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Metal By Numbers 9/22: Unlikely Vile Partying

Posted by on October 19, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.

These are the chart rankings from 9/22! Enjoy!

 

Notable Debuts:

 

Twiztid, Unlikely Prescription(Majik Ninja Entertainment)
Debut #14
4,150 sold

The 15th album from the Detroit based hip hop duo.

 

 

 

 

Inferi, Vile Genesis (The Artisan Era)
Debut #28
2,450 sold

Nashville-based tech death outfit release their 6th studio album.

 

 

 

 

Andrew W.K., God Is Partying (Napalm Records)
Debut #42
1,800 sold

Andrew W.K partying hard with his sixth studio album. Produced by Ted Young and himself.

 

 

 

 

Metallica and Various Artists, The Metallica Blacklist (Blackened Recordings)
Debut #44
1,800 sold

I must say, I am shocked Metallica didn’t chart higher. Perhaps it’s because it’s all covers?

 

 

 

 

GWAR, Scumdogs XXX Live (The Pit Records)
Debut #82
1,050 sold

A live album filmed in an empty crack house in Richmond, VA. I wish I was there.

 

 

 

 

AbortedManiaCult (Century Media)
Debut #55
1,500 sold

An 11-track effort for the Belgian death metal band.

 

 

 

 

 

Jonny Craig, The Places We’ll Never Be (Indepenent)
Debut #139
600 sold

A new solo record from the former Dance Gavin Dance singer.

 

 

 

 

 

The Dead Deads, Tell Your Girls It’s Alright (Rumble Records)
550 sold

A great album from McQueen, Daisy, and Meta dead!

 

 

 

 

 

Seven Spires, Gods Of Debauchery (Frontiers)
375 sold

“An American metal quartet specializing in melancholic tales and tenebrous grandeur.” – Awesome.

 

 

 

 

Notable Sales:

Iron Maiden, Senjutsu (Parlophone Records)
#2 (from #1)
16,150 sold

Crazy debut for Iron Maiden’s seventeenth studio album. Again, this shouldn’t really be a surprised, right?

 

 

 

 

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Butterfly 3000 (KGLW)
#20 (re-entry)
3,400 sold

The Melbourne natives re-enter the charts #20.

 

 

 

 

 

Greta Van Fleet, The Battle At Garden’s Gate (Lava/Republic Records)
#21 (from 14)
3,250 sold

A 16% decrease for the  Michigan band.

 

 

 

 

 

Turnstile, Glow On (Roadrunner Records)
#70 (from 27)
1,225 sold

The Baltimore band’s fourth album drops 46%.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wolves In The Throne Room, Primordial Arcana(Relapse Records)
#84 (from 112)
1,050 sold

The seventh studio album rises 54%.

 

 

 

 

Jinjer, Wallflowers (Napalm)
#93 (from 64)
925 sold

A 24% drop for the Ukrainian metalcore outfit.

 

 

 

 

 

Mammoth WvH, Mammoth WvH (Ex1)
#116 (from 83)
750 sold

WvH falls 23% but still rock hard?

 

 

 

 

 

AC/DC, Power Up(Columbia)
#149 (from 104)
575 sold

A 20% decrease. They’ll power up next week.

 

 

 

 

 

A Place To Bury Strangers, Hologram (Dedstrange)
#150 (re-entry)
550 sold

The NYC noise rock band release their 5 track EP on their own label.

 

 

 

 

 

Deafheaven, Infinite Granite (Sargent House)
#161 (from 91)
530 sold

Their fifth studio album continues it’s descend with 39%. Give it a listen on Bandcamp!

 

 

 

 

 

Foo Fighters, Medicine At Midnight(Roswell)
#163 (from 123)
525 sold

A 4% drop! Have we’ve seen Foo Fighters this low before!?

 

 

 

 

 

Megadeth, Unplugged In Boston – Live 2001 (Cleopatra Records)
#165 (from 99)
500 sold

The rare and limited acoustic album drops 33% in week three. But hey, they charted higher than Metallica’s S&M2!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Metallica & The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, S&M2(Blackened)
#182 (from 139)
450 sold

A 13% decrease and Megadeth charted higher.

 

 

 

 

 

Witch Vomit, Abhorrent Rapture(20 Buck Spin)
#191 (re-entry)
425 sold

The EP is back on the charts!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carnifex, Graveside Confessions (Nuclear Blast)
#198 (from 29)
425 sold

Carnifex drops a massive 81% in week two.

 

 

 

 

Mouse Rat, The Awesome Album (DualTone/Entertainment 720)
350 sold

A 29% fall in week three. Andy Dwyer will always be proud.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slaughter To Prevail, Kostolom(Sumerian Records)
250 sold

Their second studio album drops another 26% in week five. Do yourself a favor and taste the brutality here!

 

 

 

Pentakill, III: Lost Chapter (Independent)
240 sold

A 12% drop.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ERRA, ERRA (UNFD)
220 sold

ERRA dropped their amazing self-titled record March 19th and now dropped a new version of “Vanish Canvas” with Spiritbox’s Courtney LaPlante. Check it out!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leprous, Aphelion (InsideOutMusic)
200 sold

A 21% increase for the seventh studio album from the Notodden natives. Get your prog rock here!

 

 

 

Hooded Menace, The Tritonus Bell(Season of Mist)
150 sold

A 37% drop in week three. A full force of 80’s heavy metal for their sixth album.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grayscale, Umbra (Fearless)
150 sold

The Pennsylvania natives drop their Fearless third studio album but fall 35% in week three.

 

 

 

 

 

King Woman, Celestial Blues (Relapse)
150 sold

A 3% increase for the Iranian producer and vocalist Kris Esfandiari. This album tells a story about a near death experience she had as a child.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Darkthrone, Eternal Hails (Peaceville)
150 sold

A 10% drop in week 12.

 

 

 

Dee Snider, Leave A Scar (Napalm Records)
140 sold

Dee Snider with a 40% dencrease.

 

 

The Bronx, Bronx VI (Cooking Vinyl)
140 sold

A massive 85% drop in week two. This is their sixth studio album in eighteen years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fiddlehead, Between The Richness (Run For Cover)
130 sold

A 9% increase! Fiddlehead keeps truckin’.

 

 

 

 

 

Powerwolf, Call Of The Wild(Napalm Records)
130 sold

Another 8% drop off for the story of a man-eating half-wolf, half-dog hybrid.
Matt Heafy (Trivium) guests on “Fist By Fist”  and kills it.

 

 

 

 

 

Portrait, At One With None (Metal Blade Records)
120 sold

The Swedish heavy metal outfit drop 50% with their sophomore record.

 

 

 

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