Warner Music Japan's official first week sales chart is just in, and MEGADETH'S new album, Th1rt3en, has entered the Oricon Weekly International Album Sales Chart at #4 and the Oricon Weekly Total Album Sales Chart (combined chart) at #11.
Megadeth's last album Endgame's highest chart position was #5 on the International Chart and #16 on Total Chart.
According to Hits Daily Double, Th1rt3en looks to be on track to sell between 40,000 and 45,000 copies in the US in its first week of release. Stay tuned for updates.
In other news, Megadeth leader Dave Mustaine will be guest on the US nationally syndicated program Rockline, with host Bob Coburn, on Monday, November 7th. The show starts at 11:30pm EST/8:30pm PST and fans are encouraged to speak with Mustaine by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For more information go to this location.
On Halloween (October 31st) Megadeth performed on ABC-TV's Jimmy Kimmel Live! in their Halloween costumes! The foursome - Frankenstaine (Dave Mustaine), Dave Wolfenson (Dave Ellefson), Shawn Of The Night (Shawn Drover) and The Phantom? Of The Brodera (Chris Broderick) - played the new Th1rt3en song 'Public Enemy No. 1'. Check out behind-the-scenes footage below:
Check out Megadeth performing 'Public Enemy No. 1' on Jimmy Kimmel Live! below: