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First wave of bands announced for Decibel Metal & Beer fest: Los Angeles

Posted by on June 17, 2019

Earlier this year, we enjoyed Decibel Magazine’s Metal & Beer fest in Philadelphia as they already had a killer lineup with bands such as Triptykon and Baroness headlining the event (read our review here and here). Today (17th), the first-wave of bands for the second annual festival held in Los Angeles was announced. The event […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/21: Judas Priest display some firepower with their best US debut yet

Posted by on March 21, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. For the past seven years, words like “retirement”, “farewell”, and phrases like “final album” have dogged Judas Priest. There was the Epitaph Tour, K.K. Downing’s retirement, and their studio first album in six years. […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/14: Andrew W.K. brings the party to the charts

Posted by on March 14, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The first thing I think of when I hear the name Andrew W.K. is that one time I met him at a party/band showcase and was asked to watch over his DJ equipment while […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/7: The charts have (turn)stile

Posted by on March 7, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Once again, the debut section is stacked in this week’s edition of MBN. There’s 17 albums, same as last week, with the usual smattering of knowns and unknowns. If you follow the column New […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/28: The charts will find you

Posted by on February 28, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I haven’t actually checked, but I’m pretty sure this is the largest list of debuts compiled yet for 2018. There’s a whopping 17 albums listed below, some you likely know, some you don’t know, […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/21: Good tigers, bad tigers

Posted by on February 21, 2018

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 to me January 2018 moved a pace so slow that Electric Wizard got jealous. Hell, I’m convinced the only reason we’re getting real Tool album updates is some cosmic […]

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New & Noteworthy: February 9th, 2018: Beloved New Music

Posted by on February 9, 2018

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week we’ve got new music from Visigoth and Therion, as well as the debut album from Legend of the Seagullmen. If you would like to check out the last New & […]

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Metal Blade to release ‘Metal Massacre 14’ compilation

Posted by on March 3, 2016

Back in the days before the internet existed, labels had to rely on traditional promotion to get the word out on their bands and that included a lot of press coverage from magazines, mailing orders, tape trading and compilations. When Metal Blade Records was born back in 1982, the label released their first compilation album […]

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Metal by Numbers 2/12: Blind Guardian go above and beyond

Posted by on February 12, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We knew that Blind Guardian was going to have a solid first week when we saw last week’s Metal by Numbers, when it sold 300 copies even though it wasn’t technically in stores yet. […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/4: Fear of the Chart

Posted by on February 4, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. What we have for you here is the biggest list of debuts of 2015 thus far. And it’s got a couple of doozies, not least of all Periphery heading it off with a double […]

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