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Metal By Numbers 9/28: I want to be a Popestar

Posted by on September 28, 2016

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Not every band can hit the top 10 with just an EP, especially one that is more or less on par with an LP released last year. But Ghost have come quite a […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/10: The science of album sales

Posted by on August 10, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. August is kind of like the Sunday of months. If you’re a student or teacher, you’ve only got a precious amount of time left before you have to exchange your beach chair for a […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/3: A crown atop the charts

Posted by on August 3, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I just got back from vacation and after having not done the charts for two weeks lets just say that the pace at which I completed this particular edition felt similar to playing a […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/15: Volbeat boogie into the top five

Posted by on June 15, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Any day there’s an metal album in the top ten is worthy of praise. When there’s two, that’s even better. And when one of those albums is second only to Paul Simon’s first release […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/8: Told you once, told you thrice

Posted by on June 8, 2016

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Summer is more or less here, which means you can expect some seesawing of sales thanks to all those touring festivals. And while Mayhem won’t be one of them this year, that doesn’t […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/25: New misadventures on the charts

Posted by on May 25, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. If last week’s charts felt a bit scarce to you, fret not: we have twelve debuts this week. A handful of these are heavy hitters too, which is saying something considering how many other […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/18: Two debuts for a bare bones week

Posted by on May 18, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Compared to last week, the debuts are looking pretty sparse. In fact, the Wikipedia page for the year 2016 in metal only had Vektor listed for its release week. Hell, our own Chris Colgan only […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/11: A super lighting long title of sexy random words about the bloody charts and Rob Zombie

Posted by on May 11, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Rob Zombie is one of those artists you’d think has a lot of albums, so it’s weird that he’s only released six albums as a solo artist since 1998 (though you could include the […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/4: The charts have a dark side

Posted by on May 4, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s May the 4th, a day to celebrate the month that Star Wars movies used to come in. While I’m a huge Star Wars I can’t get past the fact that saying “May the Fourth be […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/27: Aces high

Posted by on April 27, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. There are two things about reading the charts that make me depressed: 1. Seeing that people are still buying Kidz Bop, and 2. Seeing a dead musician’s record sales soar. And it’s been too […]

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