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
FORTRESS
ROADRUNNER
1 1
2 2 1 7
Buy
Buy
3 New 3 1
4 New 4 1
5 New 5 1
6 Re 2 19
7 4 3 3
8 1 1 2
Buy
Buy
9 3
IN UTERO
GEFFEN
3 314
10 5 1 6
11 New 11 1
12 New 12 1
13 New 13 1
14 New
SAVAGES
NUCLEAR BLAST
14 1
15 8
PARAMORE
ATLANTIC/FUELED BY RAMEN
1 26
16 10
OPPOSITES
14TH FLOOR
1 36
17 9 1 18
18 New
SHOUT
PROVOGUE
18 1
19 15 1 27
20 6
OLD SOULS
BMG RIGHTS
1 3
21 11 2 5
22 16 1 845
23 New 23 1
24 19 2 583
25 20 2 54
26 14 1 20
Buy
Buy
27 New 27 1
28 21
13
13
VERTIGO
1 17
29 27 1 348
30 12 1 481
31 29 1 205
32 28 1 239
33 26
NIRVANA
GEFFEN
1 221
Buy
Buy
34 24
THE OTHER SIDE
SEARCH AND DESTROY (SONY)
5 4
35 22 1 265
36 13
SURGICAL STEEL
NUCLEAR BLAST
4 3
37 23
THE 2ND LAW
HELIUM 3/WARNER BROS
1 53
38 34 10 99
39 Re
AB III
ROADRUNNER
1 35
40 30 3 243