Anthrax's 'Worship Music' Provides Their Highest Chart Debut in 20 Years
Anthrax's new album Worship Music has garnered the band their highest chart debut in two decades and the second highest of their career. The record debuted at No. 12 on Billboard's 200 top albums chart, selling 28,500 copies. Worship Music also went in at No. 4 on Billboard's hard rock chart.
Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante responded to the news by saying: "I am most proud of our fans who came out and gave us the amazing support they did. To have our record debut at No. 12 is a great accomplishment."
Guitarist Scott Ian added the following: "I'm absolutely thrilled with the fact that our Anthrax Army came out in force this week to show the world that good music matters. Thank you to all our friends, old and new! It's a privilege to do this for you."