Let’s have a look at the below list of top 10 Most Popular Best Selling Rock Albums in The World in 2016 and 2017. Rock music is a traditional form of music which emerged from Rock and Roll (R&R) and Pop music during the late 1950s in the United States. Later it developed into various forms in the late1960s. Rock and Roll are strongly influenced by Blues and country music. It is a fusion of these genres.
A Rock band group can be essentially centered around an electric guitar, a bass guitar, drums, and vocals. Most of the Rock music is seen to follow 4/4time signature and has verses and chorus with electric lead and rhythm. There are many famous rock bands who have given us the great flavor of Rock music. We will be now looking forward to the latest releases of best Rock albums.
List of the world’s top 10 most popular best selling Rock albums in 2016-2017
10) A Moon Shaped Pool (Price:$20.15)-
This album is by the famous English Band Radiohead. This is their ninth album that is released and like all other albums, it has also been appreciated by the Rock music lovers. This album was released on 8th May 2016. The specialty of the songs of this album is that it has a jam-like starting and ends with an agitated electric guitar solo. This album debuted at a first position on the UK Album Chart. It has made a combined UK sales of 44,000 thousand copies.
9) Hard Love (Net Worth:$38.25)-
This is a studio album recorded by the band Needtobreathe. This album was released on 15th July 2016. Atlantic Records have registered it. There are 12 tracks on the record with two cracker barrel bonus tracks making it a total of 14. It has debuted at number one on the Top Album Sales Chart. It also ranked in the 2nd spot on the US Billboard 200. More than 50,000 copies were sold in the first week and still the number is rising.
8) Death of a Bachelor (Price:$46.37)-
This album is the fifth studio release from the American Rock band, Panic! At the Disco. It was published on 15th January 2016. This album was first premiered on Beats 1 by Pete Wentz. This album has received splendid and positive reviews from music critics. The death of a Bachelor debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, and it sold 169,000 units in pure album sales. As of July 2016, this collection is sold just under 400,000 units.
7) A Head Full Of Dreams (Price:$8.05)-
This album is the studio album by one of the most famous band in the world Coldplay. This is their seventh studio album. It was released on 4th December 2015 by Atlantic Records and Parlophone. It ranked the top spot in the UK and the second in US,Australia. More than 1.9 million copies of this album have been sold worldwide, and the numbers are still increasing.
6) Anyway You Love We Know How You Feel (Price:$54.36)-
This collectionis created by the American Blues Rock band Chris Robinson Brotherhood. It is their fourth studio album, and it was released on 29th July 2016 by Robinson’s own Silver Arrow Records. Music critics and lovers are well appreciating this music album. The band is going on a tour all over this year all over the US. More than 142,000 copies have been sold till date.
5) Immortalized (Price:$61.78)-
Immortalized is an album released by a Rock Heavy Metal band Disturbed. It was recorded between January and May 2015 and was later released on 21st August 2015 by Reprise and Warner Bros. This is their sixth studio album. More than 90,000 album units were sold the first week. It also ranked the number one on Billboard 200. As till today 446,000 copies of the album has been sold in the US.
4) The Getaway (Price:$9.39)-
This is an eleventh studio album of the world famous American Rock Band Red Hot Chilli Peppers. It was released on 17th June 2016 by “The Sound Factory” and through Warner Bros., This album debuted at number one in 10 different countries and number two in their own country US. This album received favorable reviews from critics. As of till date, 764,000 copies of The Getaway has been sold worldwide.
3) California (Price:$52.12)-
This the seventh studio album made by the famous American Rock band Blink-182. It was released on 1st July 2016 through BMG and was produced by John Feldmann. This album has ranked 1st in both US and the UK. It also received many positive reviews from music critics. 172,000 copies of the album were sold in the first week. Till date the album has sold 231,000 copies in the US.
2) HypercaffiumSpazzinate (Price:$51.01)-
This album was released by the venerable punk rockers Descendents.It is their seventh studio album which was released on 29th July 2016 by the Epitaph Records. There are 16 tracks on the record and five extra tracks on the deluxe edition record. It ranked 2nd on the Top Rock and Alternative albums. It has ranked one on both the Billboard Top Taste maker Albums and US Billboard Independent Albums. It has also set career high record by securing a level of 20 on the Billboard 200. On the opening day, 15,000 copies were sold which is the best record in the band’s career.
1) Blurryface (Price:$58.37)-
This album was released by the American Musical duo Twenty One Pilots. It is their fourth studio album. This album is named after a band called Blurryface. This album ranked one in the Alternative Press’”10 Essential Records of 2015”. It was also nominated and selectedasthe Album of the Year 2016 by the Alternative Press. As of today, this album has sold more than 1,000,000 copies in the US. This collection also contains the Billboard Hot 100 top five singles. The track “Stressed out” reached the number two spot February 2016.
These are the latest rock albums that are rocking the market. If you are a real rock music lover, then the copies of these records is a must have for you. Get them all and enjoy the flavor of rock music in your life.