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Metal By Numbers 4/8: Say goodbye to Hollywood

Posted by on April 8, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I really thought we were going to see Nightwish take the top spot this week but apparently Hollywood Undead made an album too. I attribute my lack of foresight to not thinking about Hollywood […]

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Metal Power Rankings: A Big 4 band names their 2

Posted by on April 3, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. While Megadeth’s guitar and drum lineup had been rumored  for a […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/1: These charts are no joke

Posted by on April 1, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I debated doing some April Fool’s prank for the charts today like making metal bands take over the top 10 or featuring One Direction as the top debut for the week. But I didn’t. […]

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Metal Power Rankings: Slayer Pizza Party!

Posted by on March 30, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. This week, a few surprise album appearances are revealed, some […]

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Torche have an annihilation affair with robots

Posted by on March 26, 2015

Torche offer up a pretty somber, dystopian music video for their song “Annihilation Affair,” taken from their latest album, Restarter, available now on Relapse Records. The video is based around the video game that was made to promote the new record; Torche vs. Robots: Annihilation Affair. It’s a side-scrolling, 16-bit looking adventure game that the band put out […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/25: This is madness

Posted by on March 25, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. About two weeks ago I mentioned how inclusive we are on this column. I bring this up again because I went to listen to a sample of Sleeping With Sirens’s new album out of curiosity […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/18: Keeping in time

Posted by on March 18, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I don’t know about you, but it makes me happy to see bands with long praiseworthy careers making more of an impact in terms of sales. Sure, record sales aren’t the key to a […]

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Torche to tour with Melt Banana

Posted by on March 16, 2015

Have you heard Torche’s Restarter yet? It’s a pretty damn solid album, and the band’s Relapse debut (and fourth album overall) is their most successful yet. They’ve been touring in support of the album, and began the year on the road with Clutch, but they’re going to keep touring. In fact, a midwest, west coast and […]

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Metal Power Rankings: We caught the throne

Posted by on March 14, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. This week, Mastodon, buoyed by the surprise release of their […]

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Former Trivium drummer joins Orbweaver

Posted by on March 13, 2015

Trivium was in the middle of a tour with Volbeat when they let go of drummer Nick Augusto. Since then he’s kept busy, putting out an EP with Corrosion earlier this year, and now officially joining Miami, FL’s Orbweaver. Said Augusto on the recent move: “I’m happy to have been asked to be a part ORBWEAVER. We have all played shows […]

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