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Category Archives: Metal By Numbers

Metal By Numbers 4/27: Aces high

Posted by on April 27, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. There are two things about reading the charts that make me depressed: 1. Seeing that people are still buying Kidz Bop, and 2. Seeing a dead musician’s record sales soar. And it’s been too […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/20: Deftones get high on the charts

Posted by on April 20, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Happy 4/20, where stoner metal fans everywhere prepare to smoke some dank kush and play Sleep on repeat. Actually, let’s be honest, they were already probably doing that. In any case, there’s plenty to […]

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Metal by Numbers: Hey Baby… metal

Posted by on April 13, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Okay, well technically, the biggest selling rock/metal act of the week is Black Stone Cherry, whose butt-rock debut for Mascot landed them the #15 current album in the country, but just behind them by […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/6: Asking Amon Amarth about Alexandria

Posted by on April 6, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Hot damn, how about that alliteration in the title, huh? Also: hot damn there’s fourteen debuts this week. April is definitely off to a monster start with all these albums, and there’s only more […]

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Babymetal already breaking UK records

Posted by on April 5, 2016

This past Friday, Babymetal released their sophomore album, Metal Resistance, the first time one of their albums has come out simultaneously worldwide. And while it remains to be seen how the reception will be in the United States, the act are already breaking records in the UK, another one of their biggest markets. The band started their […]

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