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Metal By Numbers 4/27: A lackluster week of charts

Posted by on May 10, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the April 15th releases. Not many albums were released and the overall numbers were down. Sad to see but hopefully next week picks it up.   Notable Debuts: Monuments, In […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/20: The charts take an ‘Ego Trip’

Posted by on May 10, 2022

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the April 8th releases.   Notable Debuts: Papa Roach, Ego Trip (New Noize) Debut #11 6,900 sold This is the band’s 11th studio album.             Joe Satriani, […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/13: Unlimited Love for Charts

Posted by on May 10, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the April 1st releases.   Notable Debuts: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Unlimited Love (Warner) Debut #1 82,525 sold Red Hot Chili Peppers and former guitarist, John Frusciante, reunite for their twelfth […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/6: Animals As Leaders have their highest charting debut

Posted by on May 10, 2022

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the March 25th releases.   Notable Debuts: Animals As Leaders, Parrhesia (Sumerian) Debut #17 4,025 sold 5th studio album from the instrumental progressive metal unit.             Dream […]

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Taylor Hawkins receives Grammy tribute; No mention of Slipknot’s Joey Jordison during ‘In Memoriam’ segment

Posted by on April 4, 2022

    Foo Fighters drummer, Taylor Hawkins, passed away at the age of 50 just over a week ago. A beloved part of the rock and roll community, Taylor was honored with a special video package during the televised portion of the Grammy Awards ceremony’s “In Memoriam” segment. Host Trevor Noah said, “This was the […]

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2022 heavy music Grammy award winners

Posted by on April 4, 2022

  April 3, the rescheduled Grammy Awards ceremony took place after being delayed again due to Covid concerns. Some awards were given in the rock and metal categories in an afternoon awards ceremony. We have a list of notables below. The more mainstream-oriented awards and live musical performances were reserved for the evening awards show […]

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Foo Fighters cancel all touring plans following death of Taylor Hawkins

Posted by on March 29, 2022

    Foo Fighters have cancelled their touring plans following the death of their drummer Taylor Hawkins.  The group issued the following statement on social media: “It is with great sadness that Foo Fighters confirm the cancellation of all upcoming tour dates in light of the staggering loss of our brother Taylor Hawkins. We’re sorry […]

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Preliminary details emerge in death of Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins; musicians pay tribute

Posted by on March 28, 2022

  News of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins’ sudden death shocked the music world Friday evening. The musician was found unresponsive in his hotel room at the Four Seasons Casa Medina in Bogota, Colombia prior to their set at the Picnic Stereo festival. He was 50 years old.  “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by […]

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Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins has died

Posted by on March 25, 2022

    We are shocked and saddened to report Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins has died. He was 50-years-old. The band issued the following statement on social media:   “The Foo Fighters family is devastated by the tragic and untimely loss of our beloved Taylor Hawkins. His musical spirit and infectious laughter will live on […]

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Dave Grohl’s Dream Widow album now available

Posted by on March 25, 2022

  Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl has released another Dream Widow track, well, not just another track, all of them (order here). The fictitious metal band who appeared in the Foo Fighters’ film, Studio 666, Dream Widow is comprised almost solely of Grohl, as he appears on vocals, guitar, bass and drums on the album. Jim […]

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