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Cattle Decapitation has emphatically scored their highest album sales debut to date.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 6:46 AM PT

Cattle Decapitation Anthropocene Extinction Soundscan sales debut

The Anthropocene Extinction, the newest studio recording from San Diego, California deathgrind unit, Cattle Decapitation, released via Metal Blade Records on August 7th, has debuted at #100 on the Billboard 200 chart (#41 on the Top 200 Current Albums chart). Selling roughly 5,900 copies in its first week of release in the United States, the album more than doubled the sales tally of the band's previous album, Monolith of Inhumanity (2012), which sold 2,500 in its debut week.

Cattle Decapitation's 2009 album, The Harvest Floor, sold 1,700 copies in its first week of release.