Volbeat‘s 2013 full-length album “Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies” has officially gone gold in the United States. The album was certified gold by the RIAA for hitting that milestone on June 30th, 2020. The award serves as Volbeat‘s third gold record in the United States, with their 2010 album “Beyond Hell / Above Heaven” having gone gold in March of 2016 and their single from it, “A Warrior’s Call“, having gone gold prior in August of 2014.
A platinum album in the United States represents 1,000,000 units, while gold signifies 500,000 units. Outside of traditional physical/digital sales, the certifications factor in digital streams/downloads with 10 permanent track downloads counting as 1 unit and 1500 on-demand audio/video streams from a particular album also counting as as a unit.
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