Metal By Numbers 4/20: Sales in reverse

Posted by on April 20, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.
Blah blah happy 4/20 bro blah blah. We don’t have a whole bunch of doom/stoner bands on the debut list this week, though the two that are present are particularly good ones. Also, as you will soon be able to tell, we only have partial sales information for this week and should be back to full functionality next week with charts positions and a whole lot more bands.

Falling In Reverse, Coming Home (Epitaph)
19,000 sold

This didn’t sell as much as the band’s previous album, but it’s nothing to shake a stick at.


Deep Purple, inFinite (earMusic)
6,700 sold

The band’s twentieth album sold better than its predecessor.






Royal Thunder, WICK (Spinefarm)
1,250 sold

Royal Thunder’s third album debuts with slightly less than its previous album.






The Obsessed, Sacred (Relapse)
1,200 sold

The Obsessed reunite for their fourth album, their first in 23 years.






Dead By April, Worlds Collide (Spinefarm)
1,100 sold

This is the fourth album from this Swedish metalcore band.





Wear Your Wounds, WYW (Deathwish)
800 sold

The debut LP of a side project lead by Jacob Bannon of Converge.

Message From Sylvia, Message From Sylvia (Concrete)
500 sold
This is the band’s debut LP.
Ecstatic Vision, Raw Rock Fury (Relapse)
500 sold
This is the band’s second full-length.
Defy The Tide, Soteria (CB Entertainment)
300 sold
This is the band’s debut EP.
Nine Shrines, Misery (Mascot)
300 sold
Another debut EP.
Notable Sales:

metallicahardwiredMetallica, Hardwired… to Self-Destruct (Blackened)
24,000 sold


This continues to yo-yo on the charts with a 67% boost.




Mastodon, Emperor of Sand (Reprise)
7,500 sold
This takes a 82% second week drop.
Demon Hunter, Outlive (Solid State)
1,900 sold
A 90% drop in week two.
Body Count, Bloodlust (Century Media)
1,500 sold
A bloody drop of 67%.

I Prevail - LifelinesI Prevail, Lifelines (Fearless)
1,600 sold

This gets boosted back up and sits at just under 70,000 sold.




skilletunleashedcdSkillet, Unleashed (Atlantic)
1,450 sold 1,200

A drop of 17% with over 180,000 sold.


Power Trip, Nightmare Logic (Southern Lord)
800 sold
A small 6% boost.


Pallbearer, Heartless (Profound Lore)
700 sold
Can’t bear a 48% second drop.

through fire breathThrough Fire, Breathe (Sumerian)
600 sold

A 66% boost brings this back up.



Warbringer, Woe To The Vanquished (Napalm Records)
500 1,700 sold
A 71% second week drop.




Art of Anarchy, The Madness (Century Media)
400 sold
A 56% drop is madness.
Arch Enemy, As The Stages Burn: Live at Wacken 2016 (Century Media)
400 sold
A 66% drop in week two.




Ice Nine Kills, Every Trick In The Book (Fearless)
300 sold

A drop of 23% is just cold.






Kreator, Gods of Violence (Nuclear Blast)
250 sold
A 17% boost.




Memoriam, For the Fallen (Nuclear Blast)
250 sold
Fallen by 22%.
Fit for an Autopsy, The Great Collapse (eOne)
200 sold
 A 43% drop.




Havok, Conformicide (Century Media)
200 sold

A 39% drop.






Immolation, Atonement (Nuclear Blast)
200 sold
This sold about the same as last week.




Darkest Hour, Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora (Southern Lord)
270 sold
A godless 26% drop.




Jasta, The Lost Chapters (Stillborn)
200 sold
A seocnd week 87 % drop.





Palisades, Palisades (Rise)
230 sold
A 13% drop, pal.

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