Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.
I love S&M,
so the fact that there’s an S&M2
must mean the world can’t be all bad. If you, like me, didn’t get the chance to see the show last year, you can listen to the album, watch the concert film, and read Zenae’s first-hand account
of the special evening.
If any band can get a live album to #1, it’s Metallica.
This sold less than half of its predecessor
, but its still in the top five.
This Record Store Day exclusive was limited to 4,000 copies, which is exactly what it sold.
This is the band’s second album.
Petrucci’s second solo album features Mike Portnoy and marks their first recording together since Portnoy left Dream Theater in 2010.
From Ashes To New, Panic
(Better Noise Music)
This is the band’s third studio album.
These songs predate the band’s debut album.
This is the rerelease of the band’s debut album and probably one of the last time’s you’ll see something released under the Lynch Mob moniker.
This is the band’s latest EP.
This double vinyl features 11-tracks.
This features 5 tracks from the band’s in-studio session.
Various Artists, Bill & Ted Face The Music Soundtrack (Tenthousand Projects)
This soundtrack features the likes of Mastodon and Lamb of God.
Powerman 5000, The Noble Rot (Cleopatra)
This is the band’s tenth album.
Pain Of Salvation, Panther (Century Media)
This is the band’s eleventh studio album.
This is a collection of early demo records.
This is the band’s twelfth studio album.
This is the fourth album from the band featuring members of Brutal Truth and Napalm Death.
The Atomic Bitchwax, Scorpio
This is the band’s eighth studio album.
This is the Swedish band’s fifth album.
#82 (from 55)
This dropped in chart position but gained 23% in sales.
Lamb Of God, Lamb Of God
#123 (from 131)
A 77% boost with over 40,000 sold.
Unleash The Archers, Abyss
#125 (from 14)
Five Finger Death Punch, F8
#133 (from 76)
A 5% drop with over 100,000 sold.
Tool, Fear Inoculum
(Tool Dissectional LLC/Volcano)
#162 (from 104)
A big 284% boost after dropping off last week.
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Greatest Hits
#176 (from 116)
This got boosted back on the charts after dropping off in May.
A heckin’ big 579% boost.
A 70% second week drop.
A solid 71% boost.