Monthly Archives: January 2014

Artist/Worship Leader Casey Hensley Set to Release Debut Feb. 4

CaseyHensleyPieces of Art, the debut from Houston-based singer/songwriter, worship leader and visual artist Casey Hensley, is set to bow February 4 on iTunes.

Gary Chapman Sets His Sights on a Big 2014

GaryChapmanAfter a ten year absence, award-winning singer-songwriter and radio and television personality Gary Chapman made a triumphant return to music in November with the release of his latest album, The Truth (Merf Music Group). While most artists would be content to relax and enjoy the critical acclaim, Chapman is gearing up for much, much more in 2014.

Jamie Grace Drops “Ready to Fly” Today

JamieGraceGRAMMY® nominee and Best New Artist Dove Award winner Jamie Grace launches her sophomore effort, Ready To Fly, to major critical praise today.

Stryper Frontman Readies New Solo Outing and Autobiography for May Release

michaelsweetMichael Sweet, frontman for the multi-platinum rock band Stryper, will release a new full-length solo album, I’m Not Your Suicide, and his first autobiography, Honestly: My Life and Stryper Revealed, on May 6, 2014, via BIG3 Records.

Review: Antsy McClain and the Trailer Park Troubadours – Live at the Palms Playhouse

AntsyMcClainThere are some artists who rise from humble beginnings, reared in the heartland of Middle America, raised on dinners on the grounds, cruising around town on Friday nights, and Goodwill hand me downs. And many of those artists, upon reaching a certain age, turn tale and run for the highways and byways of Nashville or Los Angeles, seeking to put those simple and “unrefined” days behind them and echo those sentiments in their music. 

Then there’s Antsy McClain.

Review: Jake Hamilton & The Sound – Beautiful Rider

JakeHamiltonSome artists sing what they think others want to hear; others sing about who and what they are. Jake Hamilton & The Sound fall into the latter as they pursue God’s heartbeat with the hallmark of authenticity when and wherever it leads. And on the collective’s latest outing, Beautiful Rider, they keep that foundation front and center as they pound through ten vertically aimed worship songs that echo with passion, emotion, and honesty.

John Mark McMillan Announces “Are We All Animals” Tour Dates

JMMJohn Mark McMillan has announced the dates to his upcoming “Are We All Animals Tour” this spring, which kicks off March 29 in Orlando, FL.

Mandisa Snags Two GRAMMY Awards

mandisaFollowing the most electrifying year of her career, 2014 has begun on a very high note for five-time GRAMMY® nominee Mandisa, as she was awarded the coveted Gramophone for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for her best-selling and critically acclaimed project Overcomer.

Rhonda Vincent Set to Drop “Only Me” Tomorrow

RhondaVincentRhonda Vincent – the fiery vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter dubbed “the new queen of bluegrass” by the Wall Street Journal – is set to release her new two-disc album Only Me on January 28, 2014.

Dave Barnes Celebrates His “Golden Days” with Tomorrow’s Release

DaveBarnesTomorrow is the day that GRAMMY® and CMA award-nominated Dave Barnes releases his eighth studio album, the anticipated Golden Days (50 Year Plan Records).