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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
Let's Play Two: Live At Wrigley Field (Soundtrack)
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic | Monkeywrench
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Pearl Jam Let's Play Two: Live At Wrigley Field (Soundtrack) Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Let's Play Two: Live At Wrigley Field (Soundtrack)
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 | Monkeywrench
2
Foo Fighters Concrete And Gold Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Concrete And Gold
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Roswell
3
Propagandhi Victory Lap Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Victory Lap
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
4
Queen Greatest Hits I II & III: The Platinum Collection Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Greatest Hits I II & III: The Platinum Collection
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
5
Metallica Metallica Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Metallica
Last
Peak
93  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
93
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Blackened
6
Guns N' Roses Greatest Hits Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Greatest Hits
10  Last
Peak
160  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
160
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Geffen
7
Linkin Park [Hybrid Theory] Billboard Hard Rock Albums
[Hybrid Theory]
Last
Peak
51  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner
8
Stone Temple Pilots Core Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Core
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Atlantic
9
Foo Fighters Greatest Hits Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Greatest Hits
Last
Peak
92  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
92
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Roswell/RCA
10
Queens Of The Stone Age Villains Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Villains
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matador
11
Linkin Park Meteora Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Meteora
14  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner
12
AC/DC Back In Black Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Back In Black
16  Last
Peak
141  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
141
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
13
Led Zeppelin Mothership Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Mothership
11  Last
Peak
130  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
130
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Swan Song/Atlantic
14
Nothing More The Stories We Tell Ourselves Billboard Hard Rock Albums
The Stories We Tell Ourselves
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Better Noise
15
Disturbed Immortalized Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Immortalized
22  Last
Peak
111  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
111
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
16
Five Finger Death Punch The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell: Volume 1 Billboard Hard Rock Albums
The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell: Volume 1
20  Last
Peak
110  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
110
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
17
Bon Jovi Slippery When Wet Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Slippery When Wet
Last
15  Peak
11  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Mercury
18
Prophets Of Rage Prophets Of Rage Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Prophets Of Rage
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Prophets Of Rage/Fantasy
19
Jimi Hendrix Experience Hendrix: The Best Of Jimi Hendrix Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Experience Hendrix: The Best Of Jimi Hendrix
24  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Experience Hendrix
20
Black Stone Cherry Black To Blues (EP) Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Black To Blues (EP)
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MLG | In De Goot
21
Metallica ...And Justice For All Billboard Hard Rock Albums
...And Justice For All
21  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Blackened
22
System Of A Down Toxicity Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Toxicity
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | American/Columbia
23
Aerosmith Aerosmith's Greatest Hits Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Aerosmith's Greatest Hits
Last
11  Peak
37  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
24
Metallica Master Of Puppets Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Master Of Puppets
23  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Blackened
25
Mastodon Cold Dark Place (EP) Billboard Hard Rock Albums
Cold Dark Place (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
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