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Rush's Clockwork Angels hangs on to the top 10 on the Billboard 200 in its 2nd week of release

Wed, Jun 27, 2012@10:41AM | comments

UPDATE - 6/28@2:36PM: Here's a Grade A review from the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

UPDATE - 6/28@1:46PM: Here's a nice article/review from Cultural Transmogrifier Magazine (thanks RushFanForever).

UPDATE - 6/28@9:30AM: has updated its website with the latest charts. In addition to their #10 position on the Billboard 200, here's how Clockwork Angels did on all the various charts (thanks John at

Top 200 Albums: #10
Top Rock Albums: #4
Top Hard Rock Albums: #2
Top Canadian Albums: #7
Top Digital Albums: #24
Top Taste Maker Albums: #4

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UPDATE - 6/28@9:25AM: Here's a great review from Carter Biel at The Lofty Oaks.

UPDATE - 6/27@11:15AM: Here's the official top 10 announcement from Billboard.

After a stellar debut at #2 on the Billboard 200 album charts last week, Rush's Clockwork Angels barely hangs on in the top 10 in its second week of release at #10. The exact sales numbers for this week from SoundScan are 26,756 units sold compared to 103,172 last week. By comparison, Rush's previous album - Snakes & Arrows - fell to #20 in its second week of release after a debut at #3, so the fact that its still in the top 10 is welcome news. The official announcement of this week's top 10 from is expected later this morning, and the Billboard 200 album charts should be updated by Friday morning. The album continues to get good reviews in the press and online. MetaCritic's metascore for the album is currently a strong 82 based on just 8 reviews from major publications. Here are some recent reviews received over the past week or so:

[The Weekender] 2.5/5
[Beats Per Minute] 8/10
[Modern Rock Review]
[VVN Music]

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