Slipknot charge out of the blocks in UK albums chart

James Hanley

The Official Charts Company Midweek Sales Flash is in, and Slipknot look set to end Ed Sheeran's four-week stay at the albums chart summit. 

We Are Not Your Kind, the metal band's first studio LP in almost five years, has stormed clear at the top on sales of 23,287. Sheeran's No.6 Collaborations Project lies a distant second, selling 9,833 units with rock veterans Feeder a new entry at No.3 with Tallulah (5,728 sales). Bon Iver is also straight in at ...

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