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Yup, you read it correctly! After almost a year away, the Gospel Soundcheck blog is back! I know, I know. When I stopped blogging last year, I was exhausted, frustrated and cynical. And when I stopped blogging here, I stopped almost […]

Greetings my dear readers! As you know, I’ve moved on from music blogging, but I wanted to make sure that I gave you a head’s up on the new music blogger for Beliefnet! His name is Stephen Russ, and trust […]

Hold onto your hats, Christian music fans. The 42nd Annual Dove Awards will be broadcast next April from … Atlanta, GA. For viewers at home, the news isn’t any big deal. If you’re sitting on your couch, who cares where […]

Casting Crowns rocked the music charts this week with with the blockbuster debut of the band’s fourth studio album, Until The Whole World Hears. The album scanned 167,432 copies its first week, making it No. 1 on the Nielsen SoundScan […]

The date for the 2010 Dove Awards is now posted on the Gospel Music Association website, which means that despite rumors of GMAs demise, the industry event will take place in 2010. The 41st Annual Dove Awards will take place […]

It started with whispers last week that the board of the Gospel Music Association might be closing its doors. Just whispers, that is, until someone with inside knowledge tweeted that GMA was considering closing its doors and asked if this […]

If you weren’t able to attend the $1,000 a ticket concert to “Save The GMA”, you can still help the GMA in its last ditch fundraising efforts. The GMA is holding an online auction offering one-of-a-kind memorabilia, autographed CDs and […]

Since I’m in NY, I wasn’t able to attend last night’s show at Rocketown with The Black Dahlia Murder, Toxic Holocaust, Skeletonwitch and Trap Them. And Keith didn’t make the show either. (That is a bummer; I was looking for […]

Generally, I try to avoid rumors, but I got a news tip this morning that the Gospel Music Association may have voted to disband, shut the doors or otherwise call it a day. The news – or rumor, depending on […]

If you’ve been following the discussion the past week or so about Club Rocketown, you know that we’ve been involved in some heated debates about the club’s decision to book a slate of Satanic bands on October 27. I got […]