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WN Music News: June 14, 2011

posted by Chad Bonham

CeCe Winans to host fifth annual youth conference

Award-winning gospel singer CeCe Winans his holding her fifth annual Always Sisters, Forever Brothers Youth Conference in Nashville, Tenn., July 21-23 at the Curb Event Center located on the campus of Belmont University.

The conference will include peakers such as Dr. I.V. Hilliard, Judge Greg Mathis, Matt Pitt and Winans, as well as musical guests Mary Mary and Fred Hammond. Closing out the event will be a special concert featuring Lecrae, Canton Jones and Voices of Destiny, among others.

“I am so excited about having the opportunity to make a positive impact on this generation,” Winans said in a press statement. “I know they will in turn affect positive change on the generations to come.  My experience has been that young people want to be loved, heard, understood and told the truth.”

Click here more information on the Always Sisters, Forever Brothers Conference, or click here to visit CeCe Winans’ website.

Blindside breaks silence with full-length release

It’s been four years since Swedish post-hardcore band Blindside released The Black Rose EP and six years since it’s last full-length project (The Great Depression). After spending some quality time with their families, the band appears ready for another strong run with the INO Records/Sony RED project With Shivering Hearts We Wait, which released earlier this month.

The album reunited Blindside with Howard Benson who produced the band’s breakout Elektra Records projects Silence and About a Burning Fire. Benson is noted for his work with such rock acts as My Chemical Romance, Papa Roach and Flyleaf.

With Shivering Hearts We Wait is already getting solid reviews from critics and fared well with fans by debuting at #8 on iTunes mainstream rock chart. For special content, check out the album site here.

For additional information about Blindside, you can hit up the official band site here.

BEC Recordings signs Kentucky-based rock act 7eventh Time Down

With concert appearances alongside Skillet, Kutless, Pillar, Disciple, Fireflight, Stellar Kart, Family Force 5, Decyfer Down and Jars of Clay, it must have seemed inevitable that Kentucky-based foursome 7eventh Time Down would eventually score a national recording contract of its own.

BEC Recordings recently signed the rock act and it’s first single, “Alive in You,” has already been serviced to CHR and Rock radio in preparation for a September 13th album release that was produced by Grammy-nominated Scotty Wilbanks.

“I have been listening to BEC and Tooth & Nail bands for years now,” lead singer Mikey Howard said in a press release. “They put out some of my favorite records with my top bands. To now have the opportunity to be on the label is so incredibly humbling. Knowing God is allowing and enabling us to impact this world for the One to come through BEC Recordings is a dream come true.”

Fans can get the latest band information here or they can follow the band on Twitter by clicking here.

Join Whole Notes tomorrow for music news featuring 12 Stones, Brandon Heath and Cornerstone Festival.

 



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