Metal By Numbers 5/18: Halestorm is Back From the Charts

Posted by on May 25, 2022


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

Here are the numbers for the May 6th releases.


Notable Debuts:

Halestorm, Back From The Dead (Atlantic)
Debut #2
14,200 sold

The fifth studio album from Lzzy Hale and her brother.







Three Days Grace, Explosions (RCA)
Debut #6
6,950 sold

TDG has put forth their seventh studio and third without former singer Adam Gontier (Saint Asonia).







Terror, Pain Into Power (Pure Noise)
Debut #46
2,125 sold

Eighth studio album from the Los Angeles hardcore group.







Fozzy, Boombox (Century Media)
Debut #53
1,775 sold

Chris Jericho’s band drops their eighth studio record.







Silverstein, Misery Made Me (UNFD)
Debut #59
1,625 sold

The tenth album from the Canadian band.







Ibaraki, Rashomon (Nuclear Blast)
Debut #75
1,300 sold

Trivium’s Matt Heafy teamed up with Emperor frontman, Ihsahn for this black metal project.







Upon A Burning Body, Fury (Seek & Strike)
Debut #166
550 sold

The sixth studio album from the very fine dressed boys. Remember when lead singer Danny Leal faked his kidnapping?







Jeff Scott Soto, Complicated (Frontiers)
425 sold

The talented vocalist puts forth his eleventh solo record.








Motor Sister, Get Off (Metal Blade)
375 sold

The supergroup comprised of vocalist/guitarist Jim Wilson (Mother Superior), guitarist Scott Ian (Anthrax), bassist Joey Vera (Armored Saint), drummer John Tempesta (White Zombie, The Cult) and vocalist Pearl Aday (Pearl). This second record features new original material, unlike their first cover record.







Haunter, Discarnate Ails (Profound Lore)
325 sold

Formed ten years ago as a “screamo” band, they now put out their third record consisting of technical death metal riffage.








Cosmic Putrefaction, Crepuscular Dirge For The Blessed Ones (Profound Lore)
250 sold

Italian death metal steered by the mastermind and multi-instrumentalist, Gabriele Gramaglia.








Pure Reason Revolution, Above Cirrus (InsideOut)
165 sold

This is their fifth studio album but also their second since reuniting in 2019.








Jani Liimatainen, My Father’s Son (Frontiers)
160 sold

Insomnium guitarist puts forth his new solo record with several guest appearances.








Black Eye, Black Eye (Frontiers)
150 sold

Debut record for the David Readman (Pink Cream 69) fronted band..








Ufomammut, Fenice (Neurot)
150 sold

The Italian natives return with their ninth studio album, Fenice, which translates to Phoenix in Italian.







Wo Fat, The Singularity (Ripple)
140 sold

Wo Fat returns with their seventh studio album.








Christian Death, Evil Becomes Rule (Season Of Mist)
125 sold

“Evil Becomes Rule is a dirgey, post-punk, goth opus full of instant dark classics. It’s worthy of all the diaphanous black veils, dead roses, dripped candle wax, and palo santo smoke you can muster.” – What a review from Noise Magazine.








Notable Sales:

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Unlimited Love (Warner)
#13 (from 11)
4,125 sold

Red Hot Chili Peppers falls 20% in week five.







Rammstein, Zeit (Universal)
#19 (from 4)
3,325 sold

The always entertaining German unit drop 82% in week two.  Their eighth studio record was written and recorded during the lockdown in 2020-21.






Thrice, Horizons/East (Epitaph)
#63 (re-entry)
1,525 sold

Thrice’s eleventh studio album returns to the charts!







Ghost, Impera (Loma Vista/Concord)
#68 (from 38)
1,450 sold

Ghost drop 24%. Catch them on tour with Mastodon and Spiritbox.








Ann Wilson, Fierce Bliss (Silver Lining)
#80 (from 28)
1,250 sold

The third album falls 27%.








The Pretty Reckless, Death By Rock And Roll (Fearless Records)
#92 (re-entry)
975 sold

A massive return to the charts for their fourth record.








Kirk Hammett, Portals EP (Blackened)
#120 (from 35)
775 sold

A 61% drop for the the Metallica guitarist’s first ever EP.







Undeath, It’s Time… To Rise From The Grave (Prosthetic)
#112 (from 112)
650 sold

A 19% drop for the Rochester group.







Envy Of None, Envy Of None (Kscope)
650 sold

The debut record of Rush guitarist, Alex Lifeson, jumps 54% in week five.








Meshuggah, Immutable (Atomic Fire)
#152 (from 134)
625 sold

The Swede’s drop by 8% in week seven.







Robin Trower, No More Worlds To Conquer (Provogue/Mascot)
#153 (from 20)
625 sold

The British guitarist puts forth his 12th studio album.







Dorothy, Gifts From The Holy Ghost (Roc Nation)
#156 (from 94)
615 sold

Frontwoman, Dorothy Martin’s third studio album drops 35%.







Watain, The Agony & Ecstasy Of Watain (Nuclear Blast)
#163 (from 29)
575 sold

The Swedish black metal group drops 75 in week two.






KoRn, Requiem (Loma Vista)
#164 (from 142)
550 sold

Korn’s fourteenth album falls 12% in week fourteen.








Seether, Vicennial – 2 Decades Of Seether (Craft)
#167 (from 200)
550 sold

The compilation album jumps 26%.









Pearl Jam, Rearviewmirror (Greatest Hits 1991-2003) Vol. 1 (Epic)
#184 (from 173)
475 sold

A 4% drop after their return. This contains 33 total tracks, including a 2 disc set compilation.







Scorpions, Rock Believer (Spinefarm)
#185 (from 170)
475 sold

An 8% drop for the German band’s nineteenth studio album.







Ice Nine Kills, The Silver Scream 2: Welcome To Horrorwood (Fearless Records)
#185 (from 155)
475 sold

Ice Nine Kills returns to the charts to tie the Scorpions.







Pearl Jam, Rearviewmirror (Greatest Hits 1991-2003) Vol. 2 (Epic)
#188 (from 195)
475 sold

Compiled with 33 total tracks, including a 2 disc set compilation. Seems people enjoy Vol.1 more than Vol.2.








Tom Morello, The Atlas Underground Flood ( Mom + Pop Music)
315 sold

It’s the third collaboration album by the Rage Against the Machine guitarist. Guest appearances include Alex Lifeson, Kirk Hammett, Manchester Orchestra, and more.








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

SeeYouSpaceCowboy return to the charts!








Bad Omens, The Death Of Peace Of Mind (Sumerian)
225 sold

Another 28% drop for their third album.









Knocked Loose, A Tear In The Fabric Of Life (Pure Noise)
225 sold

The hardcore unit falls again by 10%.
Knocked Loose’s EP focuses on “a story about extreme grief and the levels a person is willing to go through to get rid of it.”
Watch the short film here.







Devil Master, Ecstasies Of Never Ending Night (Relapse)
220 sold

Devil Master drop 74% in week two. The new album was recorded live to analog tape by Pete DeBoer (Blood Incantation, Spectral Voice), not the former head hockey coach.








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

The Finnish quintet’s third studio jumps 46% after it’s return.








Poppy, Flux (Sumerian)
160 sold

Poppy returns again!








Udo Dirkschneider, My Way (Atomic Fire Records)
150 sold

The eighteenth studio album for U.D.O drops 18% in week three.








Immolation, Acts Of God (Nuclear Blast)
140 sold

Pure New York death metal.








Lord, Forest Nocturne(Frontier)
135 sold

A 14% drop in week three. The very first solo album from Greg Anderson aka The Lord (Engine Kid, sunn O))).








Blood Incantation, Timewave Zero (Century Media)
125 sold

The Colorado natives return to the charts!








Dark Funeral, We Are The Apocalypse (Century Media)
125 sold

The 7th studio album falls 38%.








Bodysnatcher, Bleed-Abide (Mnrk Records)
120 sold

Deathcore band from Melbourne, FL with their most mature album to date.








Voivod, Synchro Anarchy (Century Media)
110 sold

Their fifteenth studio album returns to the charts! It’s also their nineteenth release overall. Produced and mixed by Francis Perron.








Spectral Wound, A Diabolic Thirst (Profound Lore)
110 sold

Back on the charts we have a raw and an immense sound from Quebec’s finest black metal.








Thunder, Dopamine (BMG)
100 sold

The British hard rock unit falls 84%.








Monuments, In Stasis (Century Media)
100 sold

The fourth album from the progressive metalcore unit drops 24% in week four.





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