Chevelle‘s seventh studio album, La Gargola, sold around 45,000 copies in its first week of release to debut at Number Three on theBillboard 200 album chart on Wednesday (April 9th). The chart number is the highest debut of the band’s career, surpassing its previous peak of Number Six with 2009’s Sci-Fi Crimes.
- The CD arrived in stores on April 1st and is the trio’s final release under its current contract with Epic Records.
- The first single, “Take Out The Gunman,” tops the rock radio chart this week, making it the fourth Number One song of the band’s career and its 12th to crack the rock Top 10.
- The trio is currently on a headlining tour that brings them to Houston on Thursday (April 10th).