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AC/DC and their new album, Power Up, has debuted atop the Billboard 200 Album chart.

Per Billboard, AC/DC’s Power Up moved 117,000 equivalent album units, with 111,000 of that figure coming from pure album sales. The remaining figure was made up of cumulative streams from digital platforms.

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Billboard also notes, “Power Up is the first hard rock album to hit No. 1 in over a year, since Tool’s Fear Inoculum bowed at No. 1 on the Sept. 14, 2019-dated chart…Power Up bowing at No. 1, AC/DC has now claimed top 10-charting albums in the 1980s, ’90s, ’00s, ’10s and ’20s. The band is the fifth act to achieve top 10s in each of the last five decades (alongside Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Bruce Springsteen and James Taylor) and second band or group to do so (after Metallica).”

In addition to the United States, AC/DC’s Power Up also debuted at number one in nine other countries, so far, including Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

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Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.