Animals As Leaders, Parrhesia (Sumerian)
5th studio album from the instrumental progressive metal unit.
Dream Widow, Dream Widow EP (Roswell)
Foo Fighters released their horror comedy film, Studio 666, and accompanied it with a death metal EP under the fictional name, Dream Widow.
Abbath, Dread Reaver (Season Of Mist)
Abbath Doom Occulta drops his third solo record.
Meshuggah, Immutable (Atomic Fire)
A surprisingly low debut week for the Swede’s ninth studio record. For reference, their 2016 album, The Violent Sleep of Reason, sold 18,075 copies during it’s debut week.
Architects, For Those That Wish To Exist At Abbey Road (Epitaph)
A live performance of their latest album, recorded at the iconic Abbey Road studios.
Absent In Body, Plague God (Relapse)
Debut record from Iggor Cavalera (ex-Sepultura, Cavalera Conspiracy), Scott Kelly (Neurosis), Mathieu Vandekerckhove (Amenra) and Colin H. Van Eeckhout (Amenra).
Michael Romeo, War Of The Worlds, Part 2 (InsideOut)
Part two to the Symphony X guitarists’ project.
Soul Glo, Diaspora Problems (Epitaph)
Rap-noise rock from Pennsylvania.
Nite, Voices Of The Kronian Moon (Season Of Mist)
The sophomore effort from the blackened heavy metal band from San Francisco.
Night Demon, Year Of The Demon (Century Media)
Night Demon combines their five standalone 7″ singles from 2020 along with original songs, cover tunes, and previously unheard live recordings.
Ignite, Ignite (Century Media)
Orange Countys natives are back to making music after a half a decade of silence.
Killing Joke, Lord Of Chaos (Spinefarm)
An EP to follow up their 2015 Pylon record.
Hardcore Superstar, Abrakadabra (Golden Robot Records)
The twelfth studio record for the Gothenburg metal outfit.
Ghost, Impera (Loma Vista/Concord)
#12 (from 4)
Ghost drops 44% in week 3. According to Luminate/MRC Data, the Swedish band’s fifth album had the biggest sales week in 2022. This is their fourth top 10 overall album.
Pearl Jam, Rearviewmirror (Greatest Hits 1991-2003) Vol. 2 (Epic)
Vol.2 of the first official greatest hits record. Compiled with 33 total tracks, including a 2 disc set compilation. Seems people enjoy Vol.2 more than Vol.1.
Pearl Jam, Rearviewmirror (Greatest Hits 1991-2003) Vol. 1 (Epic)
Vol.1 of the first official greatest hits record. Compiled with 33 total tracks, including a 2 disc set compilation.
Scorpions, Rock Believer (Spinefarm)
#79 (from 58)
A 16% drop for the German band’s nineteenth studio album.
KoRn, Requiem (Loma Vista)
#85 (from 67)
Korn’s fourteenth album drops another 11% in week eight.
Sabaton, The War To End All Wars (Nuclear Blast)
#94 (from 84)
The Swedish power metal historians drop only 4%.
Greta Van Fleet, The Battle At Garden’s Gate (Lava/Republic Records)
#117 (from 77)
GVF drop 22% in week 50.
Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators, 4 (Gibson)
#119 (from 71)
Slash drops another 27% in week seven.
Blood Incantation, Timewave Zero (Century Media)
The Colorado natives return!
Stabbing Westward, Chasing Ghosts (COP International)
#151 (from 29)
The Chicago Industrial rock unit drops 68% in week two. It’s their first album since their 2001 self-titled release.
Rolo Tomassi, Where Myth Becomes Memory (MNRK)
Brighton/London/New Jersey, progressive metal.
Ice Nine Kills, The Silver Scream 2: Welcome To Horrorwood (Fearless Records)
Ice Nine Kills returns to the charts! Over 41,900 copies sold YTD.
Iron Maiden, Senjutsu (Parlophone Records)
#185 (from 165)
The mighty Iron Maiden keep falling with a 6% drop. Will they make it next week?
Catch them on tour with Trivium and Within Temptation!
Dark Funeral, We Are The Apocalypse (Century Media)
The 7th studio album from the Swedes drops 64%.
Bad Omens, The Death Of Peace Of Mind (Sumerian)
Another 21% drop for their third album.
Knocked Loose, A Tear In The Fabric Of Life (Pure Noise)
Just as you thought they were going up, they fall back down another 8%. Knocked Loose’s EP focuses on “a story about extreme grief and the levels a person is willing to go through to get rid of it.”
Watch the short film here.
Poppy, Flux (Sumerian)
Poppy has a 25% increase this week.
ERRA, ERRA (UNFD)
ERRA drops a substantial 84%. This is their deluxe version of their self-titled including 3 new songs and 3 new covers.
Voivod, Synchro Anarchy (Century Media)
A 15% jump for their fifteenth studio album. It’s their nineteenth release overall. Produced and mixed by Francis Perron.
Sleep Token, This Place Will Become Your Tomb (Spinefarm)
A return to the charts for Vessel’s’ British collective.
Mouse Rat, The Awesome Album(DualTone/Entertainment 720)
Andy Dywer and Mouse Rat jump 9% after their return to the charts.
Saxon, Carpe Diem (Silver Lining)
Their twenty-third studio album drops 27% in week eight.
KK’s Priest, Sermons Of The Sinner (EX1)
The profound and legendary guitarist returns!
Vein.FM, This World Is Going To Ruin You (Closed Casket)
Vein is back! Hopefully, they don’t destroy anymore venue gear.
Slaughter To Prevail, Kostolom (Sumerian Records)
The Russian group drops another 51%.
HammerFall, Hammer Of Dawn (Napalm)
Their twelfth studio effort falls 9 % in week five.
Immolation, Acts Of God (Nuclear Blast)
Their eleventh studio album falls 19% in week six. Pure New York death metal.