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Disturbed Scores Record-Breaking Sixth Straight Mainstream Rock Songs No. 1

"A Reason to Fight" reigns on the March 30-dated list.

Disturbed finds itself in sole possession of a Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs airplay chart record, as “A Reason to Fight” rises 3-1 on the March 30-dated list.

The band scores its sixth straight leader on the chart, breaking the mark for the most in a row.

Each of the band’s entries has reigned since “The Vengeful One” in August 2015, encompassing four chart-toppers from that year’s Immortalized album and the first two singles from 2018’s Evolution.


Disturbed breaks a tie with Three Days Grace, which logged five consecutive No. 1s in 2012-15.

Disturbed now claims nine total Mainstream Rock Songs No. 1s, tying for the fifth most since the chart lanched in 1981 with Aerosmith, Godsmack and Metallica. Three Days Grace leads with 14.

Each of Disturbed’s nine No. 1s have ruled since 2006, beginning with its cover of Genesis‘ “Land of Confusion,” despite the band having first charted in 2000 and having reached the tally’s top 10 seven times prior to its first leader.

On the all-rock-format Rock Airplay chart, “A Reason to Fight” concurrently reaches a new No. 14 high with 3.6 million audience impressions, up  8 percent, according to Nielsen Music.

Evolution debuted at No. 1 on Top Rock Albums and No. 4 on the Billboard 200 dated Nov. 3, 2018, with 71,000 equivalent album units earned.