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Category Archives: Metal By Numbers

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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Mastodon sold more albums than anyone else this week

Posted by on April 10, 2017

We’ll obviously give you the bigger picture later this week with Metal by Numbers, but it was a great week for Mastodon and their seventh album, Emperor of Sand. The band’s return to conceptual albums after their last two has been a critical success, and it turns out, a commercial one as well. Billboard states that the […]

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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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