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.

Pos LW Title, Artist Peak
Pos
WoC
1 New
OLD SOULS
BMG RIGHTS
1 1
2 1 1 5
Buy
Buy
3 New 3 1
4 New
SURGICAL STEEL
NUCLEAR BLAST
4 1
5 2 1 4
6 3 2 3
7 16 1 461
8 6
OPPOSITES
14TH FLOOR
1 34
9 4 1 16
10 9 1 18
Buy
Buy
11 New
WILD LIGHT
CENTURY MEDIA
11 1
12 8
PARAMORE
ATLANTIC/FUELED BY RAMEN
1 24
13 13 1 25
14 12 2 52
15 15 14 35
16 14
13
13
VERTIGO
1 15
17 New
8 18
ROADRUNNER
17 1
18 5
THE OTHER SIDE
SEARCH AND DESTROY (SONY)
5 2
19 20
THE 2ND LAW
HELIUM 3/WARNER BROS
1 51
20 21 1 828
21 18 1 328
22 25 2 581
23 17 1 263
24 19 1 8
Buy
Buy
25 7 7 2
26 22 3 240
27 23 1 203
28 32 4 40
29 29 1 7
30 33
BLACK HOLES & REVELATIONS
HELIUM 3/WARNER BROS
1 324
31 39
NIRVANA
GEFFEN
1 215
Buy
Buy
32 34 1 503
33 40 4 34
34 Re 1 220
35 28
TRE
TRE
REPRISE
2 19
36 36
RIOT
FUELED BY RAMEN
1 251
37 Re 2 21
38 26 7 3
39 Re 1 58
40 Re
ABSOLUTION
EAST WEST
1 361