Grammy nominated rock group Skillet’s latest album, “AWAKE,” has recently been certified gold by the RIAA.
The album includes two Active Rock radio hits, “Monster,” and “Hero.” The band is also set to release their next single and video for “Awake & Alive” in the coming weeks.
Produced by Howard Benson (Three Days Grace, Daughtry, Flyleaf), “AWAKE” reached the #1 spot on the iTunes Store’s “Top Albums” chart within 24 hours of its release last year. The album also debuted on the SoundScan/Billboard 200 at #2.
Beginning October 1st, Skillet will join Papa Roach for the co-headline Monsters Of Annihilation Tour also featuring Trapt and My Darkest Days. Skillet spent the first part of 2010 touring alongside Shinedown as well as headlining their own sell out “Awake & Alive Tour.” Skillet’s headline tours ranked with Pollstar’s Concert Pulse Top 50 Tours and recently landed the band on the cover of the magazine.
In addition to cumulative album sales now approaching 2 million, Skillet has racked up a wide range of honors, including multiple Grammy nominations and two BMI Music Award wins for “The Last Night” and “The Older I Get,” both featured on the gold certified “COMATOSE.”
1 Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
3 Mobile, AL Bayfest
5 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live
6 Wallingford, CT The Dome
8 Clifton Park, NY Northern Lights
9 Atlantic City, NJ House of Blues Atlantic City
10 Worcester, MA Palladium
12 Rochester, NY The Main Street Armory
13 Toledo, OH John F. Savage Hall
17 Kansas City, MO The Midland
19 St. Louis, MO Pageant
20 Oklahoma City, OK Diamond Ballroom