INO Records’ burgeoning rock band Decyfer Down garnered their first GRAMMY ® nomination for Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album of the year for their sophomore release Crash (5.5.09). The 52nd Annual GRAMMY ® Awards will be held January 31, 2010 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA and will air on CBS at 8pm (EST).
“We are very grateful and honored to receive this nomination,” says drummer Josh Oliver. “It has been amazing to see the overwhelming response to Crash and we look forward to connecting with new fans on the 2010 tour. We are excited to represent our genre with such great fellow nominees.”
Decyfer Down has had a year of success playing to sold out crowds across the country on Skillet’s Awake & Alive Tour, seven consecutive radio hits and career high chart placement: Crash debuted at No.3 spot on Christian Soundscan chart, No. 66 on Billboard’s Top 200 and topped the iTunes ® Christian chart at No. 1.
In addition to their chart topping success, earlier this year the band’s debut single “Crash” was featured on America’s top rated cable television show World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Hardy’s History Montage, a Brother vs. Brother WrestleMania preview.
“What a great bunch of guys,” says President of INO Records Jeff Moseley. “I love their music and their hearts. I am excited that others are finding out what we have known for years.”
For more information on Decyfer Down, please go to www.decyferdown.com.
Following the success of their debut album End Of Grey, Decyfer Down continues to soar with their recently released sophomore album amply titled CRASH, which debuted at No. 3 on Christian Soundscan charts while topping iTunes ® Christian Chart at No. 1. Produced by Paul Ebersold (3 Doors Down, Saliva, Sister Hazel, Skillet) the band already has three No. 1 singles on Christian Rock Radio: “Crash,” “Fading”and “Desperate” and their title-track was featured on WWE’s Hardy History Montage a Brother vs. Brother WrestleMania preview. Fans were introduced to Decyfer Down in 2006 with their debut album, “End of Grey,” which garnered four No.1 hit and had a top 10 song at WARQ in Columbia, SC, a mainstream Alternative Rock station. “Fight Like This” was also the band’s fourth consecutive No.1 Christian Rock single, and was heard by millions in a special promo promoting an Ultimate Fighting Championship title fight. Also from their debut album, “Break Free” was played during some of the most watched sports games of the year and heard by over 9 million sports fanatics through website and television views. The rock band has found itself playing with mainstream rockers like Cold, Puddle of Mudd, Breaking Benjamin, Theory of a Dead Man, Pillar, Thousand Foot Krutch, Red and more. www.decyferdown.com