Top 30 Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown Songs of 2013

Top 30 Octane Big 'Uns Songs of 2013

Each week, hard rock music fans around the world tune in to SiriusXM’s Octane to listen to the fifteen songs that make up the Big ‘Uns Countdown.  For the final week of the year, Octane released the Top 30 Big ‘Uns Countdown Songs of 2013.  Many of the artists featured on the list were also included on Hard Rock Daddy’s Top 52 Hard Rock Songs of 2013 (although the songs were not always the same).

The Top 30 Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown Songs of 2013 playlist (below) can also be found on (the HRD YouTube channel), in addition to archived weekly playlists from 2013.

Click on the hyperlinked songs below the playlist to read the reviews that were featured on Hard Rock Daddy during the year.


  1. “Lift Me Up” – FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH (w/ Rob Halford) (SXM Poll WINNER:  Song of the Year)
  2. “Hangman’s Body Count” – VOLBEAT
  3. “Whore” – IN THIS MOMENT
  4. “That Day” – NONPOINT
  5. “Do Me A Favor” – STONE SOUR
  6. “Stardust” – GEMINI SYNDROME
  8. “Hail To The King” – AVENGED SEVENFOLD (SXM Poll WINNER:   Epic Album of the Year)
  9. “What If I Was Nothing” – ALL THAT REMAINS
  10. “My Demons” – STARSET
  11. “Die For You” – OTHERWISE
  12. “Light Up The Sky” – THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH
  13. “Trenches” – POP EVIL
  14. “America” – MOTIONLESS IN WHITE (SXM Poll WINNER:  Best Artist Discovery)
  15. “Vilify” – DEVICE
  16. “Beyond The Stars” – EVANS BLUE
  17. “Misery Loves My Company” – THREE DAYS GRACE
  18. “Adrenaline” – SHINEDOWN
  19. “Good Man” – DEVOUR THE DAY
  20. “Go To Hell For Heaven’s Sake” – BRING ME THE HORIZON (SXM Poll WINNER: Best Song Discovery)
  21. “Freak Like Me” – HALESTORM
  22. “In Due Time” – KILLSWITCH ENGAGE
  23. “Decay” – SEVENDUST
  24. “Immortal” – EVE TO ADAM
  25. “Strike Back” – WE AS HUMAN
  26. “Mama Said Knock You Out” – FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH (w/ Tech 9) (SXM Poll WINNER: Best Cover Song)
  27. “In The End” – BLACK VEIL BRIDES
  28. “Never Never” – KORN
  29. “Born To Rise” – REDLIGHT KING
  30. “Temper Temper” – BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE


Top 52 Hard Rock Songs of 2013

Rock and Roll Children: Top Hard Rock Songs of 2013


About AW

Hard rock journalist and father of two amazing rock and roll children.

Posted on December 29, 2013, in Hard Rock Song Lists, SiriusXM Octane Big 'Uns Countdown and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

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