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This Week In Metal - August 31st, 2006 *Late*

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Im aware of the fact that its a little late, and pushed closely together with TWIM for 9-8-06 but nonetheless I would hate to see you guys miss out on a week of news. So without further ado the records chart courtesy of CMJ :


RankL/WBandAlbumWeeksPeak
13HatebreedSupremecy21
22SlayerChrist Illusion 32
31SYLThe New Black41
44All That RemainsThe Fall of Ideals42
56The Human AbstractNocturne35
6-Bury Your DeadBeauty & The Breakdown26
7 *GwarBeyond Hell17
85UnearthIII: The Eyes Of Fire35
94VoivodKatorz36
107Shadows FallFallout From The War41

Hatebreed becomes our third #1 ever, beyond Shadows Fall and SYL. It is amazing for them as a band to completly jump Slayer. All That Remains maybe just hitting stride in their young career, the success of this album and the sales and touring they are doing are pushing them over the top of their genre. Bury Your Dead returns to the chart with strong sales following a bouncey chart release. And the boys from Shadows Fall look like their run of 4 weeks in the chart might end as they slip to the #10 slot.

Onto the singles, courtesy of MusicMatch:

RankL/WBandSongWeeksPeak
15Stone Sour30-30/15041
21UnearthThe Glorious Nightmare31
38SYLYou Suck33
43The Human AbstractCrossing the Rubicon22
54MastodonThe Wolf Is Loose24
69Shadows FallWill To Rebuild41
7-BTBAMMalpractice17
86Lamb of GodRedneck42
97All That RemainsThis Calling27
1010SlayerCult31

Not much change to the charts other then that of Stone Sour resurging to the #1 slot after never reaching it within the first four weeks. Between The Buried and Me makes a debut with Malpractice and the bottom of the chart holds strong with Slayer staying in the #10 slot. All four #1's in the charts 4 weeks remain, including the only 2 songs to be on all 4 weeks.

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1. blakscorpion21 writes:

suprising that log, have a single on the chart but not an album, most say they like the album but not the single. i like both personally. good to see atr getting some attention, hard working guys and a killer album. i definitley liked both those more than the new slayer album :(. its still pretty good just not what i was expecting from them after working on it for 4 years. i need to check out the new mastadon as well as voivod, dont listen to them much but all i see is good reviews for them so i have to give it a listen.

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2. Vayne Theories writes:

yeah, I was wierded out about the LOG, and double checked some sources, and even on other charts that are smaller, they arent there, but most of the other bands are really consistant.

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3. cfhdimebag writes:

but i thought LoG had the number 8 album on the billboard top 200, what happened to that? did they just completly stop selling records?

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