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We have a new #1^ record this week, Green Day “Still Breathing.” The track is up 127 spins, and also the #1 track at Alternative radio. This is the second number one from the album “Revolution Radio.” Congratulations to Heather Luke and the Warner Bros staff. Moving 4 to 2^, Metallica “Atlas, Rise!” The track is up 106 spins. This will be the next #1 track soon. Moving 6 to 5^, Shinedown “How Did You Love.” The track is up 126 spins.
Continuing its climb to #7 is Red Sun Rising “Amnesia.” 9^, Breaking Benjamin “Never Again,” up 60 spins. 10^ is Beartooth “Hated,” up 78 spins. New add at press time WHQG. New Power rotation KMRQ. Now is the time to move this up into a better rotation.
11^ is Korn “Take Me,” up 85 spins. New airplay at WWIZ. Moving 14 to 12^, Starset “Monster.” The track is up 134 spins. First sales week debut #3 Top Current Sales Chart with 21,867. Billboard Top 200 debut #11 with 23,087. If this isn’t in your power rotation yet, why not? 13^ is Chevelle “Door to Door Cannibals.” New airplay at WRAT. 14^ is Sixx A.M. “We Will Not Go Quietly,” up 45 spins. 15^ is In Flames “The Truth.” The track is up 83 spins. New airplay at WNOR.
16^ is The Pretty Reckless “Oh My God,” up 93 spins. New airplay at KUPD. Single just added to IHeart Custom. Now is the time to move this up in rotation and open it up. 17^ is Pop Evil, “If Only For Now,” up 71 spins. Over 71,000 streams this week. Rate the Music Scores: #1 persons 18-34, #1 males 18-34, #1 females 18-34 and #3 persons 12+. 18^ is Bleeker “Highway.” New airplay at WNOR, KTUX, WQBK, WWBN and WRXK. Moving 24 to 19^, Sick Puppies “Where Do I Belong,” up 52 spins. New airplay at WRTT, KFRQ, WRZK, KATT and KQRA.
Moving 25 to 21^, Through Fire “Breathe.” The track is up 28 spins. New airplay at KUPD. New add at press time, WNOR. This is a great all-day record. Make sure it’s in your music meeting. Moving a notch to 22^, Devour the Day “The Bottom.” New airplay at WRIF. #1 Sirius XM Octane “Big Uns.” Power worthy research at Octane and WJJO. Moving 26 to 23^, Adelitas Way “Ready For War, (Pray for Peace)” up 34 spins. Spin leaders include Music Choice, KHTQ, KQRA, WJJO and Octane. Power research at WJJO.
Leaping 34 to 26^, K. FLAY “Blood in the Cut.” Be careful how you back-announce this, it can sound like something else. The track is up 155 spins. New airplay at KBPI. 27^, Blink 182 “She’s Out of Her Mind.” 29^, Art of Anarchy “The Madness.” New add at press time, KQRA. 30 is From Ashes to New “Breaking Now.”
Moving a notch to 31^, Twenty One Pilots “Heavydirtysoul.” The track is up 27 spins. 32^, Amity Affliction “All Messed Up.” New airplay at KHTQ. 33^, Goodbye June “Oh No.” The track is up 15 spins. New add at press time, WFXH. Debuting at 34^, Halestorm, with a White Snake Cover of “Still of the Night.” The track is up 115 spins. New airplay at KKBA, KTUX, WTPA, WBYR, WRKZ, WWBN (the Mighty Banana), KLAQ, KILO and KICT.
35^, Badflower “Animal.” The track is up 22 spins. New airplay at WRCQ and WXQR. This is a fresh record for your playlist. Don’t let it get lost in the shuffle. Debuting at 36^, Skillet “Back from the Dead,” up 122 spins. New airplay at KQRA, Octane, KFRQ, WYBB, WXNR, KKBA, KDOT, WXZZ and WRAT. 37^, Avatar, “New Land,” up 72 spins. New tour announcement is coming next week. New airplay at Music Choice, WRTT, WYBB, KQXR, WCPR, WRXK, WRZK, WZBH and KFRQ. 38^ is Alter Bridge “My Champion,” up 62 spins. New airplay at Octane, KQRA, WMGM and WRAT. New adds at press time, WZBH and WBYR. Moving a notch to 39^, Citizen Zero “Lure and Persuade,” up 33 spins. New airplay at WGRD. New add at press time WMMR!
40^, Crown the Empire “Weight of the World.”
Waiting in the Wings: At 41^, Otep “Royals,” up 33 spins. 42^, Radkey “Dark Black Makeup.” The track is up 25 spins. Already on KILO, KHTQ, WJJO and WZOR.
On your desk Wednesday, a brand new track from Nickelback, “Feed the Machine.”
Save a slot for the new All That Remains “Madness” dropping February 3rd.
Breaking Under The Radar: I Prevail “Alone” With impressive single sales over 1800 this week. The album Lifelines adds another 2300 in sales. Streaming on I Prevail past 100 million to date!
Going for Adds: This week, a happy little ditty by Dangerkids, “Kill Everything.” September Mourning “20 below.” Islander “Better Day.” Blacklite District “Living in a Nightmare.”
Going for Adds: February 7, Kings of Leon “Reverend.” Dropkick Murphys “Paying My Way.” Carousel King “Bad Habit.” Youth in Revolt “Don’t Wait for Me.”
Going for Adds: February 14, All That Remains “Madness.” Biffy Clyro “Howl.” The Charm The Fury “Down on the Ropes.”
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