First studio album in nearly a decade launches in the top 10 across multiple Billboard charts.
The Offspring return to Billboard’s album charts with the band’s first studio effort in nearly a decade, as Let the Bad Times Roll debuts at No. 1 on the Alternative Albums chart (dated May 1). The set was released via Wabi Sabi/Concord on April 16 and earned 19,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending April 22, according to MRC Data.
The Alternative Albums chart ranks the most popular alternative albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equivalent album units. Units comprise album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). Each unit equals one album sale, or 10 individual tracks sold from an album, or 3,750 ad-supported or 1,250 paid/subscription on-demand official audio and video streams generated by songs from an album. For all chart news, follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram.
Of Let the Bad Time Roll’s 19,000 equivalent album units earned in the tracking week ending April 22, album sales comprise 17,000, SEA units comprise 2,000 (equaling 2.42 million on-demand streams of the album’s tracks) and TEA units comprise less than 1,000.