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Rolling Stone reveal their “10 Best Metal Albums of 2019” list

Posted by on December 11, 2019

While Metal Insider are currently working on our year-end lists, we’ve seen quite a few from Decibel Magazine and Revolver sharing their best albums of 2019. Rolling Stone have now revealed their favorites and the choices may surprise you, especially seeing the lack of Tool.  Check out the list below and read the full explanations […]

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Decibel Magazine reveal their top 40 metal albums of 2019

Posted by on November 13, 2019

The year-end lists have begun and while, we’re still working on ours, Decibel Magazine has revealed their top 40 albums of 2019. While this list is missing quite a few such as Insomnium and Rotting Christ, it’s a decent mix especially seeing Misery Index, Possessed, and Cattle Decapitation making the cut.   Check out the list […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/24: Torche gain admission to sales

Posted by on July 24, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Now I know what you’re all thinking: why isn’t the top debut of the week Voyager by 311? Well, partially because the only time we really talk about 311 on here is on “311” day […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/17: Abbath outstrides the charts

Posted by on July 17, 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 always sure what to write about in this little blurb. Sometimes it’s a soapbox, sometimes it’s just typical intro fluff. This week, I decided to look into how many album covers […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/10: Moving futha up in the world

Posted by on July 10, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   No, that’s not a typo in the title. It’s the name of the top debut this week from the Danish/Norwegian/German folk group Heilung. Their music isn’t metal in the traditional sense, but fans […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/3: Bloodsucking sales

Posted by on July 3, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I had to do a quick search to check if I already made a “The Stars and Stripes Forever” joke in a previous edition of MBN. And I did. It was just last […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/26: Baroness strike gold (and grey)

Posted by on June 26, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   There were a lot of boosts in sales this week. It’s interesting how I write “A (number)% drop in sales” so often that when a boost happens I get this odd little beat […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/19: Sales are in motion

Posted by on June 19, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   There’s some bands I feel like I see on here all the time. Others feel less frequent. Most of this has to do with not just album sales, but how widely bands vary […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/12: Death Angel deliver

Posted by on June 12, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The first Death Angel album I heard was The Dream Calls for Blood in 2013. Between end-year lists and MBN, I saw that album cover everywhere. So when I saw the cover to Humanicide I sort of […]

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Darkthrone goes back to the days of old with ‘Old Star’

Posted by on June 12, 2019

If you’re expecting an old school second wave black metal record from Norwegian stalwarts, Darkthrone, with Old Star, you are going to be vastly disappointed. On the other hand, if you are looking for a rather novel take on traditional 80’s metal, Old Star is most definitely for you. To be quite honest, I’ve grown […]

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