Tag Archives: Primordial

Metal By Numbers: Metal fans choose rock over bust

Posted by on December 10, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Notable Debuts: AC/DC, Rock or Bust (Columbia) #3, 171,900 sold Quite an impressive bust, eh? Well, not bad, but just six years ago, their last album Black Ice sold an amazing 784,000 copies in its […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/3: Surviving and streaming

Posted by on December 3, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You may notice that the charts seem a little weird today, especially when you compare them to last week. What’s going on? Well, times they are a-changin’ is what’s going on. Two weeks ago […]

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Members of Incite, Exumer, The Contortionist & Primordial pick best of 2014

Posted by on December 3, 2014

As the music year comes to an end with this week’s releases, it’s time to take a look back at the past 11 months and two days. While you’ll be getting our picks in due time, we wanted to first turn things over to some of the people making that music. To that end, here are Incite’s […]

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New & Noteworthy, November 25th – The Black Hundred

Posted by on November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving week in the US signifies the beginning of the biggest period of consumer spending of the year. There’s no reason you shouldn’t participate in that to some degree by picking up some of these new releases. Check out what’s in store right here!   Primordial, Where Greater Men Have Fallen (Metal Blade) Irish extreme […]

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Metal Blade Artists Pick Their Favorite Metal Blade Albums

Posted by on June 21, 2012

This year, Metal Blade Records is celebrating their 30th anniversary. We spoke to owner Brian Slagel earlier this month about the formation and rise of the label, but that’s only part of the story. With such a large and diverse roster spanning so many years, we decided to ask some current Metal Blade artists what […]

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‘Metal Hammer Golden Gods’ Winners Revealed

Posted by on June 14, 2011

As most of you probably know, the UK’s Metal Hammer Magazine has been hosting their own Golden Gods metal award show across the pond for a couple of years now (way before Revolver Magazine started to hold their own in the States). We didn’t compare and contrast the nominees of this year’s Revolver and Metal […]

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Metal Blade Giving Away Free MP3 Sampler

Posted by on May 19, 2011

Metal Blade Records is giving away a free sampler, featuring songs from Pentagram, Hate Eternal, Primordial and more, via Amazon.

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Metal By Numbers 5/4: Post-Hardcore To The Rescue

Posted by on May 4, 2011

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week, out of the four metal-related debuts, three of the releases come from the post-hardcore genre. Out of the three, it’s Silverstein’s fifth studio album Rescue, that has the best first week. Though […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 26th – Glorious Dawn

Posted by on April 26, 2011

Last week, I promised you a bunch of new releases from underground artists or brand new groups, and I’m happy to say that this week does not disappoint! The vast majority of this week’s list contains names that you will likely not recognize, and so much the better, I say! It’s high time that some […]

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New & Noteworthy, February 15th – Infinite Legions

Posted by on February 15, 2011

If you’ve been reading this column with any regularity since its inception, you’ll remember that numerous printings last summer had lists containing over twenty albums, some even drawing close to thirty. Even the very first edition of N&N had 25 new releases, a list that was exhaustive to cover in its entirety. Well, I guess […]

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