LED ZEPPELIN, AC/DC, AEROSMITH, METALLICA Are Top-Selling Metal/Hard Rock Artists In U.S.

The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) recently updated their list of top-selling music artists in the United States. The following are the cumulative album sales totals for the most popular heavy metal/hard rock arists in the U.S. (sales totals are in millions):

#3: LED ZEPPELIN 107.5
#10: AC/DC 66
#11: AEROSMITH 65.5
#18: METALLICA 57
#19: VAN HALEN 56.5
#38: GUNS 'N ROSES 36.5
#45: DEF LEPPARD 33
#50: QUEEN 31.5
#59: OZZY OSBOURNE 28.3
#72: NIRVANA 25
#74: RUSH 24.5
#84: MÖTLEY CRÜE 22.5
#102: JIMI HENDRIX 20.5
#109: KISS 19
#116: SMASHING PUMPKINS 18.3
#118: KID ROCK 18
#123: STONE TEMPLE PILOTS 17.5
#140: LIMP BIZKIT 16
#149: LINKIN PARK 15.5
#152: BLACK SABBATH 15
#158: KORN 14.5
#162: TED NUGENT 14
#181: POISON 13
#197: WHITESNAKE 12
#217: BUSH 10.5
#219: SCORPIONS 10.5

For the complete list, click here.

(Thanks: Ozzyhead.com)

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