Neilstein Soundscam

NEILSTEIN SOUNDSCAM: ‘MERICA!

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Neilstein Soundscam

News flash: radio rock still sells. While most readers of this site will probably be disappointed to see the HUGE numbers sold by this week’s #1 and #2 Current Hard Music chart-toppers, there’s better news elsewhere in the form of debuts from Skeletonwitch, Charred Walls of the Damned and a ton of other bands you see listed down below in the “tags” field. Click through to learn more.

1 EVANESCENCE – EVANESCENCE
Last week: 128,083 (debut)

2 FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH – AMERICAN CAPITALIST
Last week: 90,743 (debut)

This is a painful 1-2 combo punch to those who like good music, but no one can really be surprised. This stuff still sells in the Red States. ‘Merica!

5 MASTODON – HUNTER
Last week: 5,447
Cume: 53,658

For those keeping track, this is the record’s 3rd week on the charts.

11 SKELETONWITCH – FOREVER ABOMINATION
Last week: 3,387

Nice! Highest chart debut for the ‘Witch to date?

24 STATIC*WAYNE – PIGHAMMER
Last week: 2,074
Cume: 6,845

30 MISFITS – DEVIL’S RAIN
Last week: 1,653
Cume: 7,698

32 CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED – COLD WINDS ON TIMELESS DAYS
Last week: 1,532 (debut)

1,531 of those must have been from the MetalSucks Comic Con booth during Richard Christy’s autograph session… shit was MOBBED and CDs were flying off the table!

34 I DECLARE WAR – I DECLARE WAR
Last week: 1,456 (debut)

35 NOTHING*JEFFREY – NEW PSYCHODALIA
Last week: 1,326 (debut)

37 WEDNESDAY 13 – CALLING ALL CORPSES
Last week: 1,456 (debut)

43 THREAT SIGNAL – THREAT SIGNAL
Last week: 1,167 (debut)

45 CASINO MADRID – ROBOTS
Last week: 1,124 (debut)

47 REDEMPTION – THIS MORTAL COIL
Last week: 1,095

50 TRAPPED UNDER ICE – BIG KISS GOODNIGHT
Last week: 1,040 (debut)

64 3 – GHOST YOU GAVE TO ME
Last week: 817 (debut)

This band deserves more recognition.

86 THIS IS HELL – BLACK MASS
Last week: 500 (debut)

This band too!

89 SCHENKER*MICHAEL – TEMPLE OFROCK
Last week: 745 (debut)

97 PAIN OF SALVATION – ROAD SALT TWO
Last week: 447 (debut)

-VN

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