ROCKIN' 101 BEST OF 2016

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Thanks for listening to The Rock Station over the past year and for voting for your favorites of 2016.  We hope you enjoyed our year end countdown.  May 2016 be another great year in rock.    Here's the official Rockin' 101 list.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.  Thrice "Black Honey"

2.  The Pretty Reckless "Take Me Down"

3.  Volbeat "The Devil's Bleeding Crown"

4.  Bring Me The Horizon "Happy Song"

5.  Disturbed "Open Your Eyes"

6.  Sick Puppies "Stick To Your Guns"

7.  Shinedown "Asking For It"

8.  3 Doors Down "Still Alive"

9.  Red Hot Chili Peppers "Dark Necessities"

10.  Skillet "Feel Invincible"

11.  Pop Evil "Take It All"

12.  Disturbed "The Sound Of Silence"

13.  3 Doors Down "In The Dark"

14.  Chevelle "Joyride (Omen)"

15.  Highly Suspect "My Name Is Human"

16.  Metallica "Hardwired"

17.  Volbeat "Seal The Deal"

18.  Five Finger Death Punch "I Apologize"

19.  Red Sun Rising "Emotionless"

20.  Citizen Zero "Go (Let Me Save You)"

21.  Shinedown "State Of My Head"

22.  Ghost "Square Hammer"

23.  Zakk Wylde feat. Corey Taylor "Sleeping Dogs"

24.  Green Day "Bang Bang"

25.  Halestorm "I Am The Fire"

26.  Muse "Reapers"

27.  Adelitas Way "Bad Reputation"

28.  Alter Bridge "Show Me A Leader"

29.  Metallica "Atlas, Rise!"

30.  Ghost "From The Pinnacle To The Pit"

31.  Papa Roach "Falling Apart"

32.  Avenged Sevenfold "The Stage"

33.  Deftones feat. Jerry Cantrell "Phantom Bride"

34.  Korn "Rotting In Vain"

35.  Ghost "Cirice"

36.  Shinedown "How Did You Love"

37.  Red Sun Rising "Amnesia"

38.  Sixx:A.M. "Rise"

39.  Breaking Benjamin "Ashes Of Eden"

40.  Green Day "Still Breathing"

41.  Rob Zombie "Get High"

42.  Hellyeah "Human"

43.  Holy White Hounds "Switchblade"

44.  Five Finger Death Punch "My Nemesis"

45.  Chevelle "Door To Door Cannibals"

46.  Wolfmother "Victorious"

47.  Deftones "Prayers / Triangles"

48.  Devour The Day "Lightning In The Sky"

49.  Metallica "Moth Into Flame"

50.  A Day To Remember "Paranoia"

51.  Pop Evil "If Only For Now"

52.  Beartooth "Hated"

53.  Prophets Of Rage "Prophets Of Rage"

54.  Sixx:A.M. "Prayers For The Damned"

55.  Goodbye June "Oh No"

56.  Slipknot "Goodbye"

57.  Starset "Monster"

58.  Throw The Fight "Bury Me Alive"

59.  Monster Truck "Don't Tell Me How To Live"

60.  Rob Zombie "Well, Everybody's...In A U.F.O."

61.  Andrew Watt "Ghost In My Head"

62.  Korn "Take Me"

63.  Avatar "The Eagle Has Landed"

64.  Trivium "Dead And Gone"

65.  Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown "Loaded Dice..."

66.  Stitched Up Heart "Monster"

67.  Gemini Syndrome "Remember We Die"

68.  Sin City Escape "White Flag"

69.  Blink 182 "Bored To Death"

70.  Rival Sons "Thundering Voices"

71.  Megadeth "Dystopia"

72.  Anthrax "Breathing Lightning"

73.  A Day To Remember "Naivety"

74.  Badflower "Animal"

75.  The Struts "Could Have Been Me"

76.  Like A Storm "Break Free"

77.  3 Pill Morning "Electric Chair"

78.  Monster Truck "Enforcer"

79.  Shaman's Harvest "In Chains"

80.  Giraffe Tongue Orchestra "Blood Moon"

81.  In Flames "The Truth"

82.  Metallica "Spit Out The Bone"

83.  Megadeth "Post American World"

84.  Tremonti "Radical Change"

85.  Bobaflex "A Spider In The Dark"

86.  Killswitch Engage "Hate By Design"

87.  Art Of Anarchy "The Madness"

88.  City Of The Weak "Censor This"

89.  Through Fire "Stronger"

90.  Bring Me The Horizon "Avalanche"

91.  Dead Horse Trauma "Left Unsaid"

92.  Saliva "Tragic Kind Of Love"

93.  Adelitas Way "Ready For War"

94.  Hellyeah "I Don't Care Anymore"

95.  Romantic Rebel "Too Far"

96.  Islander "Bad Guy"

97.  Puscifer "The Arsonist"

98.  Def Leppard "Dangerous"

99.  September Mourning "Eye Of The Storm"

100.  Strange Daze "Beautiful"

101.  Doll Skin "Family Of Strangers"

 

 

ROCKIN' 101 2016 YEAR END LISTENER AWARDS

 

SINGER

1.  Lzzy Hale (Halestorm)

2.  Benjamin Burnley (Breaking Benjamin)

3.  Jonathan Davis (Korn)

4.  James Hetfield (Metallica)

5.  Corey Taylor (Slipknot / Stone Sour)

 

GUITARIST

1.  Kirk Hammett (Metallica)

2.  Zakk Wylde (Solo)

3.  Dave Mustaine (Megadeth)

4.  Mark Tremonti (Alter Bridge / Tremonti)

5.  Scott Ian (Anthrax)

 

BASSIST

1.  Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

2.  Fieldy (Korn)

3.  Dave Ellefson (Megadeth)

4.  Nikki Sixx (Sixx:A.M.)

5.  Robert Trujillo (Metallica)

 

DRUMMER

1.  Brooks Wackermann (Avenged Sevenfold)

2.  Vinnie Paul (Hellyeah)

3.  Chris Adler (Megadeth / Lamb Of God)

4.  Ray Luzier (Korn)

5.  Lars Ulrich (Metallica)

 

 

SONG OF THE YEAR

1.  Disturbed "The Sound Of Silence"

2.  Metallica "Atlas, Rise!"

3.  Bring Me The Horizon "Happy Song"

4.  The Pretty Reckless "Take Me Down"

5.  Metallica "Hardwired"

 

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

1.  Metallica "Hardwired...To Self-Destruct"

2.  Korn "The Serenity Of Suffering"

3.  Shinedown "Threat To Survival"

4.  Disturbed "Immortalized"

5.  Avenged Sevenfold "The Stage"

 

 

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

1.  Metallica

2.  Korn

3.  Shinedown

4.  Ghost

5.  Disturbed

 

 

BEST NEW ARTIST OF 2016 (New To Rockin' 101 Playlist / Library)

1.  Beartooth

2.  Holy White Hounds

3.  Giraffe Tongue Orchestra

4.  Thrice

5.  The Struts

 

 

BEST NEW ROCK VIDEO OF 2016

1.  Five Finger Death Punch "I Apologize"

2.  Puscifer "The Arsonist"

3.  Shinedown "Asking For It"

4.  Disturbed "The Sound Of Silence"

5.  Thrice "Black Honey"

 

 

BEST MINNESOTA BAND OF 2016

1.  Throw The Fight

2.  Buzzard

3.  3 Pill Morning

4.  Soul Asylum

5.  Gabriel And The Apocalypse

 

 

 

BEST METAL BAND OF 2016

1.  Gojira

2.  Opeth

3.  Meshuggah

4.  Metallica

5.  Hatebreed

 

 

HOTTEST ROCKER OF 2016

1.  Alecia Mixi Demner (Stitched Up Heart)

2.  Simone Simons (Epica)

3.  Taylor Momsen (The Pretty Reckless)

4.  Jenny Mann (Blameshift)

5.  Lzzy Hale (Halestorm)

 

 

FAVORITE TOUR/FESTIVAL  OF 2016 (MINNESOTA / SOMERSET, WI / FARGO, ND / GRAND FORKS, ND STOP)

 

1.  Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold & Volbeat @ U.S. Bank Stadium

2.  Northern Invasion @ Somerset Aphitheater

3.  Black Sabbath @ Target Center

4.  Grand Rocktember IV @ Grand Casino Hinckley

5.  Halfway Jam @ Royalton

 

 

FAVORITE VENUE OF 2016

1.  First Avenue

2.  The Myth

3.  Target Center

4.  Mill City Nights

5.  Red Carpet Nightclub