A Boston Phoenix article spotlighting the dwindling sales numbers for many of modern metal's biggest acts has been posted online at this location. Author Sean Richardson writes, "The 2002 numbers are in, and it's official: last year was a bad one for the music industry in terms of sales. And it was simply a terrible one for commercial heavy metal. The only bands who released platinum albums were KORN and DISTURBED, and even those two perennial favorites struggled to match the sales of their previous discs."
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