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 24th releases.


Notable Debuts:

Coheed and Cambria, Vaxis II: A Window Of The Waking Mind (Roadrunner)
Debut #8
14,975 sold

From Nyack, New York, the group drops their tenth studio album continuing their story from, The Unheavenly Creatures.







Porcupine Tree, Closure/Continuation (Music For Nations/Megaforce)
Debut #10
10,300 sold

This is the British band’s eleventh studio album and their first since 2009’s The Incident.








Alexisonfire, Otherness (Dine Alone)
Debut #29
3,325 sold

Their first album in 13 years, (2009) Old Crows / Young Cardinals.








Alestorm, Seventh Rum Of A Seventh Rum (Essential Music)
Debut #44
2,075 sold

The appropriately titled seventh studio album by the Scottish heavy metal band.








Candy, Heaven Is Here (Relapse)
Debut #62
1,400 sold

The sophomore album by the sweet named hardcore band.









Projected, Hypoxia (Rat Pak)
Debut #75
1,250 sold

The third album by the supergroup. The band consists of Sevendust guitarist John Connolly and bassist Vince Hornsby, Alter Bridge drummer Scott Phillips, and Tremonti guitarist Eric Friedman.







Black Stone Cherry, Live From The Royal Albert Hall… Y’all (Mascot)
Debut #107
815 sold

Celebrating their 20th anniversary at The Royal Albert Hall.








The Warning, Error (Lava/Republic)
Debut #109
775 sold

Third studio album by the Mexican rock band.








Saor, Origins (Season Of Mist)
Debut #197
400 sold

Folky black metal from the hills of Scotland. Fun fact, SAOR, in Scottish Gaelic means free.







Greg Puciato, Mirrorcell (Federal Prisoner)
350 sold

The Dillinger Escape Plan vocalist drops his sophomore solo album. This record features Reba Meyers from Code Orange.








Classless Act, Welcome To The Show (Better Noise)
325 sold

Los Angeles rock band dropping their debut record.








Final Light, Final Light (Red Creek)
250 sold

A one-time only project featuring Perturbator and Cult of Luna’s Johannes Persson.








Darkane, Inhuman Spirits (Massacre)
160 sold

The seventh studio album from the Helsingborg natives. The record was mixed and mastered by Lawrence Mackrory at Rorysound Studios.









Werewolves, From The Cave To The Grave (Prosthetic)
150 sold

From dropping their debut album, The Dead Are Screaming, in 2020, they now release their third studio record. They even have an EP titled, Deathmetal









Victorius, Dinosaur Warfare Pt. 2 – The Great Ninja War (Napalm)
125 sold

Part two for the world of myths, tales and battles.








Devil’s Train, Ashes & Bones (Napalm)
125 sold

Celebrating their 10th anniversary with a new album.








Notable Sales:

Def Leppard, Diamond Star Halos (UME)
#20 (from 6)
4,825 sold

Week 5 features a 7% drop. This is the band’s twelfth studio album and first in seven years.







Converge & Chelsea Wolfe, Bloodmoon: I (Epitaph)
#23 (re-entry)
4,150 sold

On this new record, Converge has enlisted the talents of Chelsea Wolfe in collaboration with her bandmate Ben Chisholm and Stephen Brodsky of Cave In, and Mutoid Man.







The Smile, A Light For Attracting Attention (XL)
#26 (from 3)
3,650 sold

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







Red Hot Chili Peppers, Unlimited Love (Warner)
#52 (from 22)
1,725 sold

Red Hot Chili Peppers drop 40% in week thirteen.








King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Butterfly 3000 (KGLW)
#70 (re-entry)
1,275 sold

The Melbourne natives return to the charts! Check out their new remixed version here!








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

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








Motionless In White, Scoring The End Of The World (Roadrunner)
#96 (from 37)
950 sold

The horror theme band drops their sixth record.








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

A massive 299% rise for their third album.









Halestorm, Back From The Dead (Atlantic)
#114 (from 76)
750 sold

The fifth studio album from Lzzy Hale and her brother drops 31%.








Shadow Of Intent, Elegy (Blood Blast)
#121 (re-entry)
735 sold

Connecticut’s favorite symphonic deathcore outfit are back on the charts.







Rammstein, Zeit (Universal)
#160 (from 93)
525 sold

The German shock unit drops 39% in week neun.







Three Days Grace, Explosions (RCA)
#174 (from 121)
475 sold

Their seventh studio album drops only 23% in week eight.







Kreator, Hate Uber Alles (Nuclear Blast)
#187 (from 141)
425 sold








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

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








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

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








Cave In, Heavy Pendulum (Relapse)
225 sold

The Massachusetts group falls 26% in week six. This is their first album since the death of longtime bassist Caleb Scofield. Joining them on this record is Converge bassist Nate Newton.








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

The hardcore unit is up 28% on week 27.
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.







Terror, Pain Into Power (Pure Noise)
155 sold

A 35% jump for their eighth studio album.








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

A 6% rise for the Rochester group.









Don Broco, Amazing Things (Sharptone)
145 sold

Don Broco return to the charts! The physical release on 28 January 2022 allowed the album to become the band’s first UK No.1 album.








Killswitch Engage, Live At The Palladium (Metal Blade)
130 sold

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









Poppy, Flux (Sumerian)
125 sold

Poppy returns again…and again…and again!








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

The debut record of Rush guitarist, Alex Lifeson increases by 33%.








Decapitated, Cancer Culture (Nuclear Blast)
120 sold

Decapitated drop 7% in week five. It’s their comeback album after being free and cleared of their sexual assault allegations.








Ann Wilson, Fierce Bliss (Silver Lining)
115 sold

The third album falls 44%. Fun fact, there’s another Ann(E) Wilson charting with her album, My Jesus. 








Crobot, Feel This (Mascot)
100 sold

The fourth album from the Pottsville natives drops 33% in week four.