This year, Rock On Purpose was a proud sponsor of Chains Unchained 2021. Our contributor Matt Sassano caught up with Chains Unchained founder Wayne Nale to learn more about the event's history and the man behind its origins.
Stonewall Static talks about everything from their music and mission to their unique merch table (we're not kidding: Mario Kart is involved).
After a few years without new music, Devin Williams has returned in a big way with the singles "Sunshine," "Riverside" and "Every Eye." The rock solo artist has also released a music video for "Every Eye."
Finding Hope Festival was founded with the intention of meeting people in the midst of their mental health struggles: depression, anxiety, addiction and suicidal thoughts. They meet people first with songs that provide anthems of hope for the hopeless. They follow up with practical ministries and resources to continue to support each person in their recovery journey.
The Letter Black has a lot of momentum following the release of their self-titled Rockfest Records debut. Sarah Anthony took a few minutes out of a busy personal and professional schedule to talk with Rock On Purpose contributor Matt Durlin about the new record, family life and why music matters.
Rock on Purpose writer Jessica Walker caught up with Josh, Jarob, and TJ from The Protest backstage at Kingdom Come Festival!
This guest article is contributed by Brandon Trlak, lead singer of The Midnight Wedding. "Kill Me" is the band's latest single, a song that takes us into Brandon's deeply personal struggle with suicidal depression.
Platinum-earning drummer, breast cancer survivor, producer: Lori Peters-George has worn a lot of hats in her lifetime. Although her years as drummer for Skillet saw her on stages around the world during the band's early ascent to fame, the ways she has spent her life in the years since that season came to a close might be even more significant. Rock On Purpose contributor Matt Sassano spent some time talking with Lori and her husband Chris George, taking a deep dive into their story, their studio, and the redemption testimonies that drive them.
2021 sees Love Like Gravity roaring back to life in a big way with "Devil's In the Details," a crunchy, grungy rock tune with a wild lyrical tone of warning. I caught up with lead singer Cale Kight about what the band has been up to and what led to their powerhouse return.
I was honored to have a conversation with Alex about the project, the way these songs have become woven through the living tapestry of his life– and the lives of so many others. The result was a deep dive into what it means to be a musician, and what it means to be human.