The Black Keys' latest effort, Brothers, performed strong for the second week in a row and claimed the top spots at Albums on the Hill and Independent Records, while checking in at number two at Twist & Shout. Widespread Panic's Dirty Side Down, released last week on ATO, Hank Williams III's Rebel Within, the National's High Violet and the Dead Weather's Sea of Cowards also claimed spots in the top ten local sellers charts for the week ending May 30. The Warlock Pinchers' Bomb the Franklin Mint , a collection of demos and rarities, took the top spot at Wax Trax for the second week in a row. See the full breakdown after the jump.
Top Sellers 5.30.2010
Albums on the Hill
1. The Black Keys - Brothers 2. Widespread Panic - Dirty Side Down 3. Reflection Eternal - Revolutions Per Minute 4. The Dead Weather - Sea of Cowards 5. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St. 6. Tallest Man on Earth - Wild Hunt 7. Smashing Pumpkins - Teargarden by Kaleidyscope Vol. 1 8. LCD Soundsystem - This is Happening 9. Caribou - Swim 10. The National - High Violet
1. The Black Keys - Brothers 2. Nas & Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley - Distant Relatives 3. Hank Williams III - Rebel Within 4. Usher - Raymond v. Raymond 5. Ludacris - Battle of Sexes 6. Cypress Hill - Rise Up 7. Soulfly - Omen 8. Stone Temple Pilots - Stone Temple Pilots 9. Deftones - Diamond Eyes 10. Widespread Panic - Dirty Side Down
Twist & Shout
1. Widespread Panic - Dirty Side Down 2. The Black Keys - Brothers 3. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St. 4. Bettye Lavette - Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook 5. Hank Williams III - Rebel Within 6. Band of Horses - Infinite Arms 7. LCD Soundsystem - This is Happening 8. Keith Jarret & Charlie Haden - Jasmine 9. The National - High Violet 10. The Dead Weather - Sea of Cowards
1. Warlock Pinchers - Bomb the Franklin Mint 2. The National - High Violet 3. The Dead Weather - Sea of Cowards 4. Mono - Holy Ground: NYC Live 5. Roky Erickson - True Love Cast Out All Evil 6. Z's - New Slaves 7. Damien Jurado - Saint Bartlett 8. Hank Williams III - Rebel Within 9. Tobacco - Manic Meat 10. Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma
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