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MUSHROOMHEAD DEBUTS AT # 44 ON BILLBOARD

October 7, 2010 drainu182 0

Mushroomhead debut at # 44 on Billboard Top 200 selling 11,486 and debuting at # 9 on the Billboard Independent Chart.

Mushroomhead released its new studio album Beautiful Stories For Ugly Children on Sept 28, and although the album is available in all stores, both physical and digital — the band has made a big push into digital by being the first metal band creating an iTunes LP and debuting all content online, including forthcoming viral videos and personalized videos …

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FAR EAST MOVEMENT’S LEAD SINGLE “LIKE A G6” HITS #7 AT ITUNES AND #16 ON BILLBOARD HOT 100 – DEBUT ALBUM ‘FREE WIRED’ IN STORES OCTOBER 12

September 17, 2010 drainu182 0

Far East Movement (also know as FM) members Kev Nish, Prohgress, J-Splif, and DJ Virman will release their debut album ‘Free Wired’ on October 12th through Cherry Tree/Interscope Records.

The album’s lead single “Like A G6” has been exploding on the country’s sales and radio charts, currently #7 at iTunes and #16 on Billboard’s Hot 100 making FM the first Asian American group to land on the mainstream pop music charts. The song has consistently grown each week since its …

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DISTURBED HIT NUMBER 1 FOR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE ALBUM

September 9, 2010 drainu182 0

Multi-platinum recording artists Disturbed have claimed the top spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart with their new release Asylum. The album hit stores on August 27th and sold 179K copies in its first week. This is the fourth consecutive number one release for the band. You can purchase a copy of the album on iTunes here: http://bit.ly/a2acci

The band have released two videos from the new album. One for lead single, “Another Way To Die” and one …

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KATY PERRY’S TEENAGE DREAM IS THE NO. 1 ALBUM IN THE U.S.

September 1, 2010 drainu182 0

Katy Perry has cemented her status as a best-selling pop superstar with her second studio album Teenage Dream, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart, scanning 192,222 units in its first week of release. Katy is now one of the top 10 artists with the best-selling debuts of the year and one of only two pop artists to appear on this list. Teenage Dream is the two-time Grammy Award nominee’s highest album chart bow yet. Katy’s …

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MIKE POSNER’S DEBUT ALBUM 31 MINUTES TO TAKEOFF IS CURRENTLY HOLDING DOWN THE #1 POSITION ON THE ITUNES ALBUM CHART

August 10, 2010 drainu182 0

Singer, songwriter, producer, Mike Posner is currently holding down the #1 position on the iTunes Album Charts with the release of his debut album 31 Minutes to Takeoff (J Records.) With Takeoff having been released TODAY — it looks likely that Posner will continue to dominate the #1 for the foreseeable future.

Critics have been praising Posner and the album, with Rolling Stone saying “Mike Posner is at the head of a new genre…” and praising it’s “…big, club-friendly synth …

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THE BLACK EYED PEAS’ “I GOTTA FEELING” BECOMES FIRST DIGITAL DOWNLOAD TO PASS 6 MILLION MARK

July 30, 2010 drainu182 0

For six-time Grammy Award winning multi-platinum megastar group The Black Eyed Peas – will.i.am, apl.de.ap, Taboo and Fergie – it has been a year to remember. This week, as the Peas’ worldwide 7.33 million-selling #1 album The E.N.D. moves into its 59th week on the Billboard 200 albums chart (still bulleted inside the Top 20 after more than 13 months out), its landmark single “I Gotta Feeling” (released June 2009) becomes the first digital download ever to pass …

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Eminem Tops Billboard Top 200

June 30, 2010 drainu182 0

Eminem’s Recovery will come in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart this week with a staggering 741,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That’s the largest sales week for a single album since October 2008, when AC/DC sold 784,000 with Black Ice in its first week.

Go to Billboard.com for the full, chart-topping story.…

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Pearl Jam set to debut at #1 next week

September 23, 2009 drainu182 1
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It’s been 13 years but it seems that a new Pearl Jam album will debut at #1 on next week’s Billboard 200 chart with Backspacer (Buy on iTunes/Amazon). Released on Sunday on CD exclusively in Target stores and indepedent retailers, Backspacer is estimated to sell anywhere between 175,000 to 200,000 copies by week’s end. Backspacer is Pearl Jam’s first album to be released without a major label (after years of being on Epic and J Records). The …

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BRAND NEW HITS #4 ON iTUNES

September 23, 2009 drainu182 1
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After just one day on the market Brand New’s album, Daisy, is sitting pretty towards the top of the iTunes charts at number 4. While chart position may not be of the utmost importance to a band like Brand New, it is a testament to the quality of the album they’ve produced for the world to hear. With each album review a new comparison is made between Brand New and the likes of Modest Mouse, Radiohead, The Jesus Lizard, My …