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Metal By Numbers 8/10: The science of album sales

Posted by on August 10, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. August is kind of like the Sunday of months. If you’re a student or teacher, you’ve only got a precious amount of time left before you have to exchange your beach chair for a […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/27: Tyler the (country) creator

Posted by on July 27, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Apparently, next year is when Aerosmith is going to go on one last tour and call it quits. That doesn’t mean that they’re going to stop making music though. Joe Perry is off doing […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/20: Chevelle are the kings in the north…corridor

Posted by on July 20, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Game of Thrones has been done for a few weeks now, and if you’re a fan you’ve likely heard by now that season seven has been delayed. Naturally, that’s led to the joke that George […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/25: New misadventures on the charts

Posted by on May 25, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. If last week’s charts felt a bit scarce to you, fret not: we have twelve debuts this week. A handful of these are heavy hitters too, which is saying something considering how many other […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/18: Two debuts for a bare bones week

Posted by on May 18, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Compared to last week, the debuts are looking pretty sparse. In fact, the Wikipedia page for the year 2016 in metal only had Vektor listed for its release week. Hell, our own Chris Colgan only […]

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Whitechapel announce album, release single, track listing and tour dates

Posted by on April 27, 2016

There’s been some controversy over the latest Whitechapel album. A few weeks ago, a rumor leaked that it would be all clean singing- and let’s be honest here, no one wanted that. While you could probably make an argument that Whitechapel really isn’t the same band they were when This is Exile was released- clean singing is […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/30: The sales are alive

Posted by on March 30, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Every week I check out what albums are scheduled for release in the coming months and it always gets me giddy (the absence of a new Tool album notwithstanding). Things look pretty stacked from […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/23: A killer debut

Posted by on March 23, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. As you may have already heard, the monster debut for this week is Killswitch Engage, who continue the trend of keeping metal high up the charts in the early months of 2016. Good thing […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/17: High hopes on the charts

Posted by on March 17, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week’s list of debuts isn’t as much of a heavy hitter as last week, but what do you expect when a Big Four album comes out? We’ll get another big one next week, […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/9: The charted again shall be king

Posted by on March 9, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Within the past six months, three-fourths of the Big Thrash Four have released new albums, all of which had their own buzz surrounding them. Slayer’s latest was their first without the late Jeff Hanneman, […]

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