Tidbits•October 31, 2012 10:00 PM ET
The Sword's new album, Apocryphon, has debuted at #17 on the Billboard 200.
Official press release: Apocryphon, the fourth album from The Sword attains the highest chart and sales debut of the band's career this week debuting at number 17 on the Billboard Top 200 with over 16,800 units sold. The album, released on Razor & Tie, also debuts on a series of other Billboard charts including #2 on Hard Music, #4 on Rock, and #26 on Digital. Apocryphon is available now at the iTunes store. John Franck SVP of Marketing for Razor & Tie comments: "The Sword have created a remarkable album that everyone here at Razor & Tie is proud to be associated with. We congratulate the band and their entire team on this impressive debut."