Screen Shot 2017-05-01 at 2.08.20 PMRobert England

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.”  

Moving from 8 to 6^, Volbeat “Black Rose” featuring Danko Jones.  Moving a notch to 8^, Skillet “Back From the Dead,” up 37 spins.  Moving from 19 to 10^, Metallica “Now That We’re Dead.” The track is up a massive 370 spins. New airplay at WKQZ, WQXA, WJXQ, KRXQ, WJRR, WXNR, WRCQ, WXZZ, WDHA and KIOZ.

11^ is Through Fire “Breathe.”  The track is up 60 spins.  Now is the time to move this up in rotation and get it into the top ten.  Moving a notch to 12^, All That Remains “Madness,” up 79 spins. The album, “Madness” debuts top 5 on the iTunes Rock Chart.  Catch them on tour and be sure to check out the video. 13^ is Avenged Sevenfold “God Damn.”  The track is up 59 spins.  Check them out on tour with Metallica and Volbeat.  Also be sure to check out the God Damn video.  Moving 16 to 14^, As Lions “Aftermath.”  New airplay at WIXO and KUPD.  Leaping 30 to 15^, Royal Blood “Lights Out.”  The track is up 385 spins. New airplay at WFTK, Music Choice, KDOT, WNOR, WFXH, WRXK, KLAQ, KUPD, WXNR, WCPR, WJXQ, WXZZ, WBYR, KQRA, WIIL, WDHA and KMRQ.

16^ is Missio “Middle Finger.”  New add at press time, KRXQ.  18^ is Avatar “New Land.”  New airplay at WFTK. The band was recently nominated for the 15th annual Metal Hammer Golden Gods Award in the Break Through Artist of the Year category. Vote here.  Moving 21 to 19^, Motionless in White “Loud.”  The track is up 36 spins.  New add at press time, KIBZ.  Moving 23 to 20^, Biffy Clyro “Howl,” up 63 spins.  New airplay at WYBB and WJXQ.

Making a great move from 29 to 21^, A Day to Remember “Bullfight,” up 86 spins.  New add at press time, WBYR.  #22 is Godsmack “Come Together.”  New add at press time, WMMR.  Moving 28 to 23^, DED “Anti-Everything.”  The track is up 58 spins.  New add at press time, WFXH.  Moving 26 to 24^, Radkey “Dark Black Makeup.”

Debuting at 28^, Rise Against “The Violence,” up 220 spins.  Already on over 60 stations across rock and alternative, with this being the official add week.  Look for this record to move up the chart quickly.  Make sure it’s at the top of your music meeting stack.  Moving 38 to 29^, Imagine Dragons “Believer,” up 69 spins, and currently #1 at alternative radio this week.  Moving 33 to 30^, Stitched Up Heart “Catch Me When I Fall,” up 42 spins.  New airplay at KKBZ.  New add at press time, WBYR.

32^ is Black Stone Cherry “Cheaper to Drink Alone.”  The track is up 28 spins.  New airplay at WXQR and KIOZ.  Don’t let this record get lost in traffic.  Make sure to give it another listen.  Moving a notch to 33^, Black Map “Run Rabbit Run,” up 28 spins. Already on WRIF, Music Choice, WJJO, WBYR, KKBZ, WXQR, KHTQ, WZOR and more.  See the band on tour with Nothing More. Moving 36 to 34^, Hell or Highwater “I Want it All.”  Already on WRIF, KUPD, KHTQ, KILO, Octane, Music Choice, WJJO, KKBZ, WZOR and more.  Make sure to give this another listen in your music meeting.  35^ is Like A Storm “Pure Evil.”

Debuting at #36, Beartooth “Sick Of Me,” up 68 spins.  New airplay at Music Choice, KKBA, WCPR, KQRA, WRAT, WZBH.  New adds at press time, KIBZ and WRZK.  Make sure to listen to this follow up to the top five single “Hated” in your music meeting this week.  Debuting at 38^, Stone Sour “Song #3.”  The track is up 172 spins.  There is a ton of early airplay and the buzz has been extremely positive for this new single.  New adds at press time, KDOT, KILO, WBYR, WFXH and WRZK.  Look for this to be one of the most added this week.  #39 is September Mourning “20 Below.”  Seeing some new airplay at KMOD, KNCN, KDJE, WIXO and WFXH.  Debuting at 40^, Thrice “Hurricane,” up 20 spins.  New airplay at WRZK.

Waiting in the Wings:  At 41^, Manifest “Stones.”  42^ is Shallow Side “Can You Hear Me.”

Look for the new In This Moment “Oh Lord” to drop May 11 and going for official adds May 23.

Going for Adds:  This week, Beartooth “Sick of Me.”  Highly Suspect “Little One.” Hinder “Remember Me.” Rise Against “The Violence.” Stone Sour “Song #3.”

Going for Adds:  May 9, Chevelle “Rivers.” Palaye Royale “Get High.”

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