Skillet can count not one, but two talented woman amongst their ranks. Korey Cooper plays rhythm guitar, keyboards, and provides backing vocals while Jen Ledger provides the backbone of the band behind the kit as well as additional backing vocals.
Skillet are a band who have paid their dues over the past 15 years with relentless touring. Their popularity grew steadily, first making their name in Christian music, then crossing over to the mainstream. The band's gold-certified 2006 album ‘Comatose’ really put them on the map.
Skillet are set to unleash their new album 'Rise' on June 25 and to celebrate, the band is teaming up with Loudwire and Noisecreep to offer up a cool prize pack for a lucky winner. The prize consists of a deluxe version of the 'Rise' album, a t-shirt, a guitar pick necklace and a red 'Rise' wristband.
Skillet have unveiled the official video for ‘Sick of It,’ the fist-pumping first single from their upcoming release ‘Rise,’ due out on June 25. The anthemic rocker perfectly complements the message behind their new disc, the story of a teen coming into their own and dealing with a world full of problems they have no control over.
Last week, Carnival of Madness revealed the arsenal of rock bands that will head up their 2013 trek including Shinedown, Papa Roach, Skillet, In This Moment and We as Human. Now, the first leg of dates and locations have been unveiled. Shinedown kicked off the inaugural run of Carnival of Madness back in 2010 and according to frontman Brent Smith are returning this year to reinvent the brand.
Fans continue to prove that they are not ‘Sick of It’ when it comes to Skillet, as the band beat Silverstein for their latest Cage Match win. But will they emerge victorious once again in against their new competitors.
Skillet are coming off one of the bigger albums of their career and are ready to take the next step with their latest effort, 'Rise.' The disc now carries a June 25 street date and the band has selected 'Sick of It' to be the lead single off the disc.
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