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Artist Profile: Owl City

April 14, 2010

Owl City band members: Adam Young: Vocals, keyboards, piano        Biography: Owl City started out as Adam Young (the project’s one and only member) fiddling around in his parents’ basement in the tiny town of Owatonna, Minnesota. After releasing 2 independent albums, Of June and Maybe I’m Dreaming, he signed with Universal Republic Records and […]

Artist Profile: dc talk [1988-2001]

January 19, 2010

 dc Talk band members (L to R): Michael Tait: Vocals Toby McKeehan: Vocals, Raps Kevin Max Smith: Vocals   dc Talk discography: Christian Rhymes To A Rhythm, 1988 (independent) DC Talk, 1989 (Forefront) Nu Thang, 1990 (Forefront) Free At Last, 1992 (Forefront) Jesus Freak, 1995 (Forefront) Welcome To the Freak Show, 1997 (Forefront) Supernatural, 1998 (Forefront) […]

Artist Profile: Relient K

December 5, 2009

 Relient K band members (L to R): Jonathan Schneck: Guitar, BGV’s Ethan Luck: Drums, BGV’s Matt Thiessen: Lead Vocals, Guitar, Piano Matt Hoopes: Guitar, BGV’s John Warne: Bass, BGV’s Biography: Relient K is a Christian pop/punk band formed in Canton, Ohio, in 1998, with Singer/guitarist Matt Thiessen, guitarist Matt Hoopes, bassist Brian Pittman, and drummer Todd […]

Artist Profile: Hawk Nelson

November 14, 2009

Hawk Nelson band members (L to R): Jonathan Steingard: Guitar Jason Dunn: Lead Vocals Daniel Biro: Bass Justin Benner: Drums     Biography: Hawk Nelson was formed in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, in approximately 2000. Since then they’ve released 4 major length productions, appeared in a movie, and become one of the biggest names in Christian […]

Artist Profile: Leeland

October 20, 2009

  Biography: Leeland was formed in Baytown, Texas, in 2004, around brothers Leeland and Jack Mooring, their cousin Jake Holtz, and friends Jeremiah Wood and Mike Smith. They’ve already been nominated for 2 Grammy’s and 8 Dove awards in their young career. Band Members (L to R): Jack Mooring: Keys, harmony vocals Leeland Mooring: Lead vocals, […]

Artist Profile: Switchfoot

October 15, 2009

 Biography:  Switchfoot was formed in 1996 in San Diego, California, with brothers Jon and Tim Foreman, Jon playing guitars and lead vocals, Tim playing bass, and Chad Butler on drums. They were originally called “Chin Up,” but afterwards changed their name to Switchfoot when signing with Re:think Records. They now have keyboard/guitar player Jerome Fontamillas and […]

Artist Profile: MercyMe

October 13, 2009

Band Members (L to R) Nathan Cochran: Bass, vocals Barry Graul: Guitars Bart Millard: Lead vocals Robby Shaffer: Drums Jim Bryson: Keys Mike Scheuchzer: Lead guitar, vocals MercyMe Discography: 1. Almost There, 2001 (INO) 2. Spoken For, 2002 (INO) 3. Undone, 2004 (INO) 4. The Christmas Sessions, 2005 (INO) 5. Coming Up to Breathe, 2006 (INO) 6. All That is Within […]

Artist Profile: Newsboys

September 17, 2009

Band Members: (L to R) Duncan “Squiz” Phillips (drums, percussion) Michael Tait (lead vocals) Jody “Helmut” Davis (lead guitar, BGV’s) Jeff “Oinch” Frankenstein (keys, synth bass) Newsboys are a Christian pop/rock band formed in Mooloolaba, Australia, by drummer Peter Furler, bassist Sean Taylor, guitarist George Perdikis, and singer John James in 1984. Soon after, they packed their bags and headed to […]