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Top Rock Albums ranks the most popular 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).

TOP ROCK ALBUMS

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Sonic Highways (Soundtrack)
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA | Roswell
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Foo Fighters Sonic Highways (Soundtrack) Billboard Top Rock Albums
Sonic Highways (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:
RCA | Roswell
2
Pink Floyd The Endless River Billboard Top Rock Albums
The Endless River
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
3
Damien Rice My Favourite Faded Fantasy Billboard Top Rock Albums
My Favourite Faded Fantasy
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | DRM/Vector
4
Machine Head Bloodstone & Diamonds Billboard Top Rock Albums
Bloodstone & Diamonds
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nuclear Blast
5
The New Basement Tapes Lost On The River Billboard Top Rock Albums
Lost On The River
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Harvest | Electromagnetic Sounds
6
Hozier Hozier Billboard Top Rock Albums
Hozier
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Rubyworks
7
Soundtrack Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 Billboard Top Rock Albums
Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood | Marvel
8
Slipknot .5: The Gray Chapter Billboard Top Rock Albums
.5: The Gray Chapter
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Roadrunner
9
Tenth Avenue North Cathedrals Billboard Top Rock Albums
Cathedrals
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Reunion
10
Bob Seger Ride Out Billboard Top Rock Albums
Ride Out
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Hideout
11
Queen Forever Billboard Top Rock Albums
Forever
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
12
Vance Joy Dream Your Life Away Billboard Top Rock Albums
Dream Your Life Away
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | F-Stop/Atlantic
13
Lorde Pure Heroine Billboard Top Rock Albums
Pure Heroine
13  Last
Peak
59  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lava
14
Bob Dylan And The Band The Basement Tapes Raw: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 Billboard Top Rock Albums
The Basement Tapes Raw: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
15
alt-J This Is All Yours Billboard Top Rock Albums
This Is All Yours
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Infectious/Canvasback/Atlantic
16
Arctic Monkeys AM Billboard Top Rock Albums
AM
Last
Peak
62  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
17
Neil Young Storytone Billboard Top Rock Albums
Storytone
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
18
Bob Dylan And The Band The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 Billboard Top Rock Albums
The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
19
Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides Billboard Top Rock Albums
Black Veil Brides
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | standby/Lava
20
Job For A Cowboy Sun Eater Billboard Top Rock Albums
Sun Eater
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metal Blade
21
U2 Songs Of Innocence Billboard Top Rock Albums
Songs Of Innocence
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Island/Interscope
22
Coldplay Ghost Stories Billboard Top Rock Albums
Ghost Stories
17  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Parlophone/Atlantic
23
The Birthday Massacre Superstition Billboard Top Rock Albums
Superstition
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metropolis
24
Stevie Nicks 24 Karat Gold: Songs From The Vault Billboard Top Rock Albums
24 Karat Gold: Songs From The Vault
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
25
Bastille Bad Blood Billboard Top Rock Albums
Bad Blood
23  Last
Peak
63  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
26
The 1975 The 1975 Billboard Top Rock Albums
The 1975
30  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Dirty Hit/Vagrant/Interscope
27
The Black Keys Turn Blue Billboard Top Rock Albums
Turn Blue
26  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
28
Jackson Browne Standing In The Breach Billboard Top Rock Albums
Standing In The Breach
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Inside
29
Milky Chance Sadnecessary Billboard Top Rock Albums
Sadnecessary
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lichtdicht/Neon
30
Royal Blood Royal Blood Billboard Top Rock Albums
Royal Blood
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Imperial Galactic/Black Mammoth
31
Weezer Everything Will Be Alright In The End Billboard Top Rock Albums
Everything Will Be Alright In The End
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
32
Lucinda Williams Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone Billboard Top Rock Albums
Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Highway 20
33
Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators World On Fire Billboard Top Rock Albums
World On Fire
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dik Hayd
34
Godsmack 1000HP Billboard Top Rock Albums
1000HP
32  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
35
Five Finger Death Punch The Wrong Side Of Heaven...Volume 1 Billboard Top Rock Albums
The Wrong Side Of Heaven...Volume 1
35  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
36
Gary Clark Jr. Live Billboard Top Rock Albums
Live
37  Last
Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
37
Erra Moments Of Clarity (EP) Billboard Top Rock Albums
Moments Of Clarity (EP)
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sumerian
38
Primus & The Chocolate Factory With The Fungi Ensemble Primus & The Chocolate Factory With The Fungi Ensemble Billboard Top Rock Albums
Primus & The Chocolate Factory With The Fungi Ensemble
Primus & The Chocolate Factory With The Fungi Ensemble
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO | Prawn Song
39
Disciple Attack Billboard Top Rock Albums
Attack
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The Fuel | Disciple
40
Jack White Lazaretto Billboard Top Rock Albums
Lazaretto
47  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Third Man
41
Ingrid Michaelson Lights Out Billboard Top Rock Albums
Lights Out
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mom + Pop | Cabin 24
42
Eric Clapton & Friends The Breeze - An Appreciation Of JJ Cale Billboard Top Rock Albums
The Breeze - An Appreciation Of JJ Cale
Eric Clapton & Friends
44  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Surfdog | Bushbranch
43
Joe Bonamassa Different Shades Of Blue Billboard Top Rock Albums
Different Shades Of Blue
38  Last
Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J & R Adventures
44
KONGOS Lunatic Billboard Top Rock Albums
Lunatic
42  Last
11  Peak
29  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tokoloshe
45
Robert Plant Lullaby And... The Ceaseless Roar Billboard Top Rock Albums
Lullaby And... The Ceaseless Roar
43  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Trolcharm/Nonesuch
46
Ben Howard I Forget Where We Are Billboard Top Rock Albums
I Forget Where We Are
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
47
ANTEMASQUE ANTEMASQUE Billboard Top Rock Albums
ANTEMASQUE
Last
47  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nadie Sound
48
Rancid ...Honor Is All We Know Billboard Top Rock Albums
...Honor Is All We Know
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Hellcat
49
Carcass Surgical Remission / Surplus Steel (EP) Billboard Top Rock Albums
Surgical Remission / Surplus Steel (EP)
Last
49  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nuclear Blast
50
Linkin Park The Hunting Party Billboard Top Rock Albums
The Hunting Party
45  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
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