Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.
Graveyard, Peace (Nuclear Blast)
This sold slightly better than the band’s 2015 album.
Candlemass, House Of Doom (Napalm)
This EP is the band’s followup to their 2016 EP Death Thy Lover.
Wayfarer, World’s Blood (Profound Lore)
This is the band’s third studio LP.
Spock’s Beard, Noise Floor (InsideOut)
This is the band’s thirteenth studio album and features the return of drummer Nick D’Virgilio.
Dream On, Dreamer, It Comes and Goes (Self-Released)
This is the fourth album from this Australian (where else?) metalcore band.
Smile Empty Soul, Oblivion (Self-Released)
This is the band’s seventh album.
Lordi, Sexorcism (AFM)
This is Lordi’s ninth studio album.
Baptists, Beacon Of Faith (Southern Lord)
This is the hardcore punk band’s third album.
UADA, Cult of a Dying Sun (Eisenwald)
This is the band’s second album.
Don Airey, One of a Kind (earMUSIC)
Here’s the latest solo album from the keyboardist who’s played with everyone from Rainbow to Ozzy Osbourne to Deep Purple.
The Maension, The Raevolution (Knife Fight)
This is the band’s debut album.
Failure, Your Body Will Be (Self-Released)
This EP is the band’s first release since their returning LP in 2015.
Micawber, Beyond The Reach Of Flame (Prosthetic)
This is the death metal band’s third album.
Raven Black, 13 (WURPgroup)
I don’t know anything about these guys, but I bet their favorite TV show is Invader Zim.
Split Cranium, I’m The Devil And I’m OK (Ipecac)
This is the second album the group featuring Aaron Turner (SUMAC, ex-Isis) and Nate Newton (Converge).
Midnattsol, The Aftermath (Napalm)
This is the gothic band’s fourth album.
Pressure Cracks, Pressure Cracks (War Against)
This is a new project fronted by Jason Butler (ex-letlive.)
Breaking Benjamin, Ember (Hollywood)
A 33% drop.
A Perfect Circle, Eat The Elephant (BMG)
A 31% drop.
Metallica, Hardwired… to Self-Destruct (Blackened)
Just when you think album sales are starting to taper off, this makes a 69% boost.
Bad Wolves, Disobey (Eleven Seven)
A 46% drop. Our own Zenae Zukowski recently interviewed frontman Tommy Vext.
Burn The Priest, Legion: XX (Epic)
A 79% second week drop.
Stone Temple Pilots, Stone Temple Pilots (Rhino)
A 50% boost.
Judas Priest, Firepower (Columbia)
A 12% drop.
Overkill, Live In Overhausen (Nuclear Blast)
Strangely, in week two, this sold the same amount as last week.
Parkway Drive, Reverence (Epitaph Records)
A 38% drop.
At The Gates, To Drink From The Night Itself (Century Media)
A 82% drop in week two.
Three Days Grace,Outsider (RCA)
A 40% drop isn’t so graceful (did I make that joke yet?)
Dug Pinnick, Tribute to Jimi (Often Imitated But Never Duplicated(Rat Pak)
A 73% second week drop.
From Ashes To New, The Future (Better Noise)
A 56% drop.
Alkaloid, Liquid Anatomy(Season of Mist)
A 83% drop in week two.