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Son of Screamfest free download

Disciple, XXI, Demon Hunter, August Burns Red, and more feature on Son of Screamfest - a free Noisetrade sampler you can download.

If you choose to leave a tip, you'll help support Compassion International, which is pretty awesome.

1. Fit For A King - Deathgrip
2. Forevermore - Pandemica
3. Disciple - Spirit Fire
4. Wolves at the Gate - Majesty In Misery
5. XXI - Cut Me Open
6. The Ongoing Concept - Prisoner
7. Demon Hunter - The Last One Alive
8. August Burns Red - Fault Line
9. Silent Planet - Panic Room
10. Haste the Day - Lost
11. Norma Jean - Death is a Living Partner


Switchfoot Release New Live Album

While out on their Looking For America tour (with Relient K), Switchfoot decided to record one of the Chicago shows and release a 10-track live album.

It's available exclusively from, and costs around 14 NZD.


Featuring live versions of:
Holy Water
Meant To Live
Bull In A China Shop
Where The Light Shines Through
I Won't Let You Go
Love Alone Is Worth The fight
Hello Hurricane
If The House Burns Down Tonight
Live it Well


Adam Young Scores Short Film Contest

Adam Young (from Owl City) has spent the past 9 months creating scores based off of his interpretation of historical events, and now, he's challenging you to create a film based off your interpretation of one of his scores.

Head to for details on entry and the prizes, including some amazing sound and lighting gear for your video projects.

Get into it though - the deadline to get videos submitted is December 31.


Anthem lights announce 3 EPs + new album

During a Facebook Live event yesterday, Anthem Lights dropped 4 major bits of new release news. 3 new covers mashup EPs, and a new album of original songs out halfway through next year.

First, they'll release a Disney EP on October 28 (featuring medleys from High School MusicalAladdinThe Lion King and more).

Then on November 25, a new Christmas EP called Christmas Is Here - followed up on January 6 by the I Love Boybands mashup EP.

As if that wasn't enough... the guys launched a Kickstarter to fund their new full length album Painted Skies, due out mid-2017.

You can watch the announcement video below (skip to about 7 minutes for the announcements), and head to their facebook to keep up with all the releases over the next few months!


GMA Dove Award Winners Announced

Lauren Daigle has picked up three awards including Artist of the Year at the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards.

Lauren also won Songwriter of the Year, and her hit "Trust In You" was namd Pop/Contemorary Song of the Year.

Best New Artist went to Jordan Feliz, and Song of the Year went to "Good, Good Father" (originally by Housefires, but covered by pretty much everyone).

You can head to to see the full list of winners, but we've put all the Life FM artists below.

Song of the Year: "Good, Good Father" - Housefires (writers Pat Barrett, Tony Brown)
Songwriter of the Year - Artist: Lauren Daigle
Songwriter of the Year - Non-Artist: Jason Ingram
Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year: for KING & COUNTRY
Artist of the Year: Lauren Daigle
New Artist of the Year: Jordan Feliz
Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year: "Uncomfortable" - Andy Mineo
Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year:"Happiness" - NEEDTOBREATHE
Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year: "Trust In You" - Lauren Daigle
Worship Song of the Year: "No Longer Slaves" - Bethel Music (writers Jonathan David Hesler, Brian Johnson, Joel Case)
Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year: Therapy Session - NF
Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year: The Wonderlands: Sunlight & Shadows - Jon Foreman
Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year: This Is Not A Test - TobyMac
Inspirational Album of the Year: Brave New World - Amanda Cook
Instrumental Album of the Year: Without Words: Synesthesia - Bethel Music
Christmas Album of the Year: Christmas Is Here - Danny Gokey
Worship Album of the Year: EMPIRES - Hillsong UNITED
Short Form Video of the Year: "Live On Forever" - The Afters


Chris Quilala announces first solo album

Jesus Culture worship leader Chris Quilala has announced a new solo worship album titled Split the Sky.

The album will release on November 11, and earlier this week Quilala shared the video for "Because of Your Love,".


Download the song by clicking here.

SPLIT THE SKY song listing:
1. Welcome Here
2. After My Heart
3. Because Of Your Love
4. Won My Heart
5. Only One God
6. Encounter
7. Surrendered (ft. Kari Jobe)
8. The Length of the Cross
9. Reign
10. Heart's Cry
11. All To You
12. Heaven Came For Me


The Afters celebrate 10 years with free music

To celebrate their first decade of music The Afters are giving away songs from each of their 5 albums, including a track from their brand new release Live On Forever that just came out.

Right now you can get 17 songs spanning their career, including favorites like "Beautiful Love", "Broken Hallelujah" and "Life Is Beautiful", plus a special brand new track to give you a taste at the fresh pop sound that their latest album has to offer.

As a bonus - The Afters will give 100% of artist tip proceeds to Children's Relief International

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