Skillet

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Skillet is an American Christian rock and hard 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 Songkick.com.[3]

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

Photos - Skillet131

Popular Albums17

Album Appearances & References7

Popular Songs23

Popular Live Albums1

Minor Film Appearances & References3

TV Shows1

Video Game References2

Collaborators & Influencers1

Music-Related Relationships17

Awards & Nominations4

Events5

Popular Tours1

Band Members2

Videos196

Spotify - Albums & Singles35

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Upcoming Concerts5

News Articles13

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 ...
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.
Ledger: Skillet's drummer Jen Ledger about to launch as a solo artist
  –  April 12, 2018
Her voice is so unique - and has become such an identifiable part of Skillet's sound that we've waited for most of the past decade for the moment when she would finally be ready to release her own music. What she's been working on with John and Korey ...
Jen Ledger of Skillet: ‘The Power of Music is Overwhelming’ – Interview
  –  April 11, 2018
On “Ledger,” the debut EP from Jen Ledger of Skillet, Jen completes the journey she began when she started drumming with Skillet a decade ago, now stepping out on her own with a triumphant solo set. Beautifully written and performed, ‘Ledger ...
Weekend picks: Christian rockers Skillet head up Winter Jam at Allstate
  –  March 30, 2018
9 p.m. Saturday, March 31 • Winter Jam 2018 Tour Spectacular featuring Skillet, Kari Jobe ... The Student Body: 9 p.m. Friday, March 30, at EvenFlow Music & Spirits, 302 W. State St., Geneva. (847) 852-6256 or evenflowmusic.com.
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 ...
Skillet at Little Caesars, 5 Things To Know
  –  February 11, 2018
Skillet is in victory lap mode right now. The quartet’s most recent album, 2016’s “Unleashed,” debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 and No. 1 on the Christian Albums chart and was nominated for three Billboard Music Awards. It also, er ...
Skillet headlines Christian music Winter Jam stop at CSU's Wolstein Center
  –  February 6, 2018
CLEVELAND ... Skillet. "Skillet is a different kind of Christian band,'' Cooper said, patiently explaining the difference between what he does with band mates Korey Cooper (who's also his wife), Seth Morrison and Jen Ledger and other forms of Christian music.
Once considered too positive, Skillet's brand of rock is comfort food for audiences
  –  January 24, 2018
Skillet is headlining the multi-artist Winter Jam 2018 Tour Spectacular, which showcases a lineup of some of the top names in Christian music. Winter Jam will arrive Sunday, Jan. 28, for a tour stop at the BOK Center. Cooper took part in a phone interview ...
At Winter Jam, Skillet's everlasting rock
  –  January 14, 2018
Certainly, there are some people that might not get that. But that’s OK.” The Nashville-based Skillet is among nearly a dozen popular Christian-music performers on the 46-city Winter Jam 2018 tour that stops on Sunday, Jan. 14, at the BB&T Center in ...

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