2016 Active Rock Radio / Octane Quarterly Report: Q1

Active Rock Radio Quarterly Report - Hard Rock Daddy

Hard Rock Daddy’s HRD Radio Report provides a weekly look at the Top 50 songs on the Mediabase Active Rock Chart.  Using the actual spins that each song in the Top 50 has received in the first quarter of 2016, we have compiled a ranking of the songs by spin totals.  It should be noted that this recap is based solely on spin totals, not editorial opinion.  Below the Top 50 Active Rock songs of the first quarter of 2016, you will find the Top 15 Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown songs for the same time period.

1 SHINEDOWN “State Of My Head” 22,441
2 POP EVIL “Ways To Get High” 18,342
3 FOO FIGHTERS “Saint Cecilia” 16,789
4 NOTHING MORE “Here’s To The Heartache” 14,934
5 MUSE “Reapers” 14,665
6 DISTURBED “The Sound Of Silence” 13,995
7 3 DOORS DOWN “In The Dark” 13,047
8 FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH “Wash It Away” 12,538
9 DISTURBED “The Light” 11,834
10 HIGHLY SUSPECT “Bloodfeather” 11,832
11 BRING ME THE HORIZON “Happy Song” 11,021
12 SAINT ASONIA “Let Me Live My Life” 9,918
13 RED SUN RISING “Emotionless” 9,504
14 SEETHER “Save Today” 9,446
15 FROM ASHES TO NEW “Through It All” 9,251
16 TRIVIUM “Until The World Goes Cold” 8,790
17 CAGE THE ELEPHANT “Mess Around” 8,051
18 PAPA ROACH “Falling Apart” 7,815
19 SHAMAN’S HARVEST “In Chains” 7,668
20 ADELITA’S WAY “Bad Reputation” 5,578
21 THREE DAYS GRACE “Fallen Angel” 5,434
22 THE STRUTS “Kiss This” 5,426
23 HALESTORM “I Am The Fire” 5,154
24 DEFTONES “Prayers/Triangles” 5,115
25 FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH “My Nemesis” 4,806
26 THEORY OF A DEADMAN “Blow” 4,531
27 STITCHED UP HEART “Finally Free” 4,277
28 SLIPKNOT “Goodbye” 4,120
29 FAILURE ANTHEM “Paralyzed” 4,091
30 PARKWAY DRIVE “Vice Grip” 4,025
31 GHOST “Cirice” 3,521
32 ARANDA “We Are The Enemy” 3,498
33 ROB ZOMBIE “Well, Everybody’s…in a UFO” 3,357
34 LACEY STURM “Impossible” 3,029
35 ESCAPE THE FATE “Alive” 3,018
36 ALL THAT REMAINS “Victory Lap” 2,940
37 MEGADETH “Dystopia” 2,697
38 DEVOUR THE DAY “Lightning In The Sky” 2,676
39 WOLFMOTHER “Victorious” 2,630
40 SIXX: A.M. “Rise” 2,617
41 FOALS “Mountain At My Gates” 2,138
42 ANDREW WATT “Ghost In My Head” 2,110
43 HALESTORM “Mayhem” 2,064
44 GHOST “From The Pinnacle To The Pit” 1,973
45 DROWNING POOL “By The Blood” 1,915
47 KILLSWITCH ENGAGE “Hate By Design” 1,545
48 PUSCIFIER “The Remedy” 1,398
49 BLACK STONE CHERRY “In Our Dreams” 1,390
50 BARONESS “Shock Me” 1,385



Because SiriusXM’s Octane is the most influential Active Rock station in the country, we are also including the Top 15 Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown songs of the first quarter of 2016.  This recap was compiled using a unique ranking system created by Hard Rock Daddy.  This ranking system is based on a formula that awards points for each position on the weekly countdown. Like the Active Rock Chart, these rankings are based solely on numbers, not editorial opinion.

1 Bring Me The Horizon “Happy Song”
2 Trivium “Until The World Goes Cold”
3 Red Sun Rising “Emotionless”
4 Saint Asonia “Let Me Live My Life”
5 Shaman’s Harvest “In Chains”
6 Five Finger Death Punch “My Nemesis”
7 Parkway Drive “Vice Grip”
8 Shinedown “State Of My Head”
9 Pop Evil “Ways To Get High”
10 Five Finger Death Punch “Wash It All Away”
11 From Ashes To New “Through It All”
12 Nothing More “Here’s To The Heartache”
13 Killswitch Engage “Hate By Design”
14 Highly Suspect “Bloodfeather”
15 Papa Roach “Falling Apart”



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Posted on April 5, 2016, in Active Rock Quarterly Report and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 55 Comments.

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