The following are notable heavy metal/hard rock U.S. sales debuts for the week ending May 18, 2008, as reported by Nielsen SoundScan (all CD figures are rounded to the nearest hundred [except numbers over 20,000, which are rounded to the nearest thousand]; The Billboard 200 chart position included, where applicable):

10 YEARS - "Division": 28,000 (#12)
FILTER - "Anthems For The Damned": 13,000 (#42)
IRON MAIDEN - "Somewhere Back In Time": 11,000 (#59)
DOKKEN - "Lightning Strikes Again": 5,000 (#133)
EMMURE - "The Respect Issue": 4,800 (#141)
DEICIDE - "Till Death Do Us Part": 2,900
STICK TO YOUR GUNS - "Comes From The Heart": 1,700
WARREL DANE - "Praises To The War Machine": 1,100
TED NUGENT - "Sweden Rocks": 600
COLDWORKER - "Rotting Paradise": 300
HAIL OF BULLETS - "...Of Frost And War": 300
VENOMOUS CONCEPT - "Poisoned Apple": 200


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