It’s official: Avenged Sevenfold has scored their second #1 album on the Billboard 200.
The group’s sixth studio album, Hail to the King , secured the #1 slot this week with over 159,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Avenged Sevenfold’s 2010 release, Nightmare , was their first album to debut at #1 on the tally after racking up 163,000 copies its first week out.
In addition, Hail to the King took the #1 spot on Billboard ’s Hard Rock Albums chart, the Alternative Albums chart and the overall Rock Albums chart.
Avenged Sevenfold is currently trekking across North America promoting Hail to the King . They'll perform at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, WA, on Friday and at the Sleep Country Amphitheater in Ridgefield, WA, on Saturday. Visit AvengedSevenfold.com to view the full itinerary.
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