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 1 1
Buy
Buy
2 2 1 6
Buy
Buy
3 Re
IN UTERO
GEFFEN
3 302
4 3 3 2
5 5 1 5
6 1
OLD SOULS
BMG RIGHTS
1 2
7 New 7 1
8 12
PARAMORE
ATLANTIC/FUELED BY RAMEN
1 25
9 9 1 17
10 8
OPPOSITES
14TH FLOOR
1 35
11 6 2 4
12 7 1 462
13 4
SURGICAL STEEL
NUCLEAR BLAST
4 2
14 10 1 19
Buy
Buy
15 13 1 26
16 20 1 829
17 New 17 1
18 New 18 1
19 22 2 582
20 14 2 53
21 16
13
13
VERTIGO
1 16
22 23 1 264
23 19
THE 2ND LAW
HELIUM 3/WARNER BROS
1 52
24 18
THE OTHER SIDE
SEARCH AND DESTROY (SONY)
5 3
25 New 25 1
26 31
NIRVANA
GEFFEN
1 216
Buy
Buy
27 21 1 329
28 34 1 221
29 27 1 204
30 26 3 241
31 New 31 1
32 11
WILD LIGHT
CENTURY MEDIA
11 2
33 24 1 9
Buy
Buy
34 Re 10 98
35 40
ABSOLUTION
EAST WEST
1 362
36 36
RIOT
FUELED BY RAMEN
1 252
37 Re
FEEL
RISE RECORDS
3 10
38 Re 1 414
39 29 1 8
40 15 14 36