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Metal By Numbers 7/11: The gravity of album sales

Posted by on July 11, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The list of debuts this week isn’t as lengthy compared to previous editions, but the coming weeks will see big names like Immortal, Between the Buried and Me (for the second time this year!), […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/4: Charts and stripes forever

Posted by on July 4, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Happy 4th. Whether you’re eager to celebrate the ol’ red, white, and blue or you think this country could be doing, I dunno, just a little bit better, I hope you get all the […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/27: The charts are traumatic

Posted by on June 27, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Vinnie Paul died this past weekend, as I’m sure you know by now. Naturally, you can expect a surge in Pantera and Hellyeah sales when the charts are released next week, as is the […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/20: A dancing machine

Posted by on June 20, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I’ve said this before but one of the more rewarding parts of writing this column is seeing some of my favorite bands make the grade. I said as much last week when Ghost debuted […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/13: If you have Ghost on the charts, you have everything

Posted by on June 14, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. When your album is second only to Kanye West on the charts, you’re probably doing something right. Such is the case with Ghost and their newest album Prequelle. If it wasn’t apparent by now, the […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/6: Jonathan Davis leads a labyrinth of sales

Posted by on June 6, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. No, seriously, this list of debuts is longer than I’ve had in a while. Nineteen albums, some you’ll know, some you won’t, some you’ll want to check out, some you’ll take one look at […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/30: Justice for none, sales for all

Posted by on May 30, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Hope you all enjoyed your Memorial Day weekend. Some of you might have spent it listening to the albums below. After all, what’s more American than blasting Five Finger Death Punch while downing crappy […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/23: Sevendust see sales

Posted by on May 23, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s just one big week of debuts after another, and it doesn’t look like it’s stopping anytime soon. At The Gates and Five Finger Death Punch released albums last Friday among others, this week […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/16: May the charts have your attention please

Posted by on May 16, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Yet another week is topped by a top-selling mainstream rock act who, coincidentally, will be heading out on tour with last week’s top rock debut. Of course, more of you are probably interested in […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/9: Godsmack’s sales rise

Posted by on May 9, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Godsmack sit in a weird spot in the world of mainstream hard rock/metal in that no one really talks about them. People have all the time in the world to lob a tired Nickelback […]

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