Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We’re back! The best way to return is with Metal By Numbers! Here are the notable debuts and sales from April 21st through May 26th. 

 

May 26, 2023 Releases:

 

Notable Debuts:

 

Artist/Album: Metal Church, Congregation Of Annihilation (Rat Pak Records)

Debut #: 19

Sold: 4625

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Immortal, War Against All (Nuclear Blast)

Debut #: 31

Sold: 2300

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Incendiary, Change The Way You Think About Pain (Closed Casket Activities)

Debut #: 32

Sold: 2250

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Cloak, Black Flame Eternal (Season of Mist)

Debut #: 115

Sold: 530

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Vomitory, All Heads Are Gonna Roll (Metal Blade)

Debut #: 130

Sold: 475

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Sirenia, 1977 (Napalm Records)

Debut #: 184

Sold: 350

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Arrival Of Autumn, Kingdom Undone (Nuclear Blast)

Sold: 100

 

 

 

 

Notable Sales:

 

Artist/Album: Ghost, Phantomine (Loma Vista Recordings)

#: 14

Sold: 5175

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Metallica, 72 Seasons (Blackened Recordings)

#: 20

Sold: 4600

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Sleep Token, Take Me Back To Eden (SpineFarm)

#: 22

Sold: 4,000

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Fall Out Boy, So Much (For) Stardust (WEA/Fueled by Ramen)

#: 60

Sold: 1175

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Ghost, Impera (Loma Vista)

#: 82

Sold: 775

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Depeche Mode, Memento Mori (Columbia)

#: 90

Sold: 675

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Cattle Decapitation, Terrasite (Metal Blade)

#: 94

Sold: 650

 

 

 

 

 

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

#: 99

Sold: 615

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Pierce The Veil, The Jaws Of Life (Fearless Records)

#: 101

Sold: 600

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Smashing Pumpkins, Atum (Martha’s Music)

#: 110

Sold: 550

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Godsmack, Lighting Up The Sky (BMG)

#: 120

Sold: 525

 

 

 

 

 

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

#: 130

Sold: 475

 

 

 

 

 

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

#:136

Sold: 450

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Disturbed, Divisive (Warner)

#: 159

Sold: 400

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Overkill, Scorched (Nuclear Blast)

#: 165

Sold: 380

 

 

 

 

 

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

#: 168

Sold: 375

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Shinedown, Planet Zero (Atlantic)

#: 175

Sold: 355

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Amity Affliction, Not Without My Ghosts (Pure Noise Records)

#: 193

Sold: 325

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Currents, Death We Seek (Sharptone)

Sold: 205

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: VNV Nation, Electric Sun (Metropolis Records)

Sold: 200

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: The Damned, Darkadelic (earMusic)

Sold: 175

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Enforced, War Remains (Century Media)

Sold: 150

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Dave Lombardo, Rites Of Percussion (Ipecac Recordings)

Sold: 145

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Thulcandra, Hail The Abyss (Napalm Records)

Sold: 125

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Archetypes Collide, Archetypes Collide (Fearless Records)

Sold: 115

 

 

 

 

 

Artist/Album: Burning Witches, The Dark Tower (Napalm Records)

Sold: 110

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Sold: 110