….And they say metal doesn’t sell……

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER‘s devastating new album,¬†Abysmal, serves to once again demonstrate why they are considered one of the most vital bands in contemporary death metal. The blistering new effort debuted at #45 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, as well as making very impressive debuts across the globe. See below for all first week charting specifics:

UNITED STATES
Billboard Top Hard Music Albums
Debut @ #8
Billboard Independent Albums
Debut @ #10
Billboard Rock Albums
Debut @ #15
Billboard Top 200 Current Album
Debut @ #28
Billboard Top 200 Albums Debut @ #45

UK CHART POSITIONS
#30 Independent Album Chart
#20 Rock & Metal Album Chart

GERMANY
#66 German Control Charts

HOLLAND
#165 National Chart

CANADA
#26 Top 200 Music Chart
#7 Hard Music Chart
#35 Top Digital Chart