Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.
Earth is also on its way to burning up for real, but we’re not talking about that right now. It’s June now, meaning we’re heading into a slew of summer releases. As always, you can head over to Zach Fehl’s New & Noteworthy column to see what’s headed our way.
Earth, Full Upon Her Burning Lips (Sargent House)
Earth’s ninth album is its first in 5 years.
Black Mountain, Destroyer (Jagjaguwar)
This is the band’s fifth album.
Fleshgod Apocalypse, Veleno (Nuclear Blast)
The band’s fifth album charted higher but sold lower than its 2016 predecessor.
At My Mercy, Balance | Symmetry (RAD)
This is the debut album from this Phoenix-based band.
Nocturnus AD, Paradox (Profound Lore)
Despite having formed under various names over the years, this is band’s debut album under the moniker Nocturnus AD.
Deathspell Omega, The Furnaces of Palingenesia (NoEvDiA)
This is the French black metal band’s seventh album.
Of Virtue, What Defines You (SharpTone)
This is the band’s third album.
Diamond Head, The Coffin Train (Silver Lining)
This is Diamond Head’s eighth studio album.
Misþyrming, Algleymi (NoEvDiA)
This is the band’s second album.
Neckbeard Deathcamp, So Much For The Tolerant Left (Prosthetic)
This is the band’s second full-length album.
Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody(Hollywood)
#19 (from 17)
A 3% drop.
Greta Van Fleet, Anthem of the Peaceful Army (Lava/Republic)
#58 (from 54)
A 12% drop with over 240,000 sold.
Amon Amarth, Berserker (Metal Blade)
#74 (from 51)
A 33% drop.
A 16% drop.
Mötley Crüe, The Dirt Soundtrack(Eleven Seven)
#88 (from 84)
A 7% drop and just under 40,000 sold.
Whitesnake, Flesh & Blood (Frontiers)
#105 (from 53)
A 49% drop.
I Prevail, Trauma (Fearless)
#112 (from 79)
A 30% drop.
Shinedown, Attention Attention (Atlantic)
#135 (from 123)
A 16% drop
Five Finger Death Punch, And Justice For None (Prospect Park)
#144 (from 139)
A 7% drop with over 190,000 sold.
Godsmack, When Legends Rise (BMG)
#150 (from 160)
A boost of 8%.
#159 (from 147)
A 6% drop.
Famous Last Words, Arizona(SBG)
#163 (from 71)
A 57% drop in week two.
Black Label Society, Sonic Brew – 20th Anniversary Blend: 5.99 – 5.19 (eOne)
#173 (from 28)
A drop of 81% in week two.
Def Leppard, The Story So Far: The Best of Def Leppard (UMC)
#182 (from 176)
This sold about the same as last week.
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Greatest Hits(Sony Legacy)
#188 (from 149)
A 17% drop.
Full Of Hell, Weeping Choir (Relapse)
A drop of 83% in week two.
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Fishing For Fishies (ATO)
A drop of 30%.
Possessed, Revelations Of Oblivion (Nuclear Blast)
A 48% drop.
Paul Gilbert, Behold Electric Guitar(Music Theories)
A 51% drop in week two.
Saint Vitus, Saint Vitus (Season Of Mist)
A second week 58% drop.
Crazy Lixx, Forever Wild (Frontiers)
This debuted last week but I missed it.