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Metal Insider’s Top 10 exceptional albums turning ten in 2019

Posted by on January 9, 2019

As 2019 kicks off, here are ten full-length releases to revisit as they turn ten years old. It is difficult to believe some of these have already been out for a decade, but here we are. Lets get to it.   10) Baroness, The Blue Record  Named the 20th Greatest Metal Album in History by […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/30: Metallica return with a number one debut (duh)

Posted by on November 30, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Before August this year, fans kept out a casual eye for news of the next Metallica album. It’s been eight years and for a while all we had to go off of was a […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/23: Animals lead the madness

Posted by on November 23, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. While the metal world (and the music world in general) is recovering from the celebration of Metallica’s new album, Metal By Numbers is here to report on album sales in the meantime before Hardwired…to Self-Destruct‘s […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/16: The charts are the opposite of order

Posted by on November 16, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. As I predicted last week, Avenged Sevenfold had a strong enough second week that they remained in the top 10, and so are still the best-selling metal album on the charts. Remember how Avenged […]

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New & Noteworthy, November 4th – Endtime Hearts

Posted by on November 4, 2016

Welcome to November, and don’t panic. The new release calendar is still going strong. In fact, the amount of new music that is still due to be released over the next six weeks is going to make formulating a Top 10 list for 2016 rather challenging. Nonetheless, we soldier on, with a number of high-profile […]

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Fall/Winter preview: 24 albums to look forward to for the rest of 2016

Posted by on September 12, 2016

  Not exactly sure what happened this year, but I couldn’t be any happier with the plethora of kickass releases that has been coming out this year which started from January with Avantasia’ Ghostlights to the recent release of Gojira’s Magma. The list is endless and there is still one more quarter left of 2016. […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/2: Once more ’round the charts

Posted by on July 2, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s a strange feeling when something so highly anticipated is finally in your hands. The new Mastodon album was being hyped before recording had officially begun, and if you’re at all like me you […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/25: The fault in our Stars In Stereo

Posted by on June 25, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I know absolutely nothing about The Fault In Our Stars apart from the fact that a) I incorporated its title into this week’s Metal By Numbers, and b) it’s apparently a big sobfest. But (presumably) no […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/18: Can we get a Hellyeah?

Posted by on June 18, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. There are a lot of great debuts this week from a lot of great bands. Oh, there’s a few odd ones here and there (Tesla and Night Ranger? What year is this?), but otherwise […]

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New and Noteworthy, 6/10: Cult of Chaos

Posted by on June 10, 2014

The volume of new releases coming out this week defies all logic and reason. If I don’t see at least eight of these new albums on next week’s Billboard 200 list, there is a serious problem! There is no reason for anyone not to buy AT LEAST one of these albums, if not more. So […]

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