The Dead Weather, the National top sellers at local record stores

Sea of Cowards, the Dead Weather's follow-up to last year's Horehound, took the top spot at Albums on the Hill, while claiming the second spot at Twist & Shout and third at Independent Records for the week ending May 16. The National's High Violet, released last week on 4AD, meanwhile, came in first at Twist & Shout and checked in at number two at Albums on the Hill. See the full breakdown after the jump.

Top Sellers 5.16.2010 Albums on the Hill

1. The Dead Weather - Sea of Cowards 2. The National - High Violet 3. Sage Francis - Li(f)e 4. Roky Erickson with Okkervil River - True Love Cast Out All Evil 5. Murder by Death - Good Morning, Magpie 6. Josh Ritter - So Runs the World 7. Matt Pond PA - Dark Leaves 8. Chocoquibtown - Oro 9. 30db - One Man Show 10. Tallest Man on Earth - Wild Hunt

Independent Records

1. Boondox - South of Hell 2. Deftones - Diamond Eyes 3. The Dead Weather - Sea of Cowards 4. Usher - Raymond v. Raymond 5. As I Lay Dying - Powerless Rise 6. Sage Francis - Li(f)e 7. Bone Thugs-n-Harmony - The World's Enemy 8. E-40 - Revenue Retrievin': Day Shift/Night Shift 9. 8 Ball & MJG - Ten Toes Down 10. B.o.B - B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray Twist & Shout

1. The National - High Violet 2. The Dead Weather - Sea of Cowards 3. Kinetix - Let Me In 4. Broken Social Scene - Forgiveness 5. New Pornographers - Together 6. Sage Francis - Li(f)e 7. Gogol Bordello - Trans-Continental Hustle 8. The Hold Steady - Heaven is Whenever 9. Frightened Rabbit - Winter of Mixed Drinks 10. Deftones - Diamond Eyes

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