The Smashing Pumpkins release Siamese Dream
Siamese Dream is the second studio album by the American alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins, released on July 27, 1993 on Virgin Records.
The album fused diverse influences such as shoegazing, dream pop, classic heavy metal, and progressive rock. Since its release, it has frequently been cited as one of the most influential albums of the 1990s.
Despite recording sessions fraught with difficulties and tensions, Siamese Dream debuted at number ten on the Billboard charts, sold over four million copies in the U.S. and over six million worldwide, cementing The Smashing Pumpkins as a major force in the alternative rock movement. Siamese Dream produced four hit singles: "Cherub Rock", "Today", "Disarm", and "Rocket".