Avenged SevenfoldKameron Pollock

Avenged Sevenfold Earn Two More Platinum Albums In The U.S.


Avenged Sevenfold have taken home some more new platinum certifications this year. Following word of their 2003 sophomore album “Waking The Fallen” going platinum and its lone single “Unholy Confessions” having gone gold this part March, comes news of several more sales certifications for the band.

Among them are their 2010 album “Nightmare” newly achieving platinum status in the United States. It had hit gold status prior on January 19th, 2011. It’s 2013 follow-up, “Hail To The King” has also gone platinum as well, having previously went gold back on July 16th, 2014.

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Both certifications were made by the RIAA and represent sales/streams in the United States.

A platinum album/single in the United States represents 1,000,000 units, while gold signifies 500,000 units. Outside of traditional physical/digital sales, the certifications factor in digital streams/downloads with 10 permanent track downloads counting as 1 unit and 1500 on-demand audio/video streams from a particular album also counting as as a unit.

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