Saturday, December 19, 2015

Rock Sweep: December 26, 2015...


Round two of this week's "music sweeps" is up with the latest hits on rock radio as monitored by Billboard magazine...

On their main Rock Airplay chart, the Cold War Kids climb back to #1 for a sixth nonconsecutive week with "First"...

The sole new entry on the big rock chart at #46 is Texan hard rock band Nothing More with "Here's To The Heartache". The song also moves up to #16 on the Mainstream Rock radio list. Their first hit single "This Is The Time (Ballast)" reached #18 on this chart...


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

On the Mainstream Rock radio panel, Disturbed spends a second week on top with "The Light"...

Symphonic rock collective Trans-Siberian Orchestra have become a mainstay during the holiday season, but this time they enter a rock radio chart with a non-Christmas-themed selection, as "Forget About The Blame" featuring vocals from LZZY Hale of Halestorm enters at #34. It's taken from their Letters from the Labyrinth album...


Puscifer, the moniker for Maynard James Keenan of A Perfect Circle and Tool, comes in at #38 with "The Remedy"...


Meanwhile, on the Alternative/Modern Rock chart, twenty-one pilots hold on top for a sixth week with "Stressed Out"...

Alt-rock band the Neighbourhood take the second single from their second album, "Cry Baby", to #36. The first, "R.I.P. To My Youth", made it to #25.


Miike Snow, the indie-pop trio from Stockholm, Sweden, enter at #39 with "Genghis Khan"...


Philly duo Marian Hill place at #40 with "One Time"...


Lastly, on the Triple-A (adult album alternative, or "hipster rock") format, Australian singer/songwriter Vance Joy scores his first #1 with his third hit single "The Fire and the Flood"...

Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, who just had been to #1 with "S.O.B." are back at #25 with "Look It Here"...


British neo-house duo Disclosure hook up with New Zealand's pride Lorde at #26 for "Magnets"...



Lake Street Dive, you have a big fanbase on YouTube, make this radio chart at #28 with "Call Off Your Dogs", my "Rock Pick of the Week"...


 The final debut at #30 is Alabama Shakes, who are nominated for a Grammy for Album of the Year, with "Sound & Color"...





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