Five Finger Death Punch Ties Record With Seventh Straight Mainstream Rock Airplay No. 1

Five Finger Death Punch Ties Record With Seventh Straight Mainstream Rock Airplay No. 1

Five Finger Death Punch now boasts 11 total No. 1s on Mainstream Rock Airplay, dating to its first, “Coming Down,” in September 2012. The band ties Godsmack for the fourth-most leaders since the chart began in 1981.

Most No. 1s, Mainstream Rock Airplay
16, Shinedown
15, Three Days Grace
13, Van Halen
11, Five Finger Death Punch
11, Godsmack
10, Disturbed
10, Foo Fighters
10, Metallica
10, Tom Petty (solo and with the Heartbreakers)
9, Aerosmith

Concurrently, “Darkness” leaps 17-12 on the all-rock-format, audience-based Rock & Alternative Airplay chart with 2.8 million audience impressions, up 14%, according to MRC Data.

It’s the fourth single from F8, the band’s eighth studio LP. It debuted at No. 1 on the Hard Rock Albums chart in March 2020 and has earned 325,000 equivalent album units since its release.