AC/DC make it nine in a row for groups atop the albums chart

Black Ice is AC/DC's fifteenth studio album since their 1975 debut and their first for eight years. Tipped to top the chart in several other countries, it bows empathically at number one here, with first week sales of 110,978 copies. It makes a much bigger impression than their last album, Stiff Upper Lip, which debuted and peaked at number 12 in 2000 on sales of 14,280 copies.

AC/DC has charted 14 albums prior to Black Ice but only one - ...

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