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Thirteen tour, event, and festival updates – 4/27

Posted by on April 27, 2022

  From Testament to Buckcherry here are thirteen tour, event, and festival updates.   01) Testament – Second leg of Bay Area Strikes Back Tour w/ Exodus & Death Angel:     Tour Dates: 09/09/2022 Phoenix, AZ @ Van Buren 09/10/2022 Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater 09/12/2022 Wichita, KS @ Cotillion 09/13/2022 Kansas City, MO […]

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Five videos to check out this week – 2/2

Posted by on February 2, 2022

  From Metallica’s 40th celebration to Alestorm’s live video clip, here are five videos to check out this week.    01) Metallica share MetOnTour video for “Fixxxer” performance: Last year marked Metallica’s overall fortieth anniversary as a band. The group celebrated their milestone in San Francisco, CA, for a two-night and full-weekend takeover as they […]

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Metal Insider’s Chris Annunziata’s Top 10 Albums of 2021

Posted by on December 30, 2021

  2021 had an abundance of great albums to listen to, which made deciding this year’s Top 10 Albums a struggle. Fortunately, I dug through and found the albums that really jumped out and made an impact. I also added an honorable mention section at the end of my Top 10 list, as there were […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/15: The 2021 Finale

Posted by on December 17, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The last chart of 2021! It’s crazy how quickly this year flew by. Since taking over Metal By Numbers in July, it’s been a fun and consuming experience. Hopefully, 2022 will bring higher charting numbers […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/08: Deep Purple Doom Crew

Posted by on December 16, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Another chart, another week late! A lot of familiar faces return on this chart week. I’m not sure about our fellow readers, but the new Black Label Society album came as a pleasant surprise. Another […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/01: What week is it?!

Posted by on December 8, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are some charts! My apologies for the delay. An underwhelming week for some stellar debuts. The releases that particularly caught my ear were Obscura, The Lurking Fear, and Big Wreck. The riff in “Bombs […]

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Five awesome tours recently announced 11/15

Posted by on November 15, 2021

  From Watain to Killswitch Engage’s rescheduled tour, here are five awesome tours recently announced.   01) Mayhem & Watain announce 2022 North American Tour with Midnight Mayhem and Watain have announced a 2022 North American trek with support coming from Midnight. Watain have finished recording their seventh studio album, which will be released in […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/12: Dee left a scar

Posted by on August 12, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This was an interesting week as most bands increased their sales and chart position. We saw the return of fan favorites, such as Metallica, Cerebral Rot, and Fear Factory. Unfortunately, we were saddled with […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/5: Paul McCartney reigns

Posted by on August 5, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Last week, we saw the impact of Record Store Day and how valuable it is to the industry. Due to all the special releases, we saw several albums get pushed off the charts. However, […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/29: Record store day success

Posted by on July 29, 2021

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Record Store Day came and made its impact on the charts! For those unaware, the event started back in 2007 and is used to “celebrate the culture of the independently owned record store.” […]

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