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Alternative Albums ranks the most popular alternative rock albums of the week, as compiled by Nielsen Music, based on multi-metric consumption (blending traditional album sales, track equivalent albums, and streaming equivalent albums).

ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS

The week of
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
5
WEEKS ON CHART
Dark Horse
Imprint/Promotion Label
Roadrunner
Gains in performance

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1
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
2
Soundtrack Twilight Billboard Alternative Albums
Twilight
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic
3
Fall Out Boy Folie A Deux Billboard Alternative Albums
Folie A Deux
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen/Island
4
The All-American Rejects When The World Comes Down Billboard Alternative Albums
When The World Comes Down
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Doghouse/DGC/Interscope
5
Kid Rock Rock N Roll Jesus Billboard Alternative Albums
Rock N Roll Jesus
Last
Peak
63  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Top Dog/Atlantic
6
The Killers Day & Age Billboard Alternative Albums
Day & Age
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
7
Metallica Death Magnetic Billboard Alternative Albums
Death Magnetic
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
8
Coldplay Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends Billboard Alternative Albums
Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
9
Katy Perry One Of The Boys Billboard Alternative Albums
One Of The Boys
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
10
Hinder Take It To The Limit Billboard Alternative Albums
Take It To The Limit
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Republic
11
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
12
Slipknot All Hope Is Gone Billboard Alternative Albums
All Hope Is Gone
10  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
13
Disturbed Indestructible Billboard Alternative Albums
Indestructible
15  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
14
Saving Abel Saving Abel Billboard Alternative Albums
Saving Abel
12  Last
10  Peak
21  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Skiddco/Virgin
15
Dave Matthews Band Live At Miles High Music Festival Billboard Alternative Albums
Live At Miles High Music Festival
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Bama Rags/RCA
16
Linkin Park Road To Revolution:  Live At Milton Keynes Billboard Alternative Albums
Road To Revolution: Live At Milton Keynes
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
17
Saliva Cinco Diablo Billboard Alternative Albums
Cinco Diablo
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
18
Daughtry Daughtry Billboard Alternative Albums
Daughtry
14  Last
Peak
71  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | 19/RCA
19
Hollywood Undead Swan Songs Billboard Alternative Albums
Swan Songs
16  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Octone
20
Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes Billboard Alternative Albums
Fleet Foxes
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
21
Various Artists Nightmare Revisited Billboard Alternative Albums
Nightmare Revisited
19  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Walt Disney
22
3 Doors Down 3 Doors Down Billboard Alternative Albums
3 Doors Down
20  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Republic
23
Jack Johnson Sleep Through The Static Billboard Alternative Albums
Sleep Through The Static
22  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Brushfire
24
Theory Of A Deadman Scars & Souvenirs Billboard Alternative Albums
Scars & Souvenirs
18  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner | 604
25
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
17  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
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