Rock And Metal News: Lamb Of God Charts/ King Diamond News

Posted: August 4, 2015 in Rock And Metal News
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unnamedIf there is any question of whether Metal has one bald, gray, and fat as said by Kevin Lyman, Lamb Of God is proving him wrong big time. So, I want to take the time to congratulate Lamb Of God on the news that their latest record VII: Sturm Und Drang charting at number two on the Billboard US Top Current Albums Chart. Not only that, but the band’s new record also charted at number three on The US Billboard Top 200 charts as well showing all of us that Metal is thriving. To top it all off, the album will also debut at number one on both the Rock Album and Hard Rock Album charts and that’s only the big news here in the states. Thanks to Maria Ferrero and Adrenaline PR, here is how the album did around the word compared to the last record Resolution:

International Charts:

Canada

#1 debut (last album Resolution debuted at #2)

Australia

#2 (Resolution was #3)

UK

#7* (Resolution was #19), #1 Indie, #1 Rock (This is the band and label’s first Top Ten in the UK)

Germany

#12 (Resolution was #37)

Japan

#13 (Resolution was #56)

Netherlands

#13 (Resolution was #36)

Finland

#3 (Resolution was #5)

New Zealand

#11 (Resolution was #12)

Sweden

#19 (Resolution was #21)

Belgium

#23 (Resolution was #61)

Ireland

#25, #1 Indie (Resolution was #41)

unnamedIn other big Metal News, King Diamond has announced that he will be heading back out on the road in the fall of 2015 with Thrash titans Exodus as his opening act. The other big part of that news is that he is going to be performing the whole 1987 classic Abigail record in it’s entirety on this tour. Exodus singer Steve “Zetro” Souza was asked about the tour and here is what he said, “EXODUS is truly honored, excited and flattered to share the stage with King Diamond, and his amazingly talented band! I remember in ’86, we performed some shows together and they were everything you’d expect a King Diamond and EXODUS show to be! Don’t miss this – it’s going to be epic!” I agree with Steve on that one, this is a tour you will not want to miss if you are a metal fan. The tickets for the tour will go on sale on August 7TH at 10AM ET and here is the full list of tour dates:

KING DIAMOND
Tour w/ Exodus
10/29 Denver, CO The Fillmore
10/31 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex
11/02 San Francisco, CA The Warfield
11/05 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
11/08 Tucson, AZ The Rialto Theatre
11/09 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
11/13 San Antonio, TX The Aztec Theatre
11/15 New Orleans, LA The Civic Auditorium
11/16 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle
11/21 New York, NY Best Buy Theatre
11/24 Boston, MA Orpheum
11/25 Philadelphia, PA The Fillmore
11/27 Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom
11/28 Detroit, MI The Fillmore
11/30 Minneapolis, MN Myth
12/02 Tulsa, OK Club Brady
12/04 Houston, TX House of Blues
12/05 Dallas, TX House of Blues

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