Bleachers Sit Comfortably Atop Alternative Songs

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Musical guest Bleachers perform on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" June 25, 2014.

Jack Antonoff becomes the latest artist to top the chart with more than one group. Plus, action for Weezer and Crown the Empire.

As Bleachers rise 2-1 on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart with "I Wanna Get Better," frontman Jack Antonoff becomes the latest artist to top the chart with more than one group. He previously led as part of Fun. with "We Are Young" and "Some Nights" in 2012.

Dating to the chart's inception in 1988, let's look at the versatile artists who have enjoyed chart-topping stints with more than one band. Dave Grohl paces the list, having led the chart 15 times via three acts: as a full-time member of Foo Fighters (nine No. 1s) and Nirvana (five) and in his part-time run with Queens of the Stone Age (one). 

Artists to lead Alternative Songs with more than one group:

Dave Grohl
Foo Fighters: "Learn to Fly" (1999), "All My Life" (2002), "Best of You," "DOA" (both 2005), "The Pretender" (2007), "Long Road to Ruin," "Let It Die" (both 2008), "Rope," "Walk" (both 2011)

Nirvana: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (1991), "Heart-Shaped Box" (1993), "All Apologies," "About a Girl" (both 1994), "You Know You're Right" (2002)

Queens of the Stone Age: "No One Knows" (2003) 

(Grohl also played drums on Nine Inch Nails' 2006 No. 1 "Every Day Is Exactly the Same.") 

Peter Buck
R.E.M.: "Orange Crush" (1988), "Stand" (1989), "Losing My Religion" (1991), "Drive" (1992), "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?," "Bang and Blame" (both 1994)

Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians: "So You Think You're in Love" (1991) 

Perry Farrell, Stephen Perkins
Jane's Addiction: "Stop!," "Been Caught Stealing" (both 1990), "Just Because" (2003)

Porno for Pyros: "Pets" (1993) 

Dave Navarro
Jane's Addiction: "Stop!," "Been Caught Stealing," "Just Because"

Red Hot Chili Peppers: "My Friends" (1995) 

Jack Antonoff
Fun: "We Are Young," "Some Nights" (both 2012)

Bleachers: "I Wanna Get Better" (2014) 

Jack White
The White Stripes: "Seven Nation Army" (2003), "Icky Thump" (2007)

The Raconteurs: "Steady, As She Goes" (2006) 

Chad Kroeger
Solo: "Hero" (2002)

Nickelback: "How You Remind Me" (2001)

David Lowery
Cracker: "Teen Angst (What the World Needs Now)" (1992)

Camper van Beethoven: "Pictures of Matchstick Men" (1989)

Bernard Sumner
New Order: "Regret" (1993)

Electronic: "Get the Message" (1991)

Scott Weiland
Stone Temple Pilots: "Between the Lines" (2010)

Velvet Revolver: "Slither" (2004)

'BACK' TO '94: Also on Alternative Songs, Weezer scores its highest-ever debut (No. 12) with "Back to the Shack," the lead single from its forthcoming ninth studio album.

On the track, Rivers Cuomo sings about "rocking out like it's '94," the year the group made its chart debut when "Undone – The Sweater Song" entered the list dated July 23 … slightly more than 20 years ago. The new entrance surpasses 2005's "Beverly Hills," which debuted at No. 13 and went on to become the group's first of three leaders in July 2005, as well as its only Billboard Hot 100 top 10 (No. 10). (Weezer's other Alternative Songs No. 1s: "Perfect Situation" in 2006 and "Pork and Beans" in 2008.)

"Shack" also debuts at No. 37 on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks weekly recap.

EMPIRE STRIKES: Crown the Empire reigns for the first time on Top Rock Albums and Hard Rock Albums with The Resistance: Rise of the Runaways, while starting at a career-best No. 7 on the Billboard 200. The set scores the Texas metal band its highest sales week to date: 24,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

The album follows the group's 2012 debut The Fallout, which reached No. 37 on Top Rock Albums and No. 7 on Hard Rock Albums and sold 6,000 first week copies.