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.
Skillet are coming off the most successful album of their career and if they fail to meet the bar set by the last disc it won't be through a lack of trying. Singer John Cooper tells Noisecreep that the band began the process for their next album with an overabundance of tracks.
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