DEEP PURPLE: More 'Rapture Of The Deep' European Chart Positions Revealed

According to The Highway Star, DEEP PURPLE's latest album, "Rapture of the Deep", has entered the national album charts in the following European countries:

Germany: #10
Finland: #11
Swiss: #16
Austria: #20
Sweden: #22
Italy: #26
Czech Republic: #32
Poland: #40
England: #81

As previously reported, "Rapture of the Deep" sold 2,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. In the U.K., the album sold 3,500 copies the first week and 1,200 copies the week after. This took the album to No. 81 in the charts first week and No. 184 the week after.

DEEP PURPLE will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Wednesday, November 16. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out


Posted in: News


To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@) with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).