Tag Archives: Wolves in the Throne Room

Metal By Numbers 11/1: Robert Plant’s got the fire

Posted by on November 1, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Unfortunately, I didn’t receive the chart information necessary to complete MBN last week, so I’m a week behind over here. Hope you all had a happy and metal Halloween.   Notable Debuts:  Robert Plant, […]

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2018 Decibel Magazine Tour to include Enslaved, Wolves in the Throne Room, Myrkur, and Khemmis

Posted by on October 25, 2017

The Decibel Magazine Tour has packaged extreme music to concertgoers since its launch back in 2012. It was just last year when we saw Kreator and the year prior they brought Abbath on the bill. The unique combination with dark and extreme bundles will continue next year with Enslaved set as the headliners for the […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/8: Marilyn Manson has a heavenly debut

Posted by on October 18, 2017

Sometimes it’s awkward to write about album sales in 2017, specifically when it comes to bands and artists with longstanding careers. You have to put out qualifiers like “it’s a good debut but it’s nowhere near their best.” Take Marilyn Manson for example: he’s our to debut this week with 32,000 copies sold. Now, that’s […]

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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 […]

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Metal by Numbers 10/4: Even Mastodon’s EPs sell

Posted by on October 4, 2017

  While we cover a solid handful of hard rock (like, y’know, Foo Fighters) along with the metal, there’s no reason for us to cover other types of rock that’s less guitar-driven. However, it should be noticed that the umbrella of “rock” has landed a solid amount of #1 albums this year. The Killers just […]

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Metal by Numbers 9/27: Foos, Nothing More, The Contortionist debut high

Posted by on September 28, 2017

There’s been some debate about whether or not we should include Foo Fighters in Metal by Numbers. Are they metal? No, and we’re pretty sure they’d be the first to tell you that. However, Dave Grohl was responsible for his solo project Probot, which featured everyone from Max Cavalera and Lee Dorrian to Wino and […]

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Wolves in the Throne Room to release new album in September

Posted by on June 28, 2017

It has been three years since Wolves in the Throne Room released 2014’s Celestite, their first album under their own Artemisia Records. Now, these American black metallers have returned, hungry to unleash a new album. Thrice Woven will be released on September 22nd and it will include guest musicians such as Swedish vocalist Anna von […]

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Psycho Las Vegas adds Carcass, Cult of Luna, Oathbreaker, Sumac many more

Posted by on December 19, 2016

After three years as a destination fest in Southern California, the Psycho California Fest became Psycho Las Vegas earlier this year. Giving attendees everyone from stoner legends like Boris and Yob to cool uncle music like Alice Cooper and Blue Oyster Cult in Sin City proved to be a huge success, and 2017’s lineup including […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/29: The charts are hot like magma

Posted by on June 29, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I’m spending my first summer in the south, and I have no elegant way of describing the heat that doesn’t involve using the words “hot” and “balls.” I sweat buckets just sitting in my […]

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In Defense of Their Good Name: Deafheaven

Posted by on August 24, 2015

It’s been a while since we put on the cape to defend what many consider to be outrageously wrong in the annals of metal history. We’ve talked about some  infamous releases like Iron Maiden’s X-factor or the time Judas Priest was Halford-less and had Mr. Tim “Ripper” Owens fronting it, but those are classic bands who have […]

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