New Skillet Album 'Rise' Gaining Mainstream Momentum

Jun 28 2013

Nearly four years since their last album, two-time Grammy-nominated and platinum selling rock band Skillet have released their latest album 'Rise'.

The highly anticipated follow-up to Skillet's mega-selling project 'Awake', which was recently certified platinum for sales in excess of one million copies in the US, has already gained a Top 5 slot on the iTunes Overall Chart and is Number 2 on the iTunes Rock chart.

The flood of applause for the album has been pouring in from diverse outlets in both the mainstream and Christian world. USA Today featured the release, offering a 3 out of 4 star review and toting the headline "Skillet's 'Rise' above rock boundaries." Adding to the momentum comes Billboard's praise of the record for "mixing new sonic flavors into the group's hard-rock bombast."

The new album includes the singles "Sick Of It," "American Noise," "Rise" and "Not Gonna Die." The release led to "Sick Of It" and "American Noise" peaking at No. 1 on the iTunes Rock Songs Chart and songs "Rise" and "Not Gonna Die" hitting the chart at No. 2.

'Rise' Track Listing:
1. Rise
2. Sick Of It
3. Good To Be Alive
4. Not Gonna Die
5. Circus For A Psycho
6. American Noise
7. Madness In Me
8. Salvation
9. Fire And Fury
10. My Religion
11. Hard To Find
12. What I Believe

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