Machine Head are back!

Just as some of the songs on 'The Blackening' are bigger than ever, so too is their UK success.

Machine Head's new album has gone in to the chart at number 16 this week.

The band are hitting the UK for this year's Download Festival and tonight (April 1) play the last night of their current US tour.

In other chart news 'The Very Best of The Doors' went in one place higher than Machine Head at 15, Bees 'Octopus' is new at 26 and current arena tours from Faithless and My Chemical Romance has seen an upturn in sales with their most recent albums re-entering at 30 and 31 respectively.