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House of Heroes

Based from Columbus, Ohio, the people of Christian rock and roll trio Home of Heroes originally arrived together like a punk-pop strap known as No Tagbacks. Composed of A.J. Babcock (bass/vocals), Colin Rigsby (drums/vocals), and Tim Skipper (vocals/acoustic guitar), the group developed a good grassroots pursuing through continuous touring. Nevertheless, …

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Jeremy Camp

Among the leading performers within the modern Christian picture, Jeremy Camp offers gained a big lover following for his passionate, well-crafted rock and roll tunes and heartfelt testimonies of trust regardless of life’s hurdles. Camp was created on January 12, 1978, in Lafayette, Indiana, where his dad was the pastor …

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Jennifer Knapp

Substitute CCM folk-rocker Jennifer Knapp debuted in 1994 having a self-released cassette that distributed more than 2,000 copies in its 1st year. Her 1st full-length, Wishing Well, made an appearance two years later on; its achievement brought Knapp to the eye from the Gotee Files label, which released her LP …

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Stellar Kart

A Phoenix, AZ-based Christian pop-punk clothing, Stellar Kart released their first album, All Gas, Zero Brake, in early 2005. Several singles in the album were able to split CCM radio, justifying the youthful band’s recent cope with Phrase Records. Nevertheless, Stellar Kart’s breakout calendar year would end up being 2006, …

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Pedro the Lion

After a moving lineup, Pedro the Lion finally ultimately became a one-man outfit. That guy is normally David Bazan. A Seattle indigenous, Bazan trim his tooth playing in hardcore rings before developing Pedro in 1995, acquiring the band’s name from a personality he composed for the possible children’s reserve. Beneath …

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Lincoln Brewster

Delivered in Fairbanks, Alaska, in 1971, guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Lincoln Brewster was using drums, electric guitar, and mandolin by age seven. By 12 he was fronting his very own music group, Lincoln & the Missing Links, along with his mom Cheryl on bass and vocals. He transferred to California at 15 and …

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Waterdeep

Wichita, KS-based choice CCM music group Waterdeep was formed in 1995 by ex-Hey Ruth frontman Don Chaffer upon conclusion of his single album YOU HAD BEEN at that time for Like; bassist Anthony Case, keyboardist Jay Pfiefer and drummer Brandon Graves finished the lineup, which shortly released its debut record …

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Deitiphobia

Wally Shaw (vocals, keyboards, percussion) formed the Christian industrial band Donderfliegen in Austin, TX, with vocalist Simon O’Leary and drummer Brent Stackhouse. After O’Leary still left, Shaw and Stackhouse released the limited Digital Priests in 1990. A name transformation to Deitiphobia (to be able to even more clearly concentrate the …

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Jars of Clay

Jars of Clay were the breakout music group from the so-called substitute CCM movement from the ’90s, credit scoring a massive mainstream hit using the debut one “Overflow” and enjoying platinum product sales. The group’s lyrics might have been solely Christian, but their acoustic-oriented music in shape perfectly in to …

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Downhere

Canadian Christian rock and roll clothing Downhere was shaped in 1998 at that time Bible University roommates Marc Martel and Jason Germain. After adding Tyson Manning and Jeremy Thiessen, the group released its 1999 self-employed eponymous debut. The recording was reissued (and partly re-recorded) internationally in 2001 with fresh bass …

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