Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.
Immortal, Northern Chaos Gods (Nuclear Blast)
Immortal’s first release in 9 years and first without Abbath is the band’s highest debut in the US yet.
Vixen, Live Fire(RatPak)
This live album is the band’s first release since another live album back in 2013.
Lucifer, Lucifer II (Century Media)
As the name implies, this is the band’s second studio album.
Devin Townsend Project, Ocean Machine: Live At The Ancient Roman Theatre Plovdiv (Inside Out)
Hevy Devy played his much revered album in full on this new live album.
Greta Van Fleet, From the Fires EP (Lava)
#37 (from 33)
A 19% drop with over 160,000 sold.
Ghost, Prequelle (Loma Vista)
#44 (from 35)
A drop of 26%. Also, I heard “Rats” on the radio the other night and that really pleased me.
Shinedown, Attention Attention (Atlantic)
#58 (from 64)
At week 10, this takes a 20% drop.
Five Finger Death Punch, A Decade Of Destruction(Prospect Park)
#63 (from 73)
An 18% drop.
Mike Shinoda, Post Traumatic (Warner Bros.)
#70 (from 97)
A 1% boost with just under 30,000 sold.
Breaking Benjamin, Ember (Hollywood)
#72 (from 86)
This went up the charts but dropped 12% in sales.
A Perfect Circle, Eat The Elephant (BMG)
#86 (from 118)
A 9% boost.
Bad Wolves, Disobey (Eleven Seven)
#87 (from 101)
A 15% drop with over 30,000 sold.
Foo Fighters, Concrete and Gold (RCA/Roswell)
This dropped off last week then came back with a 79% boost.
Circle of Dust, Machine of Our Disgrace (FiXT)
This got boost way up after dropping off a few weeks ago.
Judas Priest, Firepower (Columbia)
#157 (from 169)
A 16% drop.
Various Artists, 2018 Warped Tour Compilation (SideOneDummy)
#176 (from 57)
A 72% drop is more of what I was expecting last week.
Metallica, Hardwired… to Self-Destruct (Blackened)
#186 (from 170)
A 27% drop.
YOB, Our Raw Heart (Relapse)
A 2% drop.
Khemmis, Desolation (20 Buck Spin)
This sold roughly the same as last week.
Vein, Errorzone (Closed Casket Activities)
A 14% drop.
Awake At Last, Life/Death/Rebirth(Self-Released)
This pops up yet again.
200 soldA 40% drop.
Harm’s Way, Posthuman (Metal Blade)
A 11% drop.
Zeal & Ardor, Stranger Fruit (MVKA)
The tiniest 1% boost.
Like A Storm, Catacombs(Century Media)
A 38% drop.
Alien Weaponry, Tū (Napalm Records)
This got boosted up by 34%. Also, is it just me or does the guy on the album cover look like the Mouth of Sauron?
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Gumboot Soup (ATO)
A 19% boost bring this back up.
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Flying Microtonal Banana (ATO)
A 5% boost.
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Polygondwanaland (Blood Music)
A 12% drop. This concludes your King Gizzard update for the week.
Dead Cross, Dead Cross EP (Ipecac)
A 61% drop.
Rivers Of Nihil, Where Owls Know My Name (Metal Blade)
This got boosted up by 14%.
Power Trip, Nightmare Logic (Southern Lord)
A 36% drop.
Spock’s Beard, Noise Floor (InsideOut)
A 45% drop.
Craft, White Noise and Black Metal(Season Of Mist)
A 44% drop.
Gruesome, Twisted Prayers(Relapse)
This popped up after dropping off last week, but it still took a 22% drop.