In spite of what you’ve been told about the “evils of rock and roll,” rock music has been making a positive impact on people’s lives for almost as long as the genre has existed. One such band that has been using rock music as a platform for positive change for a long time is Welsh [...]
Scott is currently touring for his new album The Space Between the Shadows, and he hit the Dallas House of Blues on July 13 in advance of the album's July 19 release date. While it might be trendy for 90s artists to hit the road with "reunion" tours, Scott's new material is as good and relevant today as anything he's ever sung.
Jessica Walker shares her experiences from Kingdom Come Festival's 10th year.
Anberlin's 2019 North American reunion tour proves that there is something immortal about this band from Winter Park, FL.
Hey there. My name is Jessi Zilka. I’ve recently been brought into the Rock on Purpose family as a contributing writer with a focus on what people have lovingly labeled “throwback” music. In my eyes, however, I’m simply writing about amazing, relevant rock and roll that likely hit your ears decades ago.
Amid the reunion rumors, our staff discuss what a DC Talk tour would mean both personally and to Christian rock as a whole. Join our discussion by adding your thoughts on Facebook! By now, unless you’ve been on vacation or otherwise absent from social media, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the interview on Minnesota-based 98.5 KTIS [...]
Switchfoot’s Native Tongue tour stopped in Nashville on a rainy night in February. It was close enough to the beginning of the tour that everyone was a little giddy; after all, a year earlier, the future of Switchfoot had seemed deeply uncertain as they entered a hiatus. Now we had a brand new album and [...]
I entered into 2015 with a heavy heart, and like many other seasons in my life, Skillet's music was something that helped me cope. Their most recent album "Rise" had released in June of 2013, and their single "Sick of It" was one of my favorite songs. I couldn't really identify what it was that [...]
Occasionally a tour lineup gets announced that makes you feel a little like you're living in your own MySpace bulletins from 2008. Breaking Benjamin's spring tour lineup was that for me, featuring support from Skillet, Underoath, and Fight the Fury (the newly launched side hustle for Skillet frontman John Cooper). In many ways, the lineup [...]
Life is filled with pain and disappointment. You can shut it all out and be numb to everything, or you can face the hurt and enjoy the good experiences. There's not a lot I know for sure, but I definitely know this: it was only after I spent years living as someone who was already dead that I began to realize how beautiful life really is.