LORDI's 'The Arockalypse' Certified Gold In Sweden

September 28, 2006

According to ESCToday.com, LORDI's "The Arockalypse" album has been certified gold in Sweden for sales in excess of 30,000 copies. The CD topped the album charts and stayed in the Top Ten for several weeks. In addition, the "Hard Rock Hallelujah" reached position No. 9 on the Swedish single chart and stayed in the Top 60 for almost four months. "Hard Rock Hallelujah" was also certified gold in Germany, where it was in the Top 10 for seven weeks, having peaked at position No. 5. So far, the single has sold an impressive 150,000 copies in Germany, where it can still be found in the Top 100.

As previously reported, LORDI is releasing a special edition of "The Arockalypse", featuring a bonus DVD. The bonus disc will contain the group's music videos plus the "welcome-home" concert from Helsinki last May, when a record audience of 90,000 Finns welcomed their heroes back from the Eurovision Song Contest victory in Athens. It will also contain some extra material from Athens as seen on Finnish TV in May. The band will also record a new version of their 2003 hit "Would You Love A Monsterman", and a new music video will also be shot with a Halloween theme.

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