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Metal By Numbers 12/5: Record Store Day Rage

Posted by on December 5, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   This week’s edition of MBN reflects the sales numbers of Black Friday/Record Store Day, so you’ll see a lot of albums posted here that you can’t get anymore (not for cheap anyway) and […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/28: Nita Strauss has control

Posted by on November 28, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Nita Strauss has been kicking around a couple years now, playing alongside the likes of The Iron Maidens, Femme Fatale, and most notably Alice Cooper. Landing a gig with a legend like Cooper […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/21: Holy holiday hell

Posted by on November 21, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   For Thanksgiving this year I am thankful that I don’t have to travel anywhere. I did all my traveling last week: I’ve relocated from Tennessee to Massachusetts. Which means…absolutely nothing to you, but […]

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Stephen Pearcy apologizes for disastrous Ratt show in Huntington, NY

Posted by on September 28, 2018

Many Ratt fans have been outraged by Stephen Pearcy’s performance this past Wednesday (26th) at the Paramount in Huntington, New York. Several concertgoers who attended that night managed to capture Pearcy’s apparent disastrous vocals as fan-filmed footage has surfaced online. The singer was caught slurring throughout Ratt classics while sitting and practically laying down on […]

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Best music videos of the week ending 3/10

Posted by on March 10, 2017

This week we have already seen Pallbearer’s “I Saw the End,” we transported to Avatar’s “New Land,” and our hearts were crossed, hoping to die in the new Me and That Man video. You’d think we have seen the best of the best already, however, there were a few hidden gems. Here are some of […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/15: The charts went to see a Star War

Posted by on February 15, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s not every day you find a metal band dedicated to playing select pieces from John Williams’ legendary score with Darth Vader on guitar. But that’s what Galactic Empire is, and the fact that […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/7: Kreator are gods of the charts

Posted by on February 8, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Some bands are long overdue for some recognition, and Kreator are one of them. Certainly they’re the most well known of the Teutonic thrash scene (which includes Sodom, Destruction, and Tankard to name a […]

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Ratt is back for more, but without Bobby Blotzer

Posted by on November 30, 2016

  Of all the ’80s hair metal bands, Ratt is one that’s stood the test of time, at least kind of. It’s hard to deny that “Round and Round” is an epic jam, as are “Back For More,” “Lay It Down” and hell, there’s enough that there’s an unofficial holiday, Ratturday, in which people we […]

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Today in metal: Ratt released Out of the Cellar in 1984

Posted by on March 27, 2015

On April 27th, 1984, the debut full length album from Ratt, Out of the Cellar, was released. Having come out four months after Quiet Riot got the first #1 metal album in Billboard chart history, it, along with that album and Motley Crue’s Shout at the Devil, ushered in the Sunset Strip hair metal  explosion. While the band had existed in […]

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Will Ratt be back for more? Stephen Pearcy says no

Posted by on January 15, 2015

One of the more unlikely reunions in hair metal came in 2007, when singer Stephen Pearcy rejoined Ratt for the third time. After leaving in 2000, the singer had sued the band for rights to the name, yet in 2007, he returned, and the  band’s 2009 album, Infestation, was a success. The reunion proved to be short-lived, […]

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