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Tag Archives: Foo Fighters

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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Watch Foo Fighters invite die-hard KISS fan onstage at Austin, Texas gig

Posted by on April 19, 2018

Foo Fighters kicked off their second North American run last night (18th) in Austin, Texas in support of their latest effort Concrete and Gold. After the group performed the Queen cover of the classic song “Under Pressure,” vocalist/guitarist Dave Grohl invited a fan onstage. This wasn’t an ordinary fan as his face was painted as […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/4: No hard feelings on the charts

Posted by on April 4, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s another big week for debuts. Fifteen new albums, a few highly anticipated. For me, The Sword was the big one this week. There aren’t too many bands I can say I’ve stuck with […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/21: Judas Priest display some firepower with their best US debut yet

Posted by on March 21, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. For the past seven years, words like “retirement”, “farewell”, and phrases like “final album” have dogged Judas Priest. There was the Epitaph Tour, K.K. Downing’s retirement, and their studio first album in six years. […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/14: Andrew W.K. brings the party to the charts

Posted by on March 14, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The first thing I think of when I hear the name Andrew W.K. is that one time I met him at a party/band showcase and was asked to watch over his DJ equipment while […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/7: The charts have (turn)stile

Posted by on March 7, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Once again, the debut section is stacked in this week’s edition of MBN. There’s 17 albums, same as last week, with the usual smattering of knowns and unknowns. If you follow the column New […]

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Watch the Foo Fighters perform John Lennon and Van Halen mashup

Posted by on March 5, 2018

This past Friday (2nd), the Foo Fighters did a medley during their live show in Curitiba, Brazil. Not only did the mashup include songs “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson and “Blitzkrieg Bop” by the Ramones, but they also mixed John Lennon’s “Imagine” and Van Halen’s “Jump.” This particular mashup was inspired by a rare mix […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/28: The charts will find you

Posted by on February 28, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I haven’t actually checked, but I’m pretty sure this is the largest list of debuts compiled yet for 2018. There’s a whopping 17 albums listed below, some you likely know, some you don’t know, […]

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Starkill covers a Foo Fighters classic

Posted by on February 23, 2018

Starkill released a cover track of Foo Fighters classic song, “The Pretender.” These Chicago metallers added an original symphonic metal spin to the mix and it looks like they have a lot planned for 2018. According to Bravewords, the group will announce new tour dates in the near future in addition to heading back to […]

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