July 27, 2019
I got my first taste of Skillet in the early 2000’s just after I came to know the Lord. I was drawn to their raw, gritty, heavy sound because, musically, I heard some similarities to Marilyn Manson, a band I’d been a tremendous fan of in my B.C.… Continued →
July 18, 2019
Skillet has release a music video for their single, “Legendary”, which will appear on the band’s upcoming release, “Victorious”, which is set to release August 2nd on Atlantic Records. This particular song is a very good representation of what you can expect from the new album with some tracks heavier, some as heavy, and others mellower.… Continued →
May 7, 2019
Today, Skillet announced the release of a new album, titled “Victorious”, releasing August 2nd on Atlantic Records. Coinciding with the announcement, the band also released a lyric video for it’s first single, “Legendary”, which you can view below. The band is also planning a Summer Tour with Sevendust that kicks off August 11th.… Continued →
February 16, 2019
Last year, Jen Ledger (drummer for Skillet) released her debut solo EP, “Ledger” (see my review HERE). At that time, she really seemed to be right on the fence of electronic/pop and rock. Just yesterday, she released a new song titled “Completely” and to me, this one sounds like she’s really moved over to the CCM/poppy side of things.… Continued →
January 28, 2019
November 27, 2018
Before I came to a place of faith in my life, I was really, REALLY into Marilyn Manson. Odd way to start this review? Maybe, but stick with me. When I finally did come to faith in Christ, I guess I really had little idea of the concept of Christian music and what it could sound like.… Continued →
September 28, 2018
For those who’ve been eagerly awaiting more from John Cooper’s (Skillet fame) new band, Fight the Fury, wait no more! Today the band has released it’s debut track, “My Demons” which can be heard below. Coinciding with the release of the track, the band has also announced the first album release will drop pretty quick; you only have to wait til October 24th to get your ears on the debut, titled “Still Breathing”.… Continued →
September 19, 2018
April 11, 2018
When it was announced that Jen Ledger would be releasing her debut solo ep, it filled many with a sense of excitement, rivaled only by an insatiable curiosity as to what we could expect from it. Would it be hard rock, similar in nature to her band Skillet?… Continued →
April 7, 2018
March 29, 2018
So, what is the bestselling Christian album of all-time? To answer that question we must first set some parameters for just what qualifies as a “Christian” album. Since the question at hand concerns album sales, I suggest we define a Christian album as any album which was marketed to a Christian audience.… Continued →
March 15, 2018
January 26, 2018
August 26, 2017
January 3, 2017
In 2016, I saw my tastes in music grow a bit more. This would account for why you’ll see some albums make an appearance on this list that, if you know me, you wouldn’t normally expect to see here. Overall, I thought it was a pretty good year for music, but a number of times some of the albums I was most excited about lost something after numerous listen throughs.… Continued →
November 21, 2016
Today, I am posting a list of Christian Metal bands from the old days that aren’t mentioned very often when talking about Christian metal. Most of them tend to be Nu-metal, ironically, even though the 90’s was the time for Nu-Metal/Rapcore.… Continued →
February 4, 2014
Skillet have released their brand new music video, ‘Not Gonna Die’, from their recently released album Rise. You can check out the video on NewReleaseTuesday, or Loudwire, or just watch the video below. How does it compare, visually, lyrically and musically, to previous music videos ‘American Noise’ and ‘Sick of It’?… Continued →
December 5, 2013
In this edition of "In the Silence of the Mind" we take a look at some songs that are completely passionate "Love Songs to God."
July 17, 2013
June 27, 2013
John Cooper from Skillet and I chat about the new hit album "Rise," why Ben left, if they feel the need to always have female drummers now, and so much more.
June 26, 2013
We as Human debut with their first full length album. Having been scouted by John Cooper of Skillet, many people have high expectations, but does the band live up to them?
June 23, 2013
Skillet is back with a powerful new album that should make a huge splash in both Christian and Mainstream markets. But is this new effort worthy of the past decade of hits Skillet has produced? Read on to find out.
August 10, 2012
Random Hero brings a new sample of what they have to offer. So is this three song EP worth your $3? Read to find out.
July 29, 2012
September 4, 2011
Check out the review of Skies Fall Records label debut by band, We Are Leo titled "Hello Ep". It's a great little album and I find it personally enjoyable.
January 2, 2011
A five piece hard rock band from Florida, 39 Stripes will appeal to fans of Kutless, Thousand Foot Krutch, and Skillet.
October 28, 2009
Since Letters To The President released in 2004, Hawk Nelson has been rocking fans across the world. This Canadian four-piece has four full-length albums to its name, and is currently on the road for the “Awake & Alive Tour” with Skillet, Decyfer Down and The Letter Black. I caught up with Jason at one of the tour stops to ask a few questions. Read on to find out what he had to say about the newest record, and his answers to some of your questions!