All Hail Metallica!!!
Submitted: "Death Magnetic, the ninth studio album from multi-platinum hard-rock band Metallica, is the best-selling album in the USA and Europe this week, debuting atop the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart at No.
1, making Metallica the only band in it’s chart history to have five albums debut at No. 1. (1991’s Metallica (known as The Black Album), 1996’s Load, 1997’s ReLoad, and 2003’s St. Anger).
Death Magnetic also scored big around the world with No. 1 debuts Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Holland, New Zealand, Norway (who sold more albums in 2 days than a week’s sales of a new U2 album), Poland, Portugal, Sweden (their biggest 1st week sales in 2008), and Turkey (which doesn’t have an official chart but the album was No. 1 on every retail chart)."