TidbitsMay 8, 2014 11:30 AM ET

Howard Jones and Devil You Know have debuted at #45 on the Billboard 200 chart with their debut album.

Official press release: Devil You Know, the creative union of Howard Jones (ex-Killswitch Engage), Francesco Artusato (All Shall Perish) and John Sankey (Devolved), recently released their highly-anticipated album The Beauty of Destruction on Nuclear Blast Entertainment in North America. The record came in at #45 on the US Billboard Top 200 Chart and at #3 on the Hard Rock Chart, in its first week of sales according to Nielson Soundscan. "No matter how much work we've done in the past, or how much success any of us have had in our prior bands," state the boys from their current tour with Black Label Society and Down, "we are all excited how things have come together for Devil You Know on record, on the road and with a very strong first week sales! It is a true new beginning indeed!"