ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS

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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).

The week of
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1
WEEKS ON CHART
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Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
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1
Pearl Jam Backspacer Billboard Alternative Albums
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Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
2
Three Days Grace Life Starts Now Billboard Alternative Albums
Life Starts Now
Gains in performance
3
Brand New Daisy Billboard Alternative Albums
Gains in performance
4
Muse The Resistance Billboard Alternative Albums
The Resistance
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Monsters Of Folk Monsters Of Folk Billboard Alternative Albums
Monsters Of Folk
Gains in performance
7
Skillet Awake Billboard Alternative Albums
Awake
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Owl City Ocean Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Ocean Eyes
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
9
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Dave Matthews Band Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King Billboard Alternative Albums
Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Boys Like Girls Love Drunk Billboard Alternative Albums
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Chevelle Sci-Fi Crimes Billboard Alternative Albums
Sci-Fi Crimes
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Hawk Nelson Live Life Loud! Billboard Alternative Albums
Live Life Loud!
Gains in performance
15
Green Day 21st Century Breakdown Billboard Alternative Albums
21st Century Breakdown
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Soundtrack Twilight Billboard Alternative Albums
Twilight
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Billboard Alternative Albums
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
21
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
U2 No Line On The Horizon Billboard Alternative Albums
No Line On The Horizon
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Theory Of A Deadman Scars & Souvenirs Billboard Alternative Albums
Scars & Souvenirs
15
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART
20
The Fray The Fray Billboard Alternative Albums
The Fray
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Phish Joy Billboard Alternative Albums
13
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Hollywood Undead Swan Songs Billboard Alternative Albums
20
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Pillar Confessions Billboard Alternative Albums
Confessions
Gains in performance
Gains in performance
25
Sick Puppies Tri-Polar Billboard Alternative Albums
Tri-Polar
25
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
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