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What's Selling: Zia Records in Tempe

By Benjamin Leatherman

Classes are back in session at ASU, so its only natural that sales have been brisk lately at Tempe’s Zia Records location, 105 West University Drive (or at least that’s what they told us). Here’s a list of their top 10 bestselling albums for the week of September 8-14:

1. Metallica, Death Magnetic (Warner Bros.) 2. Brian “Head” Welch, Save Me from Myself (Driven Music Group) 3. Calexico, Carried to Dust (Quarterstick) 4. Slipknot, All Hope is Gone (Roadrunner) 5. Okkervil River, The Stand Ins (Jagjaguwar) 6. The Sound of Animals Fighting, The Ocean and the Sun (Epitaph) 7. Young Jeezy, The Recession (Def Jam) 8. M.I.A., Kala (Interscope) 9. Beck, Modern Guilt (Geffen) 10. One Day as a Lion, Self-titled (ANTI-)

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.