It seems that Ben Olin, vocalist from This Beautiful Republic has left the band.
Carmen is going to start doing movies again….yep, we just mentioned Carmen on The One21.
Brett Detar, former vocalist for The Juliana Theory and former guitarist for Zao, is going to make a solo album.
The van carrying all of Underoath‘s equipment crashed on a way to a show. Everyone was ok, but three days later, the band was literally snowed into their hotel, and had to cancel more shows. Its tough touring!
Wow, Jennifer Knapp will be on the Lilith Fair tour in 2010. Congrats!
Alyssa Duncan, vocalist for Ilia, has stepped down from the band with no real explanation.
12 Stones, Blood And Water, Letter To The Exiles, Juliagrace, Shonlock, Pergamum, Our Last Night, and Fairgreen are all in the studio recording new music for your ears!
First up is “You’re Cool” by The Joe
Next up is “Open Your Eyes” by female emcee HeeSun Lee
This little gem of mosh is called “Unbreakable” by Saving Grace
Below is the album artwork and tracklisting for Dreamt Music’s progressive rock band Shapes Stars Make‘s upcoming January 19, 2010 release These Mountains Are Safe
1. Giant Bird
2. Le Dodici
3. (We Are) The Hurting
4. Be Gentle, Young One
6. Fireflies and Lights
7. The Calm
8. And the Sky Opened
Next we have the album artwork and tracklisting for The Saving One by Starfield, which will hit stores February 23rd, 2010.
1. The Saving One
2. Rediscover You
4. No Other Savior
5. Something To Say
8. Top Of My Lungs
9. Beautiful The Sound
11. The Saving One (Acoustic Version)
Once again, here is a whole bunch of links to the various news items in the Christian music scene this week. Please click through and read some stories, watch some videos, and read some interviews, you never know what you will find. If you think we missed anything, please feel free to fill out that Contact Us tab over there and let us know.
I would also encourage every one to check out our new pages that have appeared at the top of the page, including our first round for the Christian Artists list and record labels. We hope that these pages begin to help you find new and exciting music.
Take It Back!‘s fill-in bassist messed up his leg something bad at a show this week. Two days later, the same thing happened to their guitarist.
Grammatrain speaks! After almost ten years of silence, Grammatrain has begun to roll out what the future holds from the classic Christian alternative band. Read Grammatrain’s address to their fans.
Modern rockers Willet have posted their monthly “WTV” video. Watch WTV’s latest episode.
Willet‘s tour pastor also posted his devotional for February. Read FEB DEVO.
Singer/Songwriter Corey Crowder is holding a T-shirt design contest. You can win $300 and get your design printed. Read about and enter the Corey Crowder t-shirt design contest.
CCM artist Justin Fox gave a studio update in the form of a video. Watch Justin Fox update video.
CCMmagazine.com is holding their annual Reader’s Choice Awards right now. You can vote for your favorite, and the winners will be announced shortly. Artists include Flyleaf, Jonezetta, Relient K, and Capital Lights, among others. Vote for your favorite band at CCM.
Indie rock band Esterlyn is going to holding a number of Bible studies before a number of their shows on the “Welcome To The Family Tour”. Check the dates to see if you can get involved. View tour dates and locations for Esterlyn Bibible studies.
Nu-metal band 12 Stones gave fans a small update on their activities. Read 12 Stones update.
KJ-52 posted the next in the long line of video devotionals, entitled “What Team Are You Cheering For?”. He has also started a live feed so you can talk to him while he is in the studio this week.
Staple is back! Read Staple’s announcement.
Country artist Brent Hill recently issued his latest press release. Read Brent Hill’s press release.
VOTA posted a behind the scenes look at the making of their latest video for the track “Hard To Believe”. Watch VOTA make their new video.
Stereosubversion.com posted an interview with Molly Jenson, in which she talks about the writing process for the new album, her duet with Switchfoot‘s frontman Jon Foreman , and her future in children’s books. Read Molly Jenson interview.
The new mewithoutYou artwork was revealed this week, along with the title of their upcoming release. View mewithoutYou artwork.
Solo artist Josh Wilson posted a video blog explaining the meaning behind his song “Savior, Please”. Watch Josh Wilson’s video blog.
Chris from the metal band The Ascendicate posted a blog explaining to the world what the band was all about. Read The Ascendicate blog.
Rapper Trip Lee wrote an article on offending people called “When Its Ok To Offend Without Remorse”. Read Trip Lee’s article.
The Almost talked about what the band has been up to lately and writing for the next CD. Read The Almost update.
Rockers DecembeRadio post a huge news update. Read DecembeRadio news.
Blood and Water is teaming up with TOMS Shoes and their charity efforts. Read about Blood and Water and TOMS Shoes.
Country artist Dan Evans video for his song “Goin’ All Out” debuted on CMT.com this week. Watch Dan Evans video for “Goin’ All Out”.
Solo Contemporary Christian artist Phil Stacey signed to Reunion Records this week. Read Phil Stacy’s announcement .
Surf-pop artist Colbie Caillat announced the launch of her official fan club this week. Read about Colbie Caillat’s official fan club.
Decibelmagazine.com has an exclusive clip from Believer‘s upcoming release, Gabriel. Listen to exclusive Believer clip.
Skillet posted a video of them recording their latest album. Watch Skillet in the studio.
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