The Las Vegas four-piece notch up their third chart-topping album this week, debuting at number one with Day & Age.
Guns N' Roses have to settle for a number two debut with Chinese Democracy, their first studio album in 15 years.
Meanwhile, Welsh singer Rhydian, the runner-up on last year's X Factor, lands at three with his self-titled debut.
Outside of the top ten, Kanye West bows at eleven with 808s & Heartbreak and Strictly Come Dancing champion Alesha Dixon debuts at 26 with The Alesha Show.
The top ten albums in full (click where possible for our reviews):
1. (-) The Killers: 'Day & Age'
2. (-) Guns N' Roses: 'Chinese Democracy'
3. (-) Rhydian: 'Rhydian'
4. (1) Leona Lewis: 'Spirit - The Deluxe Edition'
5. (-) The Priests: 'The Priests'
6. (3) Stereophonics: 'Decade In The Sun - Best Of'
7. (6) Kings of Leon: 'Only By The Night'
8. (8) Pink: 'Funhouse'
9. (5) Girls Aloud: 'Out of Control'
10. (7) Il Divo: 'The Promise'
Source: Official Chart Company
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