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Sales Data = HARD ROCK ALBUMS

Hard Rock Albums ranks the most popular hard rock and metal 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).

HARD ROCK ALBUMS

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Monster
Imprint/Promotion Label
UMe | Simstan/KISS
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
KISS Monster Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Monster
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Simstan/KISS
2
Coheed And Cambria The Afterman: Ascension Billboard Hard Rock Albums
The Afterman: Ascension
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hundred Handed | Everything Evil/Ambassador
3
Between The Buried And Me The Parallax II: Future Sequence Billboard Hard Rock Albums
The Parallax II: Future Sequence
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metal Blade
4
Three Days Grace Transit Of Venus Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Transit Of Venus
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
5
The Acacia Strain Death Is The Only Mortal Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Death Is The Only Mortal
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
6
Nonpoint Nonpoint Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Nonpoint
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie
7
Papa Roach Connection Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Connection
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Eleven Seven
8
Soundtrack Rock Of Ages Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Rock Of Ages
14  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower
9
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind Billboard Hard Rock Albums
All We Love We Leave Behind
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
10
Linkin Park Living Things Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Living Things
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
11
As I Lay Dying Awakened Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Awakened
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metal Blade
12
ZZ Top La Futura Billboard Hard Rock Albums
La Futura
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | American
13
In This Moment Blood Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Blood
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Century Media
14
August Burns Red August Burns Red Presents: Sleddin' Hill: A Holiday Album Billboard Hard Rock Albums
August Burns Red Presents: Sleddin' Hill: A Holiday Album
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Solid State
15
Texas In July Texas In July Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Texas In July
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Equal Vision
16
Rush Clockwork Angels Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Clockwork Angels
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Anthem/Roadrunner
17
Halestorm The Strange Case Of... Billboard Hard Rock Albums
The Strange Case Of...
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
18
Five Finger Death Punch American Capitalist Billboard Hard Rock Albums
American Capitalist
Last
Peak
53  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
19
Dio The Very Beast Of Dio: Vol. 2 Billboard Hard Rock Albums
The Very Beast Of Dio: Vol. 2
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Niji
20
Enslaved Riitiir Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Riitiir
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nuclear Blast
21
Volbeat Beyond Hell/Above Heaven Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Beyond Hell/Above Heaven
13  Last
10  Peak
40  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Vertigo
22
Shinedown Amaryllis Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Amaryllis
11  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
23
Down The Purple EP Billboard Hard Rock Albums
The Purple EP
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ILG | Down
24
Sylosis Monolith Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Monolith
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nuclear Blast
25
Trash Talk 119 Billboard Hard Rock Albums
119
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Odd Future
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