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Avenged Sevenfold record remains on top at Active Rock radio

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For the eighth straight week Avenged Sevenfold’s record, “Shepherd of Fire” remains the most heard track at Active Rock Radio. According to All Access, the song amassed 6.357 million impressions for the seven-day tracking period running from March 2 to March 8.

While the track by Avenged Sevenfold, 98 Rock Fest’s headlining act, is total is down almost 500,000 impressions from the previous week, “Shepherd of Fire” maintains a comfortable lead over the second-most-heard song at Active Rock radio, Pretty Reckless’ “Heaven Knows”, which accumulated 5.459 million total listens for the week.

Here is the Top 50 Chart of the most-heard songs at Active Rock radio for the week of March 2 through March 8, as recorded by Mediabase and reported to All Access. Songs in bold print registered increases in airplay from the previous week. “Current” tracks are marked with a “C”, while “Recurrent” tracks are marked with an “R”:

Rank – Artist – Title – Impressions (in millions) –C/R

  1. Avenged Sevenfold – Shepherd of Fire – 6.357 – C
  2. Pretty Reckless – Heaven Knows – 5.459 – C
  3. All That Remains – What if I Was Nothing – 5.117 – C
  4. Chevelle – Take out the Gunman – 3.98 – C
  5. Alter Bridge – Addicted to Pain – 3.975 – C
  6. Stone Sour – Tired – 3.853 – C
  7. Seether – Weak – 3.358 – C
  8. Volbeat – Dead but Rising – 2.946 – C
  9. Korn – Spike in my Veins – 2.777 – C
  10. Volbeat- Lola Montez – 2.645 – R
  11. Arctic Monkeys – Do I Wanna Know? – 2.45 – C
  12. Avenged Sevenfold – Hail to the King – 2.327 – R
  13. Young the Giant – It’s About Time – 2.322 – C
  14. Skillet – Not Gonna Die – 2.129 – C
  15. Pop Evil – Torn to Pieces – 1.984 – C
  16. Five Finger Death Punch – Battle Born – 1.961 – R
  17. Three Days Grace – Misery Loves My Company – 1.951 – R
  18. Pearl Jam – Lightning Bolt – 1.898 – C
  19. Shinedown – Adrenaline – 1.735 – R
  20. Three Days Grace – Chalk Outline – 1.662 – R
  21. Cage the Elephant – Come a Little Closer – 1.592 – R
  22. Escape the Fate – One for the Money – 1.566 – C
  23. Volbeat – Hangman’s Bodycount – 1.54 – R
  24. Linkin Park – Guilty All The Same – 1.529 – C
  25. Imagine Dragons – Radioactive – 1.462 – R
  26. Five Finger Death Punch – House of the Rising Sun – 1.417 – C
  27. Beware of Darkness – All Who Remain – 1.34 – C
  28. Pearl Jam – Sirens – 1.357 – R
  29. Halestorm – I Miss the Misery – 1.331 – R
  30. Five Finger Death Punch featuring Rob Halford – Lift Me Up – 1.327 – R
  31. Stone Sour – Absolute Zero – 1.303 – R
  32. AWOLNATION – Sail – 1.254 – R
  33. Alice in Chains – Voices – 1.181 – R
  34. Pop Evil – Deal with the Devil – 1.161 – R
  35. Linkin Park – Burn it Down – 1.136 – R
  36. Eve to Adam – Immortal – 1.128 – C
  37. Killswitch Engage – Always – 1.115 – C
  38. Korn – Never Never – 1.082 – R
  39. Imagine Dragons – Demons – 1.042 – R
  40. Pop Evil – Trenches – 1.028 – R
  41. Bring Me the Horizon – Sleepwalking – 0.99 – C
  42. Volbeat – Heaven nor Hell – 0.92 – R
  43. Devour the Day – Good Man – 0.912 – R
  44. Gemini Syndrome – Stardust – 0.825 – C
  45. In This Moment – Whore – 0.797 – R
  46. Redlight King – Times Are Hard – 0.771 – C
  47. Band of Skulls – Asleep at the Wheel – 0.764 – C
  48. Alice in Chains – Stone – 0.764 – R
  49. Black Keys – Gold on the Ceiling – 0.758 – R
  50. Kings of Leon – Wait for Me – 0.735 – C

Stay up to date with the world of Active Rock radio

Here in Tampa Bay, 98 Rock (WXTB, 97.9 FM) is the local destination for the latest Active Rock music and news. Please visit the station’s website and Facebook page. For a complete list of the Top 50 Currents and Top 50 Recurrents, ranked by detections instead of impressions, please visit the All Access website.

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