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Halsey Earns Top Spot On Billboard Top 200 Chart

One of the biggest fears a creative faces is the “sophomore slump.” There are all sorts of expectations, both artistically and professionally, that come with a second release. Luckily for Halsey, she can mark her sophomore full-length album a success. The singer earned a No. 1 spot on the Billboard Top 200 with the release of her latest album, Hopeless Fountain Kingdom. Check out the good news in a tweet from Billboard after the jump. Congrats, Halsey! For more Halsey, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here!…

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AFI’s ‘Blood Album’ Charts High on Billboard 200

After they had been away from the spotlight for a while, AFI came back with their latest album, AFI (The Blood Album). Fans were happy to see the group back, and it showed in their first week numbers. The group placed at an impressive number 5 on the Billboard 200 chart, an accomplished feat for their first record since 2013. Check out the exciting news in a tweet from Billboard after the jump! For more AFI, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here! Please follow and like…

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Avenged Sevenfold Score Chart-Topping Album With ‘The Stage’

Turns out albums, even surprise ones, can still see plenty of success in the digital-focused world. Avenged Sevenfold shocked fans and the rock scene last week when they dropped their latest album, The Stage. After a week of sales, A7X have scored the #4 spot on the Billboard 200 Chart. The group offered both digital and physical editions of the effort, yielding surprising results: 72,000 of 76,000 total units came from physical albums. Well done! Check out an article detailing the chart results after the jump. For more Avenged Sevenfold, you…

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A Day To Remember Score Charting Success With ‘Bad Vibrations’

Everyone who knows A Day To Remember‘s music could have predicted the group’s latest effort Bad Vibrations was bound to make a huge impact on the scene. After all, the guys are pros and make some of the best pop-punk-meets-heavy tunes around. Fans came out in huge numbers to support Bad Vibrations, catapulting the album to the #1 sales spot on the Billboard chart. In addition, it hit #2 on the Billboard Top 200 and had massive success in Australia, the United Kingdom, and Germany. Check out all of the charting highlights, and a…

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Metal News 

Most Popular Metal Band Names Surveyed

A survey was conducted to name the most frequently used names and words in bands creating music in the Metal genre. The numbers were crunched by Reddit user darinhq and came up with names including “Nemesis” and “Carnage” coming up often. Below the jump is a zoomed-in version of the full list and its corresponding numbers. Any big surprises? Let us know in the comments below! For more Metal-based music, you can purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Ed Sheeran Tops Billboard 200 Album Chart With ‘X’

Ed Sheeran‘s album X debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart. This is certainly an exciting first for him! X is Sheeran’s second full-length album, and it was released June 23 via Atlantic Records. If this has got you pumped, and now you want to listen to his newest album for yourself, purchase a CD of X here. And buy concert tickets here to catch Sheeran live on tour! Please follow and like us:

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Paramore’s “Ain’t It Fun” Reaches #1 On Adult-Pop Song Charts

Paramore has now officially achieved their first number one hit on the adult-pop song charts, and they’ve done it with their song “Ain’t It Fun.” Read what Billboard had to say about this achievement below, after the jump. To hear more from Paramore, purchase a CD here and buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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