The recently release Mastodon album Emperor of Sand, just a little over two weeks ago, charting positions around the world are starting to come in.
According to Billboard, Mastodon’s Emperor Of Sand, landed at position No. 7 on the Billboard 200 chart with 43,000 units and 41,000 in traditional album sales. This is Mastodon’s third Top 10 album, following 2014’s Once More ‘Round The Sun (No. 6) and 2011’s The Hunter (No. 10). Emperor Of Sand is also the top-selling album of the week, and bows at No. 1 on the Top Album Sales chart.(via Blabbermouth)
Our biggest week ever. “Emperor of Sand” was the best-selling album of the week in the US. It also reached the Top 10 in Canada (#2), Australia (#3), Finland (#4), Sweden (#5), Norway (#6), Ireland (#7), and New Zealand (#9). Just incredible. Thank you to our amazing fans. (via their Facebook page)
And this is a little message that the band put on their Facebook page:
“We want to thank all of our fans for running out and picking up a copy of our new album Emperor Of Sand. The support you guys have shown us has been unbelievable. The album is an important and emotional one for us and it makes us very happy that it is connecting with you. We’re excited to play it for you on tour!! See you soon!”