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UPDATE: Newsboys Release Track List and Album Art For New Album “Born Again”

March 10, 2010

With a slightly redone cover, and 7 additional songs, and without “I’ll Be”  Born Again is ready for it’s release on July 13, 2010. This is Newsboys first album without former lead singer Peter Furler, and their first with Michael Tait, formerly of dc Talk. The final track listing for it is: Born Again One Shot Way Beyond Myself Impossible When […]

Newsboys New Album Name and Date is Released

January 10, 2010

  Newsboys announced yesterday that they are offering a 5 song preview EP with a pre-order of their new album, Born Again (release June 8th), for just $7. This is live shows only, and you can catch them on WinterJam 2010 right now.

John James Returns to Newsboys

January 6, 2010

John James, lead singer of Newsboys from their formation in 1984 up to 1997 announced yesterday on a Queensland, Australia radio station that he is re-joining Newsboys. His role will be  preaching and backing vocals, and current lead singer Michael Tait is not leaving.

Review: Newsboys – In the Hands of God

September 25, 2009

In the Hands of God by Newsboys is lead singer Peter Furler’s (the last remaining original member) last album as a member of Newsboys, the job being taken over by Michael Tait, former member of dc talk.   The album starts off with the first of the two songs that reflect on Peter Furler’s time with Newsboys, “The […]

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 […]

The Way We Roll Tour

September 15, 2009

                     The Way We Roll Tour Itinerary 10/1 Greensboro, NC 10/2 Marietta, GA 10/3 Thomasville, GA 10/4 Winter Park, FL 10/8 St. John, NB CANADA 10/9 Lowell, MA 10/10 Augusta, ME 10/11 Albany, NY 10/17 Whitestown, IN 10/18 Ft. Wayne, IN 10/23 St. Charles, MO 10/24 Salem, IL 10/25 Little Rock, AR 10/28 Farmington, NM […]

Review: Take Me to Your Leader – Newsboys

August 25, 2009

This is one of the best Newsboys albums ever. One of the reasons is the raw sound of it, and probably also because Duncan Phillips is JUST on percussion.   Take Me to Your Leader starts off with God is Not a Secret, a great opening song, next is the title track, one of my favorite Newsboys songs ever. […]