Hard Rock Albums

Year End Chart

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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.

2015
1

ROCK OR BUST

AC/DC

Time Machine

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2

NO FIXED ADDRESS

Nickelback

3

SONIC HIGHWAYS (SOUNDTRACK)

Foo Fighters

4

DARK BEFORE DAWN

Breaking Benjamin

6

IMMORTALIZED

Disturbed

7

.5: THE GRAY CHAPTER

Slipknot

8

BLACK WIDOW

In This Moment

9

INTO THE WILD LIFE

Halestorm

10

THE BOOK OF SOULS

Iron Maiden

11

THE PALE EMPEROR

Marilyn Manson

12

THREAT TO SURVIVAL

Shinedown

13

ROYAL BLOOD

Royal Blood

16

VII: STURM UND DRANG

Lamb Of God

17

REPENTLESS

Slayer

19

FOUND IN FAR AWAY PLACES

August Burns Red

20

OF BEAUTY AND RAGE

Red

23

TRUST FALL (SIDE A) (EP)

Incubus

24

MELIORA

Ghost

25

SOL INVICTUS

Faith No More

26

F.E.A.R.

Papa Roach

27

TOKYO DOME LIVE IN CONCERT

Van Halen

29

PUNK GOES POP, VOL. 6

Various Artists

31

2015 WARPED TOUR COMPILATION

Various Artists

32

THE COLOR BEFORE THE SUN

Coheed And Cambria

33

ISOLATE AND MEDICATE

Seether

35

PSYCHIC WARFARE

Clutch

36

THE ORDER OF THINGS

All That Remains

37

THE BEST OF NICKELBACK: VOLUME 1

Nickelback

38

BLACK VEIL BRIDES

Black Veil Brides

39

DEF LEPPARD

Def Leppard

40

THE STORY SO FAR

The Story So Far

41

THE WRONG SIDE OF HEAVEN AND THE RIGHTEOUS SIDE OF HELL: VOLUME 2

Five Finger Death Punch

43

ENDLESS FORMS MOST BEAUTIFUL

Nightwish

44

WE CAME AS ROMANS

We Came As Romans

45

THE HUNTING PARTY

Linkin Park

47

KILL THE FLAW

Sevendust

48

HAIL TO THE KING

Avenged Sevenfold

49

GUILTY PLEASURE

Attila

50

SILENCE IN THE SNOW

Trivium