With 16,125 units moved, The Devil Wears Prada lands atop the metal charts this week with most albums sold. (It’s good for 20th overall on the Billboard Album charts.) 8:18 is the band’s first record without keyboardist James Baney. You can read the full cover story with vocalist Mike Hranica for more on the album.

The band outsold other debuts from Stray from the Path, Carcass and GWAR.

via Metal Insider

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