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Metallica: “Death Magnetic” Reigns Over The iTunes Store

September 12, 2008

Metallica “Death Magnetic” was released on September 12th, 2008 worldwide and it surely reigns over the sales chart. According to Hits Daily Double as reported by BLABBERMOUTH.NET, Metallica is on track selling 500,000 copies in the U.S. alone for its first four days of release. It is an impressive numbers considering that “Death Magnetic” is released on Friday, since traditionally records are released on Tuesday.

On the Digital Download front, “Death Magnetic” reigns over the iTunes Store. Out of 22 iTunes Stores, “Death Magnetic” captures the number 1 spot in 21 countries. Only in Japan iTunes Store “Death Magnetic lands on the number 2 spot.

Listen to “Death Magnetic” here (Flash Player required).

“Death Magnetic” lands on number 2 spot at Amazon MP3. (256 kbps MP3 and DRM-Free!)
“Death Magnetic” CD is number 1 in music sales on Amazon.com.

“Death Magnetic” on iTunes Store

Australia | Austria | Belgium | Canada | Denmark | Finland | France | Germany | Greece | Ireland | Italy | Japan | Luxembourg | Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway | Portugal | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | United Kingdom | U.S.A. |

“Death Magnetics” comes in multiple formats and packaging.

  • “Death Magnetic” CD
  • “Death Magnetic” Double LP Vinyl set, 33.3 RPM
  • “Death Magnetic” Deluxe Edition 5LP limited edition vinyl set! The deluxe edition comes as a 5LP gatefold, 180gram Audiophile Quality Vinyl, Half Speed Mastered at Mobile Fidelity 45 rpm. Comes with Death Magnetic lithograph!
  • “Death Magnetic” Coffin Box Set
    The Coffin shaped box contains the new CD along with a bonus CD with demos, DVD with more making of footage, a flag, guitar picks, fold out poster, a T-shirt, and a free download of a European Show happening in September. Free digital download of the album (320 KB/S) available at 12:01 am on September 12th!
  • “Death Magnetic” Digital Download

More Metallica News at Metallica.com.

3 Comments leave one →
  1. sebinomics permalink
    September 12, 2008 11:50 pm

    Impressive! Maye Metallica’s fight against Napster almost ten years ago, helped making understand Generation Y to download their music through a legal platform.

  2. September 21, 2008 7:53 pm

    MetallicA is baaaack. And the Big Bang looked over its shoulder and wonders, “What the fuck was that?” That was Death Magnetic being released…

  3. September 21, 2008 7:53 pm

    MetallicA is baaaack. And the Big Bang looks over its shoulder and wonders, “What the fuck was that?” That was Death Magnetic being released…

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