Sons of Apollo’s ‘MMXX’ Album Debuts At #1 On Billboard’s “Current Hard Music Albums” Chart

Billy Sheehan and his all star band have soared to the top of the charts

Sons of Apollo’s ‘MMXX’ Album Debuts At #1 On Billboard’s “Current Hard Music Albums” Chart

Billy Sheehan and his all star band have soared to the top of the charts

For the second album in a row, fans of SONS OF APOLLO–former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force)—showed up in full force to get their hands on the band’s second critically acclaimed album, , its first week out. That support propelled the album straight to the top of ’s “Current Hard Music Albums” chart, where it debuts at #1.

Elsewhere on the charts:

#3 Top New Artist Albums

#3 Current Rock Albums

#7 Internet Albums

#11 Top New Artist Albums Consumption

#15 Billboard Top Albums

#15 Top Current Albums

#19 Digital Albums

#19 Current Digital Albums

is the follow-up to the band’s debut album, , acknowledged as one of the finest releases in ’17. Praised by as an “…impressive debut disc,” it was released October 20, 2017 via InsideOutMusic/Sony and debuted on ’s “Heatseeker” chart at #1, as well as at #10 on the “Rock Chart,” and #33 on the “Top Current Albums” chart.

Released January 17 via InsideOutMusic / Sony, is available as a standard CD package, Limited Edition 2 CD package (which includes instrumental mixes and a cappella excerpts), 2 LP + CD package, and on all digital formats. Three videos have already been released from the new album: “Goodbye Divinity” (which has achieved over 3.7 million plays so far), “Fall To Ascend” and “Desolate July.”

In touring news, the band’s headlining “MMXX World Tour” kicked off January 23 in Sacramento, CA, USA and will take them around the world throughout the new year. They have also recently announced European tour dates for March 2020, as well as South American dates for April 2020. Check them out at any of the following stops:

North America 2020

Tue 1/28 Salt Lake City, UT The State Room (

Wed 1/29 Denver, CO The Oriental Theater (

Fri 1/31 St. Charles, IL Arcada Theater (

Sat 2/1 Battle Creek, MI The Music Factory (

Sun 2/2 Toronto, ONT. Mod Club (

Mon 2/3 Montreal QUE. Corona Theater (

Wed 2/5 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club (

Thu 2/6 New York, NY Gramercy Theater (

Fri 2/7 Jim Thorpe, PA Penn’s Peak (

Sat 2/8 Englewood, NJ Bergen PAC (

Europe 2020

Fri 2/28 Karlsuhe, Germany Crystal Ballroom

Sat 2/29 Karlsruhe, Germany Crystal Ballroom

Mon 3/2 Drammen, Norway Union Scene

Tue 3/3 Gothenburg, Sweden Traedgarn

Thu 3/5 Kyiv, Ukraine N.A.U Theatre

Sat 3/7 Moscow, Russia RED

Sun 3/8 St Petersburg, Russia Aurora

Tue 3/10 Pratteln, Switzerland Z7

Wed 3/11 Milan, Italy Live Club

Fri 3/13 Bilbao, Spain Santana 27

Sat 3/14 Barcelona, Spain Razzmatazz 2

Sun 3/15 Madrid, Spain La Riviera

Tue 3/17 Marseille, France Cepac Silo

Wed 3/18 Paris, France Machine du Moulin Rouge

Thu 3/19 London, U.K. Islington Assembly Hall

Fri 3/21 Eindhoven, Netherlands Prognosis Festival

Sun 3/22 Show Brno, Czech Republic Sono

Tue 3/24 Kosice, Slovakia Colosseum

Wed 3/25 Budapest, Hungary Barba Negra

South America 2020

Sat 4/18 São Paulo, Brazil Tom Brasil

Sun 4/19 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Circo Voador

Tues 4/21 Santiago, Chile Blondie

Thu 4/23 Buenos Aires, Argentina Teatro Flores


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