Metal Is Alive And Well In Finland

March 17, 2003

"True" heavy metal may rarely reach the top of the charts in America, but in Finland, it seems to be alive and thriving, if the country's latest Pop Album chart is anything to go by.

The following are the metal albums currently residing in Finland's top 40 Pop Album chart, as published over the weekend:

03. SONATA ARCTICA - Winterheart's Guild
10. CRADLE OF FILTH - Damnation And A Day
12. SAPATTIVUOSI - Sapattivuosi (BLACK SABBATH cover band)
16. MOONSORROW - Kivenkantaja
19. APOCALYPTICA - Reflections
20. STRATOVARIUS - Elements Part 1
28. CHILDREN OF BODOM - Hate Crew Deathroll
30. LORDI - Get Heavy

(Thanks: Timo Isoaho / Sonera Plaza Kaista)

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