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Metal By Numbers 5/5: The reality of dreams (and sales)

Posted by on May 5, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I gotta say, wasn’t expecting a box set from The Mars Volta to top our debuts for the week but here we are. The Mars Volta are one of those bands that I, unfortunately, […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/28: Greta Van Fleet battle it out on the charts

Posted by on April 28, 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 a big one. Greta Van Fleet, Cannibal Corpse, and Liquid Tension Experiment lead the way on a chart chock full of debuts from acts both old and new. And it’s only gonna […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/14: Godspeed You! album sales

Posted by on April 14, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Godspeed You! Black Emperor has always had interesting album titles and this one is no exception. The only way it could be stranger is if the named their album after Elon Musk and Grimes’s […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/7: Bitter sales to swallow

Posted by on April 7, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Man, it was Papa Roach and Serj Tankian topping the charts last week and now its Evanescence this week. There’s even an Underoath box set on here. Next you’ll tell me Ozzfest is happening […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/1: Trailing behind Lana Del Rey

Posted by on April 1, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. What? No, of course I’m not going to do some half-assed April Fools joke with the charts. Do you really think I would do something like that? I know how annoyed people get when […]

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New & Noteworthy: March 19th, 2021 – New Relasticity

Posted by on March 19, 2021

  New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features a new solo release from SOAD’s Serj Tankian, Erra, a live release from Devin Townsend, and more! For last week’s releases you can read the previous New & Noteworthy, and […]

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Biff Byford unveils new video for “School of Hard Knocks”

Posted by on December 13, 2019

Saxon frontman Biff Byford has unveiled a new video for “School of Hard Knocks.” The song is the title track for his first-ever solo album, which will be released on February 21st via Silver Lining Music.  Byford commented: “The title track to the album is basically biographical about my early years…” says Biff. “Have a […]

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Best of the Rest: Which British Metal Bands Follow “The Big 4?”

Posted by on November 11, 2019

Judas Priest vocalist Rob Halford recently discussed his one-time ambition to host a show of “The Big 4 of the UK,” which would have emulated The Big Four: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria involving Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, and Slayer in 2010. Halford said the UK’s big four would be Priest, Iron Maiden, Motorhead, and Black Sabbath.  […]

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Lineups revealed for Knotfest meets ForceFest

Posted by on September 5, 2019

  Theatrical metal pioneers Slipknot have announced the full lineups for the two day-event: Knotfest Meets ForceFest. Knotfest will take place on November 30th to the Parque Deportivo Oceania in Mexico City as ForceFest will take place on December 1st. Knotfest will feature headliners Slipknot joined by Godsmack, Evanescence, Bullet for My Valentine, 311, Papa […]

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Knotfest meets Forcefest initial lineup revealed

Posted by on July 30, 2019

In more Slipknot news, the lineup has been announced for this year’s Knotfest Meets Forcefest. The two festivals have collided for 2019, which will take part at the Parque Deportivo Oceania in Mexico City on November 30th and December 1st.   Check out the lineup (so far) below: KNOTFEST: November 30th  Slipknot Evanescence Behemoth Carcass Suicidal […]

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