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Queensryche, Poison, Lacuna Coil In Billboard's Top 30

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QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime II" has sold 44,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at No. 14 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. This is more than half of the total sales tally registered by the band's last studio album, 2003's "Tribe", which sold 20,000 copies in the first week and has shifted less than 75,000 units so far, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Meanwhile, the band's 1999 effort, "Q2K", opened with sales of 28,000 and has sold 150,000 copies to date.

QUEENSRŸCHE's top-selling album by far is 1990's "Empire", which was certified triple-platinum in October 1994 for sales in excess of three million copies in the United States. The original "Operation: Mindcrime" release (1988) attained platinum status in August 1991, while 1994's "Promised Land" reached the same plateau in December 1994.

In other chart news, LACUNA COIL's "Karmacode" shifted just under 34,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at No. 28 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. The band's 2002 album "Comalies" has sold more than 230,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. A representative for the group's record label, Century Media, recently told Billboard magazine that the album has sold 500,000 units worldwide.

LACUNA COIL will be on the cover of at least a half-dozen metal magazines this spring. In addition, an April appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and a segment of "The Mix" on ABC News are slated, according to Billboard.

Another notable debut on this week's chart is POISON's 18-track collection, "The Best of Poison: 20 Years of Rock", which commemorates POISON's 20th anniversary and the band's career tally of more than 25 million albums and DVDs sold around the world. The album, which packs the group's biggest hits and fan favorites, opens with nearly 40,000 copies to debut at No. 17 on next week's chart.

POISON's "Greatest Hits 1986-1996" collection, which was originally released in November 1996, was officially certified double-platinum in November 2005 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for shipments in excess of two million copies in the United States.

The following are notable heavy metal/hard rock U.S. sales debuts for the week ending April 9, 2006, as reported by Nielsen SoundScan (all figures are rounded to the nearest thousand, except numbers under 2,000, which are rounded to the nearest hundred; The Billboard 200 chart position included, where applicable):

QUEENSRŸCHE – "Operation: Mindcrime II": 44,000 (#14)
POISON – "The Best of Poison: 20 Years of Rock": 40,000 (#17)
LACUNA COIL – "Karmacode": 34,000 (#28)
DEAD TO FALL - "The Phoenix Throne": 4,000
PANTERA – "3 Vulgar Videos From Hell" DVD: 1,700
BLACKMORE'S NIGHT – "The Village Lanterne": 1,500
CALIBAN – "Undying Darkness": 1,700
EVERGREY - "Monday Morning Apocalypse": 1,400
KATATONIA - "The Great Cold Distance": 1,100
VENOM – Metal Black": 1,100
ONE MAN ARMY AND THE UNDEAD QUARTET – "21st Century Killing Machine": 100
TERROR 2000 - "Terror For Sale": 100

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. BLACKDOG writes:

cool!

# Apr 17, 2006 @ 4:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Satanatron writes:

Nice, good for them.

# Apr 17, 2006 @ 6:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. triv666 writes:

i just wanted to say that poison has to be the worst band ever,,,, it just happens that when i take a big shhit it sounds better coming out than any of C.C. Deville's solos,.

TRIVIUM FOREVER c***SUCKERS

# Apr 18, 2006 @ 6:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. sevenchurches writes:

the new queensryche is sh**.

# Apr 18, 2006 @ 7:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. BLACKDOG writes:

POISON ..... The one band from my generation that most guy's do not wan't to admit to likeing at some point or another.

# Apr 18, 2006 @ 7:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. ! writes:

i'm 50, and i always thought they sucked. too damn girly. but then, most bands were back then. just one opinion. operation mindcrime was good. a bit ahead of it's time. like some of early rush. can't recall lacuna coil though. too many bonghits i guess.

# Apr 18, 2006 @ 10:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. sevenchurches writes:

i dont like lacuna coil but their female singer, id jizz in her face.

# Apr 18, 2006 @ 10:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. BLACKDOG writes:

That's a pretty fair assesment for mind crime.It was genius for what was going on back then.I like Lacuna Coil.I think they are much better than Evanescence.They could use a better producer that's the only thing keeping them back just now that I can imagine as the big issue....And yes I'd give Chrstina Scabia the MONGOLIAN BEAT DOWN !(sexual position if you don't know you better ask sombody !)

# Apr 18, 2006 @ 11:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. sevenchurches writes:

id giver a hot carl and bulgarian gas mask.

# Apr 18, 2006 @ 11:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. BLACKDOG writes:

If that's what turn's you on.Althogh I don't even wanna know what that sh** is.

# Apr 18, 2006 @ 11:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. sevenchurches writes:

bulgarian gas mask is when you put your balls on her eyes and your d*** on her nose. hot carl is when you take a sh** on her.

id pee in her butt.

# Apr 18, 2006 @ 11:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. BLACKDOG writes:

OK I GET IT YOU LIKE TO ABUSE AND HUMILIATE WOMEN !!! Now please back on topical while I go vomit in my supervisor's trash can.

# Apr 18, 2006 @ 11:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. sevenchurches writes:

QUEENSRŸCHE KICKED ASS
PANTERA KICKS ASS
VENOM KICKS ASS

# Apr 19, 2006 @ 12:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. BLACKDOG writes:

THANK YOU !!!

# Apr 19, 2006 @ 12:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. sevenchurches writes:

blackdog, who just havent met the chicks ive met. anyway, i saw the pantera dvd a long time ago. it kicks a$$ but i dont see how they need to rerelease it.

# Apr 19, 2006 @ 12:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. BLACKDOG writes:

Neither do I ? But in any event here it comes againe.Anyway my shift is over heading home to BLUE LIGHT & JACK DANIELS.Talk to ya tomorrow sleep well and all that good sh**.

# Apr 19, 2006 @ 12:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. bradispissed writes:

lol well dude because i know all fa**ots love bette midler you probably shouldn't be dissapointed in her physical attributes.


and nobody will ever be bothered by your retarded fag babble. dude when you put "da" and metal in the same sentence it only leads me to believe you sh** semen....wookin for wub in all da wong pwaces


pathetic little twat. when i can actually read that butchered mongoloid bullsh** you call ebonics then maybe i'll formally introduce you to the world of music..till then dude enjoy your papa roach vinyl collection

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 2:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Drivin' your car to Toronto writes:

Y'all are crazy dog humpers, if you ask me!

This is pretty cool, though... http://fuse.tv/upload/pantsoff.php

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 3:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. bradispissed writes:

and about a bill 76

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 3:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. rulin kmadd writes:

probably loves ATM action as well i know here cyber friend coco does while listening
to his El Nino cds. Fukkin jizzknob.

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 4:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. BLACKDOG writes:

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 4:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. BLACKDOG writes:

I GRAB MY HAT AND GRAB MY SHOES! TONIGHT I"M GONNA HIT THE STREET'S AND CRUISE ! ....... WHOOP'S !!!!!

That slipped you did not see it.

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 7:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. slayerdisciple writes:

is it me or does coco get more pathetic with each post

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 8:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. BLACKDOG writes:

No it's not you.

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25. charest writes:

thats why coco is the biggest loser, he comes to the quennsryche,poison,lacuna coil post and of course he has to start with the slayer and being gay thing, give it up man, we all know your secret, stop trying to be someone else.

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26. ole hoss writes:

venom crushes all them loverboy bands! them old girly sounded guys.

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27. DeezNutz writes:

>;<;

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28. DeezNutz writes:

how many albums have ascendancy sold worldwide to date?...does anyone know?

# May 1, 2006 @ 8:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. DeezNUTZ writes:

well fuk off then..a$$holes!

# May 1, 2006 @ 10:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. chester writes:

COCO im a girl b**** plus im not trying to keep you away from Buttkisser so f*** you! Plus were frineds she doesn't mind she and i write on each other names all the time. I write for her some of the time.

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31. HOTTIE BOY writes:

I LOVE HOOKERS! HOOKERS!HOOKERS!HOOKERS!LACUNA COIL ROXS!

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32. bradispissed writes:

hahahah dear christ i think the computer forensic agents should probably take a look on chesters pc.


all this sh** is pretty odd i'm not going to lie

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33. charest writes:

agreed

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34. BLACKDOG writes:

OK. I got the new Lacuna Coil disc.I gave it a listen.For those of you that are more hardcore or just into heavier sh** this album is not for you.However If you are like me and can listen to anything in the quote unquote spectrum or realm of ROCK or METAL I recomend it.Or if you just wan't something to keep your girl reasonably entertained.I would suggest it.If you are considering EVANESCENCE.Buy this first.If you are considering WICKED WISDOM(which I still have not heard yet)buy this first.But like I saide if you are not universal in your music tastes don't bother.Still waiting for QUEENSRYCH & I'm in no hurry to hear POISON.

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35. lick my bum writes:

a hot carl....lol

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36. bradispissed writes:

why are all the grade school kids gravitating towards this thread?

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37. YO MAMMA writes:

U GUYS R GAY

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38. deeznutz writes:

lick my apple pie....you government cheese eating porch monkey

# May 8, 2006 @ 3:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. deeznutz writes:

all i gotta say is trivium is the hottest band to burst through the scene in years...and i dont think they will be sticking around for awhile!!!!!

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40. deeznutz writes:

i lied there gonna be here for years

# May 8, 2006 @ 3:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. deeznutz writes:

oh....SLIPKNOT RULES!!!!!!

# May 8, 2006 @ 3:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. cradle rules writes:

Buttkisser and coco you are f***ing stupid a$$ mother f***ers yall need to go kiss someones a$$ on another f***ing web site and stop acting like little f***ing idiots.

# May 8, 2006 @ 4:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. deeznutz writes:

my a$$hole itches........

# May 9, 2006 @ 2:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. deeznutz writes:

(yawn)...

# May 9, 2006 @ 2:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. deeznutz writes:

trivium trivium trivium

# May 9, 2006 @ 2:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. BLACKDOG writes:

I love TRIVIUM too.HOWEVER ! This is not about them.

# May 9, 2006 @ 5:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. HOTTIE BOY writes:

coco man i go to buttkisser's school and man is she hott!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.i go to chesters school to.and she's a hot girl

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48. HOTTIE BOY writes:

me and chester had fun last night.all night long

# May 11, 2006 @ 11:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. deeznutz writes:

whatever... i could care less b****....(yawn)....(scratching balls)

# May 11, 2006 @ 8:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. HOTTIE BOY writes:

i am not a f***in girl b****

# May 12, 2006 @ 11:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. HOTTIE BOY writes:

COCO you are a f***in vergin

# May 12, 2006 @ 11:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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52. HOTTIE BOY writes:

COCO where are you

# May 12, 2006 @ 11:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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53. BLACKDOG writes:

CO-CO I don't know Why you can't get this disc when I bought it at FYE two weeks ago.

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