Volbeat's 'Last Day Under the Sun' Shines Atop Mainstream Rock Songs Chart

Ross Halfin

The Danish rockers tie U2 for the most leaders by a European act.

Volbeat notches its seventh No. 1 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Songs chart, as "Last Day Under the Sun" tops the Aug. 10-dated tally.

The Danish rockers are now tied for the most Mainstream Rock Songs triumphs by a European act in the chart's nearly four-decade history with Ireland's U2. Canada's Three Days Grace boasts the most No. 1s (15) among all acts all-time.

Each of Volbeat's leaders has ruled in the 2010s, beginning with "Still Counting," for two weeks in July 2012.

Concurrently, "Sun" bullets at its No. 12 high on the all-rock-format Rock Airplay chart, up 7% to 4.6 million audience impressions, according to Nielsen Music.

"Sun" is the lead single from Rewind, Replay, Rebound, Volbeat's seventh studio album, released Aug. 2.


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