News 15 October 2021

Olivia Rodrigo returns to ARIA Albums Chart #1 with SOUR

Debuts for The Hard-Ons, Trivium and more!

Olivia Rodrigo returns to ARIA Albums Chart #1 with SOUR

After twelve weeks out of the top spot, Olivia Rodrigo’s debut album SOUR returns to #1 on the ARIA Charts for an eighth week. Since its release in May of this year, the album has spent all 21 of its weeks on the chart in the Top Ten, dipping only as low as #4.

Sydney punk legends The Hard-Ons score their first ever entry in the ARIA Top Ten at #4 with I'm Sorry Sir, That Riff's Been Taken. The band’s 13th studio album is their first album to feature You Am I’s Tim Rogers as vocalist. Rogers and You Am I had a Top Ten earlier in the year with The Lives Of Others (#2 May '21). Previously the highest-charting Hard-Ons album was the compilation A Decade Of Rock (#68 Feb. ’94). I'm Sorry Sir, That Riff's Been Taken tops this week’s ARIA Vinyl Albums Chart.

Following the announcement of her Australia tour for September 2022, Billie Eilish jumps up from #10 to #5 with Happier Than Ever.

Justin Bieber’s Justice moves up seven spots to #6 following the release of an expanded version titled, Justice (The Complete Edition).

Trivium take out their seventh Top Ten album on the ARIA Albums Chart with In The Court Of The Dragon. The American metal band’s tenth album comes just over a year on from What The Dead Men Say (#5 May ’20). Their highest peak of their career was reached with both Shogun (#4 Oct. ’08) and The Sin And The Sentence (#4 Oct. ’17).

Returning with Old Gods, their first album in seven years, New Zealand rockers Shihad debut at #15. It’s the band’s tenth studio release and follow on from FVEY (#9 Aug. ’14), which was their second Top Ten locally. Old Gods has debuted at #4 on this week’s ARIA Vinyl Albums Chart.

American rapper Don Toliver takes out a new charts peak at #17 as he returns with second album, Life Of A Don. The new album comes 18 months after Olivier released his debut, Heaven Or Hell (#20 Mar. ’20). It features collaborations with Travis Scott and Baby Keem, among others.

With new single ‘Easy On Me’ hitting the world this week, anticipation for Adele’s return has moved 25 from #31 to #18 and 21 back into the chart at #24.

Following the release of a new vinyl edition of Bluey The Album, the former #1 returns to the chart at #30.

Debuting at #46, British singer-songwriter Sam Fender makes his ARIA Top 50 debut with Seventeen Going Under. It’s the follow-up to Fender’s 2019 debut Hypersonic Missiles, which was a UK #1.