Metal fans are a big reason for vinyl's sales success in 2020.
Discogs.com and MetalSucks broke down the numbers:
- Alice in Chains' Facelift was owned by over 3,400 Discogs users, making it the most owned 2020 release.
- The Crow Soundtrack was the most owned piece of movie vinyl, with 2240 having it in their collection.
- If you look at the most owned metal vinyl regardless of which year it was released, more people (over3,400) owned Tool's Lateralus.
- The most expensive piece of metal vinyl, regardless of its release year, was Metallica's Ride The Lightning Limited Edition LP in Red, which cost $3,373.48.
Metallica also showed up more time on any vinyl list than any other metal artist, showing up ten times across three lists.