Founded in 1991, Powerman 5000 is an industrial rock band that fuses heavy metal and electronic rock elements into one abrasive sound. Since releasing its debut album, The Blood Splat Rating Systemin 1995, the band has risen to international attention, particularly for the 1999 LP, Tonight the Stars Revolt! Despite an almost consistently shifting lineup, the band has pushed forward through its decades-long existence with mastermind and front man Spider One always at the helm. Powerman 5000 released its eighth studio album, Builder of the Future, in 2014.
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Steven Curtis Chapman is a singer/songwriter and musician who began creatingcontemporary Christian music in the late 1980s. Since releasing his debut album First Hand, in 1987, he has become one of the most recognized performers in the genre. Throughout the 1990s and well into the 2000s, he has collected several Grammy Awards and over 50 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, more than any other artist in history. Chapman released his 18th full-length album,The Glorious Unfolding, in 2013.
Hailing from Corinth, Mississippi Saving Abel is a rock band that was formed in 2004 by vocalist Jared Weeks and lead guitarist Jason Null. The band captured the attention of Virgin Records with its self-recorded demo and subsequently signed with the label. Saving Abel's 2008 self-titled debut album featured its hit single "Addicted," which peaked at number two on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Songs chart. The band embarked on its first major tour in 2009 and went on to open for bands such as Papa Roach and Creed before starting work on its follow-up album, Miss America. Released in 2010, the album rose to number one on the US Rock chart and spawned the band's first number one single, "Sex Is Good." Saving Abel dropped its third studio effort, Bringing Down the Giant, in 2012.