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Author Archives: Matt Brown

Metal By Numbers 5/24: Of Seether and Soundgarden

Posted by on May 24, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s always a somber affair looking at the charts after the death of a renowned musician. I’m of course speaking of the passing of Chris Cornell and the fact that Soundgarden’s Superunknown is currently at […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/17: Motionless In White make a grave debut

Posted by on May 17, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   We’re still operating on limited info for Metal By Numbers, but I do have a treat for you. A few weeks ago I mentioned having total sales numbers for the Big Four, a […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/11: Madness remains on the charts

Posted by on May 11, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   This week’s list of debuts is even bigger than the last. While last week contained many Records Store Day numbers, this week is everything from returning veterans to live albums (no really, like […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/3: Whatever tomorrow brings, the charts will be there

Posted by on May 3, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The last time the name Incubus popped up on the charts I neglected to include them because though they once played some semblance of alternative/funk metal, they’re a long ways away from that […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/27: The charts board the Enterprise

Posted by on April 27, 2017

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   We’re still operating with only partial information for the charts, but this week didn’t have any huge debuts anyway, at least relative to the past few weeks. However, I did come across […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/20: Sales in reverse

Posted by on April 20, 2017

    Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Blah blah happy 4/20 bro blah blah. We don’t have a whole bunch of doom/stoner bands on the debut list this week, though the two that are present are particularly good […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/12: Mastodon are emperors of sales

Posted by on April 12, 2017

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Mastodon have been a cornerstone for modern metal for years now, so to see them take the top spot makes my day. In a time where many metal bands that reigned in […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/5: Steel Panther set the bar

Posted by on April 5, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. One of the things I’ve enjoyed about writing this column for nearly five years (wait, that long?) is seeing sales patterns of bands growing in popularity, tracking the numbers for their new top 20 […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/29: Obituary have a dead on debut

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Oh, hello. Missed you all last week. But we’re back with MBN where some things have change, some are the same. For example, Metallica are still in the top ten with Korn and Skillet […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/15: Look at yourself, now back to me, now at the charts, now back to me

Posted by on March 15, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. What better way to follow up the release of a controversial Suicide Silence album than with a new release from another band that seems universally reviled. Not that you’d know it considering said band […]

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