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 June 3rd releases.


Notable Debuts:

Memphis May Fire, Remade In Misery (Rise)
Debut #13
3,425 sold

This is the seventh studio album from the Texas crew.







Crobot, Feel This (Mascot)
Debut #82
975 sold

The fourth album from the Pottsville natives.







Killswitch Engage, Live At The Palladium (Metal Blade)
Debut #87
925 sold

This is from their livestream performance from 2021 where they performed Atonement and their 2000 self-titled record in it’s entirety.







Bleed From Within, Shrine (Nuclear Blast)
Debut #106
775 sold

The Scottish group drops their 6th studio record.







Temple Of Void, Summoning The Slayer (Relapse)
Debut #109
750 sold

The fourth full length album filled with death and doom.







Artificial Brain, Artificial Brain (Profound Lore)
Debut #122
675 sold

Third full-length album from the Long Island boys.







Origin, Chaosmos (Nuclear Blast/Agonia)
Debut #123
675 sold

The eighth Brutal tech-death album from Topeka.







Valleyheart, Heal My Head (Tooth & Nail)
260 sold

The sophomore album from the Salem group.







Astronoid, Radiant Bloom (3DOT)
250 sold

The follow up album to their 2019 self-titled record. Their first with 3DOT, the label helmed by Periphery.







Red Handed Denial, I’d Rather Be Asleep (Overlord Music)
215 sold

Toronto natives delivering heartfelt metalcore.







Battlelore, The Return of The Shadow (Napalm)
210 sold

It’s their first full-length album in more than 10 years. Heavy fantasy metal at it’s finest.







Jungle Rot, A Call To Arms (Unique Leader)
115 sold

Their 11th studio album but their debut on Unique Leader Records.






Orphantwin, Future Classic (Solid State)
100 sold

Norma Jean vocalist Cory Brandan and his actual brother, Matthew Putman, join forces for a new record.








Notable Sales:

Def Leppard, Diamond Star Halos (UME)
#6 (from 2)
7,500 sold

This is the band’s twelfth studio album and first in seven years.







Red Hot Chili Peppers, Unlimited Love (Warner)
#22 (from 17)
2,550 sold

Red Hot Chili Peppers drop 9% in week ten.







Cave In, Heavy Pendulum (Relapse)
#35 (from 111)
2,125 sold

To much surprise, the Massachusetts group jumps a crazy 225% in week three. This is their first album since the death of longtime bassist Caleb Scofield. Joining them on this record is Converge bassist Nate Newton.







Ghost, Impera (Loma Vista/Concord)
#67 (from 45)
1,175 sold

A 24% drop for the nameless ghouls. Catch them on tour with Mastodon and Spiritbox.








Halestorm, Back From The Dead (Atlantic)
#70 (from 38)
1,125 sold

The fifth studio album from Lzzy Hale and her brother drops another 34%.







Rammstein, Zeit (Universal)
#77 (from 53)
1,000 sold

After having an up week, the German shock unit drops 31% in week six.







Three Days Grace, Explosions (RCA)
#113 (from 98)
725 sold

Their seventh studio album drops only 3% in week five.







Mark Tremonti, Mark Tremonti Sings Sinatra (NDSS)
#137 (from 14)
575 sold

An 82% drop for the Frank Sinatra covers album. This album features members of Sinatra’s orchestra and raised funds for the National Down Syndrome Society.







Pearl Jam, Rearviewmirror (Greatest Hits 1991-2003) Vol. 1 (Epic)
#164 (re-entry)
475 sold

Vol.1 of the first official greatest hits record. Compiled with 33 total tracks, including a 2 disc set compilation.







Iron Maiden, Senjutsu (Parlophone Records)
#182 (from 183)
425 sold

The mighty Iron Maiden jump back up 6%.
Catch them on tour with Trivium and Within Temptation!






Decapitated, Cancer Culture (Nuclear Blast)
#188 (from 35)
415 sold

Decapitated drop 77% in week two. It’s their comeback album after being free and cleared of their sexual assault allegations.




Ibaraki, Rashomon (Nuclear Blast)
360 sold

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







Matt Pike, Pike vs The Automaton (MNRK Heavy)
350 sold

Matt Pike returns too! This is the debut album from the Sleep/High on Fire mastermind. Guest appearances from Brent Hinds (Mastodon), Alyssa Maucere-Pike (Lord Dying, Grigax), Chad “Chief” Hartgrave, Josh Greene (El Cerdo), Todd Burdette (Tragedy), and High On Fire’s Jeff Matz.






Dorothy, Gifts From The Holy Ghost (Roc Nation)
260 sold

Frontwoman, Dorothy Martin’s third studio album drops 7%.







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

A 21% fall for their third album.







The Smile, A Light For Attracting Attention (XL)
200 sold

A 31% drop from the new band consisting of Radiohead members Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood along with Sons of Kemet drummer Tom Skinner.








Evergrey, A Heartless Portrait (The Orphean Testament) (Napalm)
180 sold

A 13% drop for the Swedish progressive power unit.







Undeath, It’s Time… To Rise From The Grave (Prosthetic)
175 sold

A 20% drop for the Rochester group.








Watain, The Agony & Ecstasy Of Watain (Nuclear Blast)
170 sold

The Swedish black metal group drops 11% in week five.







Ann Wilson, Fierce Bliss (Silver Lining)
170 sold

The third album falls 20%. Fun fact, there’s another Ann(E) Wilson charting with her album, My Jesus. 








Slaughter To Prevail, Kostolom (Sumerian Records)
165 sold (re-entry)

The second studio album from Yekaterinburg, Russia.








Vein.FMThis World Is Going To Ruin You (Closed Casket)
165 sold

Vein jumps 25%.







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

The hardcore unit is up 4%.
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.






Blut Aus Nord, Disharmonium – Undreamable Abysses (Debemur Morti)
150 sold

A 39% drop in week three for the French black metal project. Fun fact, Blut Aus Nord means “Blood from North”







Septicflesh, Modern Primitive (Nuclear Blast)
145 sold

Symphonic blackened death metal from Greece drops 22%.








Terror, Pain Into Power (Pure Noise)
140 sold

A 17% drop for their eighth studio album.







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

The debut record of Rush guitarist, Alex Lifeson drops 42%.







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

Archspire is back on the charts! Produced, mixed, and mastered by Dave Otero.







James LaBrie, Beautiful Shade Of Grey (InsideOut)
135 sold

Week two sees a 17% drop. This is the fifth studio album by the Dream Theater vocalist.







Bloodywood, Rakshak (Independent)
120 sold

The debut album by Indian folk heavy metal band falls 15%.






God Forbid, Gone Forever (Century Media)
115 sold

In 2004, this was the third album by the New Jersey natives.