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Metal By Numbers 1/22: The charts don’t disagree with Poppy

Posted by on January 22, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s not everyday you get a record with a pop oriented vocalist singing over chunky industrial metal riffs, but if bands like BABYMETAL have proven anything it’s that there’s an audience for a […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/8: New music to listen to

Posted by on January 8, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Dave Mustaine once sang these lyrics in the Megadeth classic “Sweating Bullets”: “Hindsight is always 20-20 / But looking back it’s still a bit fuzzy.” That’s what popped into my head when I […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/26: Happy Boxing Day, you bastards

Posted by on December 26, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Hope you all had a Merry Christmas and/or are having a Happy Hanukkah or Kwanzaa. The next time I post here, it’ll be in 2020, the start of a new decade. What awaits […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/18: A decade of album sales

Posted by on December 18, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   In two weeks, we’ll officially be in the 2020’s. I know you’re all asking the important question: where do metal music and album sales go from here? I don’t have an answer for […]

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Metal Insider’s Matt Brown’s Top 10 Metal Albums of 2019

Posted by on December 18, 2019

I’ve spent the last two weeks trying to cram in all the albums that I’ve been meaning to listen and re-listen to this year, and there’s never enough time. It’s especially tricky when the first few “Best of” lists break out and I start sifting through those wondering if there’s some gem I overlooked. And […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/11: Cattle Decapitation slaughter sales

Posted by on December 11, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Compared to the last two months, this list of debuts looks rather small. But what it lacks in length it makes up for with Cattle Decapitation spearheading what will probably be the biggest […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/9: Opeth open on top

Posted by on October 9, 2019

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   There’s just something so fitting about an Opeth album coming out in the fall. Seven of the band’s thirteen albums came out in or a little before fall, and while it’s a […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/18: Sales to Sirens

Posted by on September 18, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I’m sure there are a few of you out there who are tired of hearing about Tool, but I’m not tired of writing about them. It’s still kind of strange that we are […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/11: Tool over Taylor

Posted by on September 11, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The Tool news cycle over the past 2 to 3 weeks has progressed thusly: Tool’s new album is coming out; Tool’s new album is out; Tool’s new album is great; Tool are going […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/4: The charts get knocked about

Posted by on September 4, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Hey, it’s September. This month means different things for different people. If you’re a student, it means you’re back at school. If you’re Billy Joe Armstrong, it means it’s time to go to […]

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