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Posted on Oct 31, 2013 01:00 pm
Rock legends Motorhead have officially scored their highest position ever on the US charts as their latest album "Aftershock" landed at No. 22 on the Billboard 200 chart.
"Thank you Motorhead fans!" reads the band's Facebook post. "We have some great news for you guys! 'Aftershock' is Motorhead's highest charting album ever in the USA coming in at No. 22 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart! This is huge for us! 'Aftershock' also charted at No. 3 on the USA Hard Music Chart and No. 8 on the USA Rock Chart! Thank you fans! We're Motorhead and we play rock 'n' roll!"
The record also scored impressive international chart figures, debuting at No. 5 in both Germany and Finland, No. 7 in Austria, No. 61 in Belgium and No. 64 on Netherlands charts. "Hope all our fans out there are diggin' the new record!" said guitarist Phil Campbell. "It should be played daily and on a loud basis - and blast it to your friends and enemies!"
Meanwhile, frontman Lemmy Kilmister discussed his latest health issues with Rockline Radio, confessing that his "lifestyle's catching up," but also pointing out that he's been working hard to get back in shape. Fans couldn't help noticing that the frontman didn't sound too healthy during the interview, but still praised Lemmy's positive attitude and willingness to perform.
"Aftershock" was released on October 21 through UD Gmbh featuring 14 new tunes and fetching universal critical acclaim.