June 08, 2001 at 04:00 AM EDT

THE GREAT UNWASHED

The upper reaches of the album chart this week were no place for aggro-phobes, as extreme rock registered extreme sales. Last week’s boffo No. 1 bow from Tool was no surprise, but the even bigger mark left by Staind was less expected. You were spot-on if you guessed that 716,000 customers (besting Tool’s 555,000-sales debut) would take a stand for the severe rockers. Fellow heavy metallurgists Static-X also marked their spot, debuting at No. 11 with 83,000 units. Not to be left out, new hip-hop albums did just dandy, too, with a very ruddy Redman entering at No. 4 (147,000 copies) and Tyrese at No. 10 (91,000).

POP ALBUMS

LAST WEEKS ON WEEK CHART

1 — STAIND Break the Cycle, Flip/Elektra 1 2 1 TOOL Lateralus, Volcano 2 3 3 DESTINY’S CHILD Survivor, Columbia 4 4 — REDMAN Malpractice, Def Jam 1 5 2 MISSY ELLIOTT Miss E…So Addictive, Goldmine/Elektra 2 6 5 JANET JACKSON All for You, Virgin 5 7 7 VARIOUS ARTISTS NOW That’s What I Call Music! 6, Epic 8 8 10 VARIOUS ARTISTS Music From…Moulin Rouge, Fox/Interscope 3 9 4 WEEZER Weezer, Geffen 2 10 — TYRESE 2000 Watts, RCA 1 11 — STATIC-X Machine, Warner Bros. 1 12 9 PAUL MCCARTNEY Wingspan: Hits and History, Capitol 3 13 14 TRAIN Drops of Jupiter, Columbia 9 14 17 112 Part III, Bad Boy/Arista 10 15 12 UNCLE KRACKER Double Wide, Top Dog/Lava/Atlantic 21

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