We're honored to share this guest feature from Rock On Purpose lead contributor Matt Durlin's son.
Nothing More taught and empowered me to bleed the anger and bitterness and process through it. They called injustice out for what it was. They screamed for me. They shared my broken spirit. I learned to feel again through them after years of being told not to.
If you’ve ever been to our house in the past 20 years, you might have noticed this picture on the bookshelf in our computer room. Who is that strange man in what looks like a “family portrait” with my wife Lisa and our kids, Chris and Catie? That man is Brian Healy of Dead Artist [...]
Switchfoot presented the tour as a way to thank their fans for more than 20 years of music. Really, it also ultimately served as proof of why this group can easily fill out auditoriums after over two decades. The songs cast a little light on the things that survive the shipwrecks, the things that outlast the storms: love, hope, redemption, melody, community. The resilience of those things through all the worst chapters we live is truly a joy invincible.
In honor of a decade of Innocence & Instinct, the Rock On Purpose team reflected on a few of their personal favorites from this milestone record.
Meeting Josh and Lacey Sturm and seeing a live performance after all these years of listening to and following the music and ministry was such an incredible experience. I would encourage anyone who hasn't to get out to a live show-- it is a spiritually and emotionally awakening experience.
Contributor Sharayah Franklin reflects back on the once-in-a-lifetime experience that is the Jesus Freak Cruise.
The new songs from Victorious held up just as well in this setting as the older classics, leaving the room satisfied by a set that felt energetic and cohesive. Skillet's set on the Victorious War tour was a statement to me, to the whole world: Skillet doesn't need an arena to put on a good show.
August Burns Red is closing a monolithic tour with Silent Planet and Silverstein in New York next week, a tour that has commemorated a decade since the release of Constellations.
Chad Fenner remembers getting tattooed by Spencer Minor of Scarlet White, and we share a few ways to support Spencer's family following his death.