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Metal By Numbers 8/8: A Testament To Strong Album Sales

Posted by on August 8, 2012

Nuclear Blast is having one hell of a year. The German label set a record in April when Meshuggah’s Koloss sold over 18,000 copies. Now they’ve broken it just four months later with Testament’s 10th album. Dark Roots of the Earth sold over 8,000 copies more than 2009’s The Formation of Damnation. The Bay Area thrash […]

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New & Noteworthy, July 31st – The Persecuted Won’t Forget

Posted by on July 31, 2012

How has thrash survived for over three decades? By being one of the easiest genres of metal to appreciate, that’s how. The diversity of thrash allows for speed, groove, technicality, and ambience to varying degrees, and metalheads around the world know it and love it. And despite the fact that some thrash groups still carry […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/2: If You Thought It Couldn’t Get Worse…

Posted by on February 2, 2011

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. As you may have/hopefully noticed, we were unable to deliver Metal By Numbers to you last week. The only thing we missed were a few new releases, such as Times Of Grace (the new […]

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Hatebreed, Biohazard and Attack Attack! To Headline New England Metal & Hardcore Festival

Posted by on February 1, 2011

The lineup to the New England Metal & Hardcore festival has been officially confirmed, and may surprise a few people. Usually a two day festival, the NEMHF has extended to three days, taking place on April 14, 15 and 16, and will once again return to The Palladium Theatre in Worcester, MA. Headlining the first […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/5: A Sad Start To The New Year

Posted by on January 5, 2011

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s been two weeks since the last Metal By Numbers column, and the first for the year 2011. So what better way to return and ring in a new year than with….nothing. The first […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/8: Surviving The Holiday Rush

Posted by on December 8, 2010

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Ah, December, when commerce rears its ugly head and retailers actually make some money for once. It’s also a bit of a dead zone for new releases, with greatest hits, anthologies and Trans Siberian […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/17: Slightly Altered Charts

Posted by on November 18, 2010

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Do Alter Bridge count as metal? In a word? No. In two words? Hell no. But we’re looking for all the good news we can in a country where Susan Boyle had the #1 […]

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Silverstein Announces Tour

Posted by on November 2, 2010

Silverstein will be hitting the road this coming January with Pierce The Veil, The Chariot, Miss May I, and A Bullet For Pretty Boy.

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Razor & Tie, Artery Foundation Talk Partnership

Posted by on August 10, 2010

One of the larger metal and hardcore management companies teaming up with a label whose biggest commercial success is the Kidz Bop series of compilations might be a bit of a head scratcher at first. But the union of Razor & Tie and the Artery Foundation for Artery Recordings makes a lot more sense upon […]

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