Volbeat Remains #1 at Active Rock Radio; RHCP Up To #2, Shinedown Enters Top 5

Volbeat [The Devil's Bleeding Crown Cover | Republic Records]

Volbeat’s “The Devil’s Bleeding Crown” continues to wear the crown at active rock radio.

Spun ~2,196 times during the May 22-28 tracking week (-32), “Crown” claims #1 on Mediabase’s active rock radio chart for a fourth straight week.

Up three places, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Dark Necessities” is this week’s runner-up. It was played ~1,655 times during the official tracking period (+165).

Sixx:AM’s “Rise” follows at #3 (+1) with ~1,586 weekly spins (-3), while Five Finger Death Punch’s “My Nemesis” drops two places to #4 with a spin count of ~1,582 (-106).

Shinedown’s “Asking For It,” which was #7 last week, follows at a new peak of #5. It received ~1,347 weekly spins (+104).

Written by Brian Cantor

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