Saturday, March 07, 2015

Rock Sweep: March 14, 2015...


Round two of today's "chart sweeps" is up, checking out the songs making the Billboard charts, and this time it's the latest on rock radio...

On their main Rock Airplay chart, Walk the Moon spend their third week at #1 with "Shut Up And Dance"...

The lead singer of modern rock trio fun., Nate Ruess, has the top debut at #36 with "Nothing Without Love", my "Rock Pick of the Week". His bandmate Jack Antonoff, is also on the chart at #13 with his side project Bleachers with "Rollercoaster"...


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Synthpop band Passion Pit returns at #40 with "Lifted Up (1985)". Two years ago they made the top-10 here with "Take A Walk"...


 The second single from guitar god Slash's World On Fire album, "Bent To Fly", shows up on the big rock chart at #46. It's already up to #13 on the Mainstream Rock chart in its 14th week...


The song one notch ahead of it at #12 on the Mainstream Rock list, "This Probably Won't End Well" from All That Remains, comes in here at #40. They previously scaled to #16 with "What If I Was Nothing"...


And now for the rock radio format charts...

On the Mainstream Rock radio panel,  Three Days Grace is on top for a sixth week with "I Am Machine"...

Blues-metal band Sons Of Texas make their debut at #37 with "Baptized In The Rio Grande"...


Alt-metal group Devour The Day enter at #38 with "Faith", from their upcoming second album. They went to #9 in 2012 with "Good Man"...


Meanwhile, on the Alternative/Modern Rock chart,  Walk The Moon are at #1 for a third week with "Shut Up And Dance", while the aforementioned Passion Pit and Nate Ruess singles arrive at #34 and #36 respectively...

Lastly, on the Triple-A (adult album alternative, or "hipster rock") format, Modest Mouse reign for a third week with "Lampshades On Fire"...

Michigan-based indie-folk act Lord Huron sails in at #22 with "Fool For Love"...


British singer/songwriter James Bay arrives at #25 with "Hold Back The River". The song is a top-5 radio hit in his native country...


Another British artist, George Ezra, claims the last debut at #28 with "Blame It On Me", the followup to his #1 hit "Budapest", which drops to #11 this week here...


I'll return in an hour and a half with the latest on R&B radio....








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