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Tag Archives: Nightwish

The best-selling rock and metal of 2018 so far is…

Posted by on June 15, 2018

If you’re a regular reader of Metal Insider, you likely check out Metal by Numbers, in which we look at the week’s biggest-selling heavy titles. Of course, streaming is more or less taking over as the way many people consume music, but hard rock and metal fans tend to be more loyal. With this current […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/16: May the charts have your attention please

Posted by on May 16, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Yet another week is topped by a top-selling mainstream rock act who, coincidentally, will be heading out on tour with last week’s top rock debut. Of course, more of you are probably interested in […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/9: Godsmack’s sales rise

Posted by on May 9, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Godsmack sit in a weird spot in the world of mainstream hard rock/metal in that no one really talks about them. People have all the time in the world to lob a tired Nickelback […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/2: The elephant on the charts

Posted by on May 2, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. To be fair, A Perfect Circle were longer overdue for a new album than Tool; their last album came out on 2004 whereas 10,000 Days came out in 2006. Plus, that last album was a […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/25: Breaking Benjamin’s sales are hot

Posted by on April 25, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. With each passing year, I feel like I write the phrase “sold less than the previous album/predecessor” more and more. I know that sometimes that’s just the way of the music business: certain albums […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/18: Underoath return to the top 5

Posted by on April 18, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Who is Cardi B? Seriously, I’m not some pop music curmudgeon but every now and again when I look at the charts I see a band or artist at the top that I’ve never […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/11: Light the Torch light the way

Posted by on April 11, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The debuts just keep on coming. This week sports thirteen new albums topped by Light The Torch, formerly known as Devil You Know. It’s odd when a band changes their name, though it’s not […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/4: No hard feelings on the charts

Posted by on April 4, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s another big week for debuts. Fifteen new albums, a few highly anticipated. For me, The Sword was the big one this week. There aren’t too many bands I can say I’ve stuck with […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/28: Stone Temple Pilots soar to the top 10; Nihil annihilates

Posted by on March 28, 2018

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 much of Stone Temple Pilots, but man this band has been through a lot. A band moving forward following the death of a frontman is a sad yet familiar story, […]

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Photos/Review: Nightwish celebrates Decades at NYC’s Playstation Theater

Posted by on March 21, 2018

Finnish Symphonic metal giants Nightwish kicked off their Decades world tour on Friday, March 9th in Atlanta, Georgia. The trek is coincidin with the release of their seventh compilation, the two-disc set, Decades, which arrived just in time via Nuclear Blast. This particular run didn’t include any opening acts as it was an intimate celebration […]

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