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Tag Archives: Chris Cornell

Metal By Numbers 2/27: Avantasia are glowing on the charts

Posted by on February 27, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I’m not sure if 2019 is moving slowly or not, but I do know that it feels like its been forever since I was able to just sit down and listen to a […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/20: February burns red

Posted by on February 20, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Like many of you, I’m always thirsty for new music. One of the great things about doing MBN is that it often tips me off to new bands. Or, if there’s an album […]

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Chris Cornell documentary in the works

Posted by on February 15, 2019

According to Variety, a new documentary circling the life of Chris Cornell is in the works. There isn’t much information about the film involving the late Soundgarden/Audioslave frontman aside from it being produced by his Widow, Vicky, along with Brad Pitt and Peter Berg’s Film 45 production company. The film hasn’t been listed via IMDB […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/13: The charts can’t resist temptation

Posted by on February 13, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   So the Grammys have come and gone and, yet again, the metal community can really only respond with a shrug. Sure, High On Fire won a Grammy and that’s pretty sweet, but as […]

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Here’s High on Fire’s Grammy acceptance speech; Greta van Fleet, Chris Cornell win for rock

Posted by on February 11, 2019

As we already celebrated High On Fire’s Grammy win for the Best Metal Performance for the title track of last year’s Electric Messiah, it was a wonderful shock as they managed to beat Between the Buried and Me, Trivium, Deafheaven, and Underoath. High on Fire were a bit stunned themselves as you can see in […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/6: Bring Me The Horizon chart high, sell low

Posted by on February 6, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   An album selling less than its predecessor is a common thing nowadays. Some of it does come down to trends: a band that was doing hot three or four years ago might experience […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/30: Trust the charts

Posted by on January 30, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Papa Roach is the top rock/metal debut this week. On the charts overall, it’s accompanied by other stars of the early 2000’s like Switchfoot, Guster, and Weezer’s covers album (featuring a cover of […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/23: Simulating Sales

Posted by on January 23, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Things are finally livening up on the charts. We got some of the first real noteworthy metal releases on the debuts list, and there’s more to come yet. I know there’s a few […]

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Watch Metallica, Foo Fighters, Melvins, etc. perform at ‘I Am The Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell’ concert

Posted by on January 17, 2019

While Mike Patton had to sit out, last night (16th) the Chris Cornell Tribute happened as a diverse set of artists appeared at the LA Forum. The I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell event featured numerous musicians including the remaining members of Soundgarden as well as Metallica, Melvins, and Foo Fighters. Other […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/16: Searching for a band of gold

Posted by on January 16, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Things still haven’t quite taken off yet in the debut department here at MBN, but here’s a fun tidbit you may have heard about from another news source: the top album on the […]

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