Category Archives: Metal By Numbers

Billboard to count streaming music on album chart now

Posted by on November 19, 2014

Each week, we take a look at all the metal stuff that’s happening on the Billboard charts via our Metal by Numbers column. And while it’s a reliable way of seeing who’s buying music every week, it’s only part of the picture. Streaming music has become the preferred way for many to listen to music, and […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/19: This Is How You Sonic

Posted by on November 19, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Everyone knew that Foo Fighters was going to be one of the biggest albums of the year, so no surprises on that front. However, as far as actual metal albums go, we can see […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/12: A Charted Conspiracy

Posted by on November 12, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Well surprise surprise, Taylor Swift is still number one in the country. And she didn’t even need Spotify to do it. But enough of that; let’s talk metal. This week’s list of debuts isn’t […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/6: Here Come The Brides

Posted by on November 6, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Another day, another band people dislike hitting the charts. But hey, there’s so many other major debuts that we’re sure you won’t even notice (even though the album art is right next to this […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/29: Wait, you already knew Slipknot was #1?

Posted by on October 29, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Through collective industry clairvoyance, everyone already knew that Slipknot’s long-awaited new album would top the charts. Hell, people were talking about this last week. People were probably even talking about it months ago before the […]

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