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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
WEEKS AT NO. 1
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Evanescence
Imprint/Promotion Label
Wind-up

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1
Evanescence Evanescence Billboard Alternative Albums
Evanescence
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
2
Jane's Addiction The Great Escape Artist Billboard Alternative Albums
The Great Escape Artist
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
3
Foster The People Torches Billboard Alternative Albums
Torches
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | StarTime Int'l
4
M83. Hurry Up, We're Dreaming. Billboard Alternative Albums
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming.
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mute | M83
5
Puscifer Conditions Of My Parole Billboard Alternative Albums
Conditions Of My Parole
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Puscifer
6
Wilco The Whole Love Billboard Alternative Albums
The Whole Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | dBpm/Anti-
7
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
Last
Peak
75  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
8
Red Hot Chili Peppers I'm With You Billboard Alternative Albums
I'm With You
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
9
Blink-182 Neighborhoods Billboard Alternative Albums
Neighborhoods
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | DGC/Interscope
10
Everlast Songs Of The Ungrateful Living Billboard Alternative Albums
Songs Of The Ungrateful Living
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Martyr
11
Real Estate Days Billboard Alternative Albums
Days
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
12
Alesana A Place Where The Sun Is Silent Billboard Alternative Albums
A Place Where The Sun Is Silent
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
13
Family Force 5 III Billboard Alternative Albums
III
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI CMG | III Entertainment/Tooth & Nail
14
Switchfoot Vice Verses Billboard Alternative Albums
Vice Verses
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | lowercase people/Atlantic
15
Bjork Biophilia Billboard Alternative Albums
Biophilia
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | One Little Indian/Nonesuch
16
Staind Staind Billboard Alternative Albums
Staind
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Flip/Atlantic
17
Peter Gabriel New Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
New Blood
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Real World
18
Sting Best Of 25 Years Billboard Alternative Albums
Best Of 25 Years
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Cherrytree/A&M
19
Foo Fighters Wasting Light Billboard Alternative Albums
Wasting Light
17  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Roswell
20
Mastodon The Hunter Billboard Alternative Albums
The Hunter
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
21
Theory Of A Deadman The Truth Is... Billboard Alternative Albums
The Truth Is...
18  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner | 604
22
AWOLNATION Megalithic Symphony Billboard Alternative Albums
Megalithic Symphony
21  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
23
The Gaslight Anthem iTunes Session (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
iTunes Session (EP)
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
24
Radiohead TKOL RMX 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Billboard Alternative Albums
TKOL RMX 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TBD | Ticker Tape
25
Young The Giant Young The Giant Billboard Alternative Albums
Young The Giant
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
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