Two-time GRAMMY® nominated rock band SKILLET drew in a packed out crowd at Warner Music Nashville on Tuesday, May 7 to debut music from their highly anticipated new album RISE. Joining the platinum-selling rock quartet for the event was renowned producer Howard Benson and a few of their label friends including Atlantic Records' EVP and Head of A&R, Pete Ganbarg and Word Entertainment's President & CEO, Rod Riley. Band members John Cooper, Korey Cooper, Jen Ledger and Seth Morrison shared ... More Details
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas as Dove and Grammy Award winner John Schlitt partners again with his fans for his newest musical project, an as-yet untitled Christmas CD. The legendary vocalist is teaming with supporters in an innovative approach to fund the new album through Kickstarter, a popular "crowd-funding" platform for creative projects.
"For the past few years, my fans have heard me talk about making a Christmas album," Schlitt says. "The time for talking is ... More Details
John Elefante is back with a new solo album, titled "On My Way to the Sun." Produced by Elefante, the 10-track album is due May 7th from Kingheir Music, Elevate Entertainment and Syntax Distribution.
The 4X GRAMMY Award winner and 5X Dove Award winner is best known for his time as the lead vocalist for the multi-platinum rock outfit Kansas. And fans will be delighted to find that the opening track, "This Is How The Story Goes," reunites Elefante with former Kansas bandmates Rich ... More Details
Two-time GRAMMY®-nominated rock band SKILLET have announced a June 25 release for their highly anticipated new album RISE
(Atlantic/Word). The album's lead singles "Sick Of It" (Mainstream Active Rock/Christian rock) and "American Noise" (Christian CHR) will go to radio on April 8 and 9, while "Sick of It" and "American Noise" will be available at iTunes® on April 9 and 16 respectively.
RISE follows the band's 2009 blockbuster, Awake, which was recently certified platinum ... More Details
Since signing to BEC Recordings in 2001, Kutless has been transformed from a new rock band to a staple artist in the industry that has multi-format, top-charting hits and has sold millions of records. BEC Recordings is proud to announce that Kutless has re-signed and will continue their ministry along with the Seattle-based label.
"Kutless is a perfect example of the type of artists we want to continue to work with at BEC Recordings: ministry-minded, quality music and a strong ... More Details
This week Hawk Nelson released their sixth studio album, Made, on Fair Trade Services to rave reviews and praise from media and radio. The album debuted at No. 2 on the iTunes Christian & Gospel chart as well as in the Top 100 overall albums. This album debuted the new Hawk Nelson front man with longtime band guitarist Jon Steingard transitioning into the role.
The debut radio single "Words," which features Bart Millard (MercyMe), is currently at No. 1 Hot AC single for the ... More Details
The brand new and highly anticipated record from Audio Adrenaline, Kings & Queens (Fair Trade Services), dropped last Tuesday and released to much acclaim. Between radio airplay and media accolades, the album debuted at No. 3 on the album charts while also placing high with retail, hitting top 5 in sales with LifeWay and top 10 with Family Christian Stores. Positive reviews and radio feedback continues to pour in, showing there's no doubt with the band's return. People love Audio ... More Details
The anticipated record from Audio Adrenaline is now just days away! Kings & Queens (Fair Trade Services) is the ten-song album featuring the band's new lead vocalist, Kevin Max and long-time band member bassist Will McGinniss, who are joined by CCM vets Dave Ghazarian (Superchick) on guitar, drummer Jared Byers (Bleach), and singer-songwriter-keyboardist Jason Walker. AA's other original member, Mark Stuart, having to step down as lead vocalist due to spasmodic dysphonia (causing involuntary ... More Details
Set for release April 23, Martin Smith's first full-length solo debut, God's Great Dance Floor, Step 01, is a 12-song collection of personal revival songs born out of a reinvigorated season of living in community with everyday believers. A welcoming invitation to prodigals and faithful alike, God's Great Dance Floor, Step 01 (and Step 02, slated to release October 2013) is a reminder that God's grace is for everyone. From the opening strains of "Awake My Soul," longtime Delirious? fans ... More Details
Sanctus Real just hit the top spot at radio for the eighth time in their career. "Promises," the latest single from their newly released sixth studio project Run, grabbed the No.1 slot at Hot AC this week. With a No. 1 hit single, a brand new CD and a new headlining tour that kicked off this week, the boys of Sanctus Real are certainly enjoying this moment in their career.
For its first week out, Run is already at No. 5 on the Top Christian/Gospel Digital Albums Chart, No. 7 on ... More Details
Critically acclaimed artist and songwriter Crowder is set to kick off his nationwide "It'll Cure What Ails Ya" Tour beginning February 27 in Atlanta, Ga. Crowder, as part of an eight-piece bluegrass-ish collective, will venture across the US exclusively playing small and intimate clubs. Joining him on the 20-plus date tour is new duo Stetson & Cia. Tickets are limited and available now at www.CrowderMusic.com.
As one of the leading ... More Details
BEC Recordings' Seventh Day Slumber is set to release a full-length worship album, Love & Worship, on March 12. This album will feature well-known Christian anthems such as Matt Redman's GRAMMY®-winning song "10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)" as well as original worship songs. Love & Worship is a passionate and heartfelt worship record that is absolutely true to their style.
Seventh Day Slumber has made a name for themselves in the world of Christian rock. Since 2005 they have ... More Details
Modern Rock favorites THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH releases this week its first-ever independent video, "War Of Change," from the band's independently released, 5-star acclaimed and No. 1 selling Billboard Hard Rock album, The End Is Where We Begin. The video can be seen now at http://youtu.be/HdnTSXUWd3E. The single and album can also be downloaded at iTunes® and Amazon.com.
"This song embodies the heart and soul of this record [The End Is ... More Details
BEC Recordings' artist Jeremy Camp is gearing up for his highly anticipated new studio project, Reckless, releasing next Tuesday, February 12 on BEC Recordings. Not only will he be releasing his first studio album since his GRAMMY-nominated release Speaking Louder Than Before (2008), Camp is also releasing his personal story, I Still Believe, on Tyndale House Publishers.
It is his new-found life passion that spurs on this upcoming release and book – to live his life recklessly ... More Details
Frontiers Records is proud to announce the signing of iconic Christian rockers Stryper to a multi-album deal. The first release, SECOND COMING, will be released in North America on March 26th. Produced by Stryper frontman Michael Sweet, the new 16-track album includes new recordings of 14 songs from the band's early years as well as 2 brand new songs.
Sweet commented, "We're really excited about this record. The re-recorded songs are sounding awesome...better than the originals in ... More Details
Centricity Music's new breakout band, Unspoken, will join Sanctus Real on their upcoming spring tour that launches Valentine's Day in Alabama and concludes St. Patrick's Day in Nebraska. The first leg of the tour will also feature JJ Heller and Bread of Stone, with Unspoken also joining the second leg of the tour in the fall. Fans will be treated to high-powered performances and original compositions from Unspoken that are featured on the group's debut Centricity Music EP, Get To ... More Details
After a seven-year hiatus, Audio Adrenaline is back and will kick off their 2013 "Kings & Queens Tour" on March 1. The tour will run in over 30 cities across the U.S. and is sponsored by ChildFund International. This is the first tour for the band since announcing their return in September 2012. Audio Adrenaline's Fair Trade Services debut Kings & Queens is slated to release March 12.
The "Kings & Queens Tour" will feature Dove Award winning bands Group 1 Crew and Seventh Day ... More Details
The internationally top-ranked Winter Jam Tour Spectacular launched its unprecedented 18th year with sellout performances last weekend, playing to more than 36,000 people in three nights. Kicking off January 4 at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, West Virginia, the tour also saw capacity crowds at Charlotte, North Carolina's nearly 16,000-seat Time Warner Cable Arena and Chattanooga, Tennessee's McKenzie Arena.
Founded and hosted by GRAMMY®-nominated NewSong, the Winter Jam ... More Details
tobyMac has just been crowned 'king' of the Australian Christian music charts after scoring dual honors for Song Of the Year and Artist Of The Year for the first time.
According to The Rock Across Australia – Australia's official national Christian music chart - tobyMac's Me Without You secured the most airplay of any Christian song on Australian Christian radio in the past year.
Chart researcher Wes Jay says the song spent a total of 30 weeks in the survey, dominating the top spot ... More Details
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