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  • Rock Band Nine Lashes Release Third Recent New Single
    on July 10, 2020 at 1:00 am

    One of the most popular modern Christian rock bands has been Nine Lashes. Since 2016 the band has been quiet, but in 2020 they have returned to the scene with some of the best music they have made. Following two previous singles, "Guilty Hands" and "Shadows," the new single "Dear Self" continues to show great musical and vocal growth within the band. The song is written as a letter to one's self, addressing feelings and thoughts of self-doubt and self-image struggles, all in a message of hope. The lyrics in the bridge hit home with I've left you far behind me/And for the grace I now call home/Now I'm finally falling/This place is now my home. The message of the song is based on Romans 66-12 (NKJV) "Knowing this, that our old man was crucified with[...]

  • Carolyn Arends Celebrates 25 Years In Christian Music With Kickstarter Campaign
    on July 10, 2020 at 1:00 am

    August 15th, 2020 will mark the 25th anniversary of the release of Carolyn Arends's first CD, I Can Hear You, a project which offered enduring favorites like "Seize the Day," "Reaching," and "The Power of Love." Arends is celebrating the milestone with two new recordings A full-length album of rootsy new originals, called RECOGNITION, and an EP of acoustic worship tunes, tentatively titled OUR SONGBOOK, Volume 1. Now an indie artist, Arends has invited fans to help create the music through a Kickstarter campaign, to overwhelming response. When Arends launched the crowd-funding campaign on June 30th, she wasn't sure what to expect. Although the thoughtful folk-pop artist has twelve previous releases under her belt, it's been six years since her last full-length release. Fans, however, let her know quickly that they were still interested in her work. The campaign's initial goal of $20,000 was funded[...]

  • Fit For A King's New Album 'The Path' Announced
    on July 10, 2020 at 1:00 am

    The Christian-based metalcore band, Fit For A King, has announced their sixth studio album titled The Path. Lead single "Breaking The Mirror" has received a warm reception and fans now know when they can expect more from the band- September 18, 2020 is the release date for The Path on Solid State Records. The second single "God Of Fire" will be released July 9, 2020, just a couple days after the new album announcement. It is called "God of Fire" and features Ryo Kinoshita of the Japanese metalcore band Crystal Lake. About the new album, lead singer, Ryan Kirby, told Kerrang Magazine "With The Path we find our way out, and claim victory over the demons we have faced and are currently facing. This album is made to be the soundtrack for your victory[...]

  • Jordan Feliz Joined By TobyMac, Terrian for Glorify Remix Releasing July 10
    on July 10, 2020 at 1:00 am

    The first single this year from Gold-selling, Dove Award-winning pop recording artist and songwriter Jordan Feliz, "Glorify," became the No. 1 Most Added track at Christian radio following its release last month. This week, seven-time GRAMMY winner and multi-Platinum selling artist TobyMac and new Gotee Records artist Terrian offer their Bryan Fowler-produced vocals on the remix of the song set to debut this Friday, July 10, and available to preorder now from Centricity Music. With the original album version available now at digital and streaming outlets everywhere, "Glorify" follows a string of No. 1 and top 10 charting, pop-centric singles like "Witness," "Changed" and "Faith" from Feliz's Billboard No. 1 Top Christian Album, Future. Leading many of these songs while on tour with TobyMac in previous years, and singing "See The Light" (feat. Jordan Feliz) (RUSLAN Remix) on this industry icon's The St. Nemele[...]

  • Kutless Guitarist Nate Parrish Releases Solo Album
    on July 10, 2020 at 1:00 am

    "Wear it low, strum it fast and tell it like it is." This attitude is at the core of Nate Parrish's newly released solo album (June 19, 2020). The album, titled I'M A WRECK is 10 songs of straightforward rock reminiscent of classic punk sounds like the Ramones, Social Distortion and MXPX, while also sampling flavors of Americana such as Bruce Springsteen and Johnny Cash. "I had so much frustration, sorrow and flat out anger built up in my heart, that writing this album has served as a kind of therapy for me", Nate says, adding, "My approach to writing these songs was to keep the instrumentation simple and the messaging intentional. I needed to address issues of love, loss and societal injustices, while still believing there's hope in the midst of it all". I'M A WRECK[...]

  • Rapper Psalm Releases 8th Track From Upcoming Full Length Album
    on July 10, 2020 at 1:00 am

    Psalm has released the 8th single from his 10 track LP, Hero's Lament. The song is titled 'Only Right' and features the popular 1k Phew. With a heavy trap vibe, courtesy of super producer J. Nihilo, this song edifies and slumps all at once. Psalm is offering a free download of his single! To grab yours, visit https// Psalm (aka Lyricidal), born David Andrew Byrd, is an inspirational Christian rap artist based out of Boise, Idaho. He originally performed secular music under the alias Sketchy Waze, and had a modestly successful underground following under that title. He toured across the country for several years, including headlining performances at popular festivals and events. Throughout his career, he worked with renowned acts such as Tech N9ne, Spice 1, Hopsin, Swizzz, Dizzy Wright, Hed PE, Potluck,[...]

  • Rick Lee James Premieres Powerful And Timely Love Our Enemies Music Video
    on July 10, 2020 at 1:00 am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--"Love Our Enemies," the latest music video from acclaimed singer/songwriter and author Rick Lee James, premiers today. Directed and edited by Jason Elam for Agape Media, the clip features James and his band performing at the historic Something Old Dayton studios in Dayton, Ohio, and incorporates current news footage and images of people from around the world. "Love Our Enemies" is also out on Christian AC radio now. "I wrote this song because I need to be reminded as much as anyone that loving our enemies isn't optional--not in an election year; not when the world is burning; and not even when we feel unsafe," James shares. "The whole world is our neighborhood and Christ's call is to love our neighbors as ourselves, even the un-neighborly ones. Jesus turned the world upside down with inconvenient commands like this."[...]

  • VIDEO PREMIERE The Gray Havens Rest
    on July 9, 2020 at 1:00 am

    NewReleaseToday is premiering the new lyric video from The Gray Havens for "Rest," the first new original music from the husband and wife duo since October 2018. You can watch it below. "In the fall of 2019, we were living with some friends," explains Dave Radford. "The life of a full-time musician doesn't allow for a lot of weekly rhythms. You're gone a lot, and you're back home for just long enough to get unpacked before you're gone again. We were looking for a place to live, touring a lot, I had committed to too many things, and was waking up every day in a sort of panic about all I needed to do." "Around this time, I was introduced to the Bible Project podcast and they had just started a series on the Sabbath. I ended up[...]

  • Fear Not Minute #4 - It's OK To Be Good Enough
    on July 9, 2020 at 1:00 am

    Legin is a spoken word artist, rapper and a dynamic speaker with a new EP hitting next Friday, July 17, 2020 and he brings his unique take on cultural issues of our day in his new video series for NewReleaseToday. In the third episode of the Fear Not Minute, Legin encourages us to lean into the gifts God has given us and attack fears of failure and rejection as we accept who God created us to be. Let's talk about it... RELATED LINKS Fear Not Minute #3 Don't Fear Forgiveness Fear Not Minute #2 Don't Fear Getting Help Fear Not Minute #1 Do What You're Afraid To Do[...]

  • 'Come Alive,' Debut LP From All Nations Music, Releases July 3rd
    on July 7, 2020 at 1:00 am

    Nashville, TN (July 2, 2020) All Nations Music and RCA Inspiration release the new album project from All Nations Music, Come Alive, which is available at digital music providers on Friday July 3rd. Come Alive marks the debut project from All Nations Music, delivering a personal worship experience to listeners in the global ministry led by All Nations Worship Assembly's Founder and Senior Pastor, Dr. Matthew L. Stevenson, III. With music a longstanding important experience tied with the All Nations Worship Assembly's ministry and its multiple campus locations, Come Alive brings new music to listeners worldwide beyond the church walls, led by the first single "Bless Your Name" (feat. Chandler Moore). Releasing "Bless Your Name" out to Gospel radio and accompanied by a new video, All Nations Music's album is fueled by the talents of ten singers/songwriters (Chinaa, CoCo,[...]

  • Music Icon Charlie Daniels Passes Away At Age 83
    on July 6, 2020 at 1:00 am

    Nashville, Tenn. (July 6, 2020) Country music and southern rock legend Charlie Daniels has passed. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member died this morning at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee. Doctors determined the cause of death was a hemorrhagic stroke. He was 83. From his Dove Award-winning gospel albums to his genre-defining southern rock anthems and his CMA Award-winning country hits, few artists have left a more indelible mark on America's musical landscape than Charlie Daniels. An outspoken patriot, beloved mentor, and a true road warrior, Daniels parlayed his passion for music into a multi-platinum career and a platform to support the military, underprivileged children, and others in need. The Charlie Daniels Band has long populated radio with memorable hits and his signature song, "The Devil Went Down to Georgia." Over the course of his career, Daniels received numerous accolades, including his[...]

  • Two-Time Grammy Award Winner Lauren Daigle To Appear On Kelly Clarkson Show
    on July 6, 2020 at 1:00 am

    This week two-time GRAMMY Award winner and multi-platinum recording artist Lauren Daigle was a special guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show. This was Daigle's first remote network television interview, and was followed by an exclusive performance of her powerful song "Rescue." In May, Clarkson performed Daigle's GRAMMY Award winning and triple-platinum selling hit single "You Say" in a touching tribute to first responders, a moment Daigle said 'was not only an honor to hear Kelly interpret the song, but was also inspiring on several levels.' The Kelly Clarkson Show airs on NBC check local listings for time! About the performance, Lauren said "I had so much fun chatting and sharing a performance on the Kelly Clarkson Show! We had the best time catching up, and I already can't wait for next time. In case you missed it, you can hear our conversation and[...]

  • Sidewalk Prophets Release New Album 'The Things That Got Us Here'
    on July 6, 2020 at 1:00 am

    Nashville, Tenn. (July 3, 2020) Curb Word Entertainment's Sidewalk Prophets release their highly-anticipated album, The Things That Got Us Here, today. Also in support of The Things That Got Us Here, the band is set to host a livestream performance event from the historic Ryman Auditorium on July 9, 2020. Joining the release of tracks "Smile," "The Comment Section," "Chosen," "Real To Me," and "Don't Sweat It," fans can find the entire The Things That Got Us Here album on all DSPs now. Listen to the album HERE. "The Things That Got Us Here has taken on new meaning in our lives since the beginning of the year," shares front man Dave Frey. "The world is faced with so many uncertainties and hardships, and so are each of our hearts. There are so many 'things' that have brought us all to this[...]

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