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Category Archives: Metal By Numbers

Metal By Numbers 12/7: Black (album) Friday sales

Posted by on December 7, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We now come to the time of year on Metal By Numbers where list of debuts grows very small. This week feels particularly bare after Metallica’s album sales were revealed last week. But we’ve […]

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Find out what Temple of the Dog, Ghost, Black Sabbath and more made on the road

Posted by on November 30, 2016

It’s been a while since we’ve had a lot of metal to peruse on Billboard Magazine’s Boxscore, but they appear to be making up for it with this installment. The reunion of Temple of the Dog, Black Sabbath’s last-ever Los Angeles show, some Five Finger Death Punch shows (including the one that was cut short […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/30: Metallica return with a number one debut (duh)

Posted by on November 30, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Before August this year, fans kept out a casual eye for news of the next Metallica album. It’s been eight years and for a while all we had to go off of was a […]

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Metallica debuts at #1; Lars Ulrich laughs it up with ‘Entertainment Weekly’

Posted by on November 28, 2016

  It’s not like it was that much of a surprise, but Metallica have jut earned their sixth straight #1 album, with Hardwired… To Self Destruct debuting at #1 and selling nearly 300,000 copies. Billboard reports that the band’s 10th studio album sold 291,000 album-equivalent units, and a whopping 282,000 of them where traditional album sales. The […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/23: Animals lead the madness

Posted by on November 23, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. While the metal world (and the music world in general) is recovering from the celebration of Metallica’s new album, Metal By Numbers is here to report on album sales in the meantime before Hardwired…to Self-Destruct‘s […]

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