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Tag Archives: Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour aren’t very fond of Victory Records

Posted by on April 26, 2017

In the 22 years of their existence, the majority of Darkest Hour’s releases have been on Victory Records. And when they signed with the label in 2000, they were one of the hottest independent record labels around, with bands like Hatebreed and Thursday on the label. In fact, having stayed on Victory for a whole […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/20: Sales in reverse

Posted by on April 20, 2017

    Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Blah blah happy 4/20 bro blah blah. We don’t have a whole bunch of doom/stoner bands on the debut list this week, though the two that are present are particularly good […]

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Record Store Day 2017 Metal and Hard Rock Preview

Posted by on April 19, 2017

The tenth annual Record Store Day is fast approaching! This Saturday, record stores nationwide will be releasing some great new records to add to your vastly growing music collection. It’s a long list of new limited edition releases, but let’s check out what they have to offer for Heavy Metal & Hard Rock. New to […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/12: Mastodon are emperors of sales

Posted by on April 12, 2017

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Mastodon have been a cornerstone for modern metal for years now, so to see them take the top spot makes my day. In a time where many metal bands that reigned in […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/5: Steel Panther set the bar

Posted by on April 5, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. One of the things I’ve enjoyed about writing this column for nearly five years (wait, that long?) is seeing sales patterns of bands growing in popularity, tracking the numbers for their new top 20 […]

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Darkest Hour’s Record Store Day 7″ to benefit Immigration Law Center

Posted by on March 29, 2017

If you like vinyl or the lost art of collecting music, you’re most likely aware that Record Store Day is coming in just a little over three weeks. We’ve already detailed the more metal-leaning releases you’ll be able to pick up on April 22nd, and one of the highlights was Darkest Hour’s 7″ featuring “Enter […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/29: Obituary have a dead on debut

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Oh, hello. Missed you all last week. But we’re back with MBN where some things have change, some are the same. For example, Metallica are still in the top ten with Korn and Skillet […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/15: Look at yourself, now back to me, now at the charts, now back to me

Posted by on March 15, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. What better way to follow up the release of a controversial Suicide Silence album than with a new release from another band that seems universally reviled. Not that you’d know it considering said band […]

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New & Noteworthy: March 3rd, 2017

Posted by on March 10, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new releases Darkest Hour and Havok, a Chickenfoot live album, and a Soundgarden reissue. If you want to check out last week’s releases or see the latest sales numbers […]

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Avenged Sevenfold, Darkest Hour, Dillinger Escape Plan among Record Store Day exclusives

Posted by on March 9, 2017

The 10th annual Record Store Day to celebrate independent record stores is coming up on Saturday, April 22nd. And while there’s been a degree of backlash about how good the day is for both record pressing plants and smaller bands that have to wait for months to get vinyl pressed because Toto is coming out with an […]

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