CANNIBAL CORPSE 1st week numbers for Evisceration Plague announced
First week numbers are finally in for the FL death metal act CANNIBAL CORPSE's eleventh studio album Evisceration Plague, the highly anticipated follow up to 2006's KILL. We are pleased to announce that for the third time in the band's career the mighty CANNIBAL CORPSE have landed on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. Evisceration Plague debuted on the BILLBOARD TOP 200 ALBUMS CHART at #66 with 9571 units scanned!
#66 on the Top Current Albums (Top 200) chart
#7 on the Top Hard Music Albums chart
#22 on the Top Current Rock Albums chart
#6 on the Record Label Independent Current albums chart
"We are blown away by the amazing response to our new album Evisceration Plague. The chart positions that have been reported for this album are well beyond our expectations and the response from both critics and fans has been overwhelmingly positive. We want to say thank you to everyone at Metal Blade and Channel Zero for the great work they did on this release, and most importantly we want to thank our incredible fans, you are the reason for our great success. Thank you, you guys rule!!!!" Alex Webster bassist and founding member of Cannibal Corpse
In 2006 KILL debuted at #170 with 6049 units scanned and in 1994 Vile debuted at #151 with 6175 units scanned, making Evisceration Plague the ¬¬highest selling debut in the bands career!!! With a confirmed spot on this summers Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival alongside Slayer, Marilyn Manson, and label mates The Black Dahlia Murder, Behemoth, Job for a Cowboy and Whitechapel, 2009 will definitely be the year of death metal!
The mighty Corpse didn't stop in the US though with Evisceration Plague also decimating charts all over the world proving once again to be the leaders of the Worldwide Death Metal scene. On top of all of this the band's latest DVD release Centuries of Torment has just officially reached Platinum status in Canada!
Germany #42 (highest chart entry CANNIBAL CORPSE ever had in Germany!)
Austria # 41
Dutch Charts # 105
UK #22 Indie Chart
#38 on Top 200
#3 on Independent Charts
#3 on Hard Music Charts