Tom Petty, Metallica and Rolling Stones Top Rock Albums Charts In 2017
Written by broebling on December 19, 2017
Metallica had a huge year in 2017, and found themselves back on top of the rock ‘n’ roll charts. According to Billboard‘s annual sales tally, Metallica’s most recent album, Hardwired … to Self-Destruct, racked up the biggest numbers over this year. The group’s 10th studio set outsold many new releases from a long list of rock acts. The Rolling Stones, returning with their first full-length studio release in over a decade, placed ninth with Blue & Lonesome and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers‘ 1993 greatest-hits package peaked at No. 2 and has gone on to sell more than 12 million copies.
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