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P.O.D. frontman Sonny Sandoval was interviewed on the Mike James Rockshow & announced an August 21st release date for their new album The Awakening. Talking about the new album he goes on to say, “It’s a conceptual record, so it’s something different for us. It has a storyline to it.” The first single will appear soon. Watch the interview below. …continue reading
Manafest returned in August of last year with “The Moment.” Better late than never, we check out this album and how it compares to his past work. …continue reading
Uprise Festival (Shippensburg, PA) has begun announcing artists for this summer’s festival which is set to take place on September 18th & 19th. So far performers include Skillet, Casting Crowns, Switchfoot, Third Day, for KING & COUNTRY, Thousand Foot Krutch, Family Force 5, Disciple, and We As Human. Most of these artists will perform on the Main Stage
Michael Sweet has signed with Rat Pak Records and will hit the studio late this Fall to record a new solo album. In other news, Stryper is in the last week of vocals & guitar solos before wrapping up their new album Fallen.
ShipRocked which is billed as the “Ultimate Rock Music Cruise Vacation!” has released part of the lineup for the January 2016 trek. Islander, ’68, & Children 18:3 will join headliners Five Finger Death Punch, Seether, Halestorm, & plenty of other acts which you can below. If you’re unfamiliar the cruise sets sail aboard the Norwegian Pearl on January 18th from Miami, FL and the heads to Costa Maya, Mexico. …continue reading
Write This Down posted a short update to Facebook giving some details on the progress of their new album. The band’s new EP is done & should release soon. Read the state in full below along with what appears to be the album art. …continue reading
Wachinyeya Fest (Standing Rock, ND) have announced the majority of this year’s lineup which includes Project 86, Spoken, Tru Serva, We Are Leo, Random Hero, Danger Scene, Ravenhill, Scarlet White, & Unscene Patrol. If you’re not in that area of the country you can support their mission by purchasing a t-shirt. Tickets are also available at the link.
Fireflight & Seventh Day Slumber are set to co-headline the fifth annual “Small Town America Tour 2015” along with Shonlock & Scarlet White. The tour will run Aug. 19-Nov. 22 with stops to be announced at a later date. The tour purposes to put on concerts in smaller towns which are normally passed over by big tours.
P.O.D. guitarist Marcos Curiel spoke with radio host Rooster at 94.5 KFMX (Lubbock, TX) and announced that the group’s new album will be titled The Awakening & he has been told it is slated for release this August. The first single is also slated to debut in May. Watch the interview below. …continue reading
Spoken are currently recording their new album in Phoenix, AZ. Drums on the 12 tracks have been finished and guitars are up next. Stay tuned to the band’s social media for updates.
Michael Sweet (Stryper, Sweet & Lynch) is on the Kill Rock Podcast this week. Check out the episode below along with a short clip from the band’s upcoming new album Fallen. The new album will also features a cover of Black Sabbath’s “After Forever”. Michael will be working on his vocals over the next few weeks with an album release later this year through Frontiers Records. …continue reading
On the morning of March 6th, The Letter Black announced that they will attempt what many other Christian bands have attempted and successfully done: crowdfund their next tour. TLB officially launched their Indiegogo campaign “so that we can get to a town near you faster and more often than we have ever been able to before!!!” They’ve set an ambitious goal of $20,000 and they’ve got 30 days to make it happen. TLB has been …continue reading …
Hello my friends, it’s been a while, but I’ve got another sweet interview for you to enjoy. Recently I attended the City Rock Fest Tour, featuring Disciple, Decyfer Down, Nine Lashes, and Seventh Day Slumber, when it made a stop in Minot, North Dakota. I didn’t have a chance to plan an interview in advance, but I figured I’d bring my iPod and mini microphone and see if any of the groups would be …continue reading …
P.O.D. have begun recording their new album in LA with Howard Benson. The band is hoping to release it this summer. Check out a recent interview with Sonny Sandoval from Shiprocked 2015 as well as a clip with Marcos in the studio below. …continue reading …
RED have premiered the music video for “The Darkest Part”, which you can watch below. The video originally premiered on Loudwire. The band’s new album, titled Of Beauty & Rage, releases tomorrow. …continue reading
RED will start their headline run on the “Of Beauty & Rage Tour” starting next week with support from Islander & 3 Years Hollow. Check out the poster & dates below & get tickets, including VIP upgrades, here. The band will release their new album, Of Beauty & Rage, on February 24th. …continue reading
Kalel Wittig, bass player in Pillar, has offered another update on the progress of the new album. They have one song left to do vocals on & hope to be finished with that this week. The album cover has also been changed & they are finalizing the release date. Read the full statement below. …continue reading
Sarah Anthony, vocalist of The Letter Black, posted a short video updating fans on their upcoming plans. Looks like they will be writing & heading into the studio this year to work on new material. Watch the video below. In other news the band is still running a 60% off sale in their band store. Any purchase gets a copy of their latest album Rebuild included for free. Use code ‘TLB60′. …continue reading