Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.
The first Death Angel album I heard was The Dream Calls for Blood in 2013. Between end-year lists and MBN, I saw that album cover everywhere. So when I saw the cover to Humanicide I sort of cocked my head and thought, “Are those three wolves with animal skulls on their heads? Again?” Then I checked out the band’s previous album covers for further signs of this motif and, sure enough, they’re on the cover of the bands fifth album Killing Season. I’m sure longtime Death Angel fans will roll their eyes and go “Uh, yeah, duh” but, hey, ya learn knew shit everyday. Anywho, stoked to see the longtime thrash veterans topping the charts this week along with Gloryhammer and Darkthrone.
Death Angel’s ninth album charted high, sold slightly lower than its predecessor
This is McKagan’s third solo album.
Gloryhammer’s third album marks the band’s best debut yet.
This is the band’s second LP.
Seventh Day Slumber, Closer To Chaos
This is the band’s eleventh album.
This EP includes a cover of “Steeler” by Judas Priest.
This is the debut solo album from the TesseracT frontman.
This 40th anniversary set also includes previously unreleased material.
1914’s second album actually came out last year, but it’s been reissued on Napalm.
#25 (from 13)
A 44% drop.
A 31% boost with over 50,000 sold.
#89 (from 88)
A 9% boost.
#129 (from 112)
A 8% drop.
#145 (from 105)
A 27% drop.
#161 (from 159)
A 3% boost.
#162 (from 150)
A drop of 3%.
Looks like the band’s tour with Mastodon has boosted this back up.
KISS, Kissworld – The Best of KISS (UMe)
A 36% boost back onto the charts.
Fleshgod Apocalypse, Veleno
A 67% second week drop.
A 73% drop in week two.
Nocturnus AD, Paradox
A 70% drop.
Crystal Lake, Helix
This popped up after being gone a while.
A 42% drop.
A 60% boost brings this up again.
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