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Metal By Numbers 1/13: America evermore

Posted by on January 13, 2021

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   So Jon Schaffer (Iced Earth) is a criminal now I guess. You’d think that, being a fan of Iced Earth, I would be devastated by this turn of events while trying to […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/6: Welcome to 2021, enjoy your stay (hopefully)

Posted by on January 6, 2021

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Hello and welcome to 2021, or, as some like to call it, 2020 New Game Plus. Yes, the outlook, for this year is a mix of “let’s hope this year is better” […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/2: Maiden made it in Mexico City

Posted by on December 2, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The purpose of a live album is, arguably, to give the listener the next best thing to seeing the band in person. I don’t need to tell you that 2020 has been devoid […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/25: AC/DC power up to number one

Posted by on November 25, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I certainly wasn’t expecting to be writing about a new AC/DC album at some point in this year, but I guess you can’t say everything about 2020 is bad. That said, tomorrow […]

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Tool’s Maynard James Keenan discusses role in creation of Deftones’ ‘White Pony’

Posted by on November 24, 2020

    Deftones’ 2000 album White Pony turned 20 this year. In celebration, Revolver Magazine has digitally published their cover story detailing the oral history of the album, including the role Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan played in the process.  According to the story, Keenan not only made a guest appearance on the track “Passenger,” […]

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Tool autographed sink is being auctioned for the “Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund”

Posted by on November 19, 2020

  Apparently, the members of Tool signed a kitchen sink and it’s now being auctioned to benefit the “Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund.” The bid is currently up to $800 and is among other Dio related memorabilia. According to Warren Christensen, manager of the band and supporter of the Dio Cancer Fund, Tool […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/18: Fates Warning had a good day on the charts

Posted by on November 18, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Find your favorite albums of the year yet? I’m still sorting through a sizable backlog where new bands are added each day. Like the new Fates Warning, which I somehow did not […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/12: The wrath of the bungle

Posted by on November 12, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s great to see that Mr. Bungle’s new album has had such a successful debut. But you know, I kinda wish it had beaten Ariana Grande’s album for #1. Actually, I bet you […]

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Adam Jones releases new music with Tool bandmates

Posted by on October 29, 2020

  Tool’s Adam Jones has finally launched his first-ever signature guitar. The guitarist has teamed up with Gibson and unveiled two limited editions of his 1979 Les Paul Custom guitar. Jones has released a seven-minute short film titled, The Witness, with music he composed and features Tool bandmates Danny Carey and Justin Chancellor to accompany […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/28: Sales adrift

Posted by on October 28, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I’m always kind of impressed when a band puts out a new studio album only a year after its predecessor. Two years is more of the standard, but it’s typical to see three […]

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