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TobyMac still pushing Christian music’s boundaries

By Eliza Marie Somers Toby­Mac sheds the image of some­one who is approach­ing 50 by con­tin­u­ing to speak life into his music. One of today’s most influ­en­tial con­tem­po­rary Chris­tian musi­cians, TMac brings his high-ener­gy sold-out show to Red Rocks Amphithe­ater … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Switchfoot shuns Christian rock band moniker

  Here’s a piece I wrote a few years  back about Switch­foot and how the band came about its name and why the band shuns labels, includ­ing “Chris­tian rock band.” Find­ing the right band name is para­mount to musi­cians. A good … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Life at crux of Tenth Avenue North’s “The Struggle”

The Strug­gle” is the third stu­dio release from the band, which has been mak­ing music since its incep­tion a dozen years ago when Mike Done­hey and Jason Jamison were wor­ship lead­ers at Palm Beach Atlantic Col­lege. “You wouldn’t want to … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Tenth Avenue North shares “Struggles” with fans

Many pas­tors and their flocks embrace a pros­per­i­ty-based mes­sage, but Ten­th Avenue North is burst­ing their bub­bles with its newest CD release, “The Strug­gle.” “The pros­per­i­ty Gospel teach­es us if we do the right thing God will bless you, but … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Third Day gets jolt with Brendan O’Brien, ‘Miracle’

With Third Day lead singer Mac Pow­ell set to release his first solo project, a self-titled coun­try CD, many fans might be won­der­ing if the four-time Gram­my-win­ning band is break­ing up. Well, don’t fret. Third Day is alive and well, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Hawk Nelson Jon Steingard takes over lead vocals

Hawk Nel­son will retain the band’s name with Jon Stein­gard tak­ing over lead vocals as front­man Jason Dunn departs for a solo career. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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2012 Dove Awards: Laura Story, “Blessings” from brain tumor

Lau­ra Sto­ry won five Dove Awards and a Gram­my Award this year for “Bless­ings,” a song she wrote after her hus­band Mar­t­in was diag­nosed with a brain tumor. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Heaven Fest tickets on sale

Heav­en Fest tick­ets on sale now. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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CD Review: NewWorldSon “Rebel Transmission” fabulous

New­World­Son new CD “Rebel Trans­mis­sion” is bril­liant. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Kutless, Hawk Nelson tour canceled

The Life is Loud spring tour fea­tur­ing Kut­less and Hawk Nel­son has been can­celed. Plus video of band mem­bers meet­ing fans in Col­orado Springs. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Moriah Peters ignores “American Idol” advice

Mori­ah Peters pros­pers after Amer­i­can Idol snub. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Moriah Peters keeps faith despite “American Idol” snub

What do you do when you are at a cross­roads in life? Flip a coin, talk with friends and fam­i­ly? Mori­ah Peters turned to prayer when she was faced with accept­ing a schol­ar­ship to Cal State-Fuller­ton to study law or … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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CD Review: NewWorldSon “Rebel Transmission” is brilliant

Are you in need of uplift­ing both lyri­cal­ly and musi­cal­ly? With its lat­est CD, “Rebel Trans­mis­sion,” New­World­Son inter­twines the two into a bril­liant trip down numer­ous musi­cal  lanes while jog­ging the mind with a poignant view of the world and … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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CD review: Jimmy Needham’s Clear the Stage

Jim­my Needham’s new CD “Clear the Stage” offers eclec­tic mix of sounds and thought-pro­vok­ing lyrics. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Newsboys Phillips talks about Denver, new video

News­boys Dun­can Phillips talks about Den­ver and the band’s new video “God’s Not Dead. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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