Silverchair Frogstomp Back Onto The Charts (A Top Story)

On Tuesday Silverchair Frogstomp Back Onto The Charts was a top story. Here is the recap: (Gibson) Twenty years after it was first released, the debut album by Aussie grunge stars Silverchair has again hit the Australian Top 20. Frogstomp was released in March 1995 and it quickly established the Newcastle trio as serious contenders in the grunge scene.

The album reached Number 9 on the Billboard 200, selling over 2 million copies in America and staying on the charts for 49 weeks. Back home it hit number one on the ARIA charts in April of that year and stayed there for four weeks, going on to sell five times platinum. The band members were all 14 years old at the time.

The album has been reissued as a deluxe set which also includes the Tomorrow EP and five live tracks. It also includes rare original photographs of the band taken by Tony Mott and - more.

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