Pop Evil’s “Waking Lions” Reaches #1 At Active Rock Radio

“Waking Lions” dethrones “Safari Song” on the active rock chart.

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Pop Evil’s “Waking Lions” rises to the top spot on this week’s Mediabase active rock chart.

“Waking Lions,” which was #2 last week, improves to #1 on the strength of its ~1,885 tracking period spins. This week’s count tops last week’s mark by 6 plays.

“Waking Lions” seizes the throne from Greta Van Fleet’s “Safari Song.” Played ~1,764 times during the March 11-17 tracking period (-194), “Safari Song” falls to #2 this week.

Three Days Grace’s “The Mountain” climbs two spots to #3 with ~1,684 spins (+183), while a play count of ~1,621 (+91) keeps Breaking Benjamin’s “Red Cold River” at #4.

Five Finger Death Punch’s “Gone Away,” which received ~1,445 spins (+83), rises one place to #5.

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