Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996. The band currently consists of husband John (lead vocals, bass) and wife Korey Cooper (rhythm guitar, keyboards, backing vocals) along with Jen Ledger (drums, vocals) and Seth Morrison (lead guitar). The band has released ten albums, two receiving Grammy nominations: Collide and Comatose.[1] Two of their albums, Comatose and Awake, are certified Platinum and Double Platinum respectively by the RIAA while Rise, is certified Gold as of November 10, 2017.[2]

Skillet went through several line-up changes early in their career, leaving founder John Cooper as the only original member remaining in the band. They are known for a relentless touring schedule, which garnered them a top five ranking in the Hardest Working Bands of 2010 by[3]



Unleashed Beyond
Unleashed Beyond is an album by musical group Skillet, released on November 17, 2017.
Feel Invincible Remix EP
Feel Invincible Remix EP is a song by musical group Skillet, released on November 17, 2017.
Awake is the eighth album by American Christian rock band Skillet.
Rise is the ninth studio album by American Christian rock band Skillet.

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Skillet heads the Winter Jam concert tour
  –  March 10, 2018
Q: Years ago, people didn't often put the concepts of "Christian" and "rock band" together. What has it been like for Skillet to be a Christian rock band? A: I grew up listening to Christian rock music, and it always meant a lot to me because it was safe.
Once considered too positive, Skillet's brand of rock is comfort food for audiences
  –  January 24, 2018
Now — check box-office figures — they’re embraced by the masses. Christian rock could be considered a niche, too. But Skillet has helped Christian rock graduate to mainstream. Among pieces of evidence: The band’s double-platinum single “Monster ...
Christian metal band Skillet headlines Winter Jam on Friday in Jacksonville
  –  January 11, 2018
The concept of Christian metal may sound contradictory to some, since heavy metal music is thundering and aggressive and its Christian messengers tend to emphasize positive and hopeful aspects of their faith. But nothing says you can’t be loud and ...
Skillet headlines Christian music Winter Jam stop at CSU's Wolstein Center
  –  February 5, 2018
To be specific, the alternative rock band that headlines this year's installment of the traveling Winter Jam is the leader and principal songwriter of the Christian group Skillet. "Skillet is a different kind of Christian band,'' Cooper said, patiently ...
Skillet's Jen Ledger Inks Solo Deal, Releasing EP Next Month: Exclusive
  –  March 15, 2018
Jen Ledger, who has spent the last decade as drummer for the hard rock outfit Skillet, is signing a deal with Atlantic Records and Hear it Loud, the imprint launched by Skillet’s John & Korey Cooper and longtime manager Zachary Kelm. Her debut EP ...
Skillet heads the Winter Jam concert tour
  –  March 10, 2018
Skillet, the contemporary Christian band known for its hard rock vibe, will headline Winter Jam 2018 on March 17 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. The Grammy-nominated, Billboard Music Award-winning band will perform in concert, along with Building 429 ...
Winter Jam headliner Skillet just wants to have fun
  –  February 14, 2018
John Cooper, frontman in Skillet, usually likes to listen to his band's albums ... He ignored advice to dial down the hard rock element of the band's sound and suggestions about what songs didn't fit on the album, and made the album he wanted.
Once considered too positive, Skillet's brand of rock is comfort food for audiences
  –  January 24, 2018
They had never heard of it. And Skillet went to the top-four fan armies in the world. We beat Beyonce. We beat Katy Perry. We beat Justin Bieber. One Direction. We were the only hard rock band on the list, and we were the only Christian band on the list.
Skillet to unleash its lighter side at Winter Jam in Reading
  –  January 17, 2018
Skillet frontman John Cooper likes to listen to his band ... And we started turning out some pretty hard rock songs. And there were some people saying you can’t have a [poppy, more ethereal] song like ‘Stars’ and [a rocker like] ‘Back to the ...


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