The Persuaded And Rockfest Records Announce Preorder For ‘Dawn Of Destruction’

Hard rock band The Persuaded is preparing to release their first full length album in partnership with Rockfest Records on March 1.

Dawn of Destruction is now available for preorder, according to a recent post by the middle Tennessee based group on social media. Fans who order the album early will be treated to two tracks off the project, available for immediate download. The first is “Wolves,” which was released earlier this month as a concept video. The second single is “Forced Silence”  (iTunes and Spotify).

To keep up with The Persuaded as they get ready to release the album, follow them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

CVJM Loud and Proud Festival Announces RED As First Headliner

The CVJM Loud and Proud festival is gearing up for its 11th anniversary in 2019. This week, the first headliner was announced for the rock festival, which is held annually in Betzdorf, Germany.

In a social media release, CVJM Loud and Proud festival unveiled the now independent rock band RED to perform this year. The festival had previously announced From Shadows to Light, a new metal band from Bielefeld, Germany.

The CVJM Loud and Proud festival has been held annually in Germany since 2009. Last year boasted an impressive lineup with staple rockers like Kutless, Demon Hunter, Random Hero and more.  Keep up with the latest by following the festival on Facebook or by visiting their official website.

Memphis May Fire Announces Plans to Cover Linkin Park’s ‘Faint’

Memphis May Fire has announced that they will be covering Linkin Park’s song “Faint” as part of Rock Sound‘s Worship and Tributes Volume II. 

“The ultimate goal of this cover is to honor Chester Bennington’s life and the impact his writing had on all of us,” Memphis May Fire shared about their choice. “All four members of MMF are massive Linkin Park fans and we did our best to recreate the magic we felt the first time we heard ‘Faint.'”

The tribute collection also includes artists like Sleeping With Sirens, As It Is, and Set It Off. As of now it’s available exclusively with Rock Sound’s Issue 250, which you can preorder now.

Memphis May Fire is also preparing for a headlining tour in support of their recently released album Broken. Get a full list of dates on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and memphismayfire.com.

Fireflight Joins Rockfest Records

Today Fireflight was announced as the newest signee to Rockfest Records.

The veteran rock band has spent the past few years operating as an independent act, releasing INNOVA and the singles “I Won’t Look Back” and “Die Free.” Their sound and their vision both made them a clear fit for the Rockfest Records family.

“Fireflight’s history speaks for itself, and their music and message are needed more now than ever. We’re so excited to partner with them and can’t wait to see what God has in store for Fireflight’s next chapter,” Rockfest Records president Joseph Rojas shared alongside the announcement.

Fireflight echoed the enthusiasm, with bassist Glenn Drennen saying “We feel the time is right to release a new Fireflight record in a big way. We are incredibly excited to partner with RockFest Records and look forward for many more cool things to come!”

Fans were also quick to voice their support of the partnership. Fireflight has won loyalty through hits like “Unbreakable,” “For Those Who Wait,” and “Desperate,”  with their hope-centered message always at the fore.

You can follow Fireflight through this new chapter of their career on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Source: TurningPoint PR

Death Therapy Drops First Single From Sophomore Album

Death Therapy dropped the first single from their upcoming album, and it is a hard-hitting metal headbanger featuring Josh Kincheloe of Glasslands.

“My Defiance” brings all the best elements of heavy metal to the fore, with Jason Wisdom providing edgy vocals and a smooth but catchy synthesizer riff layered on the chorus while harmony is provided by Kincheloe.

“My Defiance” is available on iTunes or Spotify.

Death Therapy is an industrial groove metal project founded by Jason Wisdom in 2015. The sophomore album, expected to drop in 2019, will follow up 2017 debut The Calm Before the Storm.

Keep up with Death Therapy by following them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Zahna Premiers Powerful Video for ‘Your Gun My Knife’

Rockfest Records recording artist Zahna kicked off a busy Friday for the startup label by premiering a concept video for her song “Your Gun My Knife.”

The hard rock tune, which appears on her debut album Red For War,  features Zahna exhibiting controlled screamed vocals which perfectly complement a powerful message: a choice between fame and fortune or doing something which is heartfelt and full of passion.

Keep up with Zahna through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter or by visiting zahnaofficial.com.

LEDGER Releases New Single ‘Completely’

Ledger, the side project of Skillet drummer and vocalist Jen Ledger, released a new single titled “Completely” today through Fair Trade Services. The single is the first new music since her debut solo EP dropped last April, and serves as a preview of her upcoming full length album.

“I find it so mind-blowing that before the creation of the world, God knew me and he loved me,” Ledger says about the upbeat track. “It’s simple, but it’s profound and it’s something worth celebrating.”

You can hear her whole behind the song story on YouTube. Listen to the track below.

You can find “Completely” on Spotify and Apple Music. The song drops in middle of Ledger’s stint on Winter Jam, Christian music’s biggest tour. Make sure to keep up with Ledger on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Introducing Cooper Stuff: A Podcast Hosted by John Cooper of Skillet

Panheads in 2019 will have no problem getting their fill of all things Skillet. The latest in the Skilletverse is a brand new podcast hosted by John Cooper, aptly titled Cooper Stuff.

Cooper, the longtime lead vocalist of the popular band, announced the podcast in a Tweet.

The debut podcast is available on the Skillet YouTube channel and features John Cooper talking about life on the road with his wife and bandmate Korey Cooper and their kids. The show mixes humorous moments with serious life discussions.

Skillet is preparing for a huge 2019 with plans for a new record, an upcoming tour with Breaking Benjamin, in addition to juggling side projects Ledger and Fight the Fury.

Keep up with all things Skillet by following them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or by visiting their website.

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