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Tag Archives: Silent Planet

Your guide to the heaviest bands on Warped 2016

Posted by on July 21, 2016

It may be the middle of the summer right now, but we’re still in the midst of festival season. And while it may not be solely metal, there’s no festival in the US with a bigger presence than Warped Tour. Now in its 22nd year, the tour boasts a lineup that includes punk, metal, hardcore, […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/20: Chevelle are the kings in the north…corridor

Posted by on July 20, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Game of Thrones has been done for a few weeks now, and if you’re a fan you’ve likely heard by now that season seven has been delayed. Naturally, that’s led to the joke that George […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/13: Sales will not be silenced

Posted by on July 13, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. At the beginning of the year, our friends over at Metal Injection posted a piece about why the metal scene is doing better than ever. After reading this story when it popped up again, […]

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New & Noteworthy, July 1st – Where You Lie

Posted by on July 1, 2016

Holiday weekends in the US are usually a dead time for releases, and this week is no exception. However, that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything worth checking out here. The underground talent on display on today’s list is well worth your time and attention, so give these albums a listen during your weekend and week ahead. […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/30: The sales are alive

Posted by on March 30, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Every week I check out what albums are scheduled for release in the coming months and it always gets me giddy (the absence of a new Tool album notwithstanding). Things look pretty stacked from […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/23: A killer debut

Posted by on March 23, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. As you may have already heard, the monster debut for this week is Killswitch Engage, who continue the trend of keeping metal high up the charts in the early months of 2016. Good thing […]

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Vans Warped Tour lineup leaked [UPDATED]

Posted by on March 21, 2016

According to a leaked admat for the August 9th Las Vegas stop of this year’s Vans Warped Tour, the lineup has been revealed, and amid a handful of heritage bands like Less Than Jake, Yellowcard and New Found Glory, there are some metal names to be found as well. Whitechapel, Chelsea Grin, Veil of Maya, […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/17: The charts have a cult following

Posted by on February 17, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So Ghost won the Grammy for Best Metal Performance, and while those little golden phonographs are among the many things metalheads like to slag on (usually for good reason), seeing Papa get up onstage […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/7: Happy(ish) New Year

Posted by on January 7, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The metal world seems to be starting off 2016 in an odd place, and I’m sure I don’t need to tell you why. As such, there isn’t much in the way of new music […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/9: The charts have skeletons (and Danzig) in the closet

Posted by on December 9, 2015

 Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We’re pretty much settled into that time of year where you can count the number of noteworthy metal releases on one hand. The end years lists are being posted and soon we’ll hunker down […]

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