JUDAS PRIEST: More First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

March 10, 2005

JUDAS PRIEST's "Angel of Retribution" has entered the national album chart in Sweden at No. 3, Spain at position No. 6, Austria at No. 10, Italy at No. 26, and Czech Republic at No. 45.

As previously reported, "Angel of Retribution" sold 57,522 copies in the United States during its first week of release to debut at No. 13 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

"Angel of Retribution" first-week chart positions (so far):

#3 - Sweden
#4 - Japan
#4 - Germany
#6 - Norway
#6 - Spain
#10 - Austria
#12 - Canada
#13 - U.S.
#19 - Switzerland
#26 - Italy
#39 - U.K.
#40 - Ireland
#43 - France
#45 - Czech Republic
#46 - Holland

Singer Rob Halford's first album with JUDAS PRIEST in 15 years, "Angel of Retribution" was produced by Roy Z, who has previously worked on solo albums from Halford and IRON MAIDEN's Bruce Dickinson. The set is bundled with a concert DVD shot in a bullring in Valencia, Spain.

(Thanks: Rockdetector.com)

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