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Metal By Numbers 9/16: The devil believes Stryper’s sales

Posted by on September 16, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Have you actually looked at Stryper’s album covers in recent years? From 2013’s No More Hell To Pay and onward, they all depict biblical figures in scenarios that look deserving of their own anime intro […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/11: Metallica orchestrate the sales

Posted by on September 11, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I love S&M, so the fact that there’s an S&M2 must mean the world can’t be all bad. If you, like me, didn’t get the chance to see the show last year, you can listen to […]

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Pain Of Salvation bassist Gustaf Hielm leaves band

Posted by on July 7, 2020

  Swedish metal band Pain Of Salvation has confirmed that bassist Gustaf Hielm has parted ways with the band. Hielm made the decision to leave in an attempt to stave off the burnout of juggling a full-time job, session work and a full-time band. Said Hielm in a post to his Facebook page on July […]

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Spotify playlist: Vangough’s Clay Withrow shares driving playlist

Posted by on February 7, 2017

  On March 17th, prog metal trio will be releasing their latest album, Warpaint. The seven track album is a year in the making, and the band have toured the country opening for the likes of Fates Warning and Pain of Salvation. All that time on the road means that the band listen to a lot of music, and […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/1: The charts are are star-studded

Posted by on February 1, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Well, kind of. There’s certainly a lot of debuts listed here list week, though the most anticipated one for the metal scene is likely Firewind’s latest album. Starset, however, is a focus here, considering […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/25: Code Orange crush the charts

Posted by on January 25, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Strong debuts continue to pour in for the first quarter of 2017 with newer bands like Code Orange making a name for themselves followed by well-known legends from Sepultura to Accept to Grave Digger. […]

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New & Noteworthy: January 13th

Posted by on January 13, 2017

We’re still early into 2017 and the releases are already pouring in. This week brings a new live Accept release, and studio albums from Code Orange, Sepultura, and more. If you missed last week’s releases, you can check them out here. There has not been too many releases just yet since we’re only two weeks […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/13: Sales will not be silenced

Posted by on July 13, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. At the beginning of the year, our friends over at Metal Injection posted a piece about why the metal scene is doing better than ever. After reading this story when it popped up again, […]

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Mike Portnoy Launching “Progressive Nation At Sea” Cruise

Posted by on July 30, 2013

Over a year ago, Mike Portnoy told us that he’d love to re-launch the Progressive Nation Tour when the timing was right. Well not only did he finally found the time, but also found a way to re-launch the prog-tastic tour as a cruise festival. Teaming up with InsideOut Music, former Dream Theater keyboardist Derek […]

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Imminent Sonic Destruction’s Pete Hopersberger Explains How Band Scored Tour With Pain Of Salvation

Posted by on March 12, 2013

Having recently released their debut album Recurring Themes, Imminent Sonic Destruction will have the chance to open for Swedish prog rock titans Pain Of Salavation during a North American tour this May. In this special guest blog, keyboardist Pete Hopersberger recalls how the Detroit based group scored the chance to do this tour and how […]

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