Finland: The Most 'Heavy Metal' Country In The World?

Heavy metal/hard rock music continues to thrive in Finland, where bands like CHILDREN OF BODOM regularly top the chart with their single and full-length releases.

Here is how the metal/hard rock genre fared on the Finnish Pop Album (Top 120) chart for the week ending February 21, 2004:

04. EVANESCENCE – "Fallen"
12. DIABLO – "Eternium"
13. KOTITEOLLISUUS – "Helvetistä Itään"
19. MONSTER MAGNET – "Monolithic Baby!" (new entry)
23. THUNDERSTONE – "The Burning"
32. PROBOT – "Probot" (new entry)
42. THE DARKNESS -"Permission To Land"
43. HYPOCRISY – "The Arrival" (new entry)
44. IRON MAIDEN – "Dance Of Death"
46. LOSTPROPHETS – "Start Something" (new entry)
47. BACKYARD BABIES – "Stockholm Syndrome" (new entry)
50. DAMAGEPLAN – "New Found Power" (new entry)
69. OZZY OSBOURNE – "The Essential"
73. VIRTUOCITY – "Northern Twilight Symphony" (new entry)
90. LINKIN PARK – "Meteora"
105. FANTOMAS – "Delirium Cordia" (new entry)
109. ICED EARTH – "Glorious Burden"
112. KORN – "Take A Look In The Mirror"

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