ABC/Randy HolmesTwo of Linkin Park‘s albums have returned to the Billboard 200‘s top 10 in the wake of frontman Chester Bennington‘s death.
The band’s new album One More Light, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 when it was released in May, arrives at number four on this week’s chart with a total of 50,000 equivalent album units. Meanwhile, Linkin Park’s 2000 debut Hybrid Theory climbs to number eight on the tally with 41,000 units.
One More Light saw a 122 per cent increase in units, while Hybrid Theory surged 177 per cent.
This week’s edition of the Billboard 200, which is topped by Lana Del Rey‘s new album Lust for Life, measures the first full week of tracking following Bennington’s death on July 20. In the immediate aftermath of the musician’s passing, combined sales of Linkin Park’s albums and songs increased by 5,332 per cent.
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