Published On: Wed, Mar 12th, 2014

Avenged Sevenfold keeps top spot on Active Rock chart with ‘Shepherd of Fire’

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

Check out full list HERE

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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- Brian C. Cole expanded his writing talents for Examiner.com. Politically Brian discovered the Libertarian Party and its commitment to free markets, free trade, social tolerance and non-intervention abroad. Currently, Brian serves as the Region 8 Representative to the Libertarian Party of Florida for Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties. He also works as Vice-Chairman for the Libertarian Party of Hillsborough County. Passionate about rugby Brian became one of the players for the Tampa Bay Krewe Rugby and writes regularly about Florida rugby events. Brian is a huge music fan, preferring songs that utilize actual instruments over the computer-generated tracks that tend to dominate too many of the mainstream radio stations today. He updates fans on different music events, especially in the central Florida area.

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