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Velvet Revolver Enters Billboard Charts At #5

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VELVET REVOLVER's sophomore album, "Libertad", sold 93,000 copies in the United States during its first week of release to land at position No. 5 on The Billboard chart. This is a little over one-third of the 256,000 first-week tally registered by its predecessor, "Contraband", which landed at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 chart back in June 2004.

VELVET REVOLVER celebrated the release of "Libertad" with a special intimate club show at the famous Whisky A Go Go in Los Angeles Thursday night (July 5). Check out pictures from Wire Image, WENN, Getty Images.

A limited edition of "Libertad" sold through Best Buy comes with a bonus DVD.

The first single from the album is "She Builds Quick Machines". Watch the promotional video for the song at YouTube.

VELVET REVOLVER will appear on the July 12-13 edition of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and begins a North American tour with ALICE IN CHAINS on August 5 in Baltimore.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. Stephen writes:

The chart position itself isn't so bad, but the fact that 93,000 copies can get you that position is a bad omen for the music industry.

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2. AILD--()CKY writes:

so many damn people ruining the music industry...they can kiss my a$$ for all i care

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3. Diamond Oz writes:

Indeed it's like what Geoff Tate from Queensryche was saying, record companies are gonna be extince in a few years.

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