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Metal By Numbers 11/25: AC/DC power up to number one

Posted by on November 25, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I certainly wasn’t expecting to be writing about a new AC/DC album at some point in this year, but I guess you can’t say everything about 2020 is bad. That said, tomorrow […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/18: Fates Warning had a good day on the charts

Posted by on November 18, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Find your favorite albums of the year yet? I’m still sorting through a sizable backlog where new bands are added each day. Like the new Fates Warning, which I somehow did not […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/12: The wrath of the bungle

Posted by on November 12, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s great to see that Mr. Bungle’s new album has had such a successful debut. But you know, I kinda wish it had beaten Ariana Grande’s album for #1. Actually, I bet you […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/5: Seven deadly dusts

Posted by on November 5, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I, like, many of you, have been tired since about 7pm Tuesday night. I was arguably tired before that, but this is a different kind of tired. In fact, I’m so tired that […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/28: Sales adrift

Posted by on October 28, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I’m always kind of impressed when a band puts out a new studio album only a year after its predecessor. Two years is more of the standard, but it’s typical to see three […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/21: The charts have got the blues

Posted by on October 21, 2020

EDIT 10/22/20: I’ve added Corey Taylor to the list because I guess he’s a big deal or something. Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The Symbol Remains is Blue Öyster Cult’s first studio album in 19 years. When that album, Curse of […]

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2020’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Motörhead, Baroness, Chris Cornell, Corey Taylor and more

Posted by on October 12, 2020

    This year’s annual Black Friday Record Store Day releases exclusively for November 27th have been revealed. We took some time to look over the entire catalog and made a few selections in the rock and metal categories. This year’s artists include Alice In Chains, Baroness, Corey Taylor, Chris Cornell, Dio, Volbeat and more. […]

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New & Noteworthy: October 9th, 2020 – Dawn of the New Music

Posted by on October 9, 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 is a bit a slow one, but still features new releases from Five Finger Death Punch, Blue Öyster Cult, Necrophobic, and more (I also included the Devildriver one […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/19: Deep Purple are truckin’ up the charts

Posted by on August 19, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   You’d think a band with 21 studio albums would just be old and tired, but Deep Purple has been bringing it to the table the past couple years. Ever since 2013’s Now What?! the group […]

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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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