Metallica’s new album “Hardwired … To Self-Destruct” was met with great interest all over the world. The album was at the top of the Billboard 200 and topped the weekly list of bestsellers.

According to BuzzAngle/Hits, “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct” sold approximately 295,000 pure US copies during the November 18-24 tracking week. The count easily ranks as the week’s best pure sales figure. With these sales figures, Metallica left behind powerful competitors like Bruno Mars and Miranda Lamberts.


What was the Metallica’s first week sales of previous albums?

Eight years ago, Death Magnetic reached about 500,000 sales in just 3 days. It also ranks #1 on the Billboard 200.

St. Anger reached 480,000 sales figures in the first week. The album ranks #2 on the Billboard 200.

Sales figures may seem low compared to previous albums. However, given the current conditions, sales are good. As you know, the album is on the top of the list of bestsellers in 57 countries.