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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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Metal By Numbers 9/2: Unleash the charters

Posted by on September 2, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I hate to continue to be a downer after the death of Riley Gale, but the death of Chadwick Boseman continued the bummer train only four days later. Two cases of very talented […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/26: (Re)imagine all the people

Posted by on August 26, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Last night, news broke that Riley Gale, frontman of Power Trip, had died at age 34. I was shocked, as I’m sure many of you were. Power Trip have garnered a strong rapidly […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/19: Deep Purple are truckin’ up the charts

Posted by on August 19, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   You’d think a band with 21 studio albums would just be old and tired, but Deep Purple has been bringing it to the table the past couple years. Ever since 2013’s Now What?! the group […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/12: The charts get re-stitched

Posted by on August 12, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Last week, a news story circulated regarding Spotify CEO Daniel Ek and the issue of artists making little money from streaming. Ek was quoted as saying that artists “…can’t record music once every […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/29 & 8/5: The Acacia Strain don’t decay

Posted by on August 5, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I was away last week, so this week we’re doing things a bit different. I’ve included the debut numbers that would have been posted last week in addition to the ones for this […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/22: Static-X regenerate sales

Posted by on July 22, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I never really got into Static-X, but when Wayne Static died, I saw the shock that reverberated through the metal community. He was way too young, a mere 48, born the same year […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/15: Why bury today what you can Bury Tomorrow

Posted by on July 15, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. There are only a few certainties: death, taxes, and that this column will go weeks without comments until I forget to put a band on the charts. So, yeah, I totally missed Grey Daze […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/8: When the Stygian bough breaks

Posted by on July 8, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   This past 4th of July weekend I caught up with the rest of the world and watched Hamilton on Disney+. I now see what all the fuss is about. It’s really cool that a major […]

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