Tag Archives: Project 86

Metal By Numbers 1/3: Last of the 2017 sales

Posted by on January 3, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The first MBN of 2018 isn’t usually all that exciting. There’s always a bit of a drought in new releases and it takes a bit for things to get rolling again. I always like […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/13: December’s destructive debuts

Posted by on December 13, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week’s list of debuts is a bit more robust compared to last week, not least of all because it features some long-awaited heavy hitters like The Faceless and Morbid Angel, the latter of […]

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New & Noteworthy, November 11th – Darkness Within

Posted by on November 11, 2014

With some big-name metal releases making huge splashes in recent weeks, headbangers are making sure that everyone knows the release calendar isn’t closed yet. This week has another household name releasing an important album, along with several notable underground releases looking to make an impact. Check it out right here!   Machine Head, Bloodstone & […]

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Demon Hunter vocalist plays with NYVES

Posted by on November 6, 2014

Vocalist Ryan Clark of Demon Hunter and Randy Torres, formerly of Project 86, have started a new electronic project named NYVES. They’re about ready to complete their first full-length album, and are now looking to crowd fund final production. Says Ryan Clark on the new project: “As a designer, having created the aesthetic surrounding Demon Hunter, as well […]

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Project 86 get into the “Spirit of Shiloh”

Posted by on September 16, 2014

Project 86 took to crowdfunding again in February, hoping to raise $50,000 to record an album and acoustic EP. The band ended up raising nearly $90,000 and just recently posted a song from the album for streaming. The song, “Spirit of Shiloh,” comes from the album Knives to the Future, their ninth studio album. The band explained the […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/29: Charts Shrouded In Darkness

Posted by on August 29, 2012

We believe in a thing called sales. And for this week, those sales involve The Darkness, having returned after a five-year break-up, with their new album Hot Cakes. Anyone who forgot about the band was reminded of its existence this past Super Bowl. And over 9,000 were reminded this past week, with Hot Cakes. Also […]

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New & Noteworthy, August 21st – Shout It Out Loud

Posted by on August 21, 2012

We’ve reached another week that has a reissue claiming the top slot on the release list. It’s a rare occurrence, but when it does happen, there is a good reason for it. This week, the reason is simple – quite frankly, not a lot is coming out that will attract as much attention. However, the […]

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Haste The Day, Project 86 Manager Explains His Exit From The Industry

Posted by on October 13, 2010

Well known throughout the metal industry, manager and concert promoter Mark LaFay announced earlier this week that he was leaving the biz.  Having co-founded concert promotion company Kulture Entertainment in 2000, LaFay parlayed the success of that company into Middle Coast Management, discovering and signing bands such as Haste the Day, Still Remains, Demiricous, Gwen […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/22: In A Busy Week, Metal Dominates

Posted by on July 22, 2009

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week as well as what’s getting played at Metal radio courtesy of radio trade magazine FMQB, whose metal panel consists of about 80 college and commercial stations that have metal shows, as well as SiriusXM, […]

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