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SKILLET's JOHN COOPER Says His 'Jesus Freak' Mother Felt That Rock Music Was 'The Biggest Tool Of The Devil'

In a new interview with "The Dr. Jeff Show", John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET, spoke about his musical upbringing and his introduction to rock music. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "My parents were Christians. My mom was a fanatical Jesus freak, all right? A fanatical Jesus ...

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SKILLET Announces Spring 2021 'Drive-In Theater Tour'

Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET has announced spring 2021 tour dates. Building on the previous success of the "Drive-In Theater Tour", Awakening Events has confirmed the fourth package of the 2021 series. SKILLET, along with JORDAN FELIZ and COLTON DIXON, will embark on a 21-city tour beginning April 22 in Mitchell, Indiana and wrapping up ...

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SKILLET Frontman Speaks Out Against 'Cancel Culture', Calls It 'Very Frightening'

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET, has spoken out against "cancel culture," calling it "very frightening." Cancel culture is the idea that someone, usually a celebrity or a public figure, whose ideas or comments are considered offensive should be boycotted. These people are ostracized and shunned by former ...

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SKILLET's JOHN COOPER Is 'Happy' To See ANDREW CUOMO 'Bitten By His Own Complete Love Of Injustice'

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET, says that he is "happy" to see New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo "get bitten by his own complete love of injustice." Cuomo, who is facing intense scrutiny after three different women came forward with sexual-harassment allegations, called for then-Supreme Court nominee Brett ...

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SKILLET's JOHN COOPER: 'I Gave My Life To Christ When I Was A Kid'

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET, spoke to "The Andrew Brunet Show" about his recently released debut book, "Awake & Alive To Truth (Finding Truth In The Chaos Of A Relativistic World)". Regarding his inspiration for writing the book, John said (see video below): "I gave my life ...

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Former FLYLEAF Singer LACEY STURM Collaborates With SKILLET On New Solo Single 'State Of Me'

Making history as the first female solo artist to top the Hard Rock Albums chart with her acclaimed "Life Screams" (2016), Lacey Sturm returns today (Friday, February 12) with her second single, "State Of Me", from her highly anticipated sophomore project, due this summer. The platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated former frontwoman of FLYLEAF wrote the new song ...

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SKILLET's JOHN COOPER: 'Why I Love Telling People About Jesus'

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET, recently spoke to blogger and podcaster Alisa Childers about the role religion has played in his life, particularly his relationship with his mother and father. He said (see video below): "My mom loved the Bible. And I can't remember ever living without ...

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SKILLET's JOHN COOPER Criticizes Twitter For 'Censoring' DONALD TRUMP: 'Freedom Of Speech Is Gonna Be Gone'

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band SKILLET, has criticized Twitter for permanently suspending President Donald Trump's account. Earlier this week, the social media platform decided that the president had crossed a line too far continuing to use Twitter to repeat debunked conspiracy theories about the election, even after thousands ...

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SKILLET's JOHN COOPER: 'If You Build Your Life On Top Of The Words Of Jesus Christ, You Will Be Unshakeable'

John Cooper, the frontman and bassist for SKILLET, a Grammy-nominated Christian rock band with three gold-certified albums and one double-platinum-certified album to its name, spoke to "The Eric Metaxas Radio Show" about his recently released debut book, "Awake & Alive To Truth (Finding Truth In The Chaos Of A Relativistic World)". Regarding his inspiration for ...

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SKILLET Unveils Lyric Video for 'Dead Man Walking'

Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum rock band SKILLET delivered what Cryptic Rock called an "epic" deluxe project, "Victorious: The Aftermath" (Atlantic) last week, exciting fans and media alike, with American Songwriter remarking how they "keep rocking harder," and New Release Today remarking how it "helps ease the sting of a rough 2020." The collection features all twelve original ...

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SKILLET To Release 'Victorious: The Aftermath' In September

SKILLET will release its deluxe edition project, "Victorious: The Aftermath", on September 11. The band has just unveiled a pre-sale package that includes the album and SKILLET's second graphic novel, "Eden II: The Aftermath". Also available today is the instant-grat track "Terrify The Dark (Reimagined)" as well as its corresponding lyric video. "Victorious: The Aftermath" ...

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SONS OF SILVER Feat. Former And Current Members Of PEARL JAM, CANDLEBOX And SKILLET: 'Doomsday Noises' EP Detailed

Los Angeles alternative rock group SONS OF SILVER has set a June 26 release date for the "Doomsday Noises" EP. The group previewed the EP's release with two singles and videos: "Read 'Em Their Rights", with its simmering and swaggering punch, and the infectiously incendiary "World On Fire". While the EP's title is timely, vocalist ...

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FROM ASHES TO NEW Unveils New Single 'What I Get'

If there is a central theme on "Panic", the third album from the Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based act FROM ASHES TO NEW, it's that the only way to rise above obstacles is to trust in yourself. The new single from the album, "What I Get", talks about falling into self-destructive patterns that we have to break ourselves ...

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SKILLET Launches 'Save Me' Video Game

SKILLET has launched the "Save Me" video game, themed with the band's latest active rock track and music video of the same name. In the game, each of the bandmembers (John, Korey, Jen and Seth) are characters fans can select and play as. Once a character is selected, the characters run ...

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