Metal By Numbers 1/15: The Charts (And The Site) Get a Makeover

Posted by on January 15, 2014

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

So yeah, dat new design. We’re looking flashier that ever on the site, which means that Metal By Numbers is also flashier than ever. Some new debuts would coincide well with this new design. Well, yet again we have our third week where the department of hard rock/metal debuts is not happening. But hey, no worries. There’s plenty of albums to look forward to coming up. Just ask a metal radio DJ. On the other had, we have a band in the top spot for sales this week that’s *GASP* not Five Finger Death Punch. And we do have some bands that haven’t been seen for a while like Kylesa and Sworn In popping up on the charts. And Aussie metal act Northlane has made their Metal By Numbers debut with their latest album that came out a few months back.

Notable Sales:

A Day To Remember, Common Courtesy (Self-Released) #50, 5,150 sold

Looks like ADTR has booted FFDP out of the top spot for this week.


Five Finger Death Punch, The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell Vol. 2 (Prospect Park) #51, 5,125 sold

The latest of the two albums has dropped 42% this week, but it’s already up to nearly 180,000 sold.


Avenged Sevenfold, Hail To The King (Warner Bros.) #59, 4,650 sold

At week 20, this is only a week off of hitting the 400,000 mark.


Five Finger Death Punch, The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell Vol. 1 (Prospect Park) #99, 2,975 sold

Your weekly update on the combined sales for the two FFDP albums is just under 520,000 sold.


Volbeat, Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies (Universal/Republic) #108, 2,800 sold

This got a boost of 11% this week.


Pierce The Veil, Collide With The Sky (Fearless) #119, 2,500 sold

Sales are pierced with a 30% drop.


Queens of the Stone Age …Like Clockwork (Matador) #128, 2,300 sold

In case you missed it, the band is already beginning work on another album.


Skillet, Rise (Atlantic), #130, 2,275 sold

A drop of 44% this week.


Bring Me The Horizon, Sempiternal (Epitaph) #132, 2,250 sold

This is just under 150,000 sold.


In This Moment, Blood (Century Media) #154, 1,850 sold

The band released the video for “Whore” not long ago.


Korn, The Paradigm Shift (Prospect Park) #160, 1,725 sold

A 17% drop this week.


Linkin Park, Recharged (Warner Bros.) #163, 1,725 sold

This drops by 43% this week.


Sworn In, Death Card (Razor & Tie) #171, 1,650 sold

The last time this album was on the charts was back in early September. Now it’s gotten a hefty boost and may continue to do so, what with tours with This Or The Apocalypse and Emmure coming up.


Asking Alexandria, From Death To Destiny (Sumerian) #195, 1,450 sold

If this keeps up sales, it could hit the 100,000 mark soon.


Nine Inch Nails, Hesitation Marks (Columbia) #188, 1,950 sold

This drops by 26% this week.


Deafheaven, Sunbather (Deathwish) 940 sold

At over 22,000 sold, Sales will probably pick up for this one even more when their tour with Between The Buried And Me starts next month.


After The Burial, Wolves Within  (Sumerian) 780 sold

These guys will be touring with Animals As Leaders next month.


Crown The Empire, The Fallout (Rise) 640 sold

A 41% drop, but this did break the 50,000 mark.


Our Last Night, Oak Island EP (Self-Released) 510 sold

This gets a boost of 30% this week.


Righteous Vendetta, The Fire Inside (EBM) 430 sold

Looks like the fire has been rekindled with this album back on the charts.


Butcher Babies, Goliath (Century Media) 430 sold

These babies continue to be boosted with a 52% boost.


Deicide, In The Minds of Evil (Century Media) 420 sold

A 22% boost this week.


Gemini Syndrome, Lux (Warner Bros.) 360 sold

This is nearly over 12,000 sold.


Russian Circles, Memorial (Sargent House) 290 sold

At week 10, this sitting on nearly 7,500 sold.


Living Sacrifice, Ghost Thief (Solid State) 260 sold

A drop of 12%.


Scar The Martyr, Scar The Martyr (Roadrunner) 250 sold

At week 15, this is a week or so from being over 10,500 sold.


Gorguts, Colored Sands (Season of Mist) 250 sold

A 20% drop.


Týr, Valkyrja (Metal Blade) 240 sold

We’ll be seeing these guys on tour with Children of Bodom next month.


Thy Art Is Murder, Hate (Nuclear Blast) 240 sold

A 31% drop.


Get Scared, Everyone’s Out To Get Me (Fearless) 230 sold

This one is scared of falling off the charts.


Northlane, Singularity (Alternative Distribution Alliance) 220 sold

This came out back in November, but this is the first time seeing it on the charts.


Kylesa, Ultraviolet (Season of Mist) 220 sold

We haven’t seen this for a while, but its gotten a boost to make it pop up on the charts.

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