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JUDAS PRIEST's Firepower Is Their Highest-Charting Album Ever On Billboard 200

Posted by on March 20, 2018 at 10:20 am

Judas Priest has been releasing albums for quite literally 40 years at this point, and what better way to celebrate that anniversary than with their high-charting album ever? The band's new album Firepower that came out about a week and a half ago, and has charted at #5 on the Billboard 200. The album has sold 48,000 copies to date, with an additional 1,000 in streaming equivalent album sales.

The album just beat out their 2014 effort Redeemer of Souls, which peaked at #6 on the Billboard 200. Billboard has also provided a list of every Judas Priest album and its respective ranking on the chart, which you can check out below.

Stained Class, No. 173, April 22, 1978
Hell Bent for Leather, No. 128, April 28, 1979
Unleashed in the East (Live in Japan), No. 70, Nov. 10, 1979
British Steel, No. 34, July 12, 1980
Point of Entry, No. 39, May 23, 1981
Screaming for Vengeance, No. 17, Oct. 30, 1982
Defenders of the Faith, No. 18, Feb. 25, 1984
Turbo, No. 17, April 26, 1986
Live, No. 38, July 11, 1987
Ram It Down, No. 31, June 18, 1988
Painkiller, No. 26, Nov. 3, 1990
Metal Works ’73 – ‘93, No. 155, June 5, 1993
Jugulator, No. 82, Nov. 15, 1997
Demolition, No. 165, Aug. 18, 2001
Angel of Retribution, No. 13, March 19, 2005
Nostradamus, No. 11, July 5, 2008
A Touch of Evil: Live, No. 87, Aug. 1, 2009
Redeemer of Souls, No. 6, July 26, 2014
Firepower, No. 5, March 24, 2017

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