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Ten debut metal albums that came out in 2008

Posted by on January 10, 2018

2008, the year when Obama won the Presidency, the stock market crashed, and the New York Giants beat the New England Patriots 17-14 at Super Bowl XLII at the University of Phoenix Stadium MVP. Obviously, none of that has anything to do with music or metal but, for those who do remember what happened one […]

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Drink along with Alestorm’s “Captain Morgan’s Revenge” lyric video

Posted by on November 17, 2017

Alestorm are getting ready to celebrate the tenth anniversary of their debut album Captain Morgan’s Revenge. It’s difficult to believe that it’s going on an entire decade since we heard these Scottish folks introduce us to pirate metal and, on January 26th, 2018, we get to see the record come to life once again. The […]

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ProgPower USA 2018 line-up announced: James Labrie, Tarja Turunen, Angra, and Voyager to headline

Posted by on September 11, 2017

ProgPower USA is the premier U.S. festival for progressive and power metal. For 18 years they have been a paramount part in bringing some of the biggest and best names in the international progressive and power metal scenes to a country not particularly known for either. It takes place every September at the Center Stage […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/10: Paranormal chart activity

Posted by on August 10, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.  We’re still operating on limited sales info, but I do have some extra numbers to share as requested by a few fine upstanding commenters from last week. I’ve added Projected’s new album to the […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/3: Nine Inch Nails add some violence to the charts

Posted by on August 3, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I wasn’t here last week to do the charts and comment on the passing of Chester Bennington, but I’m not sure what I can say that hasn’t been said better elsewhere. Linkin Park weren’t […]

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Alestorm Joins Westboro Baptist Church protest at Kansas City Warped tour stop

Posted by on July 28, 2017

Yesterday, Thursday, July 27th, the Vans Warped Tour made its stop in Kansas City, KS, and just like all good things that come through the area, the Westboro Baptist Church organized a protest against it. During the demonstration, members of the pirate metal group Alestorm, who have been playing on the festival, were spotted alongside […]

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Metal by Numbers, 7/26: Linkin Park’s sad return; Silverstein’s biggest debut

Posted by on July 26, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Well, we knew this might happen. Inevitably, when an artist dies, their sales increase. Old fans that grew up on a band’s music pick up the album that meant so much to them that […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/19: Decapitated get ahead in sales

Posted by on July 19, 2017

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Summer touring season usually yields some good numbers for album sales, even if the album isn’t really considered new anymore. A few bands have popped up again as a result of Vans Warped […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/22: Stone Sour sell superbly

Posted by on July 12, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   There weren’t too many debuts this week compared to previous weeks, but we do have another hard rock/metal album taking the number one spot. In other news, I took a good look at […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/6: King Gizzard and the The Lizard Wizard Deliver the charts

Posted by on July 6, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Happy late 4th, hope you left a copy of the Declaration of Independence out under your American Flag Tree so that Nicholas Cage can come steal it and leave a copy of one […]

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