Halestorm reaches title of most No.1 songs by an act with a female vocalist

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It was announced today, that Halestorm has tied The Pretty Reckless’s record for the most No. 1 songs on by an act with a female vocalist on Billboard‘s Mainstream Rock Songs chart. The band’s “Amen” will jump to the No. 1 position on the August 1 Mainstream Rock Songs chart, tying the the record established by The Pretty Reckless when “Follow Me Down” became its third No. 1 on the charts.

Previous Halestorm chart-toppers were “Apocalyptic” and “Freak Like Me”. Halestorm and The Pretty Reckless are the only two female-fronted bands to lead Mainstream Rock Songs since Alannah Myles’s “Black Velvet” topped the chart in 1990, according to Billboard.com.

About the rivalry Lizzy Hale, lead singer of Halestrom, said in a Rolling Stone interview:

Honestly, Taylor and I don’t know each other well enough for us to hate each other yet

To which the lead singer of The Pretty Reckless replied: “So we’ll work on that for you,” Momsen laughs.

 

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An avid drummer whose discography includes albums on Digital Nations (a Steve Vai imprint), music critic Louis Raphael has always kept a pulse on the San Francisco music scene. After many years as the San Francisco Music Examiner for Examiner.com and AXS.com, he decided to start Music in SF® as a way to showcase what the San Francisco music scene really has to offer.

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