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Norma Jean's new studio album, Wrongdoers debuted at #37 on the Billboard Top 200 with over 8,340 units sold in its first week out.
Wrongdoers is the band's second highest career-charting debut in over five years since the release of The Anti-Mother.
Wrongdoers is also #3 on Hard Rock, #3 Vinyl and #7 on Rock for other Billboard charts.
Norma Jean's 2010 album, Meridional debuted at #45 on the Billboard Top 200.
The band is currently touring on The Summer Slaughter Tour until the end of August.
The Atlanta based, Grammy-nominated act has sold over 420,000 combined units in the United States and are esteemed for their aggressively artful sound which has garnered critical praise around the world as evidenced by the overwhelmingly positive press for their latest release with some calling Wrongdoers their best album to date.
"If You Got It At Five, You Got it at Fifty," is the first single was previously exclusive on music website Metal Sucks (click the link for the song).
Wrongdoers comes with "The Making of Wrongdoers" documentary with the first clip being viewable on Youtube.
Recorded with producer Josh Barber and mixed by Jeremy Griffith of Covenant Recording Studios in Kansas City, the album is the band's sixth and their first since 2010's Meridional.
The album comes in different bundles featuring various t-shirts, posters, and stickers ranging from $5 to $70 at http://normajean.merchnow.com/.
Also available is the limited edition special 3.5" vinyl featuring B-sides "AHHH! SHARK BITE AHHH!" and "Chug On Three."
Norma Jean Tour Dates
The Summer Slaughter Tour:
August 14-St. Paul, MN-Station 4
August 16-Denver, CO-Ogden Theatre
August 17-Salt Lake City, UT-The Complex
August 19-Seattle, WA-Showbox Sodo
August 20-Portland, OR-Roseland Ballroom *No cattle Decapitation & They Art is Murder