AEROSMITH, CRADLE OF FILTH First-Week Sales Revealed

AEROSMITH's best-of collection, entitled "Devil's Got a New Disguise", sold almost 23,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 33 on next week's the Billboard 200 chart. The CD features two new songs — "Devil's Got a New Disguise" and "Sedona Sunrise" — while the rest of the set is a "pared down" single-disc version of 2002's two-CD set "O, Yeah! Ultimate Aerosmith Hits", containing single mixes of 14 favorites from the band's tenures with both Columbia and Geffen.

In other news, CRADLE OF FILTH's "Thornography" shifted nearly 13,000 copies ther first week out to enter The Billboard chart at No. 66. This is roughly in line with the performance of its predecessor, "Nymphetamine", which premiered with almost 14,000 copies back in October 2004.

The following are notable heavy metal/hard rock U.S. sales debuts for the week ending October 22, 2006, as reported by Nielsen SoundScan (all CD figures are rounded to the nearest thousand, except numbers under 4,000, which are rounded to the nearest hundred; The Billboard 200 chart position included, where applicable):

AEROSMITH - "Devil's Got a New Disguise": 23,000 (#33)
CRADLE OF FILTH – "Thornography: 13,000 (#66)
ROB ZOMBIE - "The Millennium Collection": 6,000 (#166)
IT DIES TODAY – "Sirens": 5,000 (#174)


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