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Metal By Numbers 3/11: The charts lend a hand

Posted by on March 11, 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 inclusive in this column. Sure it’s all about the metal, but we tend to even include bands with only the slightest ties to the genre. Case in point: this week’s top debut […]

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Video of full Metal Allegiance concert in Anaheim online

Posted by on January 27, 2015

[youtube]http://youtu.be/tj_3FFEpCeo[/youtube] We’ve been telling you about the all-star Metal Allegiance show since its inception on Motörhead’s Motörboat cruise last fall. The big night was last Wednesday, January 21 in Anaheim, CA at the House of Blues. If you weren’t there, now you can watch the entire show yourself on YouTube! The lineup of participating musicians […]

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Win UFO’s ‘The Chrysalis Years (1973-1979 and 1980-1986)’ Box Sets!

Posted by on July 11, 2012

UFO have such a vast catalog that one box set wouldn’t do them justice. That’s why following the release of The Chrysalis Years: 1973-1979 compilation last year, the legendary British hard rock group released The Chrysalis Years (1980-1986) earlier this year. This 81-track box set collects together all six of the “post-Michael Schenker” albums UFO […]

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New & Noteworthy, May 22nd – Heading for the Dawn

Posted by on May 22, 2012

In the highly competitive music industry, even metal bands have to fight for increasing recognition with each new release. It’s very difficult for bands to see increases in sales numbers from one album to the next, as any reader of Metal by Numbers is aware. It’s gotten to the point where a band’s new album […]

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Exclusive: Don Jamieson Gives Preview Of ‘That Metal Show’ Season 10.

Posted by on March 29, 2012

This Saturday, March 31, That Metal Show kicks off its tenth season on VH1 Classic. Featuring appearances from members of Metallica, Iron Maiden, Disturbed, Motörhead, Pantera, Machine Head and many others, we thought it would be nice to have co-host Don Jamieson once again give us a preview of a few episodes. My sideburns and […]

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New & Noteworthy, February 28th – Enemy of the Music Business

Posted by on February 28, 2012

If death metal is the metal subgenre that the music industry continually tries to ignore, then grindcore is the bastard child that the industry has flat-out disowned. No subgenre is as abrasive, aggressive, or downright assaultive as grindcore, and it has been that way since its very beginning 25 years ago. The genre has changed […]

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Former Diamond Head/ UFO Drummer Robbie France Passes Away

Posted by on January 17, 2012

It has been confirmed that drummer Robbie France, best known for his work in Diamond Head and UFO, passed away last Saturday, January 14. Details regarding his death have to be revealed. However, Diamond Head essentially confirmed the news via a short tribute posted on their Facebook page. France was 53 years old. France may […]

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Brutal Legend Unveils Surprisingly Great Track Listing

Posted by on August 10, 2009

Is Brutal Legend going to be the most metal video game ever? Until now, we’d heard more about the endless legal battles over the game than the game itself, but the just-released track listing just gave it even more metal cred. Sure, we know that Jack Black, Lemmy, Ozzy, Rob Halford and more lent their voices […]

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