World starts with 30,000 equivalent album units earned in the June 10-16 tracking week, according to Luminate, with 23,000 from album sales.
The band, which formed in Scranton, Pa., in 2005, first ruled Top Hard Rock Albums with 2014’s Reincarnate, followed by 2017’s Graveyard Shift. In between the latter and World, Disguise peaked at No. 2 in 2019.
World also debuts at No. 2 on Top Rock Albums, marking Motionless in White’s second-highest rank after Reincarnate, which led the list.
On the all-genre Billboard 200, World bows at No. 12, exceeded among the group’s catalog only by Reincarnate‘s No. 9 start and peak.
Concurrently, six songs from the new release reach the Hot Hard Rock Songs chart, led by first single “Masterpiece,” which lifts 6-5 with 1.2 million official U.S. streams and 701,000 airplay audience impressions. It’s followed by “Sign of Life,” a No. 15 debut (831,000 streams).
“Masterpiece” additionally bullets at No. 18, after rising to No. 17, on the Mainstream Rock Airplay chart. It’s the band’s second-best-charting song on the survey, after “Another Life” hit No. 14 in July 2020.
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