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Queen, Metallica, Tool among highest paid musicians of 2020 says Billboard

Posted by on July 23, 2021

  Queen tops the list of highest paid hard rock and heavy metal acts of 2020 according to Billboard’s highest-paid musicians of 2020 list. Reaching the no. 7 spot on the list of highest paid musicians overall, Queen tops the hard rock and heavy metal category with $13.2 million in earnings for 2020. Reaching no. […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/22: Cocked & Loaded

Posted by on July 22, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week’s releases weren’t as strong as previous weeks but the numbers didn’t fall too far. We also saw some bands fall off, such as Go Ahead And Die, Crypta, Burning Witches, and some […]

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Keyboardist Gary Corbett (KISS, Cinderella) has passed away

Posted by on July 16, 2021

  Former KISS and Cinderella keyboardist, Gary Corbett, has passed away. Corbett lost his battle with lung and brain cancer. His wife and sister shared the sad news on their social media. “It is with great sadness and the heaviest of hearts that the Cohen/Corbett Family needs to let everyone know that after a hard […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/15: A day behind

Posted by on July 15, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. A day late but the charts are in! To contrast the week prior, not many records had a substantial increase. A couple of bands climb the charts but most had a slight dip in […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/23: Wolfgang Van Halen has a mammoth debut

Posted by on June 23, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I was in high school when Van Halen announced they would be going on tour with Eddie Van Halen’s son, Wolfgang, on bass guitar. I heard many friends complain about Michael Anthony’s absence or […]

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KISS announce rescheduled tour dates; watch them perform at Tribeca film festival!

Posted by on June 14, 2021

  KISS are back! Friday night (11th), the legends performed in NYC at the Tribeca Festival right after a screening of A&E’s Biography: KISStory documentary. The two-part series is part of the festival’s T.V. entries. The performance marks the band’s first at the festival. The short set consisted of “Detroit Rock City,” “Shout it out Loud,” “War […]

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KISS, Biffy Clyro and System of a Down to headline 2021 U.K.’s Download festival

Posted by on August 3, 2020

    U.K.’s Download festival has revealed the lineup for the 2021 event, which will take place on June 4th-6th, 2021. KISS, Biffy Clyro, and System of a Down are set to headline the three-day event. Other artists include A Day To Remember, KoRn, Deftones, Gojira, Volbeat, Killswitch Engage, Steel Panther, Sepultura, Sleep Token, and […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/1: Lamb Of God are back in the top 5

Posted by on July 1, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Of the 13 new debuts listed below, five of them come from bands that haven’t released a new album for at least five years. Lamb Of God is at the top, and […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/24: Divine providence on the charts

Posted by on June 24, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   For some godforsaken reason, I’ve been hearing more country music at my day job lately. Now, not all country is bad, but the last place I want to hear it (besides my […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/17: The Ghost Inside the top 5

Posted by on June 17, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Motor vehicle accidents have changed the course of many bands, and The Ghost Inside joined that unfortunate club back in 2015. Since then they’ve provided a steady steam of updates on their road […]

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