Metallica's new album 'Death Magnetic' is number one in 25 countries, it has also seen off competition and remained at the top in the UK, USA and Denmark for 2 consecutive weeks. As well as the 25 official charts the band have also managed to top retail charts in Turkey and Russia where they don't have an official chart.

In the UK 'Death Magnetic' has faced some fierce competition from Queen's new album, The Streets penultimate release and The Coral's 'Singles Collection'.