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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
2
LAST WEEK
21
WEEKS ON CHART
Twilight
Imprint/Promotion Label
Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic | AG
Gains in performance

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Soundtrack Twilight Billboard Alternative Albums
Twilight
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic | AG
2
U2 No Line On The Horizon Billboard Alternative Albums
No Line On The Horizon
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island/Interscope | IGA
3
Papa Roach Metamorphosis Billboard Alternative Albums
Metamorphosis
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
DGC/Interscope | IGA
4
Blue October Approaching Normal Billboard Alternative Albums
Approaching Normal
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Brando/Universal Motown | UMRG
5
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
6
The Decemberists The Hazards Of Love Billboard Alternative Albums
The Hazards Of Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
7
The Fray The Fray Billboard Alternative Albums
The Fray
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Sony Music
8
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | RMG
9
Theory Of A Deadman Scars & Souvenirs Billboard Alternative Albums
Scars & Souvenirs
11  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
604 | Roadrunner
10
Neko Case Middle Cyclone Billboard Alternative Albums
Middle Cyclone
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Anti- | Epitaph
11
Coldplay Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends Billboard Alternative Albums
Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
12
Katy Perry One Of The Boys Billboard Alternative Albums
One Of The Boys
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
13
Kid Rock Rock N Roll Jesus Billboard Alternative Albums
Rock N Roll Jesus
10  Last
Peak
77  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Top Dog/Atlantic | AG
14
Hollywood Undead Swan Songs Billboard Alternative Albums
Swan Songs
12  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M/Octone | IGA
15
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
15  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | AG
16
The All-American Rejects When The World Comes Down Billboard Alternative Albums
When The World Comes Down
13  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Doghouse/DGC/Interscope | IGA
17
Metallica Death Magnetic Billboard Alternative Albums
Death Magnetic
16  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
18
MGMT Oracular Spectacular Billboard Alternative Albums
Oracular Spectacular
24  Last
11  Peak
26  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Sony Music
19
The Killers Day & Age Billboard Alternative Albums
Day & Age
21  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | IDJMG
20
Various Artists Punk Goes Pop Volume Two Billboard Alternative Albums
Punk Goes Pop Volume Two
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fearless
21
Saving Abel Saving Abel Billboard Alternative Albums
Saving Abel
19  Last
10  Peak
35  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Skiddco/Virgin | Capitol
22
Chris Cornell Scream Billboard Alternative Albums
Scream
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mosley/Interscope | IGA
23
Red Innocence & Instinct Billboard Alternative Albums
Innocence & Instinct
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Essential
24
Disturbed Indestructible Billboard Alternative Albums
Indestructible
22  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Warner Bros.
25
Slipknot All Hope Is Gone Billboard Alternative Albums
All Hope Is Gone
23  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
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