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.

Moving 8 to 6^, Papa Roach “Help.”  The track is up 216 spins.  #7^ is Starset “Monster.”  New power rotation at KLAQ.  Great research at Octane this week. Terrific sales this week of 1900. Tracks sales plus SES 4,624, streaming this week 401k, 6.1 million to date.  All of the information points to power rotation.  Moving 10 to 9^, Pop Evil “If Only For Now.”  Rate the Music scores #1 persons 18-34, #1 males 18-34.

Moving 13 to 11^, Seether “Let You Down,” up 126 spins.  Over 1600 track sales this week, streaming 283k, 1.2 million to date.  New add at press time, WMMR, WEBN and WBSX.  12^ is Bleeker “Highway.”  Moving a notch to 13^, Incubus “Nimble Bastard,” up 161 spins. New airplay at WWIZ.  15^ is Skillet “Back From The Dead,” up 61 spins.  New airplay at WWIZ and WFTK.  Make sure the track is in your music meeting for your next rotation move. Music Choice move the record to power this week. This is the follow up to the #1 track, “Feel Invincible.”

16^ is Nickelback “Feed the Machine,” up 20 spins.  Spin leaders include Music Choice, KMOD, KUPD and KHTQ.  17^ is Mastodon “Show Yourself.”  The track is up 70 spins.  New airplay at WNOR, WKRL and KBPI.  Moving a notch to 18^, Through Fire “Breathe,” up 33 spins.  Spin leaders include Music Choice, Octane, KKBA and KHTQ.  2,000 singles sold in the last two weeks.  Check out the video again.  Moving 21 to 19^, All That Remains “Madness,” up 60 spins.  Octane is getting great research and moving the record to power.  Top 5 research on Rate the Music.  New adds at WHQG and WGRD.  New add at press time, WNOR and WFXH.  Over 900 singles sold this week, 58k streaming this week.  Make sure this is top of mind in your music meeting.  20^ is Alter Bridge “My Champion,” up 24 spins.  New airplay at WQXA, WXTB and WEBN.

Moving 24 to 21^, Volbeat “Black Rose,” featuring Danko Jones.  The track is up a whopping 173 spins.  New airplay at WKQZ, KRXQ, WMGM, WXNR, KICT, WRKZ, KATT and WJXQ. Music Choice moves the record to medium rotation this week. Moving a notch to 24^, Twenty One Pilots “Heavydirtysoul,” up 29 spins.  The record is #3 on the alternative chart.

Moving 27 to 25^, Avatar “New Land,” up 45 spins.  New add at press time, KDOT.  New tour begins April 7, with In This Moment, Motionless in White and Gemini Syndrome.

Moving 28 to 26^ Missio “Middle Finger,” up 74 spins.  Spin leaders include WCPR, KATT, WXZZ, KXXR and KFTK.  Jumping 33 to 29^, Radkey “Dark Black Makeup.”  New airplay at WBYR and Music Choice.  Already a big add on the board this week, WMMR.  You saw them perform at the RadioContraband Convention, and you know that this band delivers live.

Moving 34 to 32^, Citizen Zero “Lure and Persuade.”  New airplay at WDHA.  Already on Music Choice, WRIF, WMMR, WJJO, KKBZ and more.  Make sure to give this another listen in your music meeting.  Jumping 36 to 33^, DED “Anti-Everything.”  New airplay at KDOT and WKRL.  Debuting at 34^, A Day to Remember “Bullfight,” up 89 spins.  New airplay at KDJE, WRTT, WQBK, WCPR, WTPA, KIOZ and WTKX.  New add at press time, WFXH.  Moving 38 to 35^, Rag ’N Bone Man “Human.”  The track is currently the #1 record at alternative radio.

Debuting at 37^, Motionless in White “Loud,” up 96 spins.  New airplay at Music Choice, WRZK, WRTT, WYBB, WCPR, WRXK, WKRL, WXZZ, KATT and KICT.  Debuting at 38^, Avenged Sevenfold “God Damn.”  The track is up 54 spins.  New airplay at WXNR, WHXR and WFXH.  New adds at press time, KRXQ, Music Choice, KQRA, WFXH, WKRL and WRZK.  #40 is September Mourning “20 Below.”  Already on Music Choice, WJJO, KQRA, WTPA, WMGM, KMRQ and more.

Waiting in the Wings:  41^, Godsmack “Come Together,” up 72 spins.  New airplay at KXXR, WZBH, WRCQ, WQXA, KKBA, Music Choice, WIIL, WJJO, WHXR, WHQG, KQRA and WZOR.
At 43^, Black Map “Run, Wabbit, Run.”

On Your Desk Now:  Biffy Clyro “Howl.”  Stitched Up Heart “Catch Me When You Fall.”  Cover Your Tracks “Striking Matches.”  Don’t let these records get ignored in traffic.  Give another listen in your music meeting.

Going for AddsThis week, Avenged Sevenfold “God Damn.”  Chris Cornell “The Promise.”  Hell or High Water “I Want it All.”  Motionless in White “Loud.”  Thrice “Hurricane.”

Going for Adds: March 28, The Record Company “Baby, I’m Broke.”  Weezer “Feels Like Summer.”

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