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.
Robert Plant, Carry Fire (Nonesuch)
Not quite metal, but we thought it was worth making a note of Robert Plant’s debut for this week.
Stick To Your Guns, True View (Pure Noise)
This debut with more units sold than its predecessor.
Fozzy, Judas (Century Media)
The band’s seventh album sold less than its 2014 predecessor.
L.A. Guns, The Missing Peace (Frontier Record)
The band’s eleventh album is the first to feature Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns in fifteen years.
Revolution Saints, Light in the Dark (Frontiers)
The supergroup’s sophomore album sold less than the first.
Enslaved, E (Nuclear Blast)
The band’s fourteenth studio album, while awesome, sold almost 1k less than its 2015 predecessor.
Exhumed, Death Revenge (Relapse)
This is the band’s seventh studio album, not counting the re-recording of their debut.
Through The Eyes Of The Dead, Disomus (eOne)
This is the band’s fourth LP and first on eOne.
Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, Volume 1 (Reissue) (Rise Above)
This is a reissue of the band’s 2010 debut album.
Mychildren Mybride, Vicious World (eOne/Good Fight)
The band’s fourth album is their first in five years.
Samael, Hegemony (Napalm)
The band’s ninth album is their first in six years.
A Threat to the Enemy, A Threat to the Enemy (Self-Released)
This is the band’s debut album.
Power Quest, Sixth Dimension (Inner Wound)
This is the band’s sixth studio ablum.
Marilyn Manson, Heaven Upside Down (Loma Vista)
Almost 40k sold.
Foo Fighters, Concrete and Gold (RCA/Roswell)
Nearly 165,000 sold.
August Burns Red, Phantom Anthem (Fearless)
Queens Of The Stone Age, Villains (Matador Records)
Over 105,000 sold.
Primus, The Desaturating Seven (ATO)
Over 21k sold.
Greta Van Fleet, Black Smoke Rising EP (Republic)
The boosts continue with nearly 30,000 sold.
The Black Dahlia Murder, Nightbringers (Metal Blade)
There still time for some tour boosts.
Prophets of Rage, Prophets of Rage (Caroline)
Nearing 30k sold.
Nothing More, The Stories We Tell Ourselves (Better Noise/Eleven Seven)
This could see some touring boosts.
Mastodon, Cold Dark Place (Reprise)
Mastodon’s second release of 2017 is still doing pretty well for an EP.
Metallica, Hardwired… to Self-Destruct (Blackened)
Sales are still trickling in after nearly a year.
The Contortionist, Clairvoyant (eOne)
This got some boost action.
Black Country Communion, BCCIV (J&R)
Over 11,000 sold.
Over 40,000 sold
Chelsea Wolfe, Hiss Spun (Sargent House)
Over 8,000 sold.
The Darkness, Pinewood Smile (Cooking Vinyl)
Dunno whose teeth those are, but they don’t look half bad.
Circa Survive, The Amulet (Hopeless Records)
Almost 20,000 sold.
Propagandhi, Victory Lap (Epitaph)
This sold the same as last week.
Cradle of Filth, Cryptoriana: The Seductiveness Of Decay (Nuclear Blast)
A little ways under 6,500 sold.
Wolves in the Throne Room, Thrice Woven (Artemesia Records)
Sold the same as last week.
Myrkur, Mareridt (Relapse)
She’ll be tour buddies with Wolves in the Throne room and Enslaved next year.
Thousand Below, The Love You Let Get Too Close (Rise)
Around 2,300 sold in total.
Autograph, Get Off Your Ass (EMP)
Guess people didn’t get off their ass to buy this.
Satyricon, Deep Calleth Upon Deep (Napalm Records)
Been selling at 200 the past few weeks.
The Bronx, V (ATO)
Another 200 this week.
Primitive Man, Caustic (Relapse)
1,100 sold so far.
Metz, Strange Peace (Sub Pop)
Belphegor, Totenritual (Nuclear Blast)
Another 200 sold.
36 Crazyfists, Lanterns (Spinefarm)
Sons Of Texas, Forged By Fortitude (Razor & Tie)
Act Of Defiance, Old Scars, New Wounds (Metal Blade)
Otherwise, Sleeping Lions (Century Media)
Kadavar, Rough Times (Nuclear Blast)