Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.
Madball, For The Cause (Nuclear Blast)
This is the band’s ninth album.
ASG, Survive Sunrise (Relapse)
This is the band’s sixth album and their first in five years.
Lizzy Borden, My Midnight Things(Metal Blade)
This is the band’s first studio album in eleven years.
Orange Goblin, The Wolf Bites Back(Candlelight)
This is the stoner band’s ninth studio album.
Dead Girls Academy, Alchemy (Victory Records)
This is the band’s debut album.
Letters From the Fire, Letters From the Fire (Sand Hill)
This the band’s second album.
A Sound of Thunder, It Was Metal (Nightmare)
This is the band’s seventh album.
Greta Van Fleet, From the Fires EP (Lava)
#41 (from 45)
A 19% boost brings this over 150,000 sold.
Shinedown, Attention Attention (Atlantic)
#52 (from 40)
A 13% drop with just under 90,000 sold.
Metallica, Hardwired… to Self-Destruct (Blackened)
#54 (from 84)
This rises again with a 57% boost.
Dance Gavin Dance, Artificial Selection (Rise)
#59 (from 7)
A second week drop of 86%.
Godsmack, When Legends Rise (BMG)
#61 (from 48)
A 8% drop.
Five Finger Death Punch, A Decade Of Destruction(Prospect Park)
#79 (from 78)
A 3% boost with just under 130,000 sold.
Breaking Benjamin, Ember (Hollywood)
#85 (from 81)
A 6% drop with over 120,000 sold after 10 weeks.
A Perfect Circle, Eat The Elephant (BMG)
#91 (from 80)
A 12% drop with just under 100,000 sold.
Megadeth, Killing Is My Business…And Business Is Good! – The Final Kill (Century Media/Legacy)
#118 (from 28)
A 70% drop in week two.
Tremonti, A Dying Machine (Napalm)
#126 (from 12)
A 86% drop.
Spock’s Beard, Noise Floor (InsideOut)
This dropped off after its debut, but now it’s back.
Judas Priest, Firepower (Columbia)
#161 (from 148)
This sold about the same as last week.
Sleep, The Sciences (Third Man)
#162 (from 144)
This also sold about the same as last week.
Foo Fighters, Concrete and Gold (RCA/Roswell)
This got boosted back up.
YOB, Our Raw Heart (Relapse)
#190 (from 30)
A 78% second week drop.
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Gumboot Soup (ATO)
A 53% boost.
Gruesome, Twisted Prayers(Relapse)
A 60% drop.
Amorphis, Queen Of Time (Nuclear Blast)
A 10% drop.
Graveyard, Peace (Nuclear Blast)
A 20% drop isn’t so peaceful.
Power Trip, Nightmare Logic (Southern Lord)
A 35% boost.
Exmortus, The Sound Of Steel (Prosthetic)
A 78% second week drop.
Kataklysm, Meditations (Nuclear Blast)
A 48% drop.
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Polygondwanaland (Blood Music)
A 65% boost.
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Flying Microtonal Banana (ATO)
An 18% drop.
Bell Witch, Mirror Reaper (Profound Lore)
The band’s tour with YOB appears to be giving this a boost.