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Red Joins Pillar For Tour
Essential Records GRAMMY Award nominated rock band RED announces the launch of its 2010 “Nothing And Everything” tour. The tour will additionally feature fellow hard rock band and labelmate, Pillar and special guests The Wedding and Me In Motion. Kicking off Jan. 14 at Fort Smith Event Center, in Ft. Smith, AR, the tour is a meeting of two rock powerhouse bands: RED, who established itself among the upper echelon of rock bands in just three short years, and Pillar, who helped to pioneer the Christian hard music movement. Touring together for the first time, both bands will bring their signature brand of rock to one stage for a riveting concert event. Randy Armstrong of RED, comments, “At our shows, we always play off the energy and enthusiasm of the crowd. We know how enthusiastic our fans are and imagine Pillar’s fans are just as wild. The combination is going to be explosive. This will be the rock tour of all rock tours.” “RED has a similar stage dynamic, which makes this a powerful ticket,” says Pillar frontman Rob Beckley. “We are excited they asked us to be a part of the tour and look forward to putting on a show our fans, and theirs, can be proud of.” Nashville-based RED, made up of Michael Barnes (vocals), Anthony Armstrong (guitar) Randy Armstrong (bass), and Joe Rickard (drums), has logged an impressive 1,000+ live shows since releasing its debut album End Of Silence in 2006. RED’s GRAMMY nominated sophomore project, Innocence & Instinct (2/7/09) released with more than 40,000 in first week sales and climbed its way to the Top 5 on iTunes Top Albums chart. To date, the band has earned eight consecutive No. 1 radio singles, the last three of which are from Innocence & Instinct. The band simultaneously released a Deluxe Edition of Innocence & Instinct that includes four bonus tracks and a DVD featuring the “Death of Me” music video, a “making of” documentary and more. Since the 2006 emergence of End Of Silence RED has maintained a near-constant presence on the road, touring alongside notable rock names such as Three Days Grace, Flyleaf, 3 Doors Down, Breaking Benjamin, Seether, Papa Roach, Buckcherry, Saving Abel, Sevendust, Staind, Kutless, Trapt, Third Day, Switchfoot and others, and rave reviews for the band’s live shows have poured in via both print and online outlets alike.
For more information about this tour, visit:
redmusiconline.com
Tour Dates:
January 14 – Fort Smith, AR
January 15 – Dallas, TX
January 16 – Victoria, TX
January 17 – San Antonio, TX
January 19 – San Angelo, TX
January 22 – Monroe, LA
January 23 – Longview, TX
January 24 – Abilene, TX
January 27 – Monterey, CA
January 29 – Las Vegas, NV
January 30 – Phoenix, AZ

Jars of Clay Get 8th Grammy Nomination
Multi-platinum, GRAMMY and Dove Award winning band Jars of Clay secured its eighth career GRAMMY nomination for the upcoming 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards this week during “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night.” The one-hour special was broadcast live on CBS from Club Nokia at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Jars of Clay received a nod in the Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album category for its April 21 release, The Long Fall Back To Earth. Jars of Clay has claimed GRAMMYs for The Eleventh Hour (3/05/2002), If I Left The Zoo (11/09/1999) and Much Afraid (9/16/1997) from its prior seven nominations. The 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on “GRAMMY Sunday,” Jan. 31, 2010, at Staples Center in Los Angeles and once again will be broadcast live in high definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on CBS from 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). Jars of Clay launched its breakout career with the multi-format hit “Flood” in 1995. Since then, it’s amassed more than six million in career sales (5 Gold, 2 Platinum and 1 double Platinum certification), 3 GRAMMY Awards (from 8 nominations), an American Music Award nod, 17 No. 1 radio hits, and numerous film credits and BMI honors for songwriting and performing. Its recent GRAMMY nominated tenth album, The Long Fall Back to Earth (April 21), debuted at No. 1 on SoundScan. Earlier this year, Jars of Clay headlined its “Two Hands Tour,” impacting 23 cities coast-to-coast and recently led “Creation Festival: The Tour” on a 25+ city tour. While celebrated for its music and writing, Jars of Clay is most concerned with the needs in Africa. Compelled to make a difference, members Dan Haseltine, Stephen Mason, Matt Odmark and Charlie Lowell founded the Blood:Water Mission in early 2002. The first effort of this non-profit was the “1000 Wells Project” with a goal of raising funds to build, rebuild and repair 1,000 wells in urban and rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa. This year Jars of Clay will celebrate the building of the 1,000th well which will bring clean water to more than 150,000 people.
jarsofclay.com

Delirious? Farewell Concert In London To Be Broadcast
he UK-based, RIAA Certified Gold-selling, GRAMMY-nominated and Dove Award winning band Delirious? played its final, farewell concert at London’s HMV Hammersmith Apollo Nov. 29. Although sold-out well in advance, fans of Delirious? will be able to see highlights of this historic concert as GOD TV was there and captured exclusive footage to share with its worldwide audience. As part of a full evening of programming to recognize the band’s many achievements, a three-hour “Delirious? Night” is scheduled for broadcast on GOD TV Sunday, Dec. 27 at 9:30 p.m. (EST) with a replay on Monday, Dec. 28 at 2 p.m. (EST). As a precursor to a Delirious? farewell live CD/DVD from the London concert scheduled to release in May 2010 from Kingsway, “Delirious? Night” on GOD TV will include footage from the live concert and the network’s youth presenters Chip-K and Emma Owen interviewing the band’s lead vocalist Martin Smith, guitarist Stu G, keyboardist Tim Jupp, bassist Jon Thatcher and drummer Paul Evans, who took over for Delirious? founding member Stew Smith in 2008. The program will also include a video countdown of the Top 10 Delirious? songs of all time, as voted by GOD TV viewers. GOD TV’s potential viewing audience of half-a-billion viewers worldwide is being encouraged to visit the network’s website to choose their favorite track out of 15 songs the band has short-listed. The online poll closes on Dec. 15. “Delirious? was formed in the UK at much the same time as GOD TV was birthed in 1995 and it has been our privilege to feature these anointed worshippers many times over the past 14 years,” said GOD TV co-founder and Director of Television, Wendy Alec. “We at GOD TV want to commend the band members for all they have done and especially for the many lives they have helped bring into the Kingdom of God. I have no doubt their music will continue to impact people across the globe for many years to come.” In addition to the upcoming live CD/DVD, Delirious? released its History Makers: Greatest Hits CD worldwide last month on Kingsway (Survivor) with EMI CMG Distribution. The album includes the definitive Delirious? songs that inspired a generation of worshippers to live life “out loud,” and that continue to be sung today throughout the world by literally millions of people every week. Included in this collection are such genre defining modern worship classics as “I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever,” “Did You Feel The Mountains Tremble,” “Majesty,” “My Glorious” and “Shout To The North.” Known as the forerunners of the modern worship movement and as one of the industry’s best live bands, Delirious? over the last decade have closed for the Pope in front of a million people in Germany, played in front of hundreds of thousands in India, headlined the 2004 Olympic Celebrations at the Omonia Square in Athens, Greece, toured with Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams and Matchbox 20, and headlined at SWR3’s Arena of Sound 2004 music festival, where more than 80,000 fans filled the Schlossplatz in Stuttgart, Germany. Having released 14 albums and selling nearly three million recordings, and with seven Top 40 general market UK chart singles and two Top 30 general market UK chart albums, Delirious? grew out of the UK “Cutting Edge” youth meetings in the early 1990s. Regarded internationally as the galvanizing force that changed the face of worship worldwide, Delirious? members currently have 22 songs on the CCLI charts. With its music being played and sold in over 100 countries, the band has also been honored with two Gospel Music Association International Awards.

Switchfoot Song Used For To Save A Life Trailer
Outreach Films is proud to launch the new trailer for the upcoming film TO SAVE A LIFE exclusively on Apple.com. Enhanced by the music of Switchfoot’s latest single “Mess of Me,” the trailer can also be seen in theaters, currently placed before films such as PRECIOUS, THE BLIND SIDE and THE FANTASTIC MR. FOX. TO SAVE A LIFE will release to theaters nationwide January 22, 2010 and is distributed by Samuel Goldwyn Films. TO SAVE A LIFE is the story of an all-American teen Jake Taylor, who seemingly has it all. After a childhood friend’s death, Jake’s world turns upside down, and he is forced to make a decision that could change his life forever. TO SAVE A LIFE is about making unexpected choices and sacrifices, while having the courage and determination to persevere against all odds. TO SAVE A LIFE stars Randy Wayne (THE DUKES OF HAZZARD, FOREIGN EXCHANGE, THE LAST HURRAH), Deja Kreutzberg (CSI MIAMI, LAW AND ORDER, HOPE AND FAITH), Kim Hidalgo (BALL DON’T LIE, NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE) and Sean Michael Afable (CHANNELS, AKEELAH AND THE BEE, PHIL OF FUTURE.) Brian Baugh directed this project with the screenplay written by Jim Britts. Grammy winner Charlie Peacock is the music supervisor and Grammy, Emmy and Interactive Academy Award winning composers Christopher Lennertz and Timothy Wynn created the score.

Mortification Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of Break The Curse
1990 was a year that would forever change and have an impact on the Christian Metal scene. The world would see releases from some of the most seminal artists in the scene: Vengeance Rising – Once Dead; Deliverance – Weapons of our Warfare; Believer – Sanity Obscure and Tourniquet – Stop the Bleeding just to name a few! These albums would forever have an impact and leave their mark on the Christian Metal Scene. But one album and one album alone would turn the Christian Metal Scene upside down! Mortification’s ‘Break the Curse’ would hit the metal world like a raging storm! This would be the world’s first introduction of the band that would go on to pave the way for Christian Death Metal bands to come! Touring the world over, releasing multiple albums and DVD’s, playing in front of thousands of raging metal fans across the globe! Bold and unashamed they would play anywhere and everywhere that would host them! Never afraid to speak their mind and let the world know their convictions! Break the Curse was the initial release that would start it all, this release has long been out of print and a much sought after collectible for the Mortification fan! In celebration of the 20 year anniversary of this release Roxx Records is set to release a strictly Limited Edition 2 Disc Gold Letter Edition of ‘Break the Curse’. Disc one is set to include the full remastered release of Break the Curse as well as 8 Bonus tracks!! The bonus tracks will consist of another much sought after Mortification release… “Noah Sat Down and Listened to the Mortification Live E.P. While Having A Coffee”. That’s right! For the first time since its release, the much sought after EP will be made available for the first time and with this limited quantity of only 1000. If that’s not enough for you 2 more specially added bonus tracks will be included here that have not been made available since their original release… For the first time ever on a Mortification disc the studio version of Time Crusaders! Also the long out of print ‘Eyes of Destruction’ originally recorded by Lightforce and that is only Disc 1!!!! Disc 2 will be a very special DVD release of a show that has never been released in its entirety! Not just any show, this is the VERY FIRST Mortification live show ever captured live in Melbourne Australia at the Harvest Centre! Recorded June 15th of 1990 and completely remastered and restored this concert DVD is sure to become a true collectible for the Mortification fan! Still not enough for you??!! The first 100 copies only will come with what is to be the first in a series for Roxx Records a Limited Edition Signature Guitar Pick. That’s right series 1 of the Roxx Signature Guitar Picks will be a Steve Rowe signature guitar pick! WAIT, that still is not enough for you??!! What if we had a special ‘Ultimate Die Hard Mort Fan Edition’ with a very Special Limited Edition 20th year anniversary ‘Break The Curse’ T- Shirt!!!
For more information this pre-order, go here:
roxxproductions.com

Robert Randolph Gets Grammy Nomination
Critically heralded pedal-steel guitarist, singer, and songwriter Robert Randolph has been nominated for a 2010 Grammy Award. His recording of the Stevie Wonder classic “Higher Ground” with gospel legends The Clark Sisters has been nominated for “Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals.” The track appears on the multi-artist gospel compilation Oh Happy Day. This is Randolph’s fourth Grammy Award nomination. His debut album, 2003’s Unclassified, was nominated for “Best Rock Gospel Album,” while the track “Squeeze” was nominated for “Best Rock Instrumental Performance.” Randolph was also included in a group nomination for “Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance” for “You Are So Beautiful” off of Sam Moore’s 2006 album Overnight Sensational. Robert Randolph and the Family Band recently released a new digital single, “Get There,” which made its broadcast television debut as the new theme song for Friday Night Knicks on the MSG Network. It is the first new song from the group in three years. The Family Band released their last album, Colorblind, on Warner Bros. Records in 2006. The band is currently finishing their third studio album with acclaimed producer T Bone Burnett, a Grammy-Award winner for his work on the best-selling O Brother, Where Art Thou soundtrack. Burnett is also noted for his production on albums by Counting Crows, Elvis Costello, The Wallflowers, k.d. lang, Gillian Welch, Sam Phillips, and Robert Plant and Alison Krauss for their 2008 Grammy-Award nominated collaboration Raising Sand.

LIVING SACRIFICE Lay Down The “Rules Of Engagement”
Metal legends LIVING SACRIFICE are giving fans their first taste of one of 2010’s most anticipated hard rock releases, The Infinite Order, out January 26 on Solid State Records. The first single, “Rules of Engagement,” is available today for purchase on iTunes and for streaming on the band’s MySpace page. “Rules of Engagement just came out as a really strong song musically,” says singer and guitarist Bruce Fitzhugh, who, with the rest of LIVING SACRIFICE, is celebrating 20 years of genre-defining metal. “It was one of the last songs that we wrote for the record and it came together really well. It was one that we wrote in pre-production. We all agreed that it would be the song that we wanted for the video.” The video will be making its debut shortly. LIVING SACRIFICE has also opened the gates for album pre-orders, with several options available, including added value such as DVDs and t-shirts. Options can be viewed here. The band’s seventh full-length overall, and first since 2002’s acclaimed Conceived In Fire, The Infinite Order finds the band returning to its thrash roots for an unapologetic reminder as to exactly why so many of today’s heavy music leaders hold LIVING SACRIFICE and their legacy in such high esteem. “You can hear LIVING SACRIFICE’s legacy in the entire generation of bands who’ve come after them… And those bands still haven’t caught up,” says Tim Lambesis of AS I LAY DYING. “LIVING SACRIFICE definitely helped pave the way for our band’s crossover,” chimes in UNDEROATH’s Tim McTague. Produced by Jeremiah Scott (DESTROY DESTROY DESTROY) and mixed by Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, MACHINE HEAD, AS I LAY DYING), The Infinite Order finds LIVING SACRIFICE once again pushing the envelope of the metal genre, incorporating new dynamics and thrashier / more aggressive elements into a formula sure to appeal to fans throughout the metal diaspora. “The music is fast, heavy and thrashy,” Fitzhugh said to AOL Noisecreep. “We love metal and playing heavy music. We didn’t wimp out at all.” Let the countdown begin.

Flyleaf Announce Tour With Three Days Grace
Platinum-selling recording group FLYLEAF will embark on a North American tour with rock bands Breaking Benjamin and Three Days Grace, kicking off January 15th in Peoria, IL. FLYLEAF is touring in support of their latest album, Memento Mori, which was released November 10th on A&M/Octone records. The video for Memento Mori’s first single- the urgent, impassioned “Again,”- has just entered the Elite 8 on MTVU and Fuse. While at radio,”Again” is climbing the Active and Modern Rock radio charts and has been in the Top 15 since it’s release. Memento Mori debuted at No. 8 on the Billboard 200. FLYLEAF celebrated the release of Memento Mori with a performance on late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! on October 28th and a headlining US tour of intimate venues across the country this fall. MEMENTO MORI is the follow-up to the Texas five-piece’s 2005 self-titled debut. On this newest offering, the band once again worked with producer Howard Benson, who worked with FLYLEAF on their platinum-selling debut is known for his previous endeavors with My Chemical Romance and The All-American Rejects. The resulting record is a compelling blend of bold guitars and soaring melodies, anchored by lead signer Lacey’s honest, emotional lyrics and fervent vocals. USA Today says; “The release is full of potent imagery that transcends clichés” and Alternative Press says; “Momento Mori is a good album, with the awesome “Set Apart This Dream,” and “Again” shining with their anthemic choruses and deft use of pop melody.” FLYLEAF is Lacey (lead vocals,) Sameer Bhattacharya (guitar,) Jared Hartman (guitar,) Pat Seals (bass) and James Culpepper (drums.)
Tour Dates:
1/15 – Peoria, IL
1/16 – Detroit, MI
1/18 – Madison, WI
1/20 – Duluth, MN
1/21 – LaCrosse, WI
1/23 – Mankato, MN
1/24 – Rockford, IL
1/26 – Grand Island, NE
1/27 – Cedar Rapids, IA
1/29 – Evansville, IN
1/30 – Fort Wayne, IN
2/1 – Lexington, KY
2/2 – Huntington, WV
2/13 – Lowell, MA
2/14 – Portland, ME
2/16 – Uncasville, CT
2/20 – Reading, PA

The Rocket Summer Premiers New Video
Another successful tour wraps up this weekend for The Rocket Summer, as frontman, songwriter and multi-instrumental mastermind Bryce Avary looks ahead to the release of his long-awaited second major label album release on Island Records, OF MEN AND ANGELS, scheduled to arrive February 23, 2010. n advance of the album release, the 4-song EP You Gotta Believe was issued by The Rocket Summer in October, at the same time its title track premiered on AlternativePress.com as the new single. Coinciding with the EP release, The Rocket Summer returned to the road, for a 34-city North American tour. On January, 9 2010 Bryce Avary will be joining the “Heavy and Light” benefit show in Orlando, FL at The House of Blues. “Heavy and Light” show is meant to challenge, inspire and encourage people. Move them with songs and stories with a taste of community. For more information, go here. The video for “You Gotta Believe” is set to premiere Today music. The clip was directed by award winning director Randy Scott Slavin. A sneak-peak at the ‘making of the video’ for “You Gotta Believe” can be viewed at therocketsummer.com. In addition to “You Gotta Believe,” the EP includes “Hills and Valleys” (which will be issued as the second single at the time of the album release next year), “Light” and the non-album bonus track, “The Fight.” The album was produced by Bryce Avary (who played all of the instruments on the album), and co-produced and engineered by CJ Eiriksson, who served as engineer on Do You Feel, the first major label album release by TRS on Island. OF MEN AND ANGELS and You Gotta Believe follow-up The Rocket Summer’s Island debut, Do You Feel, released July 2007. After the release of “So Much Love,” as an advance track, the album’s title tune single “Do You Feel” eventually broke through at Alternative and Modern Rock radio in the summer of 2008, while TRS headlined the sold-out Alternative Press tour and graced the cover of AP’s magazine as well. TRS then headed out on a successful six-week North American tour with Phantom Planet, Secret Handshake, and the Morning Light, plus two sold out headline tours in the UK. When describing TRS, Austin City Limits stated, “We’re not talking simple acoustic solo stuff here. The music Bryce makes as the Rocket Summer is lush, explosively catchy and artful power pop that hints at a new Brian Wilson or Prince in the making. Keep an eye out on this one.”

Underoath Gets Grammy Nomination
As UNDEROATH wraps their final U.S. tour of 2009 and looks ahead to another overseas tour in 2010, the band’s acclaimed album LOST IN THE SOUND OF SEPARATION (Tooth & Nail/Solid State) has received a Grammy nomination for “Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package.” The double-disc special edition of LOST IN THE SOUND OF SEPARATION is a cloth-bound box set with two ten-inch colored heavy-gram saw blade die-cut vinyls, the LOST IN THE SOUND OF SEPARATION CD, the DVD, a 56-page cloth covered/bound book wrapped in a 4” belly band. Each deluxe edition package is hand-numbered and autographed by every member of the group. You can view the package, go here. UNDEROATH was previously nominated for a Grammy in 2007 for “Best Short Form Video” for the song “Writing On The Walls” from their Define The Great Line (Tooth & Nail/Solid State) album. 2010 will see UNDEROATH head back overseas for the fourth time since the release of LOST IN THE SOUND SEPARATION. In January, they’ll perform at the Parachute Festival in New Zealand, followed by a month-long European trek beginning in March in London and wrapping in Italy. UNDEROATH–whose last three albums have combined sales in excess of one million copies–released their fourth album LOST IN THE SOUND OF SEPARATION on Seattle indie Tooth & Nail/Solid State in 2008. The disc marked the top rock debut for the week and entered the Billboard Top 200 Album chart at #8, #1 on the Top Christian albums chart and #5 on the Top Digital albums chart, with over 9,476 digital downloads sold in its first week alone. UNDEROATH–lead vocalist SPENCER CHAMBERLAIN, guitarist TIM MCTAGUE, bassist GRANT BRANDELL, drummer AARON GILLESPIE, keyboardist CHRISTOPHER DUDLEY and guitarist JAMES SMITH–continue to garner new fans and widespread critical acclaim for LOST IN THE SOUND OF SEPARATION as well as their electrifying live performances.
Tour Dates:
12/10 – Tulsa, OK
12/11 – Little Rock, AR
12/12 – Memphis, TN
12/13 – Dallas, TX
12/14 – Mission, TX
12/15 – Austin, TX
12/16 – Houston, TX
12/17 – New Orleans, LA
1/30 – Auckland, NZ
3/11 – London, England
3/12 – Manchester, England
3/13 – Leeds, England
3/14 – Glasgow, Scotland
3/15 – Wolverhampton, UK
3/17 – Amsterdam, Holland
3/18 – Brussels, Belgium
3/19 – Berlin, Germany
3/21 – Copenhagen, Denmark
3/22 – Lund, Sweden
3/24 – Stockholm, Sweden
3/27 – St. Petersburg, Russia
3/28 – Moscow, Russia
3/31 – Prague, Czech Republic
4/1 – Vienna, Austria
4/2 – Munich , Germany
4/4 – Cesena, Italy
4/5 – Rome, Italy
4/6 – Milan, Italy

As Bold As Lions Debut EP Released
Edmonton, Alberta Canada’s hometown boys As Bold As Lions (formerly known as: This Very Day) released their debut New Line Music EP, Face of Reality on December 8, 2009. This six-track EP is full of heavy hitting music. Catch the band on the New Line Music tour in February of 2010 with: To Speak Of Wolves, The Great American Beast & others!
Track Listing:
1) Open Your Eyes
2) The Call
3) Reaching Out
4) Face Of Reality
5) Moving Forward
6) The Anthem
For more information on this EP, visit:
myspace.com/asboldaslions780

Leeland Receives Grammy Nomination
Houston-based, progressive rock band Leeland celebrates its third career GRAMMY nomination, as announced this week, with its latest album Love Is On The Move (8/25) nominated for the year’s Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album. The band’s first two albums, Sound of Melodies (8/15/2006) and its sophomore Opposite Way (2/26/2008), were previously recognized in this category, continuing a streak of GRAMMY honors for each of the outfit’s three projects to date. Leeland continues to influence a generation of new worshippers with its latest GRAMMY-nominated project. The title track marks a clear mission statement for Leeland, which poetically unfolded during the writing process. A response to both physical and spiritual poverty, the lyrics of “Love Is On The Move” poignantly discuss a service-filled transformation. Love Is On The Move is produced by award-winning, veteran producer Ed Cash, and by co-producer Steve Wilson who produced and co-wrote with the band on its breakthrough debut album. The album’s first radio single, “Follow You,” performed with Brandon Heath, holds at No. 9 on Billboard’s AC Indicator chart this week. Leeland recently wrapped its 43-city, co-headlined “Follow You Tour” with Heath and special guest Francesca Battistelli, pulling together one of the most successful Christian music events of the 2009 fall touring season, playing to 50,000 fans in and inspiring 1,051 children sponsorships through a partnership with Food for the Hungry. Hailing from Houston, Texas, GRAMMY-nominated progressive rock act Leeland has been known to deliver songwriting beyond its years and worshipful rock so genuine it disarms the honest cynic. Often quoted as one of Christian music’s most gripping live bands, the 2006 debut Sound of Melodies and 2008’s Opposite Way quickly established Leeland as a leader in the worship community and beyond. Both previous albums were GRAMMY nominated and drew a combined eight Dove nominations. The band’s latest album Love Is On The Move was recently nominated for a GRAMMY in the Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album category. In February 2009, Leeland and Jack Mooring were selected by the White House to participate in the Compassion in Action Roundtable spotlighting the innovative leadership of an emerging generation of social entrepreneurs in America. On top of non-stop touring across the U.S. and Japan, the band also partners with Christian relief organization Food for the Hungry, and has recently taken outreach trips to Africa and Asia, and attended Hillsong Church’s 2008 Conference in Australia. Leeland is: Leeland Mooring (lead vocals, guitar); Jack Mooring (keyboard, background vocals); Jake Holtz (bass); and Mike Smith (drums).

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