Category Archives: Metal By Numbers

Metal By Numbers 8/26: BFMV, Soulfly fly high

Posted by on August 26, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Last week, we saw a number of strong metal debuts, including two top twenty’s. This week, we’ve got one album in the top ten and the top fifty. Plus, a couple of high-profile albums […]

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Metal by Numbers appendix: the top selling hard rock/metal ever

Posted by on August 19, 2015

If you’re reading this, you’re most likely familiar with our weekly Metal by Numbers column, looking at the weekly sales numbers of hard rock and metal music. While sales continue to decline as people adopt to streaming, there are still a solid amount of records being sold, and many of them are metal. Last week, […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/19: Never fear, the charts are here

Posted by on August 19, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s another strong week for metal, featuring two heavy albums in the top 20 to start. Also…*ahem* CATTLE DECAPITATION IN THE TOP 50. That’s pretty damn awesome. Not to mention that many of these […]

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Metal by Numbers appendix: 2015’s biggest selling metal so far

Posted by on August 12, 2015

If you’re a regular reader of Metal Insider (which come on now, you should be), you’re likely familiar with “Metal by Numbers,” a weekly look at album sales for hard rock and metal albums. Streaming has changed the game, so to speak, with numbers decreasing almost weekly. In a week like this one where the […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/12: The charts kill some time

Posted by on August 12, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We know you hate Insane Clown Posse, so ignore that fact that we continue to add them to this list anyway by focus on the real debut this week: a supergroup featuring seemingly every […]

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