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Tag Archives: Antemasque

Metal By Numbers 1/14: Babymetal ring in the New Year

Posted by on January 14, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We have our first debut of 2015! And it’s weirdly appropriate that the band in question is Babymetal. The band spend all last year building up an audience here in the good ol’ U.S. […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/8: New year, same charts

Posted by on January 8, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. As is typical of the New Year, we don’t have any debuts this week. That’s soon to change, but for now all we have to tell you is that Taylor Swift is still number […]

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Ben Koller of Converge to play Killer Be Killed shows

Posted by on January 7, 2015

When metal supergroup Killer Be Killed released their debut album last year, many wondered if they would ever be able to play live. Given that Mastodon, The Dillinger Escape Plan and Soulfly/Cavalera Conspiracy have their own busy touring schedules, it seemed doubtful. Then it was announced that they’d be playing the Soundwave shows in Australia, […]

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Metal by Numbers: This week was just ‘grate

Posted by on December 17, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The holiday shopping season is in full effect, as many of the artists on the chart have a nice uptick in sales. Whether it’s online shopping or people actually doing it the old fashioned […]

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Metal By Numbers: Metal fans choose rock over bust

Posted by on December 10, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Notable Debuts: AC/DC, Rock or Bust (Columbia) #3, 171,900 sold Quite an impressive bust, eh? Well, not bad, but just six years ago, their last album Black Ice sold an amazing 784,000 copies in its […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/3: Surviving and streaming

Posted by on December 3, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You may notice that the charts seem a little weird today, especially when you compare them to last week. What’s going on? Well, times they are a-changin’ is what’s going on. Two weeks ago […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/26: Thankful for album sales

Posted by on November 26, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Of course, the only artist that could dethrone Taylor Swift from the top of the charts is One Direction a.k.a. we really want you to like boy bands again. In addition, Christmas music has […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/19: This Is How You Sonic

Posted by on November 19, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Everyone knew that Foo Fighters was going to be one of the biggest albums of the year, so no surprises on that front. However, as far as actual metal albums go, we can see […]

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Former The Mars Volta drummers are beefing

Posted by on April 14, 2014

Scrolling through our newsfeed, we couldn’t help but notice that former drummer for prog-rockers The Mars Volta, Thomas Pridgen, is calling out another former drummer of the band, Dave Elitch. In a Facebook post that has since been deleted, Pridgen said to his followers: So you got a dude (Dave Elitch) calling people you work […]

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Members of The Mars Volta collaborate with Flea in new project

Posted by on April 9, 2014

Fans of The Mars Volta, saddened by the band’s break up in 2013, have likely been hoping that a reunion would happen somewhere down the road. However, this new project dubbed Antemasque might be the next best thing. The band features Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala as well as Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers. Flea’s association with […]

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