Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.
Powerwolf, The Sacrament Of Sin (Napalm)
This is the band’ seventh studio album and their best US debut yet.
Daron Malakian And Scars On Broadway, Dictator (Scarred For Life)
This is the band’s second album and their first in 10 years.
Jungle Rot, Jungle Rot (Victory)
This is the band’s ninth studio album.
Epica, Epica Vs Attack On Titan (Nuclear Blast)
This new EP features covers of songs from the anime Attack On Titan. If you’ve ever heard the original AOT opening theme, you understand why this is awesome. If not, here you go.
Lost In Separation, Sister Moon (Pale Chord)
This is the band’s debut album.
Mike Patton, ‘1922′ Original Score (Ipecac)
This is the score for the horror film 1922 based on the Stephen King novella of the same name.
Extremity, Coffin Birth (20 Buck Spin)
This is the band’s debut LP.
Wisdom In Chains, Nothing In Nature Respects Weakness (Fast Break!)
This is the band’s sixth studio album.
The Lion’s Daughter, Future Cult (Season Of Mist)
This is the band’s third album.
Godsmack, When Legends Rise (BMG)
#53 (from 52)
A drop of 4%.
Ghost, Prequelle (Loma Vista)
#54 (from 74)
An 8% boost.
Shinedown, Attention Attention (Atlantic)
#55 (from 64)
A 2% boost with just under 100,000 sold.
Five Finger Death Punch, A Decade Of Destruction(Prospect Park)
#70 (from 75)
A 5% drop.
Nine Inch Nails, Bad Witch (The Null Corporation)
#87 (from 78)
A 21% drop.
Deafheaven, Ordinary Corrupt Human Love (Anti-)
#99 (from 11)
This debuted last week at #11 with over 6,600 sold, making it the band’s highest charting album yet.
Mike Shinoda, Post Traumatic (Warner Bros.)
#107 (from 112)
A 1% boost.
Greta Van Fleet, Black Smoke Rising EP (Republic)
This got boosted way back up.
Between The Buried And Me, Automata II (Sumerian)
#135 (from 7)
BTBAM’s second part of their double album debuted last week at #7 with over 9,800 copies sold.
A Perfect Circle, Eat The Elephant (BMG)
#138 (from 129)
A 10% drop.
Judas Priest, Firepower (Columbia)
#172 (from 191)
At week 20, this gets a 4% boost and has sold just under 90,000 in total.
Evanescence, Synthesis (BMG)
A 17% boost brings this album to life.
Chelsea Grin, Eternal Nightmare (Rise)
#176 (from 20)
This debuted last week at #20 with over 4,800 sold.
Obscura, Diluvium (Relapse)
This debuted last week with over 1,900 sold.
Like A Storm, Catacombs(Century Media)
This dropped off last week but then got a big boost back up.
YOB, Our Raw Heart (Relapse)
A 1% drop.
Entheos, Dark Future (Spinefarm)
A 1% boost
Hopesfall, Arbiter (Equal Vision)
This debut with over 3,000 sold last week.
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Flying Microtonal Banana (ATO)
A 46% boost. Wow, can’t remember the last time there was only one King Gizzard album on here.
Zeal & Ardor, Stranger Fruit (MVKA)
A 9% boost.
Harm’s Way, Posthuman (Metal Blade)
A 40% drop.
Lucifer, Lucifer II (Century Media)
A 40% drop.
Black Fast, Spectre Of Ruin (eOne)
This debuted last week with 640 sold.
Alien Weaponry, Tū (Napalm Records)
This dropped off last week and then got a 14% boost.