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Tag Archives: Metallica

Metal By Numbers 7/11: The gravity of album sales

Posted by on July 11, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The list of debuts this week isn’t as lengthy compared to previous editions, but the coming weeks will see big names like Immortal, Between the Buried and Me (for the second time this year!), […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/4: Charts and stripes forever

Posted by on July 4, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Happy 4th. Whether you’re eager to celebrate the ol’ red, white, and blue or you think this country could be doing, I dunno, just a little bit better, I hope you get all the […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/27: The charts are traumatic

Posted by on June 27, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Vinnie Paul died this past weekend, as I’m sure you know by now. Naturally, you can expect a surge in Pantera and Hellyeah sales when the charts are released next week, as is the […]

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Watch four-part documentary about Metallica’s WorldWired stage production

Posted by on June 26, 2018

Metallica have been touring extensively in support of 2016’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. They have surpassed their performance with the enhancement of their stage production. Whether you are watching the band up close, or checking the visuals from afar, Metallica has successfully made sure there’s no bad seat in the house. With that said, the group has […]

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Pantera, Metallica, King Diamond members and more paid tribute to Vinnie Paul

Posted by on June 25, 2018

Vinnie Paul, another metal icon that is gone  too soon, has shocked the entire community as many have shared their reactions on social media. While we still don’t know the official cause of death, it’s been reported that the 54-year-old Pantera/HellYeah drummer had a heart attack and died in his sleep on Friday night (22nd). […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/20: A dancing machine

Posted by on June 20, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I’ve said this before but one of the more rewarding parts of writing this column is seeing some of my favorite bands make the grade. I said as much last week when Ghost debuted […]

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The best-selling rock and metal of 2018 so far is…

Posted by on June 15, 2018

  If you’re a regular reader of Metal Insider, you likely check out Metal by Numbers, in which we look at the week’s biggest-selling heavy titles. Of course, streaming is more or less taking over as the way many people consume music, but hard rock and metal fans tend to be more loyal. With this […]

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Watch Ghost’s Cardinal Copia and Candlemass members cover Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”

Posted by on June 15, 2018

It could be argued that Ghost are on their way to become the next major metal band as they recently booked their first headlining arena shows. The debut sales on their latest effort, Prequelle, hints on this as well. With that said, it’s no secret that Metallica are a fan of these giants, as James […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/13: If you have Ghost on the charts, you have everything

Posted by on June 14, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. When your album is second only to Kanye West on the charts, you’re probably doing something right. Such is the case with Ghost and their newest album Prequelle. If it wasn’t apparent by now, the […]

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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine is not afraid of Metallica’s Lars Ulrich

Posted by on June 11, 2018

Megadeth frontman, Dave Mustaine was once again asked about the No Life ‘Til Leather demo tape and songwriting dispute between him and Metallica drummer, Lars Ulrich. Mustaine explained to Rock Hard magazine that he wasn’t afraid of Ulrich and wouldn’t relinquish any writing credits to him. During his explanation, he discussed his contributions to several Kill […]

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