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Metal by Numbers 10/11: Primus are Primed

Posted by on October 11, 2017

Hello, Matt Brown here returning to bring you the charts once again. Well, mostly. It’s another week where we’ve only got sales numbers to display. But good lord do we have along list of debuts, fifteen to be exact. I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you that with less than three months to go in 2017 we’re going to be seeing some big albums storming the charts, and that’s not counting any last minute releases we might not know about yet.

 

Notable Debuts: 

Primus, The Desaturating Seven (ATO)
16,000 sold

Primus’ ninth studio album sells a little less than 2014’s Primus & The Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble, but it’s still a very solid debut.

 

Propagandhi, Victory Lap (Epitaph)
8,500 sold

This is the band’s fifth album in five years and it sold more than double it’s 2012 predecessor.

 

 

 

 

36 Crazyfists, Lanterns (Spinefarm)
2,500 sold

The band’s seventh studio album didn’t sell quite as well as its 2015 predecessor.

 

 

 

 

Kublai Khan, Nomad (Rise)
1,600 sold

This sold more than the band’s previous album.

 

 

 

 

Act Of Defiance, Old Scars, New Wounds (Metal Blade)
1,000 sold

This half the numbers of the band’s debut album.

 

 

 

 

Kadavar, Rough Times (Nuclear Blast)
1,000 sold

Sold just a little less than the band’s previous album.

 

 

 

 

Unsane, Sterilize (Southern Lord)
800 sold

This is the band’s first album in five years.

 

 

 

 

Monolord, Rust (Riding Easy)
700 sold

The band’s third album sold better than its second.

 

 

 

 

Jag Panzer, The Deviant Chord (Steamhammer/SPV)
400 sold

This is the band’s tenth album.

 

 

 

 

Tetrarch, Freak (Self-Released)
400 sold

This is the band’s debut album.

 

 

 

 

Great American Ghost, Hatred Stems From The Seed (Good Fight)
300 sold

This is the band’s second album.

 

 

 

 

Arkaik, Nemethia (Unique Leader)
300 sold

This is the band’s fifth album, and they’ll be hitting the road with Exhumed pretty soon.

 

 

 

 

Arisen from Nothing, Broken (Collective Wave)
200 sold

This is a new EP from the band.

 

 

 

 

Grave Pleasures, Motherblood (Metal Blade)
200 sold

The third release from the band formerly known as Beastmilk.

 

 

 

 

Evil Invaders, Feed Me Violence (Napalm)
200 sold

This is the second album from this speed metal act.

 

 

 

 

Notable Sales: 

Foo Fighters, Concrete and Gold (RCA/Roswell)
11,000 sold

This sold little more than half of what it sold last week. Already over 150,000 sold.

 

 

 

 

Queens Of The Stone Age, Villains (Matador Records)
3,300 sold

Over 100,000 sold

 

 

 

 

Linkin Park, One More Light (Warner Bros.)
2,600 sold

Another small boost.

 

 

 

 

Prophets of Rage, Prophets of Rage (Caroline)
2,60o sold

A 26% drop.

 

 

 

 

 

Mastodon, Cold Dark Place (Reprise)
2,600 sold

This took a typical 76% drop in week two, but it’s still doing very well for an EP.

 

 

 

 

Nothing More, The Stories We Tell Ourselves (Better Noise/Eleven Seven)
2,200 sold

This sold about the same as last week, which is a pretty solid amount to sell per week.

 

 

 

 

Black Country Communion, BCCIV (J&R)
2,100 sold

This takes a 70% drop in week two.

 

 

 

 

Stone SourHydrograd (Roadrunner)
1,900 sold

This managed to double it’s album sales in the span of a week.

 

 

 

 

Greta Van Fleet, Black Smoke Rising EP (Republic)
1,900 sold

Another boost of 11%.

 

 

 

 

In This Moment, Ritual (Atlantic/Roadrunner Records)
1,500 sold

A boost of 35% keeps this from falling off the charts. Their tour might be helping.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

metallicahardwiredMetallica, Hardwired… to Self-Destruct (Blackened)
1,500 sold

A 20% boost.

 

 

 

 

Chelsea Wolfe, Hiss Spun (Sargent House)
1,400 sold

A 73% drop in week two.

 

 

 

 

Nickelback, Feed the Machine (BMG)
1,300 sold
 
 
A 7% drop.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Cradle of Filth, Cryptoriana: The Seductiveness Of Decay (Nuclear Blast)
1,200 sold

A 70% second week drop.

 

 

 
 
 

Circa Survive, The Amulet (Hopeless Records)
1,200 sold

This took a big 92% drop in its second week.

 

 

 

The Contortionist, Clairvoyant (eOne)
800 sold

A 27% drop is twisted.

 

 

 

 

I Prevail, Lifelines (Fearless)
700 sold

A 24% drop.

 

 
 
 
 

Metz, Strange Peace (Sub Pop)
600 sold

A 66% drop.

 

 

 

 

Myrkur, Mareridt (Relapse)
550 sold

Only a small 8% drop.

 

 

 

 

Wolves in the Throne Room, Thrice Woven (Artemesia Records)
1,300 sold

A 53% drop.

 

 

 

 

Archspire, Relentless Mutation (Season of Mist)
500 sold

Mutated by a 70% drop.

 

 

 

 

Satyricon, Deep Calleth Upon Deep (Napalm Records)
500 sold

A 67% second week drop.

 

 

 

 

Wayland, Rinse & Repeat (Mighty Loud)
400 sold

This only dropped 27% in its second week.

 

 

 

 

Counterparts, You’re Not You Anymore (Pure Noise)
400 sold

A 94% drop.

 

 

 

 

The Bronx, V (ATO)
400 sold

An 88% drop for number five.

 

 

 

 

Sons Of Texas, Forged By Fortitude (Razor & Tie)
300 sold

An 84% drop.

 

 

 

 

OtherwiseSleeping Lions (Century Media)
300 sold

An 85% drop in week two.

 

 

 

 

Belphegor, Totenritual (Nuclear Blast)
300 sold

A familiar 70% drop.

 

 
 
 
 
 
Epica, The Solace System (Nuclear Blast)
200 sold
 
Over 4000 sold.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Septicflesh, Codex Omega (Prosthetic)
200 sold
 
 This is currently the number one ranked album of 2017 on Metal Storm.
 
 
 
 

 

 

Dead Cross, Dead Cross (Ipecac Recordings)
200 sold
 
A 20% drop.
 
 
 
 

 

Ensiferum, Two Paths (Metal Blade)
200 sold

This took the path to a 58% drop.

 

 
 

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