Metal By Numbers 11/29: Cyber Monday Charts

Posted by on November 29, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.

We are back from the holiday weekend! I hope all those who celebrated had a Happy Thanksgiving and had a good time with family. Now it’s time for extended Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday hauls. As for the charts, we saw a good amount of albums reappear but we didn’t have a lot of real notoriety like we’ve seen the past couple of weeks for debuts. Tying L.A Guns was Silent Planet and their  Iridescent album. Enjoy!


Notable Debuts:

L.A. Guns, Checkered Past (Frontiers)
Debut #61
2,050 sold

Written during the pandemic, the lyrical content continues to be darker on their ninth effort.







Silent Planet, Iridescent (UNFD)
Debut #64
2,050 sold

The 4th album released via UNFD and Solid State Records. It was co-produced by Drew Fulk, Daniel Braunstein and guitarist Mitchell Stark.







Suffocation, Live In North America (Nuclear Blast)
Debut #175
575 sold

The live album from Centereach, New York.







Unleashed, No Sign Of Life (Napalm Records)
Debut #182
550 sold

It’s their 14th album for all the warriors out there!







Bloodlines, Hevel (Facedown Records)
250 sold


Christian rock. Did you know Hevel means “vapor” or “smoke”?! The more you know..






Vended, What Is It/Kill It (Vended)
175 sold
The new band featuring Slipknot sons, Griffin Taylor (Corey Taylor) and Simon Crahan (Shaun Crahan).





Notable Sales:

Mouse Rat, The Awesome Album (DualTone/Entertainment 720)
#12 (from 103)
9,200 sold

Mouse Rat sees another massive spike by 849%. Are people finally learning about this release?







Mastodon, Hushed And Grim (Reprise Records)
#53 (from 26)
2,700 sold

Mastodon drops 32% in week three. Catch them on tour with Opeth and Zeal & Ardor!






Greta Van Fleet, The Battle At Garden’s Gate (Lava/Republic Records)
#71 (from 69)
1,700 sold

A 6% rise in week 31. Catch them of their 2022 Dreams in Gold tour.







Iron Maiden, Senjutsu (Parlophone Records)
#88 (from 62)
1,300 sold

Iron Maiden drops 15% for their 17th studio album. “Strategy and tactics”








Bullet For My Valentine, Bullet For My Valentine (Spinefarm)
#97 (from 14)
1,125 sold

Their seventh release drops 82%  in week two.








Dream Theater, A View From The Top Of The World (Inside Out)
#110 (from 55)
950 sold

Their 15th studio album drops again but by 46% in week four.








Ice Nine Kills, The Silver Scream 2: Welcome To Horrorwood (Fearless Records)
#124 (from 84)
825 sold

Ice Nine Kills continues their decline by 29%. Catch them on tour with Bad Omens, Currents, and Fame On Fire.








Seether, Wasteland – The Purgatory Ep (Fantasy Records)
#138 (re-entry)
750 sold

Seether’s EP returns…again!







Jerry Cantrell, Brighten (Jerry Cantrell)
#152 (from 80)
650 sold

The guitarists sees his third studio album drop 43%.







Steely Dan, Northeast Corridor: Steely Dan Live (Interscope)
#165 (from 180)
600 sold

A 14% drop in week eight. These are the first Steely Dan albums without founding member Walter Becker who passed away back in 2017.







Black Veil Brides, The Phantom Tomorrow (Sumerian)
#168 (from 119)
600 sold

Their sixth studio album drops 26%.







Limp Bizkit, Still Sucks(Suretone Records)
#181 (from 78)
550 sold

Limp Bizkit Still Sucks in week three with a 54% drop.







Whitechapel, Kin (Metal Blade Records)
#185 (from 95)
550 sold

Whitechapel’s 8th studio album decreases only by 46%.








Foo Fighters, Medicine At Midnight(Roswell)
#186 (from 196)
550 sold

A 12% jump for the Foo Fighters!








Every Time I Die, Radical (Epitaph Records)
#194 (from 90)
500 sold

The Buffalo natives drop 54% in week four! “GIVE MY LOVE TO BUFFALO! BUFFALO!”
Read my album review here!







Poppy, Flux(Sumerian)
#196 (re-entry)
500 sold

Poppy returns!







Spiritbox, Eternal Blue (Rise Records)
#200 (from 154)
500 sold

Spiritbox drops 24% in week 9. Will this be their last week?








Monolord, Your Time To Shine (Relapse Records)
450 sold

Monolord has a small 1% increase.








KK’s Priest, Sermons Of The Sinner (EX1)
425 sold

A 14% jump for the profound and legendary guitarist.







Archspire, Bleed The Future (Season Of Mist)
300 sold

53% drop in week 3. Produced, mixed, and mastered by Dave Otero.









Mortiferum, Preserved In Torment(Profound Lore)
250 sold

An 82% drop in week two.







Beast In Black, Dark Connection (Nuclear Blast)
225 sold

The Finnish quintet’s third studio album drops 54%.







Tom Morello, The Atlas Underground Fire ( Mom + Pop Music)
225 sold

A nice 79% return in week five. It’s the second collaboration album by the Rage Against the Machine guitarist. Guest appearances include Bring Me the Horizon, Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder and more.








Wolves In The Throne Room, Primordial Arcana(Relapse Records)
225 sold

A 47% rise. Is this due to their fellow Olympians Mortiferum dropping their album?







Grayscale, Umbra (Fearless)
200 sold

The Pennsylvania natives return to the charts!







Jinjer, Wallflowers (Napalm)
200 sold

A 29% drop for Ukrainian metalcore outfit. Check out their new video for “Disclosure!







SeeYouSpaceCowboy, The Romance Of Affliction (Pure Noise Records)
175 sold

An 83% drop in week two.








John 5 & The Creatures, Sinner (Big Machine)
175 sold

John 5’s solo album drops another 48%. He lives another week!








Crazy Lixx, Street Lethal (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
Debut #117
175 sold

The Swedish glam metal with big hooks drops a hard 79%.








Smith/Kotzen, Smith/Kotzen(BMG)
150 sold

Smith/Kotzen return to the charts! Almost 13,700 sold to date.







Liquid Tension Experiment, Liquid Tension Experiment 3 (Inside Out)
150 sold

LTE also return to the charts!







Movements, No Good Left To Give(Fearless)
150 sold
You guessed it! Movements returns to the charts!






Armored Saint, Symbol Of Salvation Live (Metal Blade Records)
150 sold

The live 30th anniversary album drops only 9% in week four.








U.D.O. Game Over(AFM Records)
125 sold

Udo Dirkschneider (ex-Accept) and co drop their seventieth new album but it drops 10% in week four.








Badflower, This Is How The World Ends (Big Machine)
130 sold

They have returned too! It’s a big happy chart reunion.






Dying Wish, Fragments Of A Bitter Memory (SharpTone Records)
130 sold

A 70% drop but very much expected after jumping over 200%. “This is screaming 2007 in the best possible way.” – Michael Pelz on YouTube. The most accurate description I’ve seen.


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