The latest Christian & mainstream music news, from NZ and around the world! You'll also be hearing a lot of this on the music news on the Late Show with George (and Dan) at 9.10pm weeknights and the new music pulse on Saturdays.
Great North have been laying low for a couple of months, waiting for their bassist Rachel Donnell to recover from a head injury suffered when a steel chandelier fell on her at a music festival.
After a long silence, Seabird have posted a bunch of new pictures from a recent video shoot, including the one above. You can check out the rest here.
The upcoming video is part of their new album that will be coming out later this year. Funded via a Kickstarter project that wrapped up last June, it's the bands first move into independance.
Surprise, surprise - I'm excited for something House of Heroes are doing. But this is seriously going to be an awesome thing. We're talking Beatles covers, remixes, acoustic edits, and the b-sides that didn't quite make the full albums... 19 in total. Pre-order it now - it's out April 30. Hit the jump for the full tracklist and to listen to "Choose Your Blade", one of the brand new tunes.
United have released their first music video from their latest studio album ZION.
Relentless is the electronic-driven opening track of the album. Featuring clips from on-stage performances and generic filmed-from-a-moving car scenery, it's a fun video that suits the song.
Check it out below:
Skillet's new single is finally here!
Last we heard, Sick Of It from upcoming album Rise would be out April 23rd. However, you can now grab it on iTunes.
Also, release date for Skillet's 9th studio album has been confirmed as June 25.
Stream the song here:
Their single K.I.D.S has been a steady favourite on Life FM for a while, and now Farah Loux are preluding their first nationwide tour with Great North with an appearance on Breakfast on April 5th. Check out their performance of Great Escape below:
This winter Waikanae is going off!
Some of the biggest names in Christian kiwi music are gathering for one day, at El Rancho Christian Camp.
A crowd of 4,000 is expected and funds raised go to Every Village, will be building an Orphanage in Nepal with Funds raised from ONESOUND.
Luke Thompson and Lydia Cole's first Nationwide tour is kicking off in just under two weeks now!
Their first Auckland show has almost sold out: remember to grab your tickets so you don't miss out.
Find the show closest to you below: