Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Who Says Rock Is Dead? AC/DC's 'Black Ice' Debuts At #1 In 29 Countries, Selling Over 780,000 In First Week

Released globally on Monday October 20, 2008, AC/DC's Black Ice tops sales charts in 29 Countries including the US, UK, Germany, Canada, France, Argentina, Japan, Australia, Belgium, Finland, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and more. In the US alone Black Ice has sold more than 780,000 units its first week on sale, marking the band's first ever debut entry at #1 on the album charts. Over 5 million copies of Black Ice have been shipped worldwide, combined with close to 5 million in catalog sold this year, the band are poised to sell over 10 million units this year alone.

The anticipation for a new album and tour by AC/DC has ignited catalog sales. In the past eight weeks alone AC/DC's catalog sales have exceeded 800,000 units worldwide.

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