Off 2011’s The Way It Was, Parachute’s single “Kiss Me Slowly” sold half a million units and went Gold on June 30.


“Comatose,” from the 2006 record of the same name went Gold on July 12. Later, “Feel Invincible” from 2016’s Unleashed earned the same status on Oct. 27.


“I Get Off” from Halestorm’s 2009 self-titled album got the Gold certification on July 12.

Plain White T’s

Plain White T’s 2005 album All That We Needed went Gold on July 31. Here’s a little forgotten fact: “Hey There Delilah” was actually released for the first time as the 13th track of this LP.

My Chemical Romance

Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys was the last My Chemical Romance album to be certified Gold, serving as a testament to the band’s legacy. Gerard Way shared the news on Instagram, noting the 2010 album was no longer certified “Oak” as of Aug. 15.

Saint Motel

The band’s breakout single from 2014’s My Type reached the 500,000 units mark in 2017.


Five months after its release, Metallica’s Hardwired… To Self-Destruct was certified Gold in April. The album went Platinum on the same day as well.

Motion City Soundtrack

“Everything Is Alright,” off 2005’s Commit This To Memory, received the Gold certification on Halloween.

Joan Jett

Can you believe Joan Jett’s “Bad Reputation” only went Gold this year? After serving on various soundtracks, including Freaks And Geeks and 10 Things I Hate About You, among others, the single finally received the Gold certification since being released on Jan. 23, 1981.

Portugal. The Man

“Feel It Still” (obviously) went Gold and, afterward, Platinum in 2017.


Both Blink’s first album with Matt Skiba, California, and its lead single “Bored To Death” obtained  Gold status on Dec. 6.