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Metal By Numbers 7/22: Static-X regenerate sales

Posted by on July 22, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I never really got into Static-X, but when Wayne Static died, I saw the shock that reverberated through the metal community. He was way too young, a mere 48, born the same year […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/15: Why bury today what you can Bury Tomorrow

Posted by on July 15, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. There are only a few certainties: death, taxes, and that this column will go weeks without comments until I forget to put a band on the charts. So, yeah, I totally missed Grey Daze […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/8: When the Stygian bough breaks

Posted by on July 8, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   This past 4th of July weekend I caught up with the rest of the world and watched Hamilton on Disney+. I now see what all the fuss is about. It’s really cool that a major […]

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Alestorm premiere “Shit Boat (No Fans)” animated video

Posted by on July 7, 2020

Alestorm have premiered a hysterical animation video for the 75 second track, “Shit Boat (No Fans).” The song is taken from the pirate metal giants’ new album, Curse of the Crystal Coconut, out now via Napalm Records.     The group commented: “Oh wow, everyone knows that short songs are the best songs, so naturally we […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/1: Lamb Of God are back in the top 5

Posted by on July 1, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Of the 13 new debuts listed below, five of them come from bands that haven’t released a new album for at least five years. Lamb Of God is at the top, and […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/24: Divine providence on the charts

Posted by on June 24, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   For some godforsaken reason, I’ve been hearing more country music at my day job lately. Now, not all country is bad, but the last place I want to hear it (besides my […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/17: The Ghost Inside the top 5

Posted by on June 17, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Motor vehicle accidents have changed the course of many bands, and The Ghost Inside joined that unfortunate club back in 2015. Since then they’ve provided a steady steam of updates on their road […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/10: Ifs, buts, and crystal coconuts

Posted by on June 10, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I am way more proud of that title than I should be. Apart from Alestorm, we’ve got not one, not two, but three different Def Leppard live releases on here. They’re technically bundled […]

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Interview: Alestorm’s Christopher Bowes on “the greatest song of all time”

Posted by on June 3, 2020

  Pirate metal pioneers Alestorm’s new album Curse of the Crystal Coconut was released this past Friday (29th) via Napalm Records (order here). We caught up with the group’s mastermind Christopher Bowes to discuss the record, quarantine life, and reminding everyone to panic less.    What was the process like recording Curse of the Crystal […]

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New & Noteworthy: May 29th, 2020 – Fields of New Music

Posted by on May 29, 2020

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. The week features the new releases from Alestorm, Behemoth, and more! For last week’s new releases you can check out the last New & Noteworthy, and for the latest sales numbers Metal […]

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