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19Jun/17

On the Radar, week of June 19

Robert England

Goood morning everybody!  I hope you all had a good weekend.  Did you know that mangoes can get sunburned?  I just learned this on my Snapple cap.  Let’s get to the music.  We have a new #1^ this week, Stone Sour “Song #3.”  The track is up 135 spins.  This is a nice accomplishment in just eight weeks.  #3^ is Metallica “Now That We’re Dead,” up 93 spins.  New power rotation at WCPR, WFXH and WXQR.  Moving 6 to 4^, Royal Blood “Lights Out,” up 80 spins. (more…)

12Jun/17

On the Radar, week of June 12

Robert England

Goood morning everybody!  I hope you all had a good weekend- we’re a week away from the official summer solstice. Let’s get to the music. Moving up from #2 to #1^ this week, Volbeat “Black Rose f/ Danko Jones,” up a whopping 205 spins.  Moving a notch to 2^, Stone Sour “Song #3,” up 129 spins.  Moving 5 to 3^, Metallica “Now That We’re Dead,” up 112 spins.   (more…)

05Jun/17

On the Radar, week of June 5

Robert England

Goood morning everybody!  I hope everyone had a good weekend. Let’s check out this week’s Active Rock chart.  Seether “Let You Down” continues its four week reign at #1.  Moving a notch to #2^ is Volbeat “Black Rose” featuring Danko Jones, up 47 spins.  Only 95 spins separate the two.  Moving 5 to 3^ is Stone Sour “Song #3.”  The track is up 180 spins.  4^ is Mastodon “Show Yourself,” up 24 spins.  Moving 7 to 5^, Metallica “Now That We’re Dead.”  The track is up a whopping 203 spins.

Moving a notch to 8^, Royal Blood “Lights Out.”  #9 is Skillet “Back From the Dead.”  Moving a notch to #10, Avenged Sevenfold “God Damn.”   (more…)

23May/17

On the Radar, week of May 22

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Goood morning everybody!  We are saddened and shocked to hear of the death of Chris Cornell.  He was and innovator, collaborator, magnificent vocalist, talented musician and poetic songwriter.  Welcome to the Hand of God, Chris.  May you Rest In Peace and always in our hearts.

Addiction, depression, anxiety and other mental disorders effect millions of Americans.  We would be remiss not to take this opportunity to mention this and provide a couple of resources:
National Suicide Prevention Hotline (open 24 hrs, 7 days)
800.273.8255. Also information, help and prevention here.  Sadly, all of us know someone who suffers from addiction, mental or emotional disorders. (more…)

15May/17

On the Radar, week of May 15

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Goood morning everybody! It’s Monday again and we have a brand new #1^ this week, Seether “Let You Down,” up 98 spins.  Congratulations to Kurt Steffek and the Concord promotion team. #2 is Papa Roach “Help.” Celebrating its 27th week on the chart, 3^ is Starset “Monster,” up 23 spins.  Great Rate the Music scores; #1 people 18-24 and #1 men 18-24.  #2 people 18-34 and #2 men 18-34.  New power rotations at WIYY, KILO, KMRQ and WTKX.  #3 best-selling active rock track this week, 4600 tracks this week with consumption.  To learn more about consumption methodology, read this.  Moving from 6 to 4^, Volbeat “Black Rose” featuring Danko Jones.  The track is up 120 spins.  5^ is Mastodon “Show Yourself,” up 38 spins.   (more…)

08May/17

On the Radar, week of May 8

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Gooood morning everybody!  Hope everybody had a great weekend and let’s get back into the thick of it.  No surprise this week that Papa Roach “Help” is again #1 for the 6th week running.  Coming up fast in the rear view mirror is Seether “Let You Down.”  The track is just 52 spins behind #1, and up 142 spins.  #3^ is Starset “Monster.”  The track is up 47 spins.  #4^ is Mastodon “Show Yourself,” up 75 spins.  5^ is Incubus “Nimble Bastard,” up 42 spins.

6^ is Volbeat “Black Rose,” up 36 spins.  Moving a notch to 7^, Skillet “Back From the Dead,” up 49 spins.  Look for these to go top 5 in the next week or two as the top ten begins to shuffle.  Moving 10 to 8^, Metallica “Now That We’re Dead,” up 175 spins.  New adds at press time, KQRA and KZRR.  No question that this will be yet another #1 track for the band.  Jumping 13 to 10^, Avenged Sevenfold “God Damn.”  The track is up 133 spins.  KDOT moves the record to medium rotation this week. (more…)

01May/17

On the Radar, week of May 1

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Goood morning everybody!  Hope you all had a nice a weekend.  It has definitely been a memorable 100 days. Let’s talk a little music. No surprises, Papa Roach “Help” is #1 for the 5th consecutive week.  Moving a notch to 2^, Seether “Let You Down.”  The track is up 124 spins. #3 greatest gainer at Mediabase this week, #2 in audience.  3^ is Starset “Monster.”  The track is up 64 spins. Sales of 1,624 this week.  The album, “Vessels,” has sold over 35,000 to date.  Moving a notch to 4^, Mastodon “Show Yourself.”  The track is up 27 spins.  Moving a notch to 5^, Incubus “Nimble Bastard.”   (more…)

24Apr/17

On the Radar, week of April 24

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Gooood morning everybody!

Papa Roach “Help” is #1^ again for the 4th consecutive week, up 37 spins.  Jumping 4 to 2^, Starset “Monster,” up a whopping 218 spins.  Track sales are up again, 5% this week of 4,700.  Rate the Music #2 men 18-24, #4 men overall, #2 people 18-34, #3 people 25-34.  New power rotation at KDJE.  If you don’t have Starset in power yet, make that move and let’s get the band their first #1 single.  3^ is Seether “Let You Down,” up 126 spins.  Strong track sales again this week, over 1150.  New power rotations at WFXH, WFTK, KAZR, KLAQ, WXNX and many more.  Scooting from 7 to 5^, Mastodon “Show Yourself.”  The track is up 48 spins.   (more…)

17Apr/17

On the Radar, week of April 17

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Goood morning everybody!  Hope you all had a good holiday weekend, remember that Peeps will be 75-90% off in your retail establishments.  #1^ again this week, Papa Roach “Help.”  The track is up an additional 55 spins.  Jumping 5 to 3^, Seether “Let You Down.”  The track is up 147 spins.  Single sales are over 1200 again this week.  4^ is Starset “Monster,” up 50 spins.  Single sales of 1,797 this week, 40,398 to date.  Streaming this week, 411,160.  (#3 streaming rock record, behind alternative and top 40 hit artists Twenty One Pilots and Missio.)   New airplay at KEGL.  New rotation moves at WBYR and WTPT.  Moving a notch to 5^, Pop Evil “If Only for Now,” up 63 spins. (more…)