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New & Noteworthy: March 17th, 2017

Posted by on March 17, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new releases from Obituary and Fit For an Autopsy, as well as a whole bunch of vinyl reissues. If you want to check out last week’s releases you can do […]

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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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Concert sales help Metallica jump in the fire on Billboard charts

Posted by on March 14, 2017

  Metallica should be considered as geniuses when it comes to selling albums. When Metallica released Hardwired…To Self-Destruct in November, we saw it debut at #1 on The Billboard 200 album charts, selling 291,000 copies in its first week. We assumed that had everything to do with releasing a music video for each track prior to […]

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New & Noteworthy: March 3rd, 2017

Posted by on March 10, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new releases Darkest Hour and Havok, a Chickenfoot live album, and a Soundgarden reissue. If you want to check out last week’s releases or see the latest sales numbers […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/8: Suicide’s sales are silenced

Posted by on March 8, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We have twenty debuts listed here, making it the biggest week so far for metal in 2017. Spearheading it is Suicide Silence, and though they’re still the top metal debut of the week, you’ve […]

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