Top 100 of 2012: #20-11
The lone single from Red’s 2011 album “Until We Have Faces” to crossover into 2012 was “Who We Are”, and it ends the year at #20.
Snow Patrol has their best year here at Aural Eyes, with two different tracks both peaking in the top 2. This one, (the one to peak at #2), finishes the year at #19.
Foster The People comes in at #18 on our year end chart. “Call It What You Want” is the band’s most successful single to date, but expect more great things from this band in the future.
The Smashing Pumpkins surfaced again in 2012 with their new album “Oceania”, and their single “The Celestials” was one of the coolest SP songs in a long while. Peaking at #1, the Smashing Pumpkins proved they still have what it takes after all of the ups and downs the band has faced in it’s career.
“Breathing Underwater” didn’t hold on to the top of our chart long, but the 1 week Metric ruled the chart was enough to give the Aural Eyes newcomers a spot at #16 on our year end chart.
Youngblood Hawke was another new band who was a surprise hit this year. The debut single from the band was a huge success, and peaks at #15 on our year end chart.
Janus scored a smash with “Stains” earlier in 2012, giving the band some more recognition that is more than deserved.
Halestorm made history in the mainstream rock world earlier in the year. They became the first female fronted band in history that scored a #1 song on the Active Rock radio chart. The success trickled over here to Aural Eyes as well. Although they aren’t the first female fronted back to score a #1 here, they’re one of the most successful bands in general and “Love Bites…” ends the year at #13.
In Flames has a lot of success earlier in the year, even scoring their first ever #1 on our countdown. “Where The Dead Ships Dwell” comes in at #12.
Just barely missing the top 10 of the year is Anberlin. “Someone Anyone” peaked at #1 and was the first of possible many successful singles off the bands latest album “Vital”.