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September, 2008


*Tuesday, September 30th, 2008*

Jon Foreman
Acclaimed Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman releases Limbs and Branches Oct. 28 on lowercase people records / Credential Recordings / EMI CMG. The full length, 12-song recording features two new tunes, “Broken From the Start” and “Over the River,” as well as the most popular hits from his widely acclaimed Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer solo EPs that have sold the equivalent of 150,000 copies to date. Each EP serves as a chapter of Foreman’s stripped down, intimate and direct vision. It is one that begins with a foray...
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Chris Sligh
As he wraps his nationwide, headline “Back to School” tour this week, American Idol finalist Chris Sligh has asked his fans to have some fun and help him create his next video, lip-syncing to the original vocals for Sligh’s debut, top 10 AC hit single, “Empty Me.” "’Empty Me’ is a special song, and I always knew that the video for the song would need to be something special, too,” explains Sligh. “As we've seen people react to the song, I knew I wanted the video to be something involving the fans. I say this every night in concert, but this song is a simple prayer that we should be praying whether you're a dog walker...
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John Schlitt
Legendary recording artist John Schlitt--solo artist, lead singer for GRAMMY Award-winning Christian band Petra and former lead singer for mainstream rock band Head East--recently inked an international distribution deal for his latest CD, The Grafting, with Go Global Entertainment, LLC, a Nashville, Tenn.-based company specializing in sales, marketing, licensing and distribution of quality Christian products worldwide. "I've had the privilege of working with Petra over the years and have seen the popularity of John Schlitt and his music...
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Big Idea
Big Idea, Inc., an Entertainment Rights group company and the leading faith-based studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, announced today that the Company has appointed VeggieTales co-creator, Mike Nawrocki, to VP Development. In this newly created position, Nawrocki will oversee all creative and production at the Big Idea studio, including the popular VeggieTales and 3-2-1 Penguins! series. Known for his visionary role as writer, director and voice of the beloved Larry the Cucumber...
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Bebo Norman
After the recent release of Bebo Norman, the media has been a buzz about his best work to date. In addition to media praise, digital buyers clamored to iTunes to purchase the album as Bebo Norman peaked at No.1 on the Overall Christian Album Chart during his street week (September 16). Bebo Norman is rooted in the tuneful sensibilities of comparable artists like James Taylor and John Mayer; all the while, he is confidently stretching the musical arrangements to his worshipful melodies. In addition to releasing his new project, Bebo has been touring spot dates throughout the summer and early fall. He also made...
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*Monday, September 29th, 2008*

Dizmas
Members of Forefront Records rock band Dizmas have joined Josiah Venture to bring music and evangelism to Eastern Europe. The band will serve as team members with Josiah Venture for the “Exit 316 Tour” this October and November in the Czech Republic. Frontman Zach Zegan first experienced the Czech Republic in March 2008. During his short trip to the country, Zegan fell in love with the Czech culture and witnessed Josiah Venture’s passion to...
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Showbread
As Showbread embarks on their Fall tour, the band is in need of places to stay on select dates. The guys recently made this announcement asking for help. YOU could possibly have Showbread stay at YOUR house! "Let us stay at your house... There are some dates on our current tour schedule where we don't have a place to stay... yet... we have friends in a good bit of the cities in the us... but some we don't, or they won't be around when we come through. That is where YOU come in...
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Amy Grant
Amy Grant and Vince Gill will embark on a 15-date Christmas With Amy & Vince Tour Dec. 4, in Manchester, NH, and bring it home Dec. 22 and 23 with two shows in Nashville at the Ryman Auditorium. “The job of spreading Christmas cheer has simply gotten too big for Santa and Rudolph to do alone,” Gill explains. “So Amy and I are pitching in. Besides, these holiday tours have become our favorites.” Grant agrees: “Christmas audiences are special. They tend to involve the whole family, and their emotions are a wonderful mix...
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Starfield
Sparrow Records award-winning Canadian modern rock band Starfield brings its highly successful “I Will Go” Tour to the U.S. this fall. The tour that has already played successfully in Canada, the U.K. and Europe now marks Starfield’s first-ever headlining slot in the U.S. The “I Will Go” Tour will feature new Sparrow Records artist Above The Golden State as the opening act. “We’ve taken this tour out in Canada twice, once with Shane and Shane and a second time with Will Graham, the grandson of the great Billy Graham. It will be great to finally bring this show to our friends in the U.S.,” says guitarist Jon Neufeld...
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Falling Up
Falling Up returned to the studio this fall to begin work on a brand new album. With some progress made already on the process, the band posted a report to the fans on the recent happenings. Here's the blog, "Well well well. Things have been pretty great here in Rhode Island at the studio. We have been pulling 16 hour days to try and get all the stuff we want in the music. I must admit, it is turning out to be a bit of an extensive project. We have been recording all organic drum loops and effected guitars and rhodes as synths. We have also tracked each song chronologically as will be numbered on the record. I just wanted to carefully construct the order so that it will be more of an arrangement than just a record that is...
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Disciple
Our friends over at Bandbox have teamed up with Disciple for a special promotion of their new album, Southern Hospitality. Right now, fans can preorder the new Southern Hospitality CD and an snag an exclusively designed "Southern Hospitality" skateboard deck for only $40. First come, first serve (limited to first 250 fans). Look for the Bandbox store at http://disciplerocks.com...
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*Friday, September 26th, 2008*

Switchfoot
For all their achievements, including a half-dozen acclaimed albums (with global cumulative sales of more than 5 million) and more than twice that many signature chart singles and album tracks, Switchfoot has yet to release a ‘greatest hits’ anthology. For the first time, THE BEST YET pulls together Switchfoot’s history representing all six albums they recorded on the indie re:Think Records and Columbia, where their 2003 breakthrough broke the platinum barrier. The 18-song collection THE BEST YET, featuring one newly-released song, “This Is Home” (from the summer 2008 movie soundtrack of...
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Sixpence NTR
With the October 14th release of Sixpence None The Richer's first full-length release since breaking up in 2003, a Christmas project entitled The Dawn Of Grace, approaching, the duo has posted a new song online for fans. Guitarist, songwriter Matt Slocum also shared the story behind the Christmas original, "The Last Christmas," "'The Last Christmas' was written as my wife and I were expecting our first daughter, who incidentally was born this past August. As friends and family were often telling us at the time, our child would signal a new season for my wife and I. Indeed, nothing would ever be...
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In a breakthrough that will facilitate new ways to offer music to consumers online, the Digital Media Association (DiMA), the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), together with the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) and the Songwriters Guild of America (SGA), today announced an agreement on how music creators will be compensated for music distributed through certain online models. The agreement, in the form of draft regulations submitted to the Copyright Royalty Judges, proposes for the first time mechanical royalty rates for interactive streaming and limited downloads, including for subscription and ad-supported services...
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Krystal Meyers
Essential recording artist Matt Maher recently visited with Lisa Williams (pictured above) on-air during a stop by EMF Broadcasting (KLOVE/AIR-1) this week where he also led a staff devotional. Maher, who is a contributing writer for the On Faith panel, recently had a post titled “Accountability and Stewardship” featured on the site, which is an interactive conversation on religion moderated by Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham and Sally Quinn of The Washington Post. Pop rock artist Krystal Meyers’ song “Together” was used in the hour-long red carpet countdown special that aired in the hour before the season premiere of NBC’s hit drama, “Heroes.” “Together,” which has played an important role...
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Gearing up for the October release of Unsearchable, Gwen Smith and Great Worship Songs have partnered with Word Entertainment’s WorshipSource.com to provide an advance offering of music. Intentionally produced as a resource, the live album is enhanced with charts and song devotionals for specific songs with additional resources provided through the WorshipSource.com and GreatWorshipSongs.com partnership. Working with WorshipSource.com, worship ministries will be able to purchase Unsearchable prior to the album’s street date (newly moved to Oct. 21), accessing the materials on the album immediately...
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*Thursday, September 25th, 2008*

Seabird
Credential Recordings indie rock band Seabird has been given the chance to get their new video, "Rescue," on MTVU Freshmen Show... and you can help! Click HERE and vote as many times as you can to get "Rescue" on the MTVU Freshmen Show! Check out the music video below and then go VOTE! VOTE HERE: http://freshmen.mtvu.com/freshmen_nominees/seabird...
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33Miles
INO Record’s 33Miles is celebrating a successful street week with their sophomore project One Life entering the Top Christian Soundscan Album Sales chart and the Christian Digital chart at No. 5, while debuting at No. 160 on the Billboard Top 200. The Dove-nominated group has been visiting radio stations across the country in promotion of One Life including stops at K-LOVE and KLTY, while the record's first single "One Life To Love" is already a solid hit having reached No. 9 R&R...
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Integrity Music announces the October 7 release of Integrity’s iWORSHIP Experience, the latest addition to the platinum-selling iWORSHIP series of CDs, DVDs and resource materials. Experience offers a CD containing 16 songs PLUS a DVD containing 12 additional songs/music videos and extra features including an introduction to Integrity’s iWORSHIP Flexx software, The I Heart Revolution “Vision” video from Hillsong United and a guitar tutorial from Paul Baloche for the song “Rising...
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Sandi Patty
Christmas is just around the corner and the most decorated Christian female artist of all time, Sandi Patty will help spread Christmas cheer with an intimate Christmas tour, kicking off in Fort Lauderdale on Nov. 28th and running through December 7th (all tour dates listed below). The Gospel music legend will be singing holiday classics from her 2005 critically acclaimed Christmas album Yuletide Joy, which includes famous carols “Oh Holy Night,” “Star of Bethlehem” and “Angels We Have...
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Starting in late September through December when Family Christian Store shoppers donate $10 to the James Fund, they will receive an exclusive ten song CD from Robert Pierre’s new project Identity before it is available to the public and a Barnabas Bear that will be donated to an orphan in the consumer’s community or in a third world country. “For generations, my family has been involved with missionaries to build and run Christian orphanages,” says Pierre. “But it wasn’t...
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*Wednesday, September 24th, 2008*

Hawk Nelson
From the band that knows how to make teen girls swoon as well as impact the lives of the youth generation, Hawk Nelson is on target to make a difference with the "One Little Miracle" campaign in multiple facets. The band is partnering with various organizations to urge others to reach outside and be that "one little miracle" that can change someone's life. The moniker for the newly launched program is based of the band's newest single "One Little Miracle," which is currently charting at No. 6 on CHR formats...
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Jeremy Camp
Jeremy Camp's brand new single "There Will Be A Day" is available now. Head over to iTunes and grab it for yourself or gift it to a friend. Visit www.speakinglouderthanbefore.com to watch the brand new video trailer for Jeremy's album Speaking Louder Than Before - out on November 25, 2008! There will be two editions of Speaking Louder Than Before available- the normal editions (12 songs) + online extras- the Special Edition includes the full album, an hour + worth of DVD content that includes "video devotionals" for every song on the...
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Lincoln Brewster
Integrity Music Artist, Lincoln Brewster, released his highly anticipated album, Today Is The Day yesterday. He already has landed the #1 spot on the Christian / Gospel Album Chart on iTunes and #23 in the overall Top iTunes Album Chart. Lincoln continues to promote the album on his current tour with label mate, Joel Augé through October 5 and then continuing on til November 9...
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Ruth
After a successful debut in 2007 (Secondhand Dreaming) and extensive touring with Switchfoot and Relient K (2007 "Appetite for Construction Tour with Habitat for Humanity") as well as Emery, Ruth is proud to return with their sophomore release, Anorak, on October 28th. Titled after the British slang definition of an obsessive enthusiast, Anorak is a reference to a person who has an unfathomable interest in something and feels compelled to talk at length about it. The project was produced by acclaimed roster of...
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*Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008*

Brandon Heath
This week, singer/songwriter and New Artist of the Year Brandon Heath garners his second career radio No. 1 on R&R’s AC-Monitored chart with the breakout first single “Give Me Your Eyes,” off the new sophomore album What If We. With a No.1 at AC, the project’s smash song proves to be a multi-format success story spending a fifth week at No. 1 on R&R’s CHR chart, with multiple weeks atop CRW’s CHR format and 153 million cumulative radio impressions to date. Heath first topped radio charts in 2007 with his Song of the Year...
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Fernando Ortega
Best-selling and award-winning singer/songwriter, Fernando Ortega, is set to release his first-ever Christmas project, Christmas Songs, on Curb Records/Word Distribution October 21. The CD, his thirteenth, is produced John Andrew Schreiner and Ortega, and features a set of ten classic traditional Christmas songs and hymns. “Christmas Songs is a project that I’ve wanted to make for a very long time,” said Ortega. "I love Christmas, but had no idea...
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Facedown Records are excited to announce that War Of Ages will embark on their first European tour this December on none other than the annual Persistence Tour! The Persistence Tour runs from Dec. 4 – 14 and along with War Of Ages, this year features Sick Of It All, H2O, Terror, Heaven Shall Burn, Born From Pain and Discipline. This is a huge tour and for all of those fans overseas waiting to see War Of Ages, this is your perfect chance! Following the Persistence Tour, War Of Ages will stay in Europe for an extra week to play more shows that will be announced on the Facedown site very soon...
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British-American sibling duo, Becca and Elissa Leander, also known as The Sonflowerz, got their launch in the 33rd annual GMA Music in the Rockies conference, where they won “Best Over-All Vocal Group” in August of 2007. They have since recorded their third studio release, All Over The World, and have just signed with Avista Records, a division label of Provident-Integrity Distribution. Following huge radio airplay success of radio singles “My Adoration...
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*Monday, September 22nd, 2008*

Project 86
Last year, Project 86 recorded a Christmas tune for the fans to hear, but have yet to release it to the public. Now, the band has announced plans for an expanded Christmas EP release for this November. Below are the cheery details straight from the band, announced this evening... "Project 86 will be releasing a Christmas EP in November (release date forthcoming in the next few days)!!! Also, Project 86 will be recording their next album in late 2008...
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Ruth
Ruth isn't just the last name of the band's founder, singer / guitarist Dustin Ruth. When his longtime collaborator Nick Wiinikka suggested they call their fledgling group "Ruth" one night while watching a talk show on television, Dustin gave it a lot of thought until something special came to him, arriving with powerful force: Ruth as an acronym. "'Return Us To Him' just popped in my head. I felt like the Lord put it on my heart," Dustin explains candidly, still dizzy with giddiness about the band's second Tooth & Nail album, Anorak. "We feel like our...
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The Classic Crime
After a heady Summer garnering plaudits for their second studio album The Silver Cord and a marquee spot on this Summer's Vans Warped Tour, Tooth & Nail recording artists THE CLASSIC CRIME are getting ready to hit the road this Fall, headlining Atticus Clothing's "Walk The Plank Tour," presented by Alternative Press. Launching at Anaheim's Chain Reaction and circling the country, The Classic Crime will be supported by A Change of Pace, with special guests Jet Lag Gemini, Artist vs. Poet, Lower Definition and Tyler Read performing on various legs of the tour...
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For Today
The MINOTOUR is For Today's triumphant return to the United States after a unique ministry tour opportunity in Mexico. For Today has been touring relentlessly all across the US, and will have played 275 shows this year alone once they complete the MINOTOUR. FT has both headlined and supported larger acts like Showbread, Life In Your Way (final tour) and Liferuiner. The MINOTOUR dates are For Today's last scheduled tour dates for the rest of 2008 before the band takes some time off...
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Mike Farris
Mike Farris has traveled far in his journey from wild front man of the hard-rockin' Screamin' Cheetah Wheelies to being honored as 2008's Emerging Artist during last week’s Americana Music Awards and Honors, which took place at The Ryman Auditorium. He chronicles the heart of that journey in his Salvation in Lights album as well as his “must see” Sunday Night Shouts, which will pick up again in October at Nashville’s iconic Station Inn. Farris’ debut solo album Salvation in Lights (2007) critical raves helped raise the front man's profile enough so that he was firmly in position to be heralded as this year's Emerging Artist in the rootsy truths of the Americana music format. "We've taken the music of the long-lost Deep South, dug it out of America's collective attic and brought it back to life for everyone to enjoy," is Farris’ explanation for the album's power and purpose...
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*Saturday, September 20th, 2008*

downhere
Christian Music’s Pop/Rock band, Downhere, will launch their fall tour September 20th in Uniontown, Pennsylvania three days before the street date of their new CD, Ending Is Beginning. Joining Downhere on tour as the featured guest is the Michael Gungor Band. The first single from Ending Is Beginning, “Here I Am,” is charted on Radio & Records at #10 on the Monitor chart and #9 on the Indicator chart. Media is also supporting the new release with upcoming reviews...
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Fireflight
Orlando-based rock band Fireflight headlined New York City’s famed rock venue The Knitting Factory on Tuesday, September 16, as part of its “Unbreakable Tour,” with labelmates Nevertheless. Chattanooga, Tenn.-based rock quintet, Nevertheless has had a busy September. On Tuesday (September 16), the band released its sophomore album In the Making…, and also hit the road...
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Joel Auge
Integrity Music’s Joel Augé (pronounced “Ojhay”) reached a new height in his music career by being nominated for two Covenant Awards, presented by Gospel Music Association Canada. His song, “On The Blue,” has been nominated for Folk/Roots Song Of The Year and his debut album, ON THE BLUE, has been nominated for Praise & Worship Album Of The Year. The 30th Annual Covenant Awards will take place on October 24 during GMA Canada Week, October 21-25, in Calgary. Joel Augé released his debut album, ON THE BLUE, on July 1 through Provident-Integrity Distribution and to mainstream retail...
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*Thursday, September 18th, 2008*

Disciple
Following the best selling record of their 15-year career, Scars Remain, celebrated rock act Disciple offers some of their most relevant material yet with Southern Hospitality releasing Oct. 21. With 12 total tracks, lead singer Kevin Young admits that this was the “most incredible record-making experience” to date for the band. “I think we’ve written more current songs than ever before.” The band teams up with producer Travis Wyrick (P.O.D., Pillar...
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Phil Joel
Former Newsboys bassist and support vocalist Phil Joel unleashes The New Normal this week, his fifth solo project and follow up to 2006's “Deliberate People” CD. Offered for free or whatever fans can afford via www.philjoel.com, the project’s first single, “Call Unto Me,” also impacts AC & CHR Christian radio Friday, September 19th. It's been a year and a half since Joel left the Newsboys and a time that has seen him garner his first Dove nomination for his 'deliberateKids' CD...
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Facedown Records' Thieves & Liars won the award for Best Hard Rock Band at the 18th Annual San Diego Music Awards held last night in San Diego, CA. Previous winners in this category include Cattle Decapitation and P.O.D. Thieves & Liars, who were up against 7 nominees for the honor, came out on top and walked away with the award. You can hear songs from their album When Dreams Become Reality...
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*Wednesday, September 17th, 2008*

Jeremy Camp
Four studio discs, one live album, 16 No. 1 songs, five Dove Awards, three ASCAP Songwriter of the Year wins and an American Music Award nomination only scratch the surface of the accolades that follow the name Jeremy Camp. However, on the heels of his fifth studio release, Camp has set his prize on sharing his message loud and clear with fans come November 25, 2008 with the aptly titled release, Speaking Louder Than Before (BEC Recordings). "At this point, I have a more clear-cut purpose and vision of what I'm meant to do. I'm more purposeful in what I'm sharing. I see the hurt, the lack of direction, in this new generation...
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Superchick
Superchick heads out this week on its fall 2008 “Rock What You Got” headlining tour, visiting nearly 30 cities through mid-November. Accompanying the group will be Stellar Kart, Article One and Starlit Platoon. Kicking off Thursday, Sept. 18 at Paramount Baptist Church in Amarillo, Texas, the “Rock What You Got” tour is named after Superchick’s fifth and highly anticipated studio release, which spurred the band’s best-selling debut week to date. The group will play music from its history-making album nationwide...
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Building429
Dove Award-winning trio Building 429 will headline the 30-city “Truth, Hope & Love Tour” this fall in support of their brand new self-titled album releasing Oct. 21, on INO Records. The Truth, Hope & Love Tour features special guests Addison Road and After Edmund. Kicking off Oct. 2, in Ft. Smith, Ark., the Truth, Hope & Love Tour will hit 30 markets across the country including Minneapolis, Minn.; College Station, Texas; Springfield, Ill.; and Cincinnati, Ohio, to name a few. The tour, which takes its name from the...
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Paul Baloche
Integrity Music announces the October 14 release of Paul BalocheThe Writer’s Collection, a “best of” CD and companion digital songbook that offer 14 of the Dove Award winning writer’s most popular songs. Regarded as one of the preeminent worship writers of the contemporary Church, Baloche has penned songs that are literally sung by millions of people in churches around the world. His work includes songs such as “Above All,” “Hosanna,” “Our God Saves...
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Norma Jean
As NORMA JEAN prepare for their headlining fall U.S. tour, the group has debuted a behind-the-scenes teaser from the video shoot for their first single "Robots 3, Humans 0." The making-of-the-video clip features interviews with NORMA JEAN and video director Daniel Chestnut (Hurley Entertainment) as well as appearances from such artists as Saosin, Beat Union and Confide. To view the making-of-the video clip, visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvesAB6_t-g. To check out the trailer for the "Robots 3, Humans 0" video, visit...
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*Tuesday, September 16th, 2008*

Underoath
UNDERØATH--whose last three albums count combined sales in excess of one million copies--have entered the Billboard Top 200 Album chart at #8 with over 56,000 copies sold of their much-anticipated LOST IN THE SOUND OF SEPARATION album, available in regular and special editions. Marking the top rock debut for this week, LOST IN THE SOUND OF SEPARATION also reached #1 on Billboard's Top Christian albums chart and #5 on the Top Digital albums chart with over 9,476 digital downloads its first week. The special edition version...
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Leeland
On Friday morning, Leeland asked fans and friends for prayer as Hurricane Ike looked to hit Texas. Today, the band issued this update... "We can’t thank you all enough for praying during this terrible time. Through comments on our blog, we know that hundreds of you are. Baytown, Texas, on the east side of Houston, is our hometown. The entire area is currently without power. We have countless...
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Copeland
Copeland has finally debuted a brand new song titled "The Grey Man" online from their upcoming Tooth & Nail Records debut, You Are My Sunshine. The band announces... "We have a brand new song called "The Grey Man" from our upcoming album "You Are My Sunshine" on our MySpace. Listen to it now and add it to your MySpace page by clicking here. "You Are My Sunshine" is available in stores and online October 14th and will be available in two separate physical versions...
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*Monday, September 15th, 2008*

Third Day
Third Day is excited to announce that live downloads of all 3 shows from this past weekend are available for purchase at http://downloads.thirdday.com. This is a limited edition release and is available for this past weekends shows at The Verizon Wireless Ampitheater in Virginia Beach on 9/12, The PNC in Holmdel on 9/13, and the Nissan Pavilion in Washington, DC on 9/14. The downloads will include the entire night's performance in high resolution 256K MP3's as well as pictures from the show for only $12.99...
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Demon Hunter
Today, Demon Hunter announced the release of 45 Days, a new documentary about the band and its fans, in Stores 11/25/08! Here's the short but sweet announcement: "A three-disc set featuring: 45 Days: A documentary film about Demon Hunter and their fans, Demon Hunter live in Nashville, Tennessee, Original music from the film 45 Days...
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New artist Joy Whitlock embraces her life’s hardships in her debut album God And A Girl set to release on Sept. 16 on Ardent/INO Records. Produced by Jeff Powell (Tonic, Bob Dylan, Bottle Rockets), Ian Eskelin (All Star United, Krystal Meyers) Curry Weber (Skillet, Todd Agnew) and James Joseph, the record showcases her compelling testimony highlighted by captivating vocals and candid lyrics infused with an alternative pop/rock sound. “Holding Onto Me” is the first single off the 14-track album, which impacted CHR and AC Radio in August...
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*Friday, September 12th, 2008*

Underoath
For the time since 1997, two Christian albums debuted in the top 10 of Billboard's Top 200 albums chart as Underoath's Lost In The Sound Of Separation (Tooth & Nail Records) claimed the No. 8 spot and Chris Tomlin's Hello Love (sixsteps/Sparrow Records) came in at No. 9 (for the week ending Sept. 7). In its first week of release, Lost In The Sound Of Separation, Underoath's latest studio album, sold more than 56,000 units. This marks the band's second Billboard top 10 debut, as their 2006 project...
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Michael W. Smith
Provident's Friday Buzz is here... Multi-Platinum selling artist, Michael W. Smith, performed on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday, September 8, to celebrate President Bush’s commitment to service through the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation. Smitty was appointed Co-chair of the organization by the president in 2006. Smitty also joined Senator John McCain in New York this week (September 11), as part of an event that brought together that organization and ServiceNation, a coalition of more than 100 groups...
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Phillip LaRue
BEC Recordings is thrilled to announce the signing of pop acoustic artist Phillip LaRue to their roster. In addition to signing with the west coast-based label, Phillip has just placed the finishing touches on his honest, freewheeling spirited solo debut aptly titled, Let The Road Pave Itself, which is set to release first quarter 2009. Being a part of a duo (LaRue) with his sister Natalie, and three albums and several charted pop...
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Mary Mary
Integrity Music announces the Christian retail release of The Sound, the long-awaited new studio album from platinum-selling Gospel duo Mary Mary. The Sound will be available in Christian retail stores beginning October 21 through Provident-Integrity Distribution. The Sound is Mary Mary's first new album since the release of A Mary Mary Christmas in October 2006 and is the duo's first new full-length, non-seasonal album since release of the RIAA gold-certified Top 10 collection Mary Mary in July...
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David Phelps
Word Records’ GRAMMY® and Dove Award-winning artist, David Phelps, released his latest project The Voice this week, on September 9. Along with three compelling new original songs, The Voice showcases Phelps amazing tenor voice as he interprets some of pop music’s most beloved classics, breathing new life into such favorites as “Unchained Melody” and “I Want to Know What Love Is” with his inimitable voice. He also serves up an impressive rendition of opera legend Luciano Puccini’s “Nessun Dorma” and a...
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Travis Cottrell
Indelible Creative Group recently announced two unprecedented projects for this holiday season, Operation Freedom Bell and new Travis Cottrell project, Ring The Bells. A highlight of the Cottrell project release goes further than the music. Ring The Bells will be a launching point for Operation Freedom Bell, which brings hope, encouragement and Bibles to U.S. Soldiers who are serving overseas. The purchase of each solid-brass Freedom Bell for only ten dollars...
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Leeland
Jack Mooring of the band Leeland posted a blog this morning urging fans to pray for them as they've been asked to evacuate their homes due to a potential approaching hurricane. Please pray for all of those this could affect and for the hurricane to not impact anyone. Jack writes... "Please Pray. Hey guys and gals. First of all, thanks for the amazing response on the last post! We've been reading your comments and it's so inspiring to see our generation dreaming big...
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*Thursday, September 11th, 2008*

Shane and Shane
Christian music’s favorite songwriting duo, Shane & Shane releases its first-ever Christmas project, Glory In The Highest (A Christmas Record) on Oct. 14. The twosome will perform songs from its new album on a special holiday tour to select cities beginning early December. Recorded at their own Spaceway Studios, the album, produced by Jason Hoard (Fee), also marks Shane Everett and Shane Barnard’s mix and engineering debut. Containing 11 total songs with a jazzy country/gospel flare, the disc includes eight...
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Anberlin
As September 30th approaches, the release of Anberlin's first mainstream album release, New Surrender, the band has made two new songs available on iTunes. Below is their enticing announcement... "Hey guys, in case you havent heard yet, we have two songs from the new record available on itunes, go get "Feel Good Drag" and "Disappear" for $.99 each. Oh and here's the great part, if you get these songs you will automatically...
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Relient K
Fresh off their latest co-headlining slot on the Vans Warped tour, Relient K announces the 25-date "Uncle Fest Tour," which will launch October 2nd in Madison, WI and conclude November 2nd in Chicago, IL. Relient K will headline with Ludo, This Providence and House of Heroes opening. In between tours, the band is recording three new tracks - "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," "Silver Bells" and "Oh Holy Night" - for the October 7th reissue of its 2007 Christmas collection, Let It Snow Baby...Let It Reindeer. (CDs will come with a card enabling fans to download the additional songs for free...
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Chris Tomlin
Having recently celebrated the RIAA Gold and Platinum Certification of two previous projects, Grammy nominated artist, Chris Tomlin says “hello” to his fifth studio album Hello Love being No. 1 on the iTunes ® Christian & Gospel Albums Chart and rose to No. 2 on overall iTunes ® Top Albums Chart, making it the highest charting debut for any album in the Christian industry. In addition, Hello Love (9/2/08) took the No. 10 spot on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart and sold more than 51,000 units in its first week alone...
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Casting Crowns
Grammy winning, multi-platinum recording artists Casting Crowns, who sold 450,000 tickets in more than 80 cities during its last outing, will headline the 14-city “Casting Crowns Christmas Celebration” with a full orchestra and choir touring this November and December, performing songs from their first and highly anticipated Christmas Album, Peace On Earth. The tour, billed as Casting Crowns Christmas Celebration, will feature special guest, three-time GMA Dove Award winning Female Vocalist of the Year, Natalie Grant, Denver & The Mile High Orchestra, Avalon, Michael English and new music from Radio Disney favorites, pureNRG...
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*Wednesday, September 10th, 2008*

Building429
The Dove award-winning trio, Building 429 launches into a new season, recently signing a new label deal with INO Records and creating a new, self-titled album scheduled to release on Oct. 21. “End of Me” is the first single from their fourth studio record and it impacted Christian CHR and AC on Aug. 22. Jason Roy, Michael Anderson and Jesse Garcia have come a long way since their debut album Space In Between Us (2004) and are excited for the new changes that have come their way and for the new relationship with INO Records...
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Family Force 5
The Cumberland Valley’s premier Christian music event, Vertical Festival, is planning a very exciting 5th Anniversary for it’s annual event. In addition to featuring top artists from across the nation, the festival will also host its first ever children’s program, Vertical Kidz and a special Youth Leader Seminar. Vertical Fest will be held Saturday, September 20th at the Shippensburg Fairgrounds in Shippensburg, PA. The lineup for this year’s one-day event boasts over 15 bands including popular artists such as Family Force Five, Red, Fireflight, Run Kid Run, The Wedding, Children 18:3, The Glorious Unseen...
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SCC
Did you miss Steven Curtis Chapman's interview on Larry King Live recently (like... we did)? Not to worry! Larry King's team has posted the entire interview on iTunes as a free download! Here are a few more details... "How many more will bump into this difficult, but amazing interview now? Larry King's podcast features the Chapman interview this week. Is there someone you know that might not walk into a church, but might ponder questions of faith if...
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Ian Eskelin
In the Bible, the writers of scripture revealed God’s character through his many different names. This fall, four of Christian music’s most prolific and respected songwriters offer their musical portraits of God’s character with the new Integrity Music CD Your Name, which releases on Oct. 14, 2008. Your Name, a concept CD with 10 brand new worship songs written by Ian Eskelin, Brian White, Tony Wood and Glenn Packiam, features an unprecedented collaboration of vocals by top artists like Phil Wickham, Paul Baloche, Aaron Shust, Lincoln Brewster, Vicky Beeching and Ayiesha Woods as well as vocalists from Leeland...
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Brentwood Benson Music Publishing welcomes Adam Smith to its family of songwriters. Smith is a writer that has already worked with some of Christian music’s brightest up-and-comers, including Britt Nicole, Krystal Meyers, Day of Fire, Hello Kelly and Brooke Barrettsmith to name a few. “I’m very excited about this new deal I just signed with Brentwood Benson/Universal,” says Smith. “I have a great relationship with everyone there and look forward to furthering it in the years ahead. Creating music is what I love, and I’m so...
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*Tuesday, September 9th, 2008*

SCC
Steven Curtis Chapman performs his hit single “Cinderella” LIVE for the first time on national television since the loss of his five-year-old daughter, Maria. Chapman will appear on The Early Show on CBS on Wednesday, Sept.10 at 7AM (EST). The five-time GRAMMY Award winner will also be appearing and performing on Fox and Friends on Sept. 22. A tribute to Maria will be made on The Early Show along with the debut performance of the new rendition of “Cinderella,” Chapman’s second single from his sixteenth studio album This Moment...
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Remedy Drive
Word Records band Remedy Drive has set the standard for all future first-time artists releasing projects at Christian retail this year, selling more than 4500 copies of Daylight Is Coming its debut week. The four-brother rock ‘n roll show follows this news with a fall headlining tour, visiting 25 markets through early November. “The debut week for Remedy Drive represents years of work that the band has put into its ministry, and we are glad that its music and message has resonated with fans,” says Word Entertainment Chief Operating Officer Rod Riley. “We congratulate...
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Run Kid Run
Kicking off their fall with a true bang, Run Kid Run is launching a contest calling all marching bands to be "One In A Million." Taking place during the debut year of the Creation Festival: The Tour, the "One In A Million" contest is a shout out for marching bands to submit their band to perform with Run Kid Run during the song "One In A Million" in their opening set. To enter a marching band in the contest, go to Run Kid Run's homepage (www.runkidrun.net). Winners will be selected and contacted to perform at the Creation Festival: The Tour with Run Kid Run playing "One In A Million." Marching bands will be...
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SONICFlOOd
SONICFLOOd releases their latest album, A Heart Like Yours (Resonate Records), today. The new 10-song disc features the band’s first single, “Look to Love.” Lead singer Rick Heil and his wife Cecilia will be featured on Praise the Lord, which airs tomorrow (September 10th) on TBN. The segment will feature Heil’s inspirational testimony of being healed of Crohn’s Disease. The album’s first single, “Look to Love,” along with “How It’s Supposed to Be” are pulsating, hook-filled invitations...
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DecembeRadio
GRAMMY-nominated and DOVE Award-winning rock band DecembeRadio’s highly anticipated sophomore release hit shelves last week, coming in at #3 on the CCM sales chart, making it the week’s highest CCM debut. The project, Satisfied (Slanted Records), landed at #116 on the Top 200 BILLBOARD chart as well, as the band’s first week sales nearly doubled that of their lauded debut. “This is certainly a high note for DecembeRadio,” stated Paul Sizelove, vice president of Slanted Records. “This band has hit the road hard continuously, and they take their musicianship very seriously...
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Seabird
Credential recording artist Seabird’s hit song “Rescue” has been selected by ABC to promote its new season of 12-time Emmy-nominated series, “Pushing Daisies.” Likewise, the song’s music video is holding steady this week at No. 1 on TVU’s “Most Wanted.” ABC has already begun promoting its new season of “Pushing Daisies,” to premier in October. The spots will run now through the season debut. The promo can be...
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Lincoln Brewster
Integrity Music artist, Lincoln Brewster, prepares to gear up for a two week tour throughout the West Coast in support of his new album, TODAY IS THE DAY, releasing September 23. Joining him on the tour is label mate Joel Augé who has been busy on his own promoting his release On The Blue that released nationwide on July 1st. TODAY IS THE DAY is a 10-track studio album that offers new songs ranging from meditative worship ballads...
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Ashmont Hill
Axiom Records group Ashmont Hill’s current single “Song of Glory” has reached the #8 spot on the Lite AC chart and looks to increase even more. News of this only adds to the success the group who is still actively touring after their initial stint opening for Natalie Grant. With appearances recently at Israel Houghton’s Deeper Level Conference in Houston to being the musical guest at Brooklyn...
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The unique iShine Live event will launch nationwide this Oct. with a star packed crew including host Luke Benward from “How to Eat Fried Worms” and Disney Channel’s “Minutemen” as well as music from 15 year-old Robert Pierre and tween girls trio The Rubyz. Also added to the mix will be interactive Jelly Telly characters designed specifically for iShine from Veggie Tale’s creator Phil Vischer as well as speaker Paige Armstrong and backstage personality “JP.” Amidst the tour, the iShine crew is also...
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Integrity Music announces the October 14 release of Times of Refreshing, a live worship album featuring artist and songwriter Stephen Hurd. The CD, his third with Integrity, following the critically acclaimed My Destiny and A Call To Worship. Times of Refreshing offers 20 tracks of energetic praise and intimate worship recorded live at First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, where Hurd serves as Music Minister...
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Melinda Watts, the winner of Gospel Music Channel’s American Idol®-inspired talent search series Gospel Dream 2008, has joined the Women of Faith 2008 Tour, debuting this past weekend in Anaheim, Calif. Watts was crowned as the new Gospel Dream winner in June, winning the competition among thousands of contestants. She won a record and music video deal and a Royal Caribbean Cruise “Tis So Sweet” is Melinda’s first single and can be heard at http://www.gospelmusicchannel.com/shows/gospeldream and its music video can be seen on GMC. A singer and songwriter...
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*Monday, September 8th, 2008*

Relient K
Relient K has announced a Fall tour run, humorously dubbed The Uncle Fest Tour, featuring Ludo, This Providence, and House Of Heroes. The guys announced... "The Uncle Fest Tour! Maybe one our worst tour names, but this show should be more fun than staying home to watch an Addam's Family marathon. Ludo, This Providence, and our old friends House Of Heroes will be joining us...
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*Saturday, September 6th, 2008*

Newsboys
International pop/rock phenomenon newsboys captures the best of its explosive sell-out “GO” tour on the new CD/DVD project newsboys live: Houston We Are Go, releasing Sept. 30 on Inpop Records. Filmed and recorded in Houston during the third leg of the “GO” tour this past spring, newsboys live: Houston We Are Go takes the band’s wildly successful tour and commits it to tape. “We felt on every level, this was our strongest tour to date, and we wanted to capture it,” says band member Jeff Frankenstein (keyboards)...
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Sanctus Real
Sanctus Real has teamed with Tom's Shoes to help a Toledo, Ohio family in need. Below is the band's own report... "This upcoming week, the ABC show, "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" is coming to Toledo to build a home for a family in need and as part of the week long event, they're putting on a Sanctus Real concert. It's an amazing opportunity for the band to be able to serve their community, and on top of that, you just might see them on the show! And better yet, here's a really awesome way that you can be apart too...
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Phil Joel
Former Newsboys bassist Phil Joel has finished up and released his fourth solo project, titled The New Normal, and is practically giving it away. Joel announces... "Hello Everyone! We're really excited to announce the release of my new album, THE NEW NORMAL plus the launch of our new websites www.philjoel.com + www.deliberatePeople.com. We really believe in this music and message. Our goal is to get it out to anyone and everyone who wants it. So, if you'd like to digitally download the full-length album, pay whatever you want (min. $1). And, for those of you old-fashioned...
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MercyMe
Last week, MercyMe’s Bart Millard was celebrating the debut of his second critically-acclaimed solo project, HYMNED AGAIN, but some of the most exciting news came later in the week, when his six year old son Sam, who was diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes when he was two, won a contest sponsored by the Ford Customer Service Division (FCSD) and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) to help raise awareness of the disease. JDRF kids had three weeks to submit a design for the Motorcraft/Quick Lane/Custom Accessories...
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Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster
Just two days ago, Maylene & The Sons of Disaster front man Dallas Taylor announced some details on their upcoming third studio album which is now in the writing process stage of production. Now, guitarist Kelly Scott Nunn has revealed some more details about the album's sound as well as a new touring member to join the band... "Hey guys it has been a while since I (Kelly) have been on. What a week! We finished 5 and a half new songs and today we...
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Michael W. Smith
As Michael W. Smith gears up for the release of his 21st album, A New Hallelujah (10/28), “Smitty” heads out next week to join a cast of U.S. leaders as they celebrate and promote two U.S. service-based organizations: The President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation and ServiceNation. On Monday September 8, Smith will perform on the South Lawn of the White House as leaders gather to celebrate President George W. Bush’s commitment to service through the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation, the very...
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Audio A
Although we've reported on this recently (July 30th and August 3rd), an official press release was issued yesterday about the Hands & Feet Project's recent storm devastation... The Hands & Feet Project, a children’s village in Jacmel, Haiti that was started by GRAMMY-winning band Audio Adrenaline in 2004, has suffered severe damage from the latest hurricane to hit the area. To make a donation online to help Hands & Feet Project, go to www.handsandfeetproject.org...
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Casting Crowns
GRAMMY-winning, multi-platinum artist Casting Crowns is the anchor of a recent Billboard magazine feature story (Aug. 30 issue), highlighting Christian music artists who maintain dual careers juggling the responsibilities of recording and touring as they serve in full-time staff positions in their local church. Casting Crowns’ lead singer/songwriter Mark Hall is currently serving his 17th year in youth ministry as the Youth pastor at Eagles Landing church in Atlanta. Hall oversees more than 400 students each week, and only tours with Casting Crowns around his church responsibilities...
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*Friday, September 5th, 2008*

Michael W. Smith
The Nashville Choir announces its third annual “A Light for the City” event will celebrate the 25-year-career of GRAMMY® award-winning and multi-Platinum selling artist Michael W. Smith. The star-studded tribute will take place on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7:00 PM at Music City’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The show which has been described as a cross between “This Is Your Life” and the “Kennedy Center Honors” will be open to the public and include special appearances by the Rev. Franklin Graham and author Max Lucado and performances by Amy Grant...
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*Thursday, September 4th, 2008*

MxPx
Veteran punk-rockers MxPx continue promoting their eighth full-length studio album, Secret Weapon, with the release of their third single, "Contention". BUZZNET.COM will unveil the video for the track today starting at 7 am PST. For a direct link, click here: http://mxpx.buzznet.com/user/video/3497391/. In conjunction with the video debut, the band has also teamed up with POLLSTAR.COM by offering the single as a free download for a two-week period, through an exclusive embedded link within the bands tour feature available at: http://www.pollstar.com/news/viewnews.pl?NewsID=11158...
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Phil Wickham
GRAMMY- nominated singer/songwriter Ayiesha Woods will unveil her sophomore offering Love Like This next Tuesday to both rave reviews and a new partnership with APA Talent Agency. Jesusfreakhideout.com awards Woods' album a 4.5 star review by saying, "Love Like This is a breath of fresh air, exploring lots of different genres. Ayiesha has definitely outdone herself with this album, and is a must-have for any fans of R&B or urban music...
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Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster
Following a summer run on the Vans Warped Tour, Maylene & The Sons of Disaster have begun work on the follow-up to their sophomore album, II. Lead vocalist Dallas Taylor addressed fans this week... "Hey everybody we are down in Florida right now writing our new record, and we are so excited on how it is coming. We cannot wait to get in the studio. We go into the studio December 1st we are not sure how long we are going to be in the studio, but the record should be coming out sometime next year probably late spring/early summer we are not sure yet. I just figured I would...
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We have to admit it's been quite some time since we've heard the name "L.S.U." (aka Life Savers Underground). Michael Knott has been making music for decades and a new LSU project is in the works for this Fall. Here's the band's announcement from their MySpace page... "Michael Knott has recorded a new L.S.Underground with Joshua Lory, Jim Chaffin (the Crucified, the Blamed), Matt Biggers, Casey Prestwood (Hot Rod Circuit), Daniel Sonner, and Rick McDonough. It has been in Michael's heart to create an album that would bring awareness to the overwhelming difficulties that U.S. and allied troops encounter upon returning from combat, especially Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD...
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*Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008*

BarlowGirl
Fervent Records' talented trio BarlowGirl is ready to spend this Christmas season with you, and many more to come, with their first holiday project, Home For Christmas. The CD is slated to release September 23rd, 2008. Produced by long-time friend Otto Price (GRITS, dcTalk) and arranged by Price and BarlowGirl, Home For Christmas is a timeless recording of songs ideal for ushering in the holiday season. The eleven tracks, finely showcasing BarlowGirl's well-known seamless...
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Jimmy Needham
Inpop Records’ singer/songwriter Jimmy Needham celebrates his best-ever sales debut with Not Without Love, released Aug. 19. The album’s lead single, “A Breathe Or Two,” is currently making its way up the Radio & Records CHR chart, at No. 13 this week, and Needham will set out on BarlowGirl’s “Million Voices” headlining tour on Sept. 12. Not Without Love debuted in the top five on iTunes’ Christian Albums chart and landed at No. 8 on both the Christian AC Soundscan and Overall Christian Digital charts...
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SCC
Shaohannah's Hope, the adoption and orphan care ministry founded by Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife Mary Beth, is proud to announce the 1st Annual Show HOPE Golf Classic. This event will be held Monday, October 13th at Hawthorns Golf & Country Club located in Fishers, Indiana. Located just outside of Indianapolis, Hawthorns Golf & Country Club is one of the top-ranked private golf courses in the state. Did you know that a child is orphaned every 18 seconds? Children from all over the world are in desperate need of loving families...
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Kutless
During the 30th anniversary year of the Creation Festival Northeast, it is only fitting that the 30+ city Creation Festival: The Tour is being launched this fall to allow fans across the nation to experience the "festival on wheels." BEC Recordings' Kutless is honored as the headlining act for the debut year of Creation Festival: The Tour, which kicks off October 9th in Cincinnati, OH (dates and locations found here). "We are extremely excited to feature Kutless as our headlining artist on Creation Festival: The Tour," says Executive Producer Nick Kulb. "Kutless has been a regular at our festivals, most recently...
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Worth Dying For
Rock worship band WORTH DYING FOR will be hitting the road this fall for the first-ever Creation Festival: The Tour. Known for their annual summer festivals, Creation is now taking the festival experience on the road for a two-month, 30+ city tour that features some of Christian music’s top acts. Creation tapped Integrity Music’s WORTH DYING FOR to lead worship for the events, where they’ll perform music from their self-titled debut album. The band previously appeared at the 30th Annual Creation Northeast and Northwest festival events this past June and July...
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Audio A
This just in from Audio A and the Hands & Feet Project... Hurricane Hanna is causing our river to rage (again!) and all are quite worried that the worst is yet to come!! Tropical Storm Ike is also forming just east of the island...WHEN WILL IT END? A temporary wall has been constructed, but it will not hold back another rock slide like that last one we experienced... we simply cannot take another flood right now. PLEASE continue to pray for this Project...
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Kevin Max
Kevin Max (Christian music group dcTalk) is headlining the faith-based motion picture The Imposter, which will have its world-wide premiere in theaters in Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston in October. Serendipitous Films, a Texas-based production company, shot the film in Texas and is excited to start the release in the home state. The movie also stars Kerry Livgren (Kansas, Proto-Kaw), and Jeff Deyo (formerly Sonicflood). Max joins writer/director Daniel Millican whose past film credits include The Keyman, A Promise Kept (currently on Lifetime) and Striking Range (currently on Starz)...
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*Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008*

RSJ
More than becoming a Grammy award winning singer and best selling author-- Rebecca St. James has spearheaded an entire cultural movement. Her latest book, Pure—A 90 Day Devotional for the Mind, Body & Spirit, published by FaithWords, reaches book stores nationally this week. Launch week will be highlighted this Friday (5th) with a special personal instore book signing by St. James at Disneyworld in Orlando, where she will be among the major headliners performing in concert at Disney’s annual Night of Joy...
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Above The Golden State
Not only is Above The Golden State's single "Sound Of Your Name" Jon's Future Favorite at 20 THE COUNTDOWN MAGAZINE this week, but they also have a new video from their 'Real To Reel Sessions' for the song "Loud And Clear". The "Real to Reel Sessions" is a series of videos explaining the meaning and inspiration behind the writing of Above The Golden State's debut album on Sparrow Records. You can watch it at Above The Golden State's YouTube.com channel...
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Casting Crowns
GRAMMY-winning, multi-platinum artist Casting Crowns announces the forthcoming release of its first Christmas album titled Peace on Earth on Oct. 7. The top-selling artist’s premiere Christmas project follows up the last 12 months of landmark touring, radio and album sales success surrounding it’s RIAA certified Gold The Altar and The Door studio project, including last week’s debut of The Altar and The Door Live which exceeded both debut sales weeks for the band’s previous RIAA Platinum live projects Live From Atlanta (2004) and Lifesong Live (2006). For Peace on Earth, Casting Crowns selects a song list pointing audiences towards rediscovering...
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SONICFlOOd
Grammy-nominated worship band SONICFLOOd is slated to perform an acoustic set during the Wednesday morning Prayer Breakfast during the National Republican Convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 3rd, 2008. Former Congressman J. C. Watts will serve as a guest speaker for the event. “Being asked to lead worship at the Republican National Convention Prayer Breakfast is a great honor as we believe in the importance of being truly engaged as God's people in every aspect of life...
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