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Billboard Top 25 Hard Rock Albums – 1/21/17

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Billboard Hard Rock Albums Chart for the week ending 1/21/17.  Top 25 albums ranked by sales data and compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.

THIS WEEK’S TOP 25:

      1. METALLICA – Hardwired…To Self-Destruct
      2. AVENGED SEVENFOLD – The Stage
      3. SKILLET– Unleashed
      4. DISTURBED – Immortalized
      5. I PREVAIL – Lifelines
      6. KORN – The Serenity Of Suffering
      7. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH -Got Your Six
      8. TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA – The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve
      9. HIGHLY SUSPECT – The Boy Who Died Wolf
      10. THE PRETTY RECKLESS – Who You Selling For
      11. SHINEDOWN – Threat To Survival
      12. VOLBEAT – Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogie
      13. A DAY TO REMEMBER – Bad Vibrations
      14. TESTAMENT – Brotherhood Of The Snake
      15. AVENGED SEVENFOLD – The Best Of 2005-2013
      16. SIXX: A.M. – Prayers For The Blessed, Vol. 2
      17. GOJIRA – Magma
      18. BRING ME THE HORIZON – That’s The Spirit
      19. DISTURBED – Disturbed: Live At Red Rocks
      20. MEGADETH – Dystopia
      21. CHEVELLE – The North Corridor
      22. GHOST – Meloria
      23. ALTER BRIDGE – The Last Hero
      24. BAD COMPANY – Playlist: The Very Best Of Bad Company
      25. PIERCE THE VEIL – Misadventures

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Billboard Top 25 Hard Rock Albums – 1/14/17

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Billboard Hard Rock Albums Chart for the week ending 1/14/17.  Top 25 albums ranked by sales data and compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.

THIS WEEK’S TOP 25:

      1. METALLICA – Hardwired…To Self-Destruct
      2. AVENGED SEVENFOLD – The Stage
      3. TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA – The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve
      4. SKILLET– Unleashed
      5. DISTURBED – Immortalized
      6. KORN – The Serenity Of Suffering
      7. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH -Got Your Six
      8. I PREVAIL – Lifelines
      9. HIGHLY SUSPECT – The Boy Who Died Wolf
      10. SHINEDOWN – Threat To Survival
      11. A DAY TO REMEMBER – Bad Vibrations
      12. VOLBEAT – Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogie
      13. SIXX: A.M. – Prayers For The Blessed, Vol. 2
      14. AVENGED SEVENFOLD – The Best Of 2005-2013
      15. PIERCE THE VEIL – Misadventures
      16. DISTURBED – Disturbed: Live At Red Rocks
      17. BRING ME THE HORIZON – That’s The Spirit
      18. TESTAMENT – Brotherhood Of The Snake
      19. THE PRETTY RECKLESS – Who You Selling For
      20. MEGADETH – Dystopia
      21. LED ZEPPELIN – The Complete BBC Sessions
      22. GOJIRA – Magma
      23. JIMI HENDRIX – Machine Gun: The Fillmore East: First Show
      24. ALTER BRIDGE – The Last Hero
      25. CHEVELLE – The North Corridor

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Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown – Week of 12-31-16

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Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown for the week of 12-31-16.

12-31-16 Big ‘Uns Countdown playlist can also be found on www.HardRockDaddyNetwork.com (the HRD YouTube channel), in addition to archived playlists dating back to 2013.  Links to reviews of songs from the countdown are featured at the bottom of the page.

#15 –  “Lullaby” – FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES

#14 –  “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore” – THREE DAYS GRACE

#13 –  “The Bottom” – DEVOUR THE DAY

#12 –  “The Stage” – AVENGED SEVENFOLD

#11 –  “Atlas,Rise!” – METALLICA

#10 –  “Hated” – BEARTOOTH

# 9 –   “Square Hammer” – GHOST

# 8 –   “Breaking Now” – FROM ASHES TO NEW

# 7 –   “Monster” – STARSET

# 6 –   “Ready For War (Pray For Peace)” – ADELITA’S WAY

# 5 –   “Remember We Die” – GEMINI SYNDROME

# 4 –   “Stuck In Your Head” – I PREVAIL

# 3 –   “Never Again” – BREAKING BENJAMIN

# 2 –   “How Did You Love” – SHINEDOWN

# 1 –    “My Name Is Human” – HIGHLY SUSPECT

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Billboard Top 50 Hard Rock Albums of 2016

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Top 50 Hard Rock Albums of 2016 compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and ranked by sales data.

  1. DISTURBED – Immortalized
  2. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH – Got Your Six
  3. TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA – Letters From The Labyrinth
  4. SHINEDOWN – Threat To Survival
  5. MEGADETH – Dystopia
  6. DEFTONES – Gore
  7. SKILLET – Unleashed
  8. VOLBEAT – Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogie
  9. PIERCE THE VEIL – Misadventures
  10. BREAKING BENJAMIN – Dark Before Dawn
  11. A DAY TO REMEMBER – Bad Vibrations
  12. AVENGED SEVENFOLD – The Stage
  13. ROB ZOMBIE – Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser
  14. BRING ME THE HORIZON – That’s The Spirit
  15. KORN – The Serenity Of Suffering
  16. ANTHRAX – For All Kings
  17. KILLSWITCH ENGAGE – Incarnate
  18. RUSH – R40 Live
  19. CHEVELLE – The North Corridor
  20. THREE DOORS DOWN – Us And The Night
  21. ASKING ALEXANDRIA – The Black
  22. DREAM THEATER – The Astonishing
  23. VARIOUS ARTISTS – NOW That’s What I Call Power Ballads
  24. TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA – The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve
  25. HELLYEAH – Unden!able
  26. AMON AMARTH – Jomsviking
  27. IRON MAIDEN – The Book Of Souls
  28. GHOST – Popestar (EP)
  29. ALTER BRIDGE – The Last Hero
  30. SIXX: A.M. – Prayers For The Damned, Vol 1
  31. DEF LEPPARD – Def Leppard
  32. GHOST – Meloria
  33. COHEED AND CAMBRIA -The Color Before The Sun
  34. THRICE – To Be Everywhere Is Nowhere
  35. ISSUES – Headspace
  36. VARIOUS ARTISTS – 2016 Warped Tour Compiliation
  37. GOJIRA – Magma
  38. THE PRETTY RECKLESS – Who You Selling For
  39. BABYMETAL – Metal Resistance
  40. HALESTORM – Into The Wild Life
  41. BARONESS – Purple
  42. RED – Of Beauty And Rage
  43. CROWN THE EMPIRE – Retrograde
  44. MESHUGGAH – The Violent Sleep Of Reason
  45. ACE FREHLEY – Origins, Vol. 1
  46. I PREVAIL – Lifelines
  47. BEARTOOTH – Aggressive
  48. THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH – Exhale
  49. HATEBREED – The Concrete Confessional
  50. DANCE GAVIN DANCE – Mothership

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Billboard Top 25 Hard Rock Albums – 1/7/17

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Billboard Hard Rock Albums Chart for the week ending 1/7/17.  Top 25 albums ranked by sales data and compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.

THIS WEEK’S TOP 25:

      1. METALLICA – Hardwired…To Self-Destruct
      2. TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA – The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve
      3. AVENGED SEVENFOLD – The Stage
      4. SKILLET– Unleashed
      5. DISTURBED – Immortalized
      6. KORN – The Serenity Of Suffering
      7. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH -Got Your Six
      8. I PREVAIL – Lifelines
      9. HIGHLY SUSPECT – The Boy Who Died Wolf
      10. SHINEDOWN – Threat To Survival
      11. VOLBEAT – Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogie
      12. SIXX: A.M. – Prayers For The Blessed, Vol. 2
      13. DISTURBED – Disturbed: Live At Red Rocks
      14. A DAY TO REMEMBER – Bad Vibrations
      15. LED ZEPPELIN – The Complete BBC Sessions
      16. THE PRETTY RECKLESS – Who You Selling For
      17. MEGADETH – Dystopia
      18. AVENGED SEVENFOLD – The Best Of 2005-2013
      19. TESTAMENT – Brotherhood Of The Snake
      20. PIERCE THE VEIL – Misadventures
      21. JIMI HENDRIX – Machine Gun: The Fillmore East: First Show
      22. ALTER BRIDGE – The Last Hero
      23. GHOST – Popestar (EP)
      24. LAMB OF GOD – The Duke (EP)
      25. TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA – Letters From The Labyrinth

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Billboard Top 25 Hard Rock Albums – 12/31/16

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Billboard Hard Rock Albums Chart for the week ending 12/31/16.  Top 25 albums ranked by sales data and compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.

THIS WEEK’S TOP 25:

      1. METALLICA – Hardwired…To Self-Destruct
      2. TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA – The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve
      3. AVENGED SEVENFOLD – The Stage
      4. SKILLET– Unleashed
      5. DISTURBED – Immortalized
      6. KORN – The Serenity Of Suffering
      7. ZAO – The Well-Intentioned Virus
      8. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH -Got Your Six
      9. I PREVAIL – Lifelines
      10. HIGHLY SUSPECT – The Boy Who Died Wolf
      11. SIXX: A.M. – Prayers For The Blessed, Vol. 2
      12. SHINEDOWN – Threat To Survival
      13. VOLBEAT – Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogie
      14. THE PRETTY RECKLESS – Who You Selling For
      15. AVENGED SEVENFOLD – The Best Of 2005-2013
      16. DISTURBED – Disturbed: Live At Red Rocks
      17. A DAY TO REMEMBER – Bad Vibrations
      18. TESTAMENT – Brotherhood Of The Snake
      19. LAMB OF GOD – The Duke (EP)
      20. MEGADETH – Dystopia
      21. CHEVELLE – The North Corridor
      22. LED ZEPPELIN – The Complete BBC Sessions
      23. ALTER BRIDGE – The Last Hero
      24. TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA – Letters From The Labyrinth
      25. PIERCE THE VEIL – Misadventures

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Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown – Week of 12-17-16

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Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown for the week of 12-17-16.

12-17-16 Big ‘Uns Countdown playlist can also be found on www.HardRockDaddyNetwork.com (the HRD YouTube channel), in addition to archived playlists dating back to 2013.  Links to reviews of songs from the countdown are featured at the bottom of the page.

#15 –  “Crooked Teeth” – PAPA ROACH

#14 –  “Door To Door Cannibals” – CHEVELLE

#13 –  “Hated” – BEARTOOTH

#12 –  “Ready For War (Pray For Peace)” – ADELITA’S WAY

#11 –  “Breaking Now” – FROM ASHES TO NEW

#10 –  “Take me” – KORN

# 9 –   “The Stage” – AVENGED SEVENFOLD

# 8 –   “Atlas,Rise!” – METALLICA

# 7 –   “Never Again” – BREAKING BENJAMIN

# 6 –   “Square Hammer” – GHOST

# 5 –   “Monster” – STARSET

# 4 –   “Stuck In Your Head” – I PREVAIL

# 3 –   “How Did You Love” – SHINEDOWN

# 2 –   “My Name Is Human” – HIGHLY SUSPECT

# 1 –    “Remember We Die” – GEMINI SYNDROME

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Billboard Top 25 Hard Rock Albums – 12/24/16

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Billboard Hard Rock Albums Chart for the week ending 12/24/16.  Top 25 albums ranked by sales data and compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.

THIS WEEK’S TOP 25:

      1. METALLICA – Hardwired…To Self-Destruct
      2. TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA – The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve
      3. AVENGED SEVENFOLD – The Stage
      4. DISTURBED – Immortalized
      5. KORN – The Serenity Of Suffering
      6. SKILLET– Unleashed
      7. AVENGED SEVENFOLD – The Best Of 2005-2013
      8. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH -Got Your Six
      9. SIXX: A.M. – Prayers For The Blessed, Vol. 2
      10. HIGHLY SUSPECT – The Boy Who Died Wolf
      11. I PREVAIL – Lifelines
      12. SHINEDOWN – Threat To Survival
      13. THE PRETTY RECKLESS – Who You Selling For
      14. DISTURBED – Disturbed: Live At Red Rocks
      15. NIGHT RANGER – 35 Years And A Night In Chicago
      16. VOLBEAT – Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogie
      17. LAMB OF GOD – The Duke (EP)
      18. TESTAMENT – Brotherhood Of The Snake
      19. TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA – Letters From The Labyrinth
      20. A DAY TO REMEMBER – Bad Vibrations
      21. SIXX: A.M. – Prayers For The Damned, Vol. 1
      22. ALTER BRIDGE – The Last Hero
      23. MEGADETH – Dystopia
      24. LED ZEPPELIN – The Complete BBC Sessions
      25. JIMI HENDRIX – Machine Gun: Fillmore East: The First Show 12/31/69

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Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown – Week of 12-10-16

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Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown for the week of 12-10-16.

12-10-16 Big ‘Uns Countdown playlist can also be found on www.HardRockDaddyNetwork.com (the HRD YouTube channel), in addition to archived playlists dating back to 2013.  Links to reviews of songs from the countdown are featured at the bottom of the page.

#15 – “Door To Door Cannibals” – CHEVELLE

#14 –  “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore” – THREE DAYS GRACE

#13 –  “Breathe” – THROUGH FIRE

#12 –  “Ready For War (Pray For Peace)” – ADELITA’S WAY

#11 –   “Take Me” – KORN

#10 –   “Crooked Teeth” – PAPA ROACH

# 9 –    “The Stage” – AVENGED SEVENFOLD

# 8 –    “Never Again” – BREAKING BENJAMIN

# 7 –    “Square Hammer” – GHOST

# 6 –    “Monster” – STARSET

# 5 –    “Stuck In Your Head” – I PREVAIL

# 4 –    “How Did You Love” – SHINEDOWN

# 3 –    “Remember We Die” – GEMINI SYDROME

# 2 –    “Atlas, Rise” – METALLICA

# 1 –     “My Name Is Human” – HIGHLY SUSPECT

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Billboard Top 25 Hard Rock Albums – 12/17/16

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Billboard Hard Rock Albums Chart for the week ending 12/17/16.  Top 25 albums ranked by sales data and compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.

THIS WEEK’S TOP 25:

      1. METALLICA – Hardwired…To Self-Destruct
      2. TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA – The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve
      3. AVENGED SEVENFOLD – The Stage
      4. SKILLET– Unleashed
      5. ICON FOR HIRE – You Can’t Kill Us
      6. KORN – The Serenity Of Suffering
      7. DISTURBED – Immortalized
      8. SIXX: A.M. – Prayers For The Blessed, Vol. 2
      9. BEASTO BLANCO – Beasto Blanco
      10. HIGHLY SUSPECT – The Boy Who Died Wolf
      11. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH -Got Your Six
      12. I PREVAIL – Lifelines
      13. THE PRETTY RECKLESS – Who You Selling For
      14. DISTURBED – Disturbed: Live At Red Rocks
      15. LAMB OF GOD – The Duke (EP)
      16. VOLBEAT – Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogie
      17. SHINEDOWN – Threat To Survival
      18. A DAY TO REMEMBER – Bad Vibrations
      19. TESTAMENT – Brotherhood Of The Snake
      20. ALTER BRIDGE – The Last Hero
      21. JIMI HENDRIX – Machine Gun: The Fillmore East: First Show 12/31/1969
      22. SIXX: A.M. – Prayers For The Damned, Vol. 1
      23. CHEVELLE – The North Corridor
      24. ALICE IN CHAINS – Live: Facelift (EP)
      25. MEGADETH – Dystopia

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