Tool's first album in 13 years topped the charts worldwide in addition to its Taylor Swift-dethroning in the U.S.
Tool shifted an impressive 270,000 units without the aid of D2C or live ticket bundles.
Tool's new album, Fear Inoculum, is set to make a massive sales debut this week.
The band's digital debut has been posting some absolutely massive numbers.
The achievement would mark the band's third consecutive #1 album.
Tool fans are flocking to stream the band's music for the first time.
Which metal bands are the most popular, according to Spotify?
Crue songs were streamed 73.8 million times on Spotify since the film's release, plus other jaw-dropping numbers.
That's a lot of albums.
One band takes a risk, the other stays exactly the same (despite all new members). This is metal in 2017.
They've sold a buttload of units of their new Popestar EP.
Ten conclusions that can be drawn about the industry and the metal scene from FFDP's besting of Iron Maiden.
It's the lowest-selling Metallica album ever!
On the charts, and hopefully in your hearts.
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Who nabbed the top spot -- Protest the Hero or Skeletonwitch?
Protest the Hero beat out all other bands before their album is even released.
Who will grab the #1 spot next week... Protest the Hero or Red Fang??
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New records by Carcass, Gwar, Ulcerate, Cult of Luna and more.