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Metal By Numbers 6/17: The Ghost Inside the top 5

Posted by on June 17, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.
 
Motor vehicle accidents have changed the course of many bands, and The Ghost Inside joined that unfortunate club back in 2015. Since then they’ve provided a steady steam of updates on their road to recovery and their determination to get back to making music. The day has finally arrived, and whether or not you’re a fan of the band, their perseverance deserves the utmost respect.
 
 
 
Notable Debuts:
 
The Ghost Inside, The Ghost Inside (Epitaph)
Debut #4
6,175 sold
 
This is the band’s fifth studio album and first album in six years following a tour bus crash in 2015.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Emery, White Line Fever (BC Music)
Debut #11
4,250 sold
 
This is the band’s eighth studio album.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Covet, technicolor (Triple Crown)
Debut #25
2,075 sold
 
This is the debut album from this prog rock band.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Debut #63
1,025 sold
 
This is the debut album from the hardcore supergroup featuring members of Counterparts, Fit For An Autopsy, and The Dillinger Escape Plan.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Exhumed/Gruesome, Twisted Horror (Relapse)
Debut #94
690 sold

This split features 3 songs from Exhumed and 2 from Gruesome.

 

 

 

 

Asphalt Valentine, Twisted Road (HighVolMusic)
Debut #111
610 sold

This is the band’s first release in 5 years.

 

 

 

 

The Sword, Conquest of Kingdoms (Craft)
Debut #149
440 sold

This compilation features rarities and oddities throughout The Sword’s career.

 

 

 

 

 
Frost*, Others EP (Inside Out)
240 sold
 
This EP features tracks originally intended for the band’s third studio album.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
This Will Destroy You, Vespertine (Dark Operative)
220 sold
 
This is the band’s sixth studio album.
 
 
 
 
 
Notable Sales:
 
Five Finger Death Punch, F8(Better Noise)
#29 (from 38)
1,900 sold
 
A 12% boost.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ozzy Osbourne, Ordinary Man (Epic)
#39 (from 36)
1,600 sold
 
A 8% drop.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pearl Jam, Gigaton (Monkeywrench Records/Republic Records)
#62 (from 64)
1,025 sold
 
A 4% drop.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tool, Fear Inoculum (Tool Dissectional LLC/Volcano)
#72 (from 83)
870 sold
 
A 6% boost.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Greatest Hits(Sony Legacy)
#83 (from 91)
790 sold
 
A 7% boost.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Various Artists, The Many Faces of Metallica(Music Brokers Arg)
#99 (from 92)
660 sold
 
A 12% drop.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
In This Moment, Mother (Roadrunner)
#100 (from 100)
650 sold
 
A 5% and the same chart position as last week.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alestorm, Curse Of The Crystal Coconut (Napalm)
#125 (from 14)
550 sold
 
A 84% drop in week two.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Breaking Benjamin, Aurora (Hollywood)
#132 (from 150)
490 sold
 
A 9% boost.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Slipknot, We Are Not Your Kind (Roadrunner)
#132 (from 141)
490 sold
 
A 5% boost.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trivium, What The Dead Men Say(Roadrunner)
#162 (from 164)
420 sold
 
A 3% boost.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
#168 (from 200)
410 sold
 
A 23% boost.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mötley Crüe, The Dirt Soundtrack(Eleven Seven)
#168 (from 162)
410 sold
 
A 2% drop.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Godsmack, When Legends Rise (BMG)
#171 (from 175)
400 sold

A 5% boost.

 

 

 

 

Testament, Titans Of Creation (Nuclear Blast)
#178 (from 136)
370 sold
 
A 24% drop.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KoRn, The Nothing (Roadrunner)
#182 (from 165)
360 sold
 
A 10% drop.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Bad Wolves, N.A.T.I.O.N.(Eleven Seven)
#183 (re-entry)
360 sold
 
A 21% boost back up.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Hu, The Gereg(Eleven Seven)
#185 (re-entry)
360 sold
 
A 11% boost.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Firewind, Firewind (AFM)
170 sold
 
This got boosted back up.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paradise Lost, Obsidian (Nuclear Blast)
160 sold
 
A 26% drop.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blood Incantation, Hidden History Of The Human Race (Dark Descent)
110 sold
 
This gets boosted back up.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Katatonia, City Burials (Peaceville)
110 sold
 
A 13% boost.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Myrkur, Folkesange(Relapse)
100 sold
 
A 28% boost.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bleed From Within, Fracture (Century Media)
100 sold
 
A drop of 83% in week two.
 

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