Metallica Tops 2017 “Hard Rock Album Artists” And “Hard Rock Albums” Charts On Billboard

Metallica‘s Hardwired… to Self-Destruct came out last November, but it didn’t stop the record from topping the ‘Hard Rock Albums’ chart for 2017, which helped make the band #1 on the ‘Hard Rock Album Artists’ chart as well. The band’s tenth studio album sold 1.1 million units in the 2017 chart year to give them the #1 spot, and funny enough, the “Black Album” took home the #2 spot by shifting 268,000 units. Take a look at the full ‘Hard Rock Album Artists’ and ‘Hard Rock Albums’ charts below!

Top ten ‘Hard Rock Album Artists’ via Billboard

1. Metallica
2. Linkin Park
3. Foo Fighters
4. Queen
5. Guns N’ Roses
6. Nickelback
7. Disturbed
8. Five Finger Death Punch
9. Led Zeppelin
10. Journey

Top ten ‘Hard Rock Albums’ via Billboard

1. Metallica – “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct“
2. Metallica – “Metallica“
3. Linkin Park – “[Hybrid Theory]“
4. Guns N’ Roses – “Greatest Hits“
5. Queen – “Greatest Hits I II & III: The Platinum Collection“
6. Foo Fighters – “Concrete And Gold“
7. Disturbed – “Immortalized“
8. Journey – “Journey’s Greatest Hits“
9. Led Zeppelin – “Mothership“
10. AC/DC – “Back In Black“