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Category Archives: Metal By Numbers

Metal By Numbers 5/16: May the charts have your attention please

Posted by on May 16, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Yet another week is topped by a top-selling mainstream rock act who, coincidentally, will be heading out on tour with last week’s top rock debut. Of course, more of you are probably interested in […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/9: Godsmack’s sales rise

Posted by on May 9, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Godsmack sit in a weird spot in the world of mainstream hard rock/metal in that no one really talks about them. People have all the time in the world to lob a tired Nickelback […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/2: The elephant on the charts

Posted by on May 2, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. To be fair, A Perfect Circle were longer overdue for a new album than Tool; their last album came out on 2004 whereas 10,000 Days came out in 2006. Plus, that last album was a […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/25: Breaking Benjamin’s sales are hot

Posted by on April 25, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. With each passing year, I feel like I write the phrase “sold less than the previous album/predecessor” more and more. I know that sometimes that’s just the way of the music business: certain albums […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/18: Underoath return to the top 5

Posted by on April 18, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Who is Cardi B? Seriously, I’m not some pop music curmudgeon but every now and again when I look at the charts I see a band or artist at the top that I’ve never […]

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