Debuts for Blink-182, Liam Gallagher, Jetty Road and more!
Holding #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart for a third straight week, Hollywood’s Bleeding becomes the longest-running chart-topper for American rapper Post Malone.
Khalid’s Free Spirit jumps up five spots to #10, giving the album a 15th week in the Top Ten.
In the week before he played the AFL Grand Final, Dean Lewis moved up seven to #17 with former #1, A Place We Knew.
Byron Bay band The Babe Rainbow top this week’s ARIA Vinyl Albums Chart with Today. The album was released on digital and vinyl only, and missed out on the Top 100 in the Albums Chart. It is the third release from the group who are signed to Flightless Records, a label that specialise in vinyl releases that was started by Eric Moore of King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard.
#4: Blink-182 ‘Nine’ – American pop-punk veterans Blink-182 take out their eighth Top Ten album with Nine. Following on from California (#2 Jul. ’16), the trio’s eighth studio album is their third since reforming in 2009 and their second with guitarist Matt Skiba.
#7: Liam Gallagher ‘Why Me? Why Not.’ – Liam Gallagher scores his second solo Top Ten entry with Why Me? Why Not. Coming two years on from As You Were (#9 Oct. ’17), the former Oasis front man’s second solo album features him again collaborating with songwriter/producers Greg Kurstin (Paul McCartney, Beck, Sia) and Andrew Wyatt (Miike Snow, Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson). The album is #2 on this week’s Vinyl Albums Chart.
#25: Jetty Road ‘Because We Can’ – Melbourne country band Jetty Road take out their highest position on the ARIA Albums Chart with Because We Can. The Trio’s sixth studio album is their first since Hearts On Fire (#38 Jun. ’15)
#27: As I Lay Dying ‘Shaped By Fire’ – American metalcore band As I Lay Dying make their first appearance in the ARIA Top 50 with Shaped By Fire. It’s the Californian group’s seventh studio album, coming seven years on from previous release, Awakened. In between albums the band went on hiatus while lead singer Tim Lambesis served time in prison.
#29: Zac Brown Band ‘The Owl’ – Releasing The Owl, their sixth studio album, American country group the Zac Brown Band take out their fourth ARIA Albums Chart entry. The follow-up to Welcome Home (#8 May ’17) finds the eight-member group collaborating with pop and EDM songwriter/producers including Max Martin, Benny Blanco, Ryan Tedder, and Skrillex.
#47: Angus Gill ‘Welcome To My Heart’ – Country singer-songwriter Angus Gill makes his ARIA Top 50 debut with Welcome To My Heart. It’s the second studio album form Gill, who hails from Wauchope on the NSW mid-north coast. His debut album, Nomad, was released in 2017.