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Top 20 Songs: Week of February 3-9, 2013

Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com Volbeat ‘s ‘Heaven Nor Hell’ had a brief two-week stay at No. 1, but the band is giving up the top spot on this week’s Loudwire Top 20 Countdown to All That Remain ‘s steadily climbing single, ‘Stand Up.’ After hovering in the Top 5 for the last few weeks, the track finally reached the apex of the countdown, where it hopes to remain for a little while. Rounding out the Top 5 this week are Deftones ‘ ‘Tempest,’ which climbs a notch from No. 4 to No. 3; former No. 1 Avenged Sevenfold , whose ‘Carry On’ flip flops with Deftones to fall back from No. 3 to No 4; and Alice in Chains , who crack the Top 5 at No. 5 with ‘Hollow.’ There was some major movement in this week’s Top 20 Countdown. The biggest riser of the week was Halestorm ‘s ‘Freak Like Me,’ which leapt up from No. 13 to No. 9. Meanwhile, Chevelle ‘s ‘Same Old Trip’ took a fairly big tumble, dropping eight notches from No. 5 to No. 13 this week. As for new songs, Hollywood Undead liven things up with their latest single ‘We Are,’ which jumps into the countdown at No. 18. In the process of making their debut, the track knocked out former chart-topper ‘Absolute Zero’ from Stone Sour . Check out the top 20 songs of this week’s countdown below and be sure to tune in and crank it up with Loudwire Radio this weekend. To find out where you can hear the countdown, click the red button below. Loudwire Radio Top 20 Songs of the Week: 20. Soundgarden, ‘Been Away Too Long’ 19. Hinder, ‘Save Me’ 18. Hollywood Undead, ‘We Are’ 17. Otherwise, ‘I Don’t Apologize’ 16. Green Day, ‘X-Kid’ 15. P.O.D., ‘Higher’ 14. Shinedown, ‘Enemies’ 13. Chevelle, ‘Same Old Trip’ 12. Five Finger Death Punch, ‘The Pride’ 11. Three Days Grace, ‘The High Road’ 10. Papa Roach, ‘Where Did the Angels Go’ 9. Halestorm, ‘Freak Like Me’ 8. Young Guns, ‘Bones’ 7. Adelitas Way, ‘Alive’ 6. 3 Doors Down, ‘One Light’ 5. Alice in Chains, ‘Hollow’ 4. Avenged Sevenfold, ‘Carry On’ 3. Deftones, ‘Tempest’ 2. Volbeat, ‘Heaven Nor Hell’ 1. All That Remains, ‘Stand Up’ [button href=”http://loudwire.com/loudwire-radio-station-list/” title=”See Which Stations Air Loudwire Radio” align=”center”]

Top 20 Songs: Week of January 27-February 2, 2013

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire / Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com Danish rockers Volbeat are holding onto the top spot for a second week in a row on this week’s Loudwire Radio Top 20 Countdown. The band’s ‘Heaven Nor Hell’ single is doing rather well, but may face a challenge next week from All That Remains , whose song ‘Stand Up’ rises another spot from No. 3 to No. 2 and is knocking on the door to No. 1. Former No. 1 track ‘Carry On’ from  Avenged Sevenfold slips back another spot this week to No. 3, meanwhile Deftones and Chevelle traded places this week with Deftones’ ‘Tempest’ inching forward to No. 4, while Chevelle’s ‘Same Old Trip’ drops to No. 5. There could be some shakeup next week in the Top 5 as Alice in Chains made the biggest jump of the week, moving four big notches from No. 10 to No. 6 with ‘Hollow,’ suggesting a trajectory that could place it at or near the top of the chart fairly soon. This Loudwire Radio Top 20 Countdown’s biggest dropper is former No. 1 song ‘Enemies’ from Shinedown . The track takes a tumble from No. 9 to No. 12 this week. The countdown also features the arrival of one new song — Green Day ‘s ‘X-Kid’ which ended the run of Slash ‘s ‘Standing in the Sun’ in the Top 20. It slides in at No. 19. Check out the top 20 songs below and be sure to tune in and crank it up to rock out to Loudwire Radio this weekend. To find out where you can hear the countdown, click on the red button below. Loudwire Radio Top 20 Songs of the Week: 20. Stone Sour, ‘Absolute Zero’ 19. Green Day, ‘X-Kid’ 18. Otherwise, ‘I Don’t Apologize’ 17. Soundgarden, ‘Been Away Too Long’ 16. Hinder, ‘Save Me’ 15. P.O.D., ‘Higher’ 14. Three Days Grace, ‘The High Road’ 13. Halestorm, ‘Freak Like Me’ 12. Shinedown, ‘Enemies’ 11. Papa Roach, ‘Where Did the Angels Go’ 10. Five Finger Death Punch, ‘The Pride’ 9. 3 Doors Down, ‘One Light’ 8. Young Guns, ‘Bones’ 7. Adelitas Way, ‘Alive’ 6. Alice in Chains, ‘Hollow’ 5. Chevelle, ‘Same Old Trip’ 4. Deftones, ‘Tempest’ 3. Avenged Sevenfold, ‘Carry On’ 2. All That Remains, ‘Stand Up’ 1. Volbeat, ‘Heaven Nor Hell’ [button href=”http://loudwire.com/loudwire-radio-station-list/” title=”See Which Stations Air Loudwire Radio” align=”center”]

Top 20 Songs: Week of Dec. 30, 2012 – Jan. 5, 2013

Ethan Miller / Theo Wargo, Getty Images Happy New Year, everyone! Loudwire’s Top 20 Countdown begins 2013 with a familiar face holding onto the top spot. After a brief taste of the No. 1 position in late November, Shinedown fell back to No. 2 for several weeks, but is now spending its second straight week on top. Soundgarden , Shinedown’s biggest obstacle during the early-December stretch, slips back another notch this week from No. 2 to No. 33. Trading places with Chris Cornell and company is the rapidly rising Avenged Sevenfold  single ‘Carry On,’ which is commanding the No. 2 position and could make a run at No. 1 next week. Rounding out the top five are All That Remains ‘ ‘Stand Up’ and Volbeat ‘s ‘Heaven Nor Hell,’ swapping places this week. All That Remains inch another step closer to the top of the charts at No. 4, while Volbeat slide back to the No. 5 spot. Elsewhere on the countdown, there were significant jumps this week for Adelitas Way ‘s ‘Alive’ and Papa Roach ‘s ‘Where Did the Angels Go.’ Adelitas Way are knocking on the door to the Top 10, patiently awaiting at No. 11 with their latest single. Meanwhile, Jacoby Shaddix ‘s crew have seen ‘Where Did the Angels Go’ take flight up another two spots to No. 15 this week. And finally, Alice in Chains has the lone new entry in the week’s countdown with ‘Hollow’ digging in at No. 18. Look for the track to be a candidate for next week’s rapid riser. Check out the Top 20 songs below and be sure to tune in to Loudwire Radio this weekend to crank up these tunes at full volume. Loudwire Radio Top 20 Songs of the Week: 20. Trapt, ‘Bring It’ 19. Three Days Grace, ‘Chalk Outline’ 18. Alice in Chains, ‘Hollow’ 17. Nonpoint, ‘Left for You’ 16. In This Moment, ‘Blood’ 15. Papa Roach, ‘Where Did the Angels Go’ 14. P.O.D., ‘Higher’ 13. Stone Sour, ‘Absolute Zero’ 12. Young Guns, ‘Bones’ 11. Adelitas Way, ‘Alive’ 10. 3 Doors Down, ‘One Light’ 9. Five Finger Death Punch, ‘The Pride’ 8. Deftones, ‘Tempest’ 7. Slash, ‘Standing in the Sun’ 6. Chevelle, ‘Same Old Trip’ 5. Volbeat, ‘Heaven Nor Hell’ 4. All That Remains, ‘Stand Up’ 3. Soundgarden, ‘Been Away Too Long’ 2. Avenged Sevenfold, ‘Carry On’ 1. Shinedown, ‘Enemies’ [button href=”http://loudwire.com/loudwire-radio-station-list/” title=”See Which Stations Air Loudwire Radio” align=”center”]

All That Remains’ Phil Labonte Says Homophobic Slur Is ‘Just a Word’

Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com Late last year, All That Remains singer Phil Labonte raised a few eyebrows when using the word “f–got” while talking about a song competition between his band and Black Veil Brides. At the time, he was referencing a photo split that featured himself and the glammed out singer of Black Veil Brides , Andy Biersack. The vocalist later clarified his comments and with some distance now between the remarks, he’s commented further on the outrage over his usage of the term. In a recent issue of Revolver (excerpted by ThePrp.com ), Labonte says, “I don’t worry what people think about me. I’ll call everyone in my band a f–got and some people who read that get really butt-hurt. I just don’t know why. What happened to ‘Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me’? I don’t advocate hurting someone’s feelings because of their sexual orientation, but at the same time, if it really offends you when someone says ‘f–got,’ you need to man up. It’s just a word.” At the time of the incident and pending backlash, Labonte criticized the metal media for latching onto one aspect and not telling the whole story, like his vocal support of gay rights. He adds in the new interview, “Passing laws against gay marriage is the most ridiculous thing that straight people do. That’s offensive to me, because they’re just people, and it certainly isn’t my right to go ahead and tell people how they can live or cannot live.” For all the hubbub over that incident last year, All That Remains have also done a lot of good. Just last month the band continued their support of the military by visiting a Marine Corps base around the Thanksgiving holiday. The group recently issued the video for ‘ Stand Up ‘ from their newly released ‘ A War You Cannot Win ‘ album. [button href=”http://loudwire.com/all-that-remains-phil-labonte-talks-military-religion-a-war-you-cannot-win/” title=”Next: Phil Labonte Discusses the Military + Religion” align=”center”]

All That Remains, ‘A War You Cannot Win’ – Album Review

Razor & Tie All That Remains  are a polarizing band. Frontman Phil Labonte isn’t afraid to speak his mind , and as the group’s success has increased, so have the haters. ‘A War You Cannot Win’ will have those critics complaining louder than ever, but the album should draw legions of new fans that will embrace ATR’s style. That style combines elements of metalcore, mainstream metal and hard rock, and ‘A War You Cannot Win’ is probably the band’s most melodic effort. That doesn’t mean there aren’t songs that pack a wallop. The proceedings start aggressively with ‘Down Thru The Ages,’ with Labonte using harsh vocals and a few higher-pitched screams. Clean vocals make their appearance as well, along with a searing guitar solo. Speaking of guitars, the dual attack of Oli Herbert and Mike Martin is impressive throughout. From darker riffs on songs like ‘A Call To All Non-Believers’ to shredding eighties styles solos, they are on point. When it comes to radio-friendly accessible songs, ‘A War You Cannot Win’ has a few. If you listen to rock radio, you have heard ‘Stand Up,’ an extremely catchy track. ‘Asking Too Much’ is another future radio hit, very melodic and memorable. The power ballad ‘What If I Was Nothing’ has a Five Finger Death Punch vibe and is an obvious choice for a single. Those that buy the album after only hearing the radio singles might be turned off by the harsh vocals, but the balance of those styles is what makes All That Remains who they are. The music might be formulaic, but they execute that formula so well it’s hard to hold it against them. By the last third of the album, there are a few misses. Jason Costa’s drum work gets some nice exposure on ‘Sing for Liberty,’ yet the track itself doesn’t stand out among the rest. They rebound with ‘Not Fading,’ but some momentum is lost with the nondescript acoustic instrumental ‘Calculating Loneliness.’ The tempo cranks back up along with a breakdown or two for the title track, which closes out the album. ‘A War You Cannot Win’ is packed with catchy singles and a polished production from Killswitch Engage’s Adam D. that will appeal to the mainstream. There’s also an ample supply of aggression and heaviness to satisfy metalheads. The combination should make it a very successful album.

All That Remains Guitarist Mike Martin Discusses Rock Vegas, Hangover Remedies + More

It was recently announced that All That Remains would be hitting the road with Dethklok, Machine Head and Black Dahlia Murder for a massive fall tour. Before this trek, ATR will play Rock Vegas with numerous heavy-hitting hard rock acts such as Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Shinedown, Godsmack and Staind. The two-day event takes place Friday, Sept. 28, and Saturday, Sept. 29. We recently caught up with All That Remains

All That Remains Singer Phil Labonte To Appear on ‘3-Gun Nation’ TV Show

‘3-Gun Nation‘ is a TV show hosted by country singer Mark Wills, and  the new season of the program will add Phil Labonte from All That Remains to the mix. Willis and Labonte will receive training tips from professional 3-Gunners as the two singers compete head-to-head in various challenges. 3-Gun shooting events involve courses where the shooter moves through different stages using a combination of a rifle, pistol and shotgun.

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