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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
Dreams Of Fireflies (On A Christmas Night) (EP)
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Dreams Of Fireflies (On A Christmas Night) (EP) Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Dreams Of Fireflies (On A Christmas Night) (EP)
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:
Republic
2
Flyleaf New Horizons Billboard Hard Rock Albums
New Horizons
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Octone
3
Parkway Drive Atlas Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Atlas
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
4
Stone Sour House Of Gold & Bones: Part 1 Billboard Hard Rock Albums
House Of Gold & Bones: Part 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
5
Black Country Communion Afterglow Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Afterglow
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J & R Adventures
6
KISS Monster Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Monster
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Simstan/KISS
7
Soundtrack Rock Of Ages Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Rock Of Ages
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower
8
Three Days Grace Transit Of Venus Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Transit Of Venus
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
9
Kamelot Silverthorn Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Silverthorn
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SPV | Steamhammer
10
Dethklok Metalocalypse: Dethalbum III (Soundtrack) Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Metalocalypse: Dethalbum III (Soundtrack)
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
[adult swim] | Williams Street
11
Cradle Of Filth The Manticore And Other Horrors Billboard Hard Rock Albums
The Manticore And Other Horrors
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nuclear Blast
12
Linkin Park Living Things Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Living Things
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
13
The Sword Apocryphon Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Apocryphon
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie
14
In This Moment Blood Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Blood
13  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Century Media
15
ZZ Top La Futura Billboard Hard Rock Albums
La Futura
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | American
16
Coheed And Cambria The Afterman: Ascension Billboard Hard Rock Albums
The Afterman: Ascension
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hundred Handed | Everything Evil/Ambassador
17
Halestorm The Strange Case Of... Billboard Hard Rock Albums
The Strange Case Of...
17  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
18
As I Lay Dying Awakened Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Awakened
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metal Blade
19
Papa Roach Connection Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Connection
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Eleven Seven
20
Five Finger Death Punch American Capitalist Billboard Hard Rock Albums
American Capitalist
18  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
21
Rush Clockwork Angels Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Clockwork Angels
16  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Anthem/Roadrunner
22
Volbeat Beyond Hell/Above Heaven Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Beyond Hell/Above Heaven
22  Last
10  Peak
43  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Vertigo
23
Neurosis Honor Found In Decay Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Honor Found In Decay
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Neurot
24
Shinedown Amaryllis Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Amaryllis
24  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
25
Between The Buried And Me The Parallax II: Future Sequence Billboard Hard Rock Albums
The Parallax II: Future Sequence
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metal Blade
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