Classic Rock

Iron Maiden scores highest-charting album on ‘Billboard’ 200 with ‘Senjutsu’

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Iron Maiden‘s latest album, Senjutsu, has become the band’s highest-ever charting album on the Billboard 200.

Senjutsu enters the chart at #3, with 64,000 equivalent album units, 61,000 of which were traditional album sales, making it the best-selling album of the week.

Its debut sales week is the second-best of 2021 for a hard-rock album, following only Foo FightersMedicine at Midnight.

Iron Maiden’s previous two studio albums, 2010’s The Final Frontier and 2015’s The Book of Souls, both peaked at #4 on the Billboard 200.

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