Metallica’s “Atlas, Rise!” Reaches #1 At Active Rock Radio

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While Green Day’s “Still Breathing” remains the #1 song at alternative radio, it cedes its throne at active rock.

The new leader is Metallica’s “Atlas, Rise!,” which rises one spot to #1. It received ~2,156 spins during the January 29-February 4 tracking week (+233).

“Still Breathing” is #2 on this week’s chart courtesy a spin count of ~2,034 (-10).

Up two places, Shinedown’s “How Did You Love” takes #3 on the strength of its ~1,857 plays (+202).

Ghost’s “Square Hammer” drops one spot to #4 with ~1,612 plays (-267), while Highly Suspect’s “My Name Is Human” slips a place to #5 with ~1,524 (-176).

Written by Brian Cantor

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