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Metal By Numbers 1/11: Sales play it safe

Posted by on January 11, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The debut week drought continues, but it seems we’ll be seeing more action in the weeks to come. In the meantime however, many albums have reappeared on the charts thanks to a combination of […]

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Metal Insider contributor Matt Brown’s top 10 albums of 2016

Posted by on December 9, 2016

This list was hard to make not because of all the great music I listened to, but because of all the potentially great music I didn’t get to listen to. My train of thought the whole time I scrambled to throw this list together was along the lines of “But I’ve missed so much!” or […]

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Cobalt makes ‘Rolling Stone’s top 50 songs; Consequence of Sound name top ten albums

Posted by on December 1, 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… if you like lists. Yep, December is when publications start releasing their favorite music released in the past eleven months, and while 2016 has been a motherfucker of a year, there’s also been some pretty great music to come from it. And while we’ve already gotten top […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/23: Animals lead the madness

Posted by on November 23, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. While the metal world (and the music world in general) is recovering from the celebration of Metallica’s new album, Metal By Numbers is here to report on album sales in the meantime before Hardwired…to Self-Destruct‘s […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/2: Korn don’t suffer on the charts

Posted by on November 2, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. If this is truly a year where bands that got huge in the 90’s are making big comebacks (Green Day, Metallica), then Korn is the latest example of such a sentiment. They’ve always been […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/26: Dillinger don’t dissociate album sales

Posted by on October 26, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. If you haven’t seen Bram Teitelman’s video of DEP frontman Greg Pucaito’s two story leap at a recent show, do that now. Then jump for joy yourself when you see that that the band […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/19: Alter Bridge and Meshuggah rule the top 10

Posted by on October 19, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We’ve seen more than a few bands hit new strides on this column, some new some old. In this case, while the achievements of Alter Bridge and Dance Gavin Dance should not be overlooked, […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/13: What new sorcery is this?

Posted by on October 13, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. If you thought that Opeth’s continued avoidance of their death metal roots would hurt album sales, you’d be wrong. While Sorceress didn’t sell as much as Heritage did in its first week, it did sell more than […]

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New & Noteworthy, September 30th – Faith in Others

Posted by on September 30, 2016

One of the biggest releases of the whole year? Check. Representation of nearly every subgenre of the metal scene? Check. The mainstream and the underground both well represented by multiple artists? Check. Yeah, this week’s list has it all and then some more. Read up and get excited, because it’s a great time to be […]

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In Defense of Their Good Name: Deafheaven

Posted by on August 24, 2015

It’s been a while since we put on the cape to defend what many consider to be outrageously wrong in the annals of metal history. We’ve talked about some  infamous releases like Iron Maiden’s X-factor or the time Judas Priest was Halford-less and had Mr. Tim “Ripper” Owens fronting it, but those are classic bands who have […]

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