Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Dark Necessities” Remains #1 At Active Rock Radio

Red Hot Chili Peppers [Clara Balzary | WBR Press Photo]

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Dark Necessities,” which reached #1 on Mediabase’s active rock airplay chart last week, retains its throne this week.

The lead “The Getaway” single received ~2,009 spins during the July 10-16 tracking period. While that trails last week’s mark by 23 spins, it keeps “Dark Necessities” atop the chart.

Volbeat’s former #1 “The Devil’s Bleeding Crown” spends a second straight week at #2. It received ~1,921 weekly spins (-102).

Shinedown’s “Asking For It” is stationary at #3 with ~1,874 spins (-22). Chevelle’s “Joyride” and Ghost’s “From The Pinnacle To The Spit” are also positioned as they were last week. The former is #4 with ~1,862 weekly spins (+106), while the latter is #5 courtesy its ~1,339 plays (-32).

Written by Brian Cantor

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