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

This week we’re away at Round 11 of 70000tons of metal! We will share two combined charts next week once we’re back on land. In the meantime, here are the debut and notable sales from January 13, 2023. 


Notable Debuts:

Artist/Album: Obituary, Dying Of Everything (Relapse Records)

Debut #: 2

Sold: 6400






Artist/Album: VV, Neon Noir (Spinefarm)

Debut #: 18

Sold: 2900





Artist/Album: Ahab, The Coral Tombs (Napalm)

Debut #: 135

Sold: 525





Artist/Album: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Live At Bonnaroo ’22 (KGLW)

Debut #: 144

Sold: 500





Notable Sales: 

Artist/Album: Jeff Beck & Johnny Depp, 18 (Rhino)

#: 28

Sold: 2200





Artist/Album: Iggy Pop, Every Loser (Atlantic)

#: 31

Sold: 2025






Artist/Album: Foo Fighters, The Essential Foo Fighters (RCA)

#: 43

Sold: 1450






Artist/Album: Ozzy Osbourne, Patient Number 9 (Epic)

#: 46

Sold: 1400





Artist/Album: Ghost, Impera (Loma Vista)

#: 48

Sold: 1325





Artist/Album: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Return Of The Dream Canteen (Warner)


Sold: 1115





Artist/Album: Disturbed, Divisive (Warner)

#: 63

Sold: 1075





Artist/Album: Turnstile, Glow On (Roadrunner)

#: 66

Sold: 1050





Artist/Album: Nickelback, Get Rollin’ (BMG)

#: 76

Sold: 1000






Artist/Album: Five Finger Death Punch, Afterlife (Better Noise Records)

#: 88

Sold: 875





Artist/Album: I Prevail, True Power (Fearless Records)

#: 102

Sold: 725





Artist/Album: Slipknot, The End, So Far (Roadrunner) 

#: 108

Sold: 700





Artist/Album: Ice Nine Kills, Welcome To Horrorwood: The Silver Scream 2 (Fearless Records)

#: 153

Sold: 475





Artist/Album: Lamb of God, Omens (Epic)

#: 158

Sold: 475





Artist/Album: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Unlimited Love, (Warner)

#: 128

Sold: 465





Artist/Album: Shinedown, Planet Zero (Atlantic)

#: 188

Sold: 400





Artist/Album: Sleeping With Sirens, Complete Collapse (Sumerian)

#: 197

Sold: 375





Album/Artist: Shadow Of Intent, Elegy 

Sold: 285






Artist/Album: Sleep Token, This Place Will Become Your Tomb (Spinefarm)

Sold: 225






Artist/Album: The Hu, Rumble Of Thunder (Better Noise)

Sold: 215






Artist/Album: Bad Omens, The Death Of Peace Of Mind (Sumerian)

Sold: 175






Artist/Album: Darkthrone, Astral Fortress (Peaceville)

Sold: 155







Artist/Album: Candlemass, Sweet Evil Sun (Napalm)

Sold: 125







Artist/Album: Dorothy, Gifts From The Holy Ghost (Roc Nation)

Sold: 120







Artist/Album: Heilung, Drif (Season of Mist)

Sold: 110







Artist/Album: SpiritWorld, Deathwestern (Century Media)

Sold: 110







Artist/Album: Knocked Loose, A Tear In The Fabric Of Life (Pure Noise)

Sold: 105






Artist/Album: Exhumed, To The Dead (Relapse Records)

Sold: 100






Artist/Album: Dead Cross, Ii (Ipecac Recordings)

Sold: 95







Artist/Album: Blood Incantation, Timewave Zero (Century Media)

Sold: 90