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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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Heaven Fest Photos Part 3: Random Hero

Ran­dom Hero at Heav­en Fest 2011. This refined band is ready for a big break­out. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Heaven Fest releases artist schedule

With so many nation­al acts booked for Heav­en Fest, fes­ti­val-goers will have a tough time pick­ing which stage to park their lawn chairs. Expect to move about to get the best lis­ten­ing expe­ri­ence. Some high­lights and con­flicts: * Local artists … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Heaven Fest schedule released

Heav­en Fest releas­es artist sched­ule for July 30 fes­ti­val in Love­land, Col­orado. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Former Skillet guitarist helping new artists

For­mer Skil­let gui­tarist Ben Kasi­ca forms a media com­pa­ny to help new artists. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Former Skillet guitarist helping new artists

Ben Kasi­ca, who left Skil­let in Feb­ru­ary, is look­ing to help artists break into the music indus­try. Kasi­ca start­ed play­ing gui­tar with Skil­let when he was 16, and after 10 years left the band for new ven­tures. Kasica’s Skies Fall … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Heaven Fest 2011: Skillet, Red, Jeremy Camp …

Heav­en Fest in Col­orado releas­es part of its line­up with Skil­let, Mer­cyMe, Red, Jere­my Camp, KJ-52, Super­chick, Sanc­tus Real, Andy Hunter on the bill. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Papa Roach and Skillet — Together

Heavy met­al main­stream artists Papa Roach is team­ing up with Skil­let for a fall tour that will hit Den­ver on Tues­day Oct. 26 at the Fill­more Audi­to­ri­um. Talk about a weird jux­ta­po­si­tion. I’m try­ing to score an inter­view with a … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Skillet, Jars of Clay, Maher, Crabb net six Dove nominations

[photopress:jars.jpg,full,pp_image] Jars of Clay broke out of its box this past year. Its “Two Hands” is nom­i­nat­ed for Song of the Year. Pho­to spe­cial to The Den­ver Post  Four artists from wide-rang­ing back­grounds gar­nered six Dove Award nom­i­na­tions Thurs­day. Heavy rock­ers … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Heaven Fest venue change comments

Heav­en Fest orga­niz­ers are expect­ing 30,000 fans to the July 31 event and are look­ing for a new space, specif­i­cal­ly Longmont’s Union Reser­voir. But the Chris­tian music fes­ti­val is gen­er­at­ing some back­lash from local res­i­dents. Here’s a link to the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Switchfoot on Conan O’Brien

[photopress:Switchfoot_1_1.jpg,full,pp_image] Switch­foot is cur­rent­ly tour­ing in sup­port of “Hel­lo Hur­ri­cane” its sev­en­th stu­dio album. Spe­cial to The Den­ver Post. Switch­foot made an appear­ance on “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien” on Wednes­day night, play­ing its new song “Mess of Me” that … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Skillet sets fire to Denver

[photopress:skilletrafter4a.JPG,full,pp_image] Gui­tarists Korey Coop­er, left, and Ben Kas­cia get the par­ty start­ed Fri­day night at the Para­mount The­atre. Pho­tos by Eliza Marie Somers Skil­let con­tin­ued its assault on “Pan­heads” at the sold-out Para­mount The­atre on Sat­ur­day night. It should be … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Skillet gets a sporting chance

[photopress:skilletresize.hn2.JPG,full,pp_image] Skil­let will be at the Para­mount The­atre Fri­day, Nov. 7 for a 7 p.m. show. Tick­ets can be pur­chased at tickethorse.com or 866–461‑6556. Pho­to by Eliza Marie Somers By grab­bing the atten­tion of the NFL, Skil­let is bridg­ing a … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Skillet’s “Monster” No. 1 on AOL music

[photopress:Skillet_HFest_2009.JPG,full,pp_image] Skil­let, play­ing at Heav­en­Fest in Brighton, is find­ing suc­cess with “Mon­ster.” Pho­to by Eliza Marie Somers Skil­let, the hard-rock­ing Chris­tian music band, gar­nered the No. 1 ranked video on AOL Music. In case you missed the band at Heav­en­Fest. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Skillet “melts” fan’s face off

[photopress:skillet3.JPG,full,pp_image] Skil­let lead singer John Coop­er and the band high­light Heav­en­Fest with an ener­get­ic per­for­mance not seen since Toby­Mac came to town. Pho­tos by Eliza Marie Somers Skil­let rocked the house this past week­end at Heav­en­Fest at North­ern Hills Chris­tian … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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