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Metal By Numbers 10/10: Beartooth take a bite out of the charts

Posted by on October 10, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.

Good morning (or afternoon depending on your timezone). I have been knocking back mug of tea after mug of tea while writing this but that hasn’t prevented me from typing out “Voidbod” instead of “Voivod” three times in a row. And, of course, I got momentarily distracted while I tried to imagine what exactly a “Voidbod” is and if it’s anything like a “Dad bod”. I’m still not sure, all I know is that it sounds kinda cool and that I’m tired. Beartooth and Revocation top our charts this week while one or two albums popped back up on the charts thanks to some big boosts.
 
 
Notable Debuts:
Beartooth, Disease(Red Bull Records)
Debut #13
10,025 sold
Beartooth’s third album didn’t sell as much as its predecessor, but it charted just as high.
 
 
 

Hail the Sun, Mental Knife(Equal Vision)
Debut #39
3,675 sold

The band’s fourth album managed to outdo its predecessor.
 
 
 
 

Revocation, The Outer Ones (Metal Blade)
Debut #46
3,275 sold

Revocation’s seventh album charted slightly higher than their last one.

 
 
 
Terror, Total Retaliation(Pure Noise)
Debut #50
3,025 sold

This is the band’s seventh studio album.

 

 

 

All Them Witches, ATW (New West)
Debut #99
1,400 sold

This is the band’s fifth studio album.

 

 

 

Riverside, Wasteland (Inside Out)
Debut #106
1,300 sold

This is Riverside’s seventh album and their first following the death of guitarist Piotr Grudziński.

 
 
Gouge Away, Burnt Sugar (Deathwish Inc.)
Debut #135

1,050 sold

This is the band’s second studio album.

 

 

 

Horrendous, Idol (Season Of Mist)
Debut #160
910 sold

This is the band’s fourth album.
 
 
 
 
 
Anaal Nathrakh, A New Kind Of Horror (Metal Blade)
670 sold
This is the band’s tenth album.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wolfheart, Constellation Of The Black Light (Napalm)
460 sold
This the band’s fourth album.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Four Seconds Ago, The Vacancy(3DOT Recordings)
300 sold
This is a side-project from Misha Mansoor and Jake Bowen of Periphery.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Scorched, Ecliptic Butchery (20 Buck Spin)
170 sold
This is the band’s second full-length.
 
 
 
 

 

 

Notable Sales:

Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Living The Dream (Snakepit)
#36 (from 9)
3,900 sold
A 80% drop in week two.
 
 
 

Greta Van Fleet, From the Fires EP (Lava)
#48 (from 32)
3,050 sold

An 11% drop with over 200,000 sold.

 

 

Halestorm, Vicious (Atlantic)
#63 (from 124)
2,100 sold

A huge boost of 127%.

 

 

 

Five Finger Death Punch, And Justice For None (Prospect Park)
#70 (from 58)
1,875 sold

At week 20, this takes a 8% drop and has sold over 146,000 copies.

 

 

 

Dave Grohl, Play (Roswell)
#81 (re-entry)
1,625 sold

This reappears after dropping off a few weeks ago.

 

 

Alice In Chains, Rainier Fog (BMG)
#90 (from 60)
1,475 sold

A 25% drop.

 

 

 

Five Finger Death Punch, A Decade Of Destruction(Prospect Park)
#98 (from 77)
1,400 sold

The tiniest 1% drop.

 

 

 

Shinedown, Attention Attention (Atlantic)
#100 (from 78)
1,400 sold

An 1% drop.

 

 

Clutch, Book of Bad Decisions (Weathermaker Music)
#111 (from 57)
1,275 sold
A 38% drop.
 
 

 

 

 

Godsmack, When Legends Rise (BMG)
#113 (from 94)
1,250 sold

A small 2% boost.

 

 

 

Thrice, Palms(Epitaph)
#126 (from 66)
1,125 sold
 
A 37% drop.
 
 
 
 

Breaking Benjamin, Ember (Hollywood)
#167 (from 130)
850 sold

A 5% drop.

 

 

 

Ghost, Prequelle (Loma Vista)
#170 (from 143)
850 sold

A 2% boost.

 

 

 

Deicide, Overtures Of Blasphemy(Century Media)
#176 (from 64)
830 sold

A 55% drop.

 

 

Bullet For My Valentine, Gravity (Spinefarm)
#94 (from 133)
710 sold

A 25% boost.

 

 

 

Aborted, TerrorVision (Century Media)
500 sold
A 70% drop in week two.

 

 

 

 

 

Voivod, The Wake (Century Media)
430 sold
A 65% drop in week two.
 
 
 
 
 

Pig Destroyer, Head Cage (Relapse)
290 Sold

A 30% drop.

 

 

 

 

 

Dee Snider, For The Love Of Metal (Napalm)
270 sold

A 3% boost.

 

 

 

 

 

SUMAC, Love In Shadow (Thrill Jockey)
210 sold
 
A 77% drop in week two.
 
 
 
 
 

Gus G., Fearless (AFM)
170 sold

 
This popped up after a long absence.

 

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