Visual kei veterans the GazettE released their new album NINTH on June 13, 2018 to huge success, clocking in at number one on the iTunes charts across 14 countries in the rock and J-pop categories. It also ranked in the top 10 for the same categories on iTunes in 27 countries including Japan.
the GazettE has completed two world tours to date and maintains a dedicated fan base across the world including in Europe, North America, South America and Asia. NINTH is the band’s first release in almost 3 years. When news of the album dropped, they received offers for a worldwide release, which resulted in the record hitting 109 countries.
Below is the details for the album’s iTunes ranking.
iTunes Rock Charts – No. 1
Belarus, Finland, France, Hungary, Poland, Turkey, Sweden
iTunes Charts – No. 1 (All / J-Pop)
Chile, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan
iTunes Rock Charts – Top 10
Bulgaria, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, UK, Japan
iTunes Charts – Top 10 (All / J-Pop)
the GazettE will embark on a Japan hall tour on July 19 to promote the new album. The tour will see the band play 17 dates in 14 cities around Japan. They will subsequently go on to perform at Rock in Japan Festival 2018 and Kishidan Banpaku 2018.