Patrick Madsen (current drummer for Zahna and co-founder of The Guilty Party Podcast) shared some surprising and exciting news today on his social media: "Finally breaking ground on my first ever solo record!"
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent precautions taken by authorities, the past year has been largely void of live music, save for a handful of tours and socially distanced festivals that proceeded cautiously. The industry has adapted by providing a multitude of livestream events, such as Disciple Love Letter Lockdown and Anberlin [...]
Azariah is a new artist that just released a new single, "Am I Beautiful?"
Tooth & Nail Records artist Death Therapy is set to drop their third full length album on June 4, 2021, and has shared the first taste with lead single "Tension."
The Word66 dropped a new EP this year called On The Way To The Promised Land, and the four track project contains all the elements of classic rock that would be expected: spiritually rooted themes, hooky melodies and guitar solos, and vocals that are reminiscent of a young Mick Jagger or John Schlitt.
Silent Planet and Fit For a King released a special dual single on April 9, trading vocalists on recent tracks from the bands. "Trilogy" by Silent Planet was reimagined with Fit For a King vocalist Ryan Kirby at the helm, while Garrett Russel put his vocal stamp on "Stockholm" by Fit For a King. The two Solid State bands have offered the joint singles in service of a greater cause, playfully calling their collaboration "Silent King."
The Devil Wears Prada has announced they will be releasing a new EP titled ZII. This is a five song EP that will be a follow up to 2010’s Zombie Ep. ZII will be released on May 21, 2021.
Spoken, GFM (Gold, Frankincense & Myrrh) and Relent have announced that they are partnering for a special livestream concert on May 22.
Zao has released their first full length album in five years with The Crimson Corridor. The album was preceded by the release of the single "Transitions" earlier this week.
For David Zach of Remedy Drive, darkness is not a stranger. For seven years, he has transformed the work of his band to align with the work of justice– specifically, the work of freeing enslaved individuals around the world in partnership with The Exodus Road. Imago Amor is the third album centered on telling the stories he's encountered along the way. The songs capture a defiant hope that resonates both in the work of justice, and in the work of being human and whole in a broken, breaking world. I had the opportunity to catch up with David about what it means to be made in the image of love, how he's navigated the past year of human history, and what it means to practice hope as a sacrament.