Concurrently, “Waiting on a War,” Medicine at Midnight‘s current radio single, crowns Hot Hard Rock Songs, marking the band’s first No. 1 on the multi-metric chart (which began last June). It reigns with 4.1 million all-format radio audience impressions, 1.1 million U.S. streams and 1,000 downloads sold.
In all, seven of the album’s nine songs infuse Hot Hard Rock Songs, including the top two, as “Making a Fire” debuts at No. 2, and four of the top 10.
Airplay-wise, “War” reaches new highs at all three individual rock radio formats, lifting 12-7 on Adult Alternative Airplay, 18-15 on Alternative Airplay and 21-15 on Mainstream Rock Airplay. On the all-rock-format, audience-based Rock Airplay chart, the track rises 8-7 with 3.9 million impressions, up 8%.