Hard Rock Albums

Year-End Charts

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HARD ROCK ALBUMS

Year-End top-selling hard rock and metal albums, ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.

2010
1

DARK HORSE

Nickelback

Time Machine

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2

A THOUSAND SUNS

Linkin Park

3

IRON MAN 2 (SOUNDTRACK)

AC/DC

4

THE ORACLE

Godsmack

8

THE SOUND OF MADNESS

Shinedown

10

VALLEYS OF NEPTUNE

Jimi Hendrix

13

LIFE STARTS NOW

Three Days Grace

14

GREATEST HITS

Foo Fighters

16

MEMENTO MORI

Flyleaf

18

BLACK GIVES WAY TO BLUE

Alice In Chains

19

BACKSPACER

Pearl Jam

20

CAGE THE ELEPHANT

Cage The Elephant

21

FULL CIRCLE

Creed

22

GREATEST HITS

Motley Crue

23

SLASH

Slash

24

DIAMOND EYES

Deftones

25

HELLBILLY DELUXE 2

Rob Zombie

26

KORN III: REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE

Korn

28

THE FINAL FRONTIER

Iron Maiden

30

MUDVAYNE

Mudvayne

31

TRI-POLAR

Sick Puppies

32

AUDIO SECRECY

Stone Sour

33

GREATEST HITS

The Who

34

GREATEST HITS

Bon Jovi

35

POWERLESS RISE

As I Lay Dying

36

ALL HOPE IS GONE

Slipknot

37

YEAR OF THE BLACK RAINBOW

Coheed And Cambria

38

STAMPEDE

HellYeah

39

CHICKENFOOT

Chickenfoot

42

VOLUME 4: SONGS IN THE KEY OF LOVE & HATE

Puddle Of Mudd

43

ALL NIGHT LONG

Buckcherry

44

FOR WE ARE MANY

All That Remains

45

DESPERATE MEASURES

Hollywood Undead

46

MISS AMERICA

Saving Abel

47

CUSTOM BUILT

Bret Michaels

48

COLD DAY MEMORY

Sevendust

49

WORLD PAINTED BLOOD

Slayer

50

SONIC BOOM

Kiss