CHELSEA GRIN’S NEW ALBUM, MY DAMNATION, BREAKS INTO TOP 100 ON BILLBOARD / SOUNDSCAN ALBUM CHART AT #64
Highest Chart Position and Sales for Any Artery Recordings Release
Band Currently Out On All Stars Tour This Summer
Chelsea Grin’s new album, My Damnation,bursts onto the Billboard Top Album Charts this week debuting at #64 with over 6,700 total sales in the first week. This marks the highest sales and chart position for both the band and the band’s label, Artery Recordings. The album also landed on a number of other charts #6 on the Hard Music Chart, #16 on the Rock Chart, #8 on the Independent Chart and #127 on the Top Albums Digital Chart. The band kicked off the All Stars Tour Summer Tour last week withEmmure, Alesana, Iwrestledabearonce, and more (Tour Dates Below). Watch the video for title track off the album, “My Damnation, ” here:http://youtu.be/NG8Dd0kiR3Y.
Chelsea Grin’s highly anticipated new album, My Damnation (Artery Recordings / Razor & Tie), is available now in stores nationwide, on iTunesand at Merchnow. Produced by Zeuss (The Acacia Strain, Hatebreed, The Red Chord), My Damnation is a more direct and diverse assault featuring Chelsea Grin’s signature guttural vocals, whiplash-inducing breakdowns, and Middle Eastern-flavored melodies. The 10 track album has a conceptual bend to it, based loosely on being condemned to hell and finding your way out to salvation. The band recently previewed the song “Cursed” exclusively on RevolverMag.comand they will be featured as a “Band To Watch” in the upcoming September/October issue of Revolvermagazine.
Chelsea Grin has received numerous accolades from fans and press alike including acovetedAlternative Press “AP Recommends” column and a #2 spot in the September 2010 AP Readers Chart. The band toured throughout 2010-2011-highlights have been jaunts with Whitechapel, For Today, 2010’s Thrash & Burn tour, and the 2011 Bamboozle Festival. The band released their first full length album, Desolation Of Eden, as the debut band on the newly formed Artery Recordings label in February 2010. The Salt Lake City based band is Alex Koehler (vocals), Michael Stafford (guitars), Jack Harmond (guitars), Dan Jones (guitars), David Flinn (bass) and Andrew Carlston (drums).
Artery Recordings is the label home to The Artery Foundation and an imprint of independent label Razor & Tie, whose roster now includes Chelsea Grin, Vanna, Attila, I Declare War, A Bullet For Pretty Boy, Close To Home, The Crimson Armada and Casino Madrid. A management company since 2004, The Artery Foundation has a knack for finding diamonds in the rough and nurturing them into worldwide prominence. Some of their recent artists flooding the Billboard charts have included Top 40 releases with The Devil Wears Prada and Attack Attack!, Top 100 releases with Alesana and Breath Carolina and additional artists such as Asking Alexandria, Jonny Craig and Dance Gavin Dance.
Chelsea Grin – My Damnation
Released: July 19, 2011
1. The Foolish One
2. Everlasting Sleep
3. Behind A Veil Of Lies
9. Last Breath
CHELSEA GRIN TOUR DATES:
July 28 – Chicago, IL – Congress Theatre
Aug 4 – Reading, PA – Eagle Theatre @ The Sov Center
Aug 6 – Fitchburg, MA – Central Mass Expo Center
Aug 7 – Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
Aug 11 – Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore
Aug 17 – TBA
Aug 21 – Las Vegas, NV – TBA
Aug 26 – Western Canada – TBA
Aug 27 – Western Canada – TBA
Aug 28 – Western Canada – TBA
*All Stars Tour with Emmure, Alesana, Iwrestledabearonce, For Today, In This Moment, Born Of Osiris, The Ghost Inside, After The Burial, Motionless In White, Sleeping With Sirens, Attila, For All Those Sleeping
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