RIP Chris Cornell
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From 03/03/2017 14:23
Not as good as Superunknown, but still very solid and grungy album, that brings out very good stuff.
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75/100
From 02/12/2017 11:36
A good album, although it does sound a little dated listening to it in 2017. I used to love Chris Cornell's voice but it sounds a bit over the top now. Still it's enjoyable enough, if a little overlong, with, Jesus Christ pose, the standout track. Superunknown,though, would be much better.
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From 05/19/2016 02:57
RAWK.
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Best Albums of 1991
1. Nevermind by Nirvana
2. Loveless by My Bloody Valentine
3. Ten by Pearl Jam
4. Spiderland by Slint
5. Achtung Baby by U2
6. The Low End Theory by A Tribe Called Quest
7. Blood Sugar Sex Magik by Red Hot Chili Peppers
8. Laughing Stock by Talk Talk
9. Metallica by Metallica
10. Screamadelica by Primal Scream
11. Blue Lines by Massive Attack
12. Out Of Time by R.E.M.
13. Badmotorfinger by Soundgarden
14. Trompe Le Monde by Pixies
15. Use Your Illusion II by Guns N' Roses
16. Dangerous by Michael Jackson
17. Temple Of The Dog by Temple Of The Dog
18. Yerself Is Steam by Mercury Rev
19. Gish by The Smashing Pumpkins
20. Innuendo by Queen
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