Black Ice has now topped the charts in 29 countries

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The new AC/DC album Black Ice, has topped the charts in an impressive 29 countries on week of release.

The Veteran Aussie rockers, who kicked off the North American leg of their world tour on Tuesday (October 28), have achieved global success with the record a week after its release. Black Ice is their first studio album in eight years, and has topped the charts in the UK, America, Germany, Canada, France, Argentina, Japan, Australia, Belgium, Finland, Italy, New Zealand, Sweden and Switzerland.

Black Ice has already sold over five million copies worldwide, and is the first AC/DC album to top the UK album charts since Back in Black in 1980.

Frontman Brian Johnson described the album as the “best one we’ve done”, commenting that while Back in Black was great for its time, Black Ice demonstrates the band’s “versatility”, with few changes from their previous efforts.

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