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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Brand New Eyes
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
1
Paramore Brand New Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Brand New Eyes
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
2
Breaking Benjamin Dear Agony Billboard Alternative Albums
Gains in performance
3
Alice In Chains Black Gives Way To Blue Billboard Alternative Albums
Black Gives Way To Blue
Gains in performance
4
Pearl Jam Backspacer Billboard Alternative Albums
Backspacer
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
5
AFI Crash Love Billboard Alternative Albums
Crash Love
Gains in performance
6
Three Days Grace Life Starts Now Billboard Alternative Albums
Life Starts Now
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Muse The Resistance Billboard Alternative Albums
The Resistance
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Owl City Ocean Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Ocean Eyes
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
10
Karen O And The Kids Where The Wild Things Are (Soundtrack) Billboard Alternative Albums
Where The Wild Things Are (Soundtrack)
Gains in performance
11
Brand New Daisy Billboard Alternative Albums
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Monsters Of Folk Monsters Of Folk Billboard Alternative Albums
Monsters Of Folk
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Skillet Awake Billboard Alternative Albums
Awake
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
-
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Green Day 21st Century Breakdown Billboard Alternative Albums
21st Century Breakdown
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Boys Like Girls Love Drunk Billboard Alternative Albums
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Chevelle Sci-Fi Crimes Billboard Alternative Albums
Sci-Fi Crimes
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Soundtrack Twilight Billboard Alternative Albums
Twilight
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Dave Matthews Band Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King Billboard Alternative Albums
Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Billboard Alternative Albums
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
17
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
23
U2 No Line On The Horizon Billboard Alternative Albums
No Line On The Horizon
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Theory Of A Deadman Scars & Souvenirs Billboard Alternative Albums
Scars & Souvenirs
19
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART
25
State Radio Let It Go Billboard Alternative Albums
Let It Go
Gains in performance
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