28Mar/17

On the Radar, week of March 27

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Goood morning everybody!  We have a new #1^ this week, Breaking Benjamin “Never Again” moved up a notch this week.  The track is up 171 spins.  Congratulations to Buddy Deal and the entire Hollywood Records promotions staff.  Moving a notch to #2^, Korn “Take Me.”  The track is up 144 spins.  Moving 6 to 4^, Papa Roach “Help,” up 194 spins.

Moving a notch to 6^, Starset “Monster,” up 92 spins.  New add at press time, KATT.  The single and album are showing consistent sales every week; a sure sign of a breaking new artist. Starting week 30 on the Active chart at #7 is Beartooth “Hated.” Moving into the top ten from 11 to 8^, Seether “Let You Down,” up 96 spins.  New power bump at WXQR.  Remember the track for your next power rotation bump.  9^ is Pop Evil “If Only for Now.”  Week after week have been great Rate the Music scores:  #1 persons 18-34, #1 males 18-34, #2 persons 12+, #3 females 18-34.
Jumping 13 to 10^, Incubus “Nimble Bastard,” up 50 spins. (more…)

20Mar/17

On the Radar, week of March 20

screen-shot-2016-03-19-at-5-18-35-pmRobert England

Good morning everybody! Happy first day of spring!!! Marshmallow Peeps are everywhere. Let’s talk a little music. Celebrating its 5th week at #1, Shinedown “How Do You Love?”  #2^, Breaking Benjamin “Never Again,” up 105 spins and just 11 spins from #1.  Moving a notch to 3^, Korn “Take Me.”  The track is up 118 spins.  #4 is The Pretty Reckless “Oh My God.”  Streaming this week, 81k, 1.7 million to date. #5 is Beartooth “Hated,”  11.5 million total streams.  The track is #1 iTunes recent release.  Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour comments, “This band give me hope for the future.”  Check out the video; 1.8 million views to date. (more…)

13Mar/17

Avenged Sevenfold announce headlining shows with A Day To Remember and Volbeat

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Avenged Sevenfold with Lou Brutus

Adding to their already busy year with festival shows and touring with Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold just announced eight more headlining shows.

These shows will have Volbeat and A Day to Remember as direct support. Check out the newly added stops below along with the rest of the band’s North American road schedule below.

Here is Avenged Sevenfold’s full tour itinerary: (more…)

13Mar/17

On the Radar, week of March 13

Shinedown - Asking For It (Atlantic) 4-19Robert England

Goood morning everybody!  We lost an hour, so let’s get to it.  Shinedown “How Did You Love” is #1 again this week, 2^ is Breaking Benjamin “Never Again.”  The track is up 55 spins.  3^ is The Pretty Reckless “Oh My God.”  New power rotation at KXXR, KLAQ, WWBN, WTPT and WQBK.  In rotation at iHeart Custom.  (I liked Premium Choice better.) Moving a notch to 4^, Korn “Take Me.”  The track is up 56 spins.  New airplay at WXNX.  Moving a notch to 5^, Beartooth “Hated.”  The track is up 87 spins.  Congratulations to Beartooth, Joe Guzik and Chris Belonis at Red Bull Records.   (more…)

13Mar/17

Tool Announce 2017 North American Tour

ToolLast week the band teased fans with a post on upcoming tour dates. Today, Tool posted on their Facebook page alerting fans “We are very excited to announce that TOOL will be bringing their unparalleled sonic and visual experience to a select number of cities in May and June 2017.”

This comes just a few weeks after news broke of Maynard James Keenan beginning vocal work on Tool’s highly anticipated fifth studio album.

Check out the current list of North American tour dates below!

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09Mar/17

The POWER OF RADIO

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THIS is what it’s all about! The email you are about to read is from a listener of hardDrive and hardDrive XL with Lou Brutus. THIS  is the POWER OF RADIO and how it makes listeners feel. THIS reinforces WHAT we do! Amen!  (more…)

06Mar/17

Razor 94.7 welcomes new mid-day host and digital coordinator

Razor947 clearWoodward Radio Group is happy to announce the addition of new mid-day host, Kaytie to the team at Razor 94.7 (WZOR-FM). Kaytie will also be serving as digital coordinator for both Razor and 105.7 WAPL, Wisconsin’s Rock Station.

“Kaytie will be a great addition to Razor’s lineup and the culture at Woodward Radio Group,” says WAPL/WZOR Brand Manager Ryan “Elwood” Bjorn. “She’s incredibly passionate about connecting with the audience and making a positive impact in the community.” (more…)

06Mar/17

On The Radar, week of March 6

DST-spring-forward-smallerRobert England

Goood morning everybody! I hope everyone had a swell weekend. Daylight Saving begins March 12th Yeah! Now on to the music. Shinedown “How Did You Love” is #1 again this week. This is the 3rd week. Moving 4 to 2^, The Pretty Reckless “Oh My God.”  The band is coming off a consecutive four #1 singles, and when this track goes to #1 in the next week or two, this will put The Pretty Reckless ahead of Creed for most consecutive #1 singles from an Active Rock band. The track is up 88 spins. This is the 12th week on the chart.  New airplay at WRAT and KISW.  Moving 5 to 3^, Breaking Benjamin “Never Again.”  The track is up 149 spins.  This is its 20th week on the chart.  New airplay at WDHA.  Moving a notch to 5^, Korn “Take Me,” up 112 spins.  New airplay in KIOZ Rubber Room.   (more…)