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Metal by Numbers, 7/26: Linkin Park’s sad return; Silverstein’s biggest debut

Posted by on July 26, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Well, we knew this might happen. Inevitably, when an artist dies, their sales increase. Old fans that grew up on a band’s music pick up the album that meant so much to them that […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/19: Decapitated get ahead in sales

Posted by on July 19, 2017

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Summer touring season usually yields some good numbers for album sales, even if the album isn’t really considered new anymore. A few bands have popped up again as a result of Vans Warped […]

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Fans scream, “f–k Nickelback” during Stone Sour performance at Chicago Open Air

Posted by on July 18, 2017

It’s no secret that Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger and Stone Sour/Slipknot’s Corey Taylor don’t really seem to like each other. Most recently, they have been feuding for a month, although their beef goes back much longer than that. About a month ago Kroeger called Stone Sour’s music “Nickelback-lite.” Since then, Taylor responded reminding him that he […]

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Nickelback fans explain why they enjoy the band

Posted by on July 13, 2017

Bands such as Creed, Nickelback and most of ‎Nü-metal artists have an extensive hatred history in the metal and hard rock world. Some consider Nickelback one of the most despised bands out there. Presently, this saga feels like a broken record as we continue to hear the same old jokes tracing back over a decade […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/22: Stone Sour sell superbly

Posted by on July 12, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   There weren’t too many debuts this week compared to previous weeks, but we do have another hard rock/metal album taking the number one spot. In other news, I took a good look at […]

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Metal by Numbers: The top selling metal of the first half of 2017

Posted by on July 7, 2017

Earlier this year, we examined what metal and hard rock albums sold the most in 2016. What we found wasn’t entirely surprising (Metallica still sells lots of records! Lots of classic albums still get bought!), but it was still an interesting way to see what mass appeal music looked like last year. With half of […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/6: King Gizzard and the The Lizard Wizard Deliver the charts

Posted by on July 6, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Happy late 4th, hope you left a copy of the Declaration of Independence out under your American Flag Tree so that Nicholas Cage can come steal it and leave a copy of one […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/28: Nickelback feed on sales

Posted by on June 28, 2017

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I honestly don’t know why everyone hates on Nickelback so much. Well, actually I do: the hate bandwagon. But really, they’re a harmless radio-friendly rock band, and while for some people, that’s […]

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Corey Taylor continues to fry Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger

Posted by on June 28, 2017

It doesn’t look like Corey Taylor is finished with his response towards Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger’s comments.  Last week, Kroeger called Stone Sour’s music “Nickelback Lite,”  referencing that Slipknot was a gimmick act due to wearing masks. Taylor responded, reminding the frontman that he was once voted ugliest dude in rock.  In a recent interview […]

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Nickelback suffer big first week sales drop

Posted by on June 27, 2017

The first week sales numbers for Nickelback’s Feed the Machine are out, and they’re, well, not amazing. The album sold a relatively respectful 47,000 copies, debuting at #5. That’s 43,000 in pure album sales, and again, doesn’t seem bad at all – until you compare it to their sales history. Just three years ago, their last […]

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