Gospel Soundcheck
September 2008 Archives

As he wraps his nationwide, headline “Back to School” tour this week, American Idol finalist Chris Sligh is asking fans to help him create his next video, by lip-syncing to the original vocals for Sligh’s debut, top 10 AC hit […]

Rockers Dizmas left last week for a seven week tour of the Czech Republic, where the band will be performing in high schools and working alongside an organization called Josiah Venture. The ministry is located in Eastern Europe and shares […]

With global cumulative sales of more than 5 million units of their six albums, and dozens of chart singles, Switchfoot is releasing an anthology of their signature tracks on The Best Yet. The collection is a greatest hits but also […]

My friend Dave Weiss, supplier of all ideas unusual, sent me this video today from a Christian rock band called WinterBand. Their YouTube profile says, “We hope our music is a blessing to you. We play original Christian Bible based […]

That Christian parody band, ApologetiX, is adding another guitar player to the line up and they’ve put out a call for auditions. While the band, which takes current hit songs and turns them into Bible lessons, may have been ignorned […]

With the presidential election just over a month away (or as I write this, 37 days, 8 hours, 57 minutes and counting, according to the Redeem the Vote election countdown) few artists are taking political sides.But the guys in Bread […]

I know this will come as a shock to many of you, so sit down in case you faint, but Clay Aiken has come out of the closet and confirmed that he is, indeed, gay. Um. Didn’t we pretty much […]

If you watched Season 5 of NBC’s reality show “The Biggest Loser” you saw Dan Evans and his mom Jackie battle other contestants to lose the most weight and take home a big cash prize. During the show, Dan not […]

Gospel singer and a bluegrass legend James Roy “Pop” Lewis, who passed away in 2004 at the age of 98, was the founder of The Lewis Family group, regarded by many as the first family of bluegrass gospel. And now […] reports that Gospel singer Richard Smallwood has been “barred from the Bush Administration’s Black Music Month Celebration.” He spoke to the publication while he was in Denver to perform at the 45th Democratic Convention. According to the website, back […]