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Metal By Numbers 7/29 & 8/5: The Acacia Strain don’t decay

Posted by on August 5, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I was away last week, so this week we’re doing things a bit different. I’ve included the debut numbers that would have been posted last week in addition to the ones for this […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/22: Static-X regenerate sales

Posted by on July 22, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I never really got into Static-X, but when Wayne Static died, I saw the shock that reverberated through the metal community. He was way too young, a mere 48, born the same year […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/15: Why bury today what you can Bury Tomorrow

Posted by on July 15, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. There are only a few certainties: death, taxes, and that this column will go weeks without comments until I forget to put a band on the charts. So, yeah, I totally missed Grey Daze […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/8: When the Stygian bough breaks

Posted by on July 8, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   This past 4th of July weekend I caught up with the rest of the world and watched Hamilton on Disney+. I now see what all the fuss is about. It’s really cool that a major […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/1: Lamb Of God are back in the top 5

Posted by on July 1, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Of the 13 new debuts listed below, five of them come from bands that haven’t released a new album for at least five years. Lamb Of God is at the top, and […]

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Deftones announce second annual ‘Dia de los Deftones’ festival lineup

Posted by on July 29, 2019

Deftones have announced the second annual Dia de los Deftones festival will take place on November 2nd at the Petco Park in San Diego, CA. The group has unveiled they will be headlining this year’s event as the rest of the lineup consists of Chvrches, Gojira, JPEGMAFIA, Hum, Youth Code, and Brutus. Tickets go on […]

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Hum working on new music, with inderect Intronaut involvement

Posted by on March 14, 2016

Before Deafheaven was combining metal and shoegaze, there was Hum. The Champaign, IL band had a radio and MTV semi-hit with “Stars” from their 1995 album You’d Prefer an Astronaut. Really, they were more shoegaze than heavy, but they had a really think and heavy guitar sound that made them hits with both metal fans and […]

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Failure extend tour dates, welcome back APC/QOTSA’s Troy Van Leeuwen

Posted by on September 2, 2015

Failure, if you haven’t realized, is one of our favorite ’90s bands that managed to not only reunite and release an album in 2015, but to reunite and release a really good album in 2015. The Heart is a Monster. They’ve been touring  behind the album, as you might have seen yesterday, and their live sound […]

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Failure release Hot Traveler video, touring with Hum

Posted by on June 17, 2015

To say that Failure have been away for a while is a bit of an understatement. Like Refused, they’re one of those bands that broke up in the ’90s before they ever really caught on. Stupid heroin habits. At any rate, the band released three albums, with 1996’s Fantastic Planet their most popular. It was also their […]

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