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DISCIPLE LAUNCHES ITS ATTACK TOUR NATIONWIDE

Headline Club Tour With Project 86, A Life Set Apart Begins Oct. 2,
Followed By No. 1 Pollstar-Ranked Winter Jam Arena Tour

iTunes Offers Three Instant Downloads From Attack Beginning Today,
"Radical," "Unbroken," "Dead Militia"

First New Album In Nearly Two Years, Attack Releases Sept. 23


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NEWS SOURCE: Hoganson Media
September 16, 2014

Rock band Disciple releases its first new album in nearly two years, Attack, independently worldwide through The Fuel Music Sept. 23. Starting today, hard rocking lead single and upcoming video, "Radical," as well as "Unbroken" and "Dead Militia," are available exclusively through iTunes as instant downloads with each pre-order of the album.

Taking these and other new songs from Attack on tour, along with a bevy of No. 1 hits and fan favorites, Disciple launches a two-week club tour beginning at Mojoes in Chicago (Joliet, IL) Oct. 2 and travels into significant markets across the country before wrapping up Oct. 23 in Battle Creek, MI. Special guests on the tour are Project 86 and A Life Set Apart.

Immediately following the club tour, Disciple joins the massive, No. 1 Pollstar-ranked Winter Jam tour. NewSong's blockbuster Winter Jam Tour Spectacular kicks-off Nov. 6 at Albuquerque, New Mexico's Santa Ana Star Center, and hits Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena, Long Beach Arena (Long Beach, CA), Boise's Taco Bell Arena and Tacoma Dome (Tacoma, WA), among others, before concluding November 16 at Portland's Moda Center.

For the latest on Disciple tour dates and more, go to www.DiscipleRocks.com. (Upcoming tour dates are also listed below.)

While on the road, Disciple fans will see front man, founding member and band leader Kevin Young along with his newly formed powerhouse line-up. Writing, recording and touring with Young are four new Disciple members who are established musicians in their own right: Josiah Prince from Philmont and Andrew Stanton from I Am Empire on guitars, Jason Wilkes from High Flight Society on bass and vocals, and Joey West from After Edmund on drums.

"It's Disciple's best lineup ever," says Young. "They have the perfect combination of being great players and performers, and are ridiculously talented songwriters. One of my favorite things about these guys is that they have embraced where Disciple has been and love to play the classic songs for our fans, as well as have put every ounce of their souls into trying to take Disciple higher than we've ever been. I think our fans have embraced them for that in return."

While each of the band members except for Young are new, Disciple brought back into the mix Travis Wyrick (P.O.D., Pillar, TobyMac), who produced the first seven Disciple records. "I hadn't worked with Travis in six years, but we knew this was going to be a hard, aggressive record. Travis recorded all of our hardest albums and working with him was like going home."

A year in the making, and with the added freedom of now being independent for the first time since 2003, Disciple's resulting album offers hard, experimental and atmospheric elements with "Dead Militia," "Lion" and "Angels And Demons," as well as gives a nod to long-time Disciple fans with "The Name" and "Radical."

"I wanted to talk about Jesus loudly and without shame," says Young. "That's why 'Radical' is the first track and our first single. It sets the tone for what we want people to hear. We talk about Jesus openly at every show. We do an altar call. That is who we are and that is what Disciple is called to do, and we hope that people hear the new music and say 'Yeah, now THAT'S Disciple!'"

Disciple tour dates follow:
9/13/2014 Casper, WY George Tani Memorial Field - The Uprising
9/19/2014 Ephrata, PA Ephrata Church Of The Nazarene
9/20/2014 Shippensburg, PA Uprise Fest - Shippensburg Fairgrounds
9/21/2014 Dublin, OH Radiant Life Church
10/2/2014 Joliet, IL * Mojos
10/3/2014 Green Bay, WI * Cup O Joy
10/4/2014 Wausau, WI * Wausau Homes Warehouse 12
10/5/2014 Washington, IA * Hamakua Place
10/11/2014 Cincinnati, OH * The Underground
10/12/2014 Keyser, WV * Exodus 180
10/16/2014 Bradenton, FL * The Coliseum Of Bradenton
10/17/2014 Jacksonville, FL * Murray Hill Theater
10/23/2014 Battle Creek, MI * Battle Creek Friends Church - 5th Quarter Event
11/6/2014 Rio Rancho, NM ** Santa Ana Star Center
11/7/2014 Glendale, AZ ** Jobing.Com Arena
11/8/2014 Long Beach, CA ** Long Beach Arena
11/9/2014 Sacramento, CA ** Sleep Train Arena
11/11/2014 Fresno, CA ** Savemart Center
11/13/2014 Boise, ID ** Taco Bell Arena
11/14/2014 Spokane, WA ** Spokane Arena
11/15/2014 Tacoma, WA ** Tacoma Dome
11/16/2014 Portland, OR ** Moda Center
12/12/14 -12/13/14 Ennepetal, Germany Christmas Rock Night
12/31/2014 Myrtle Beach, SC Beach Church - Big God Conference 2014
* Special guests: Project 86, A Life Set Apart
** WinterJam Tour
(Tour dates subject to change)

ABOUT DISCIPLE:
Formed in 1992, Disciple has recorded 10 albums, played thousands of shows worldwide, headlined tours since the late 90's, has 14 No. 1 singles, sold hundreds of thousands of records, received multiple Dove Awards and nominations, had its music featured by ESPN's NFL Live, WWE, Fox Sports, as well as in commercials for CBS' CSI: Miami and Criminal Minds, and more. For all the latest news, go to www.disciplerock.com, www.facebook.com/disciplerocks and www.twitter.com/disciplerocks.

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