Foo Fighters are on top in the Land Down Under with Medicine At Midnight, their eighth No. 1.
Medicine becomes the Foos’ seventh successive No. 1 on the ARIA Albums Chart, equaling U2, Taylor Swift and homegrown comedy act The 12th Man.
Only Eminem has had a longer streak of No. 1 studio albums, with nine.
Dave Grohl and Co. previously ruled the chart with the studio sets One By One (October 2002), In Your Honor (June 2005), Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace (October 2007), Wasting Light (April 2011), Sonic Highways (November 2014) and Concrete And Gold (September 2017), plus their Greatest Hits compilation (November 2009).
The Foos’ 10th album also leads the ARIA Vinyl Albums Chart.
Following his halftime performance at the Super Bowl, The Weeknd kicks another goal as The Highlights slots in at No. 2 on the ARIA Albums Chart, with several tracks from it impacting the singles survey, led by “Save Your Tears,” lifting 18-7 for a new high.
After setting a record for the youngest homegrown solo No. 1, The Kid Laroi’s F*ck Love (Savage) dips 1-3.
Rounding out a top five stacked with new arrivals is Psychedelic Porn Crumpets’ Shyga! The Sunlight Mound and Kate Ceberano’s Sweet Inspiration, respectively.
Shyga! is the first ARIA Top Ten for Perth’s Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, while Sweet Inspiration gives Ceberano her seventh Top Ten overall.
Meanwhile, Olivia Rodrigo continues to cruise atop the ARIA Singles Chart as “Drivers License” holds No. 1 for a fifth straight week, ahead of Glass Animals‘ “Heat Waves” (No. 2) and The Kid Laroi’s “Without You” (No. 3).
Veteran Dutch EDM star Tiësto has his highest-charting single in Australia with “The Business,” lifting 8-4.
Finally, Cardi B snags the week’s highest debut with “Up,” the second single from her forthcoming sophomore album release. It’s new at No. 20.