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Rush Music Streams Increase 776% Following Neil Peart’s Death

There's been a massive increase in people looking up the band's lyrics as well.

Metal Bands Ranked By Their Spotify Monthly Listener Counts (January 2020)

Which metal bands ranked up the most listeners on Spotify last month?

These are the Top 50 Rock Songs of the Decade

The Billboard list includes tracks by Imagine Dragons, Twenty One Pilots, Stone Sour, Foo Fighters, Linkin Park and Disturbed.

Metallica’s Black Album Claims Another New Chart Record

It's one of only four albums ever to spend 550 nonconsecutive weeks (or 10.5 years!) on the Billboard 200 charts.

Ozzy’s “Under the Graveyard” is the #1 Rock Song in The U.S.

The track is currently burning up the radio charts, as is Ozzy's collaboration with Post Malone.

Over 200 Metal Bands Ranked By Their Spotify Monthly Listener Counts (December 2019)

We compare Spotify "Monthly Listeners" counts for the past 30 days for over 200 metal bands side by side.

Metallica Among Top 10 Highest-Earning Artists of 2019

The band once again made it onto Forbes's list of the highest-earning musicians in the world.

Korn, Stone Sour, and Killswitch Engage Amongst Spotify’s Most Streamed Metal Bands in 2019

Other bands in the top 25 include Lamb of God, Arch Enemy, and Periphery.

No Rock or Metal Made Spotify’s Most-Streamed Songs of the Decade List

Drake, Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Rihanna and Post Malone dominated the charts.

The Best Selling Albums from 1969 through 2019

Metallica, AC/DC, Guns N' Roses and others make an appearance in this fascinating video.

Over 200 Metal Bands Ranked By Their Spotify Monthly Listener Counts (November 2019)

Spotify's "monthly listeners" metric is a useful tool for comparing bands' popularity relative to one another.

Babymetal’s Metal Galaxy Conquers the Billboard Rock Charts

Babymetal are the first Asian act to top the Billboard Top Rock Albums chart.

Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine” Becomes First ’80s Music Video to Hit One Billion YouTube Views

"November Rain" is already the only video from the '90s to top 1 billion views.

Tool’s “Fear Inoculum” Has Reached #1 at Radio

The 11-minute long album title track becomes the band's fourth ever #1 at radio.

Tool’s Fear Inoculum is the 8th Highest Selling Album in Pure Sales in 2019

Tool's first new album in 13 years continues to dominate the charts.

Every Song on Tool’s Fear Inoculum Has Placed in the Top 25 of Billboard’s Top Rock Songs Chart

Tool's first new album in 13 years continues to dominate every chart.

Tool’s Fear Inoculum Charts at #1 in U.S., Australia, Norway, New Zealand and Belgium

Tool's first album in 13 years topped the charts worldwide in addition to its Taylor Swift-dethroning in the U.S.

Tool Score #1 Album, Dethroning Taylor Swift

Tool shifted an impressive 270,000 units without the aid of D2C or live ticket bundles.

Tool on Pace for #1 Debut, Unseating Taylor Swift

Tool's new album, Fear Inoculum, is set to make a massive sales debut this week.