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Billboard Music Award 2020 Highlights: From Tool winning ‘Top Rock Album’ to honoring Eddie Van Halen

Posted by on October 15, 2020

  The Billboard Music Awards finally took place last night (14th), held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA. Initially scheduled for April 29th, but due to the pandemic, the event was ultimately pushed back. While the ceremony itself appeared normal with Kelly Clarkson hosting, you will notice no applause or any reaction was coming […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/14: DevilDriver’s devilish dealings

Posted by on October 14, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I haven’t included Bon Jovi on here in the past because, well, do I really have to? Yeah I know, Slippery When Wet is a seminal glam metal album but the band has steered farther […]

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Tool’s Maynard James Keenan reveals he had COVID-19 in February

Posted by on October 9, 2020

  Tool, Puscifer, A Perfect Circle frontman Maynard James Keenan has revealed he contracted COVID-19 during the end of February. In a new interview with Arizona Republic, Keenan expressed how he is still recovering from “residual effects.” The conversation started to highlight updates on Puscifer’s new album, Existential Reckoning, out October 30th. However, the discussion […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/7: Ohms my god, Deftones are #3

Posted by on October 7, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen has died. And man am I bummed about it. I spent the morning listening to Van Halen’s self-titled debut all the way through for the first time in […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/30: Ace Frehley flies up the charts

Posted by on September 30, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I already made an “Aces High” pun the last time Ace Frehley put out an album, so the title took me a minute to come up with. Sixteen debuts is pretty hefty but […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/23: Yes we are Marilyn Manson, yes we are

Posted by on September 23, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I haven’t listened to Manson’s new album, but the statement We Are Chaos is sure as hell true this year as its ever been. I hate to keep beating the dead horse that is […]

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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 8/19: 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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