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Category Archives: Metal By Numbers

Metal By Numbers 7/20: Chevelle are the kings in the north…corridor

Posted by on July 20, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Game of Thrones has been done for a few weeks now, and if you’re a fan you’ve likely heard by now that season seven has been delayed. Naturally, that’s led to the joke that George […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/13: Sales will not be silenced

Posted by on July 13, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. At the beginning of the year, our friends over at Metal Injection posted a piece about why the metal scene is doing better than ever. After reading this story when it popped up again, […]

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Muse, Shinedown go gold and platinum

Posted by on July 12, 2016

  Until last year, when the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) began factoring streaming into what counts as an album sale, there weren’t anywhere near as many albums or singles qualified as gold or platinum albums (meaning sales of 500,000 and one million, respectively). However, now that 1,500 streams counts as an album sale, […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/7: Whitechapel cut up the charts

Posted by on July 7, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Hope you all had a happy Fourth of July and that you still have the same amount of digits as you did last week. And that you didn’t decide to drive around after knocking […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/29: The charts are hot like magma

Posted by on June 29, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I’m spending my first summer in the south, and I have no elegant way of describing the heat that doesn’t involve using the words “hot” and “balls.” I sweat buckets just sitting in my […]

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