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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 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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Metal By Numbers 10/14: DevilDriver’s devilish dealings

Posted by on October 14, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I haven’t included Bon Jovi on here in the past because, well, do I really have to? Yeah I know, Slippery When Wet is a seminal glam metal album but the band has steered farther […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/23: Yes we are Marilyn Manson, yes we are

Posted by on September 23, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I haven’t listened to Manson’s new album, but the statement We Are Chaos is sure as hell true this year as its ever been. I hate to keep beating the dead horse that is […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/16: The devil believes Stryper’s sales

Posted by on September 16, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Have you actually looked at Stryper’s album covers in recent years? From 2013’s No More Hell To Pay and onward, they all depict biblical figures in scenarios that look deserving of their own anime intro […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/11: Metallica orchestrate the sales

Posted by on September 11, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I love S&M, so the fact that there’s an S&M2 must mean the world can’t be all bad. If you, like me, didn’t get the chance to see the show last year, you can listen to […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/2: Unleash the charters

Posted by on September 2, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I hate to continue to be a downer after the death of Riley Gale, but the death of Chadwick Boseman continued the bummer train only four days later. Two cases of very talented […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/26: (Re)imagine all the people

Posted by on August 26, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Last night, news broke that Riley Gale, frontman of Power Trip, had died at age 34. I was shocked, as I’m sure many of you were. Power Trip have garnered a strong rapidly […]

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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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Black Sabbath, Megadeth, Anthrax, etc. members respond to legendary producer Martin Birch’s death

Posted by on August 10, 2020

  Legendary producer Martin Birch, known for engineering and producing iconic albums by Deep Purple, Rainbow, Fleetwood Mac, Whitesnake, Black Sabbath, Blue Oyster Cult, and Iron Maiden, has died on Sunday (9th). He was 71 years old. His passing was confirmed on social media by Whitesnake/ex-Deep Purple frontman Davide Coverdale who Tweeted the following message: […]

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