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Billboard Top 25 Hard Rock Albums – 3/4/17

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Billboard Hard Rock Albums Chart for the week ending 3/4/17.  Top 25 albums ranked by multi-metric ranking, including traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA).  The chart is compiled by Nielsen Music.

THIS WEEK’S TOP 25:

      1. METALLICA – Hardwired…To Self-Destruct
      2. OVERKILL – The Grinding Wheel
      3. JOURNEY – Journey’s Greatest Hits
      4. METALLICA – Metallica
      5. QUEEN – Greatest Hits I II & III: The Platinum Collection
      6. DISTURBED – Immortalized
      7. GUNS N’ ROSES – Greatest Hits
      8. BON JOVI – Greatest Hits: The Ultimate Collection
      9. NICKELBACK – The Best Of Nickelback: Volume 1
      10. I PREVAIL – Lifelines
      11. AC/DC – Back In Black
      12. SKILLET– Unleashed
      13. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH – The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell: Volume 1
      14. METALLICA – …And Justice For All
      15. METALLICA – Master Of Puppets
      16. FOO FIGHTERS – Greatest Hits
      17. LINKIN PARK – Hybrid Theory
      18. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH -Got Your Six
      19. 3 DOORS DOWN – The Greatest Hits
      20. HIGHLY SUSPECT – The Boy Who Died Wolf
      21. LED ZEPPELIN – IV
      22. SHINEDOWN – The Sound Of Madness
      23. SYSTEM OF A DOWN – Toxicity
      24. AEROSMITH – Aerosmith’s Greatest Hits
      25. THREE DAYS GRACE – One-X

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HRD Radio Report – Week Ending 2/18/17

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HRD RADIO REPORT 

The HRD Radio Report showcases the weekly Active Rock Mediabase Charts (compiled by AllAccess.com), and appears every Tuesday on HardRockDaddy.com.  The HRD Radio Report digs deeper into the weekly Active Rock charts, providing commentary, reviews, recommendations and predictions.  It also features opinion pieces on chart action and the music business in general.

Many of the artists featured on the Active Rock charts have already been reviewed on HardRockDaddy.com.

TOP 100 HARD ROCK SONGS OF 2016

TOP 50 ACTIVE ROCK SONGS OF 2016 (by spins)

TOP 30 OCTANE BIG ‘UNS COUNTDOWN SONGS OF 2016

The following is the Active Rock Mediabase Chart for the week ending 2/18/17.  All exclusive HRD content is featured below the chart:

CHART CHART ARTIST SONG TITLE RADIO
POSITION POSITION SPINS
THIS WEEK LAST WEEK THIS WEEK
1 3 SHINEDOWN “How Did You Love” 2181
2 1 METALLICA “Atlas, Rise!” 1961
3 2 GREEN DAY “Still Breathing” 1821
4 7 PRETTY RECKLESS “Oh My God” 1338
5 6 BREAKING BENJAMIN “Never Again” 1309
6 8 KORN “Take Me” 1239
7 5 HIGHLY SUSPECT “My Name Is Human” 1214
8 9 BEARTOOTH “Hated” 1202
9 4 GHOST “Square Hammer” 1133
10 11 STARSET “Monster” 1123
11 12 CHEVELLE “Door To Door Cannibals” 987
12 13 SIXX:A.M. “We Will Not Go Quietly” 962
13 15 POP EVIL “If Only For Now” 915
14 14 BLEEKER “Highway” 897
15 21 NICKELBACK “Feed The Machine” 685
16 16 IN FLAMES “The Truth” 553
17 19 SKILLET “Back From The Dead’ 543
18 18 THROUGH FIRE “Breathe” 507
19 17 AVENGED SEVENFOLD “The Stage” 502
20 22 K.FLAY “Blood In The Cut” 486
21 24 ADELITA’S WAY “Ready For War (Pray For Peace)” 423
22 25 HALESTORM “Still Of The Night” 412
23 20 DEVOUR THE DAY “The Bottom” 410
24 26 BLINK-182 “She’s Out Of Her Mind” 393
25 23 SICK PUPPIES “Where Do I Begin” 387
26 27 ALTER BRIDGE “My Champion” 386
27 28 ART OF ANARCHY “The Madness” 350
28 39 MASTODON “Show Yourself” 329
29 29 AVATAR “New Land” 306
30 32 TWENTY ONE PILOTS “Heavydirtysoul” 287
31 36 ALL THAT REMIANS “Madness” 281
32 30 GOODBYE JUNE “Oh No” 273
33 33 BADFLOWER “Animal” 234
34 37 LETTERS FROM THE FIRE “Worth The Pain” 217
35 38 CITIZEN ZERO “Lure And Persuade” 204
36 34 FROM ASHES TO NEW “Breaking Now” 202
37 35 AMITY AFFLICTION “All Messed Up” 178
38 41 MISSIO “Middle Fingers” 173
39 42 RADKEY “Dark Black Makeup” 139
40 40 CROWN THE EMPIRE “Weight Of The World” 125
41 43 SEPTEMBER MOURNING “20 Below” 120
42 0 INCUBUS “Nimble Bastard” 119
43 50 DED “Anti-Everything” 115
44 49 LIKE A STORM “Pure Evil” 89
45 47 CAGE THE ELEPHANT “Cold Cold Cold” 87
46 48 THE REVIVALISTS “Wish I Knew You” 83
47 46 DOROTHY “Dark Nights” 79
48 57 FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES “Lullaby” 77
49 56 GOJIRA “Stranded” 77
50 53 YOU ME AT SIX “Give” 77

 

 

 

PUBLISHER’S PICK OF THE WEEK (By Adam Waldman)

INCUBUS – “Nimble Bastard”

The evolution of Incubus is the culmination of a journey that began over two decades ago. Bands like this, who unapologetically blur the lines between genres sometimes find themselves on the outside looking in when it comes to radio play.  However, Incubus has managed to garner radio attention even when it felt like the songs weren’t necessarily a great fit, particularly on Active Rock radio.  This time around, these “nimble bastards” from California have landed right in the sweet spot of the format with their latest single, “Nimble Bastard” (from their forthcoming album, 8).  Vacillating between slower, more moody moments and uptempo melodic moments with a heaviness that hasn’t been associated with Incubus in recent times, this song is a perfect fit for Active Rock.  It’s no surprise that it has already cracked the Top 50 this week.  This song should have legs and make a meaningful climb if early spins are any indication of what’s to come.
 

 

 

PUBLISHER’S PREDICTIONS (by Adam Waldman)

Last week, I predicted that Shinedown was a virtual lock to unseat Metallica and take over the #1 position this week.  Brent Smith and company easily made that prediction come true, gaining nearly 200 spins as their closet competition lost significant spins.  They now hold a lead of 800+ spins over The Pretty Reckless, who, as predicted several weeks ago, is making their move towards the top.  Even if Shinedown plateaus, they should still hold the top spot for at least a month.  With no other artists in reasonable striking distance, “How Did You Love” can coast to a lengthy stay at the top.  Of course, there is always the possibility that they suffer the same fate as Metallica and Green Day in recent weeks and starting trending down as soon as next week.  Time will tell…
 

 

HRD SPIN CONTROL (by Adam Waldman and Jon Loveless)

Each week, we will share the songs that we think should be added to rotations, alongside the songs that we feel should be dropped from rotations, either because they are a bad fit for the format, or because they have run their course and it’s time for a new single from the artist.

SPIN IT…

BLACKLITE DISTRICT“Living In A Nightmare”

AS LIONS – “Aftermath”

MESSAGE FROM SYLVIA“Right Here And Now”

AMERICAN GRIM“Idols”

EVE TO ADAM“Tongue Tied”

NEVER SAY DIE“Like A Nightmare”

I PREVAIL“Alone”

MOTIONLESS IN WHITE“Eternally Yours”

 

DROP IT…

Twenty One Pilots“Heavydirtysoul”

K-Flay“Blood In The Cut”

Cage The Elephant “Cold Cold Cold”

Blink 182“She’s Out Of Her Mind”

The Revivalists“Wish I Knew”

You Me At Six“Give”

Highly Suspect“My Name Is Human”

Green Day – “Still Breathing”

 

 

THE BREAKDOWN by Jon Loveless

KING OF THE HILL

As expected, Shinedown roars into the #1 position on the new Mediabase Active Rock Airplay chart.  Metallica and Green Day both slip back one notch as their airplay takes a heavy hit. However, the momentum was so strong for new “King Of The Hill” that they would have claimed the lead without any slippage involved.
 

 

NOTABLE CHART MOVEMENT

Starset breaks into the Top 10  with nice spin gains of more than 10%…

New to the Top 20 this week is the latest from Nickelback and the debut of K.Flay

Mastodon has the high debut in the Top 30 this week…

Missio leads a pair of newcomers in the Top 40….

Veterans Incubus have the highest charting song among three new entries (and one re-entry).
 

 

THREE UP & THREE DOWN

RISING

Shinedown – “How Did I Love”

Starset “Monster”

Nickelback“Feed The Machine”

 

FALLING

Ghost – “Square Hammer”

In Flames – “The Truth”

Avenged Sevenfold“The Stage”
 

 

 TRENDS AND OBSERVATIONS

Radio can be (and sometimes is) pretty fickle, and the fortunes of a song can reverse on a dime, but at the moment, it looks like the top spot on the chart could be in the same hands for the next month easily enough.

 

WRAP-UP

That’s all for this week.  Tune in to HardRockDaddy.com every Tuesday for the HRD Radio Report. \m/

Billboard Top 25 Hard Rock Albums – 2/4/17

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Billboard Hard Rock Albums Chart for the week ending 2/4/17.  Top 25 albums ranked by sales data and compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.

THIS WEEK’S TOP 25:

      1. METALLICA – Hardwired…To Self-Destruct
      2. ONE OK ROCK – Ambitions
      3. HALESTORM – ReAniMate 3.0: The CoVeRs ep
      4. CODE ORANGE – Forever
      5. AVENGED SEVENFOLD – The Stage
      6. DISTURBED – Immortalized
      7. SEPULTURA – Machine Messiah
      8. I PREVAIL – Lifelines
      9. SKILLET– Unleashed
      10. ACCEPT – Restless And Live
      11. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH -Got Your Six
      12. HIGHLY SUSPECT – The Boy Who Died Wolf
      13. KORN – The Serenity Of Suffering
      14. SHINEDOWN – Threat To Survival
      15. VOLBEAT – Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogie
      16. BAD COMPANY – Playlist: The Very Best Of Bad Company
      17. THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH – Exhale
      18. PAIN OF SALVATION – In The Passing Light Of Day
      19. JIMI HENDRIX – Machine Gun: The Fillmore East: First Show 12/31/1969
      20. BRING ME THE HORIZON – That’s The Spirit
      21. THE PRETTY RECKLESS – Who You Selling For
      22. GHOST – Popestar (EP)
      23. A DAY TO REMEMBER – Bad Vibrations
      24. GHOST – Meloria
      25. CHEVELLE – The North Corridor

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Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown – Week of 1-21-17

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Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown for the week of 1-21-17.

1-21-17 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 –  “Aftermath” – AS LIONS

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

#13 –  “Alone” – I PREVAIL

#12 –  “Atlas,Rise!” – METALLICA

#11 –  “Lifeline” – THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH

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

# 9 –   “Door To Door Cannibals” – CHEVELLE

# 8 –   “Ready For War (Pray For Peace)” – ADELTA’S WAY

# 7 –   “Doomed” – BRING ME THE HORIZON

# 6 –   “How Did You Love” – SHINEDOWN

# 5 –   “The Bottom” – DEVOUR THE DAY

# 4 –   “Hated” – BEARTOOTH

# 3 –   “Remember We Die” – GEMINI SYNDROME

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

# 1 –    “Square Hammer” – GHOST

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Billboard Top 25 Hard Rock Albums – 1/28/17

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Billboard Hard Rock Albums Chart for the week ending 1/28/17.  Top 25 albums ranked by sales data and compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.

THIS WEEK’S TOP 25:

      1. HALESTORM – ReAniMate 3.0: The CoVeRs ep
      2. METALLICA – Hardwired…To Self-Destruct
      3. ICE NINE KILLS – Safe Is Just A Shadow (Re-Shadowed And Re-Recorded)
      4. AVENGED SEVENFOLD – The Stage
      5. DISTURBED – Immortalized
      6. SKILLET– Unleashed
      7. I PREVAIL – Lifelines
      8. NIGHTWISH – Vehicle Of Spirit: Live At Wembley Arena, London/Ratina Station, Tampere +
      9. HIGHLY SUSPECT – The Boy Who Died Wolf
      10. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH -Got Your Six
      11. KORN – The Serenity Of Suffering
      12. GONE IS GONE – Echolocation
      13. SHINEDOWN – Threat To Survival
      14. VOLBEAT – Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogie
      15. THE PRETTY RECKLESS – Who You Selling For
      16. A DAY TO REMEMBER – Bad Vibrations
      17. GHOST – Meloria
      18. JIMI HENDRIX – Machine Gun: The Fillmore East: First Show 12/31/1969
      19. BRING ME THE HORIZON – That’s The Spirit
      20. ALLUVIAL – The Deep Longing For Annihilation
      21. MEGADETH – Dystopia
      22. BAD COMPANY – Playlist: The Very Best Of Bad Company
      23. TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA – The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve
      24. GOJIRA – Magma
      25. THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH – Exhale

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Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown – Week of 1-14-17

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Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown for the week of 1-14-17.

1-14-17 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 –  “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore” – THREE DAYS GRACE

#14 –  “Take Me” – KORN

#13 –  “Doomed” – BRING ME THE HORIZON

#12 –  “Breaking New” – FROM ASHES TO NEW

#11 –  “Breathe” – THROUGH FIRE

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

# 9 –   “Monster” – STARSET

# 8 –   “We Will Not Go Quietly” – SIXX:A.M.

# 7 –   “Hated” – BEARTOOTH

# 6 –   “Never Again” – BREAKING BENJAMIN

# 5 –   “The Bottom” – DEVOUR THE DAY

# 4 –   “How Did You Love” – SHINEDOWN

# 3 –   “Remember We Die” – GEMINI SYNDROME

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

# 1 –    “Square Hammer” – GHOST

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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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Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown – Week of 1-7-17

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Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown for the week of 1-7-17.

1-7-17 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 –  “Door To Door Cannibals” – CHEVELLE

#13 –  “Take Me” – KORN

#12 –  “Breaking New” – FROM ASHES TO NEW

#11 –  “Hated” – BEARTOOTH

#10 –  “Atlas,Rise!” – METALLICA

# 9 –   “Breathe” – THROUGH FIRE

# 8 –   “Monster” – STARSET

# 7 –   “Square Hammer” – GHOST

# 6 –   “The Bottom” – DEVOUR THE DAY

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

# 4 –   “Never Again” – BREAKING BENJAMIN

# 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 – 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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2016 Active Rock Radio / Octane Quarterly Report: Q4

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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 fourth 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 fourth quarter of 2016, you will find the Top 15 Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown songs for the same time period.

Q4 RANK ARTIST SONG TITLE TOP 50 SPINS
1 HIGHLY SUSPECT “My Name Is Human” 23,903
2 VOLBEAT “Seal The Deal” 20,800
3 DISTURBED “Open Your Eyes” 20,573
4 FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH “I Apologize” 18,798
5 GHOST “Square Hammer” 18,793
6 PRETTY RECKLESS “Take Me Down” 17,466
7 GREEN DAY “Bang Bang” 16,243
8 AVENGED SEVENFOLD “The Stage” 14,850
9 SKILLET “Feel Invincible” 13,907
10 RED SUN RISING “Amnesia” 12,985
11 METALLICA “Moth Into Flame” 12,740
12 METALLICA “Atlas,Rise!” 11,270
13 GREEN DAY “Still Breathing” 10,409
14 SHINEDOWN “How Did You Love” 9,748
15 A DAY TO REMEMBER “Naivety” 8,805
16 THRICE “Black Honey” 8,629
17 METALLICA “Hardwired” 8,494
18 DINOSAUR PILE-UP “11:11” 8,443
19 KINGS OF LEON “Waste A Moment” 8,135
20 CHEVELLE “Door To Door Cannibals” 7,844
21 BEARTOOTH “Hated” 7,738
22 KORN “Rotting In Vain” 7,149
23 ALTER BRIDGE “Show Me A Leader” 7,143
24 BREAKING BENJAMIN “Never Again” 6,583
25 IN FLAMES “The Truth” 5,827
26 GEMINI SYNDROME “Remember We Die” 5,665
27 RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS “Go Robot” 5,665
28 HELLYEAH “I Don’t Care Anymore” 4,927
29 KORN “Take Me” 4,639
30 SIXX:A.M. “We Will Not Go Quietly” 4,099
31 POP EVIL “If Only For Now” 3,943
32 SIXX:A.M. “Prayers For The Damned” 3,839
33 DEVOUR THE DAY “The Bottom” 3,781
34 PROPHETS OF RAGE “Prophets Of Rage” 3,579
35 TWENTY ONE PILOTS “Heathens” 3,468
36 CITIZEN ZERO “Go (Let Me Save You)” 3,303
37 STARSET “Monster” 3,230
38 KORN “Rotting In Vain” 3,216
39 KALEO “Way Down We Go” 3,091
40 ONE LESS REASON “Break Me” 3,054
41 SICK PUPPIES “Where Do I Begin” 3,054
42 THROUGH FIRE “Breathe” 2,408
43 ADELITA’S WAY “Ready For War (Pray For Peace)” 2,363
44 DEFTONES “Phantom Bride” 2,090
45 AVATAR “Night Never” 1,993
46 ZAKK WYLDE (f. COREY TAYLOR) “Sleeping Dogs” 1,960
47 THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH “Push” 1,798
48 GOODBYE JUNE “Oh No” 1,778
49 3 DOORS DOWN “Still Alive” 1,763
50 TRAPT “It’s Over” 1,723

 

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 fourth 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.

Q4 RANK ARTIST SONG TITLE
1 GEMINI SYNDROME “Remember We Die”
2 HIGHLY SUSPECT “My Name Is Human”
3 SHINEDOWN “How Did You Love”
4 AVENGED SEVENFOLD “The Stage”
5 FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH “I Apologize”
6 I PREVAIL “Stuck In Your Head”
7 THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH “Push”
8 METALLICA “Atlas,Rise!”
9 VOLBEAT “Seal The Deal”
10 METALLICA “Moth Into Flame”
11 GHOST “Square Hammer”
12 KORN “Rotting In Vain”
13 BREAKING BENJAMIN “Never Again”
14 KORN “Take Me”
15 DISTURBED “Open Your Eyes”

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