SHADOWS FALL's "The War Within" has sold 39,251 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at No. 20 on The Billboard 200 chart. "The War Within" is the follow-up to 2002's "The Art of Balance", which has shifted 107,071 units to date in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
The first pressing of "The War Within" is limited to 150,000 embossed digipack copies and is packaged with a bonus DVD, featuring a video for "Stepping Outside the Circle" from "The Art of Balance", two live videos, guitar lessons with Matt Bachand and Jon Donais, a drum lesson with Jason Bittner, and a Century Media sampler. The group recently completed a video for the track "The Power of I and I", directed by Dale Resteghini (FEAR FACTORY, HATEBREED).
SHADOWS FALL will embark on a U.S. tour with DAMAGEPLAN and THE HAUNTED beginning in late October.
Other notable debuts this week:
CHEVELLE – "This Type of Thinking (Could Do Us In)": 88,671 (No. 8)
CONVERGE – "You Fail Me": 6,052 (No. 171)
IT DIES TODAY – "Caitiff Choir": 2,417