Official Rock & Metal Albums Chart Top 40

Compiled by the Official Charts Company, the UK's biggest rock and metal albums of the week, based on sales of digital bundles, CDs, vinyl and other formats, across a seven day period. Click here to check out the biggest albums of 2016 so far.

Pos LW Title, Artist Peak
Pos
WoC
1 New 1 1
2 New
BONES
PLAY IT AGAIN SAM
2 1
3 2 1 44
4 1 1 9
5 5 1 119
6 3 1 4
7 New 7 1
8 7 1 12
9 11 1 395
10 4
RESOLUTION
ROADRUNNER
1 3
11 12
EVANESCENCE
VIRGIN/WIND UP
1 18
12 9 1 19
13 6 1 759
14 19 5 86
15 15 1 164
16 13
FREE
RED BULL
4 21
17 17 2 28
18 16 2 10
19 22 9 18
20 8 4 3
21 20 1 186
22 10 5 3
23 26 1 446
24 38 1 32
25 21 1 409
26 34 1 192
27 23 4 10
Buy
Buy
28 30
THE HUNTER
ROADRUNNER
3 19
29 39
ORIGIN OF SYMMETRY
EAST WEST/TASTE
1 343
30 40 3 9
31 25 4 32
32 18 2 548
33 33
DARK HORSE
ROADRUNNER
1 110
34 24 1 20
35 Re 4 6
Buy
Buy
36 28
IMAGINAERUM
NUCLEAR BLAST
3 10
37 29
BLACK HOLES & REVELATIONS
HELIUM 3/WARNER BROS
1 268
38 Re 1 215
39 Re
NIRVANA
GEFFEN
1 194
Buy
Buy
40 Re 1 268