An audio interview with AYREON mastermind Arjen Lucassen conducted by Search & Destroy from Mexico is available for streaming at this location (scroll down to bottom of the page to locate the audio player).
AYREON's new album, "01011001", registered the following chart positions around the globe:
The Netherlands: #2
UK: #26 (Rock/Metal chart)
U.S.: #68 (Indie chart)
Canada: #86 (Hard Music chart)
"01011001" sold 1,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 32 on the the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart (which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200).
More information, including soundclips, is available at this location.