Saturday, March 14, 2015

Rock Sweep: March 21, 2015...


Round two of this week's "chart sweeps" is up, checking out the songs making the Billboard radio and club charts, and this time out I have the latest hits on rock radio...

On the main Rock Airplay chart, Walk the Moon are on top for a fourth week with "Shut Up And Dance"...

Singer/songwriter Meg Myers comes in at #46 with "Sorry". Last year she went to #35 on this list with "Desire"...


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German indie-folk duo Milky Chance's breakthrough hit "Stolen Dance" is still up at #3 in its 39th week on this chart, while their next single "Flashed Junk Mind" drops in at #47. The track also climbs to #29 on the Modern Rock chart in its eighth week...


British metalcore act Bring Me The Horizon swim in at #49 with "Drown", which also moves up to #15 on the Mainstream Rock list. They previously took "Sleepwalking" to #47 on this chart...


The last newbie on the main chart is country jam faves the Zac Brown Band with their first rock hit, "Heavy Is The Head", featuring Chris Cornell from Soundgarden/Audioslave. It's my "Rock Pick of the Week"...


 And now on to the rock radio format charts....

On the Mainstream Rock radio panel, Papa Roach move to #1 with "Face Everything And Rise". It's their second chart-topper; they did the same in 2009 with "Lifeline". Also, The Zac Brown Band's aforementioned "Heavy Is The Heart" is the top new entry at #37...

Apocalyptica, a classical metal act from the Scandinavian country of Finland, are back at #39 with "Cold Blood". In 2008 they topped the list with "I Don't Care"...


Baltimore-based hard rockers Charm City Devils ascend to #40 with "Karma". Back in 2012 their version of "Man of Constant Sorrow" climbed to #25...


Meanwhile, on the Alternative/Modern Rock chart, Walk the Moon are on top for a fourth week...

Fall Out Boy follow up their top-5 alt-rock hit "Centuries" with the song at #36, "Uma Thurman"...


California rockers Night Riots storm in at #40 with "Contagious", their first the make the chart...


Lastly, on the Triple-A (adult album alternative, or "hipster rock") format,  Modest Mouse remains at #1 for a fourth week with "Lampshades On Fire"...

Psychedelic indie-rock band My Morning Jacket return at #19 with "Big Decisions". Back in 2008 they peaked at #5 with "I'm Amazed"...


Ed Sheeran's big pop hit "Thinking Out Loud" crosses over to this format at #26. It's his second trip on this list; he went to #13 with "Lego House"...


Indie-soul singer Leon Bridges lands at #29 with "Coming Home"...


Philly indie-rockers The War On Drugs score their first hit at #30 with "Under The Pressure"...


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















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