Skillet’s new album Awake has been receiving support from all over the web and TV. Their music video for single “Monster” premiered last week on Noisecreep.com and is currently the #1 selling rock music video on iTunes. It was also added to music video station FuseTV’s rotation. Their music video for other current #1 single “Hero” premiers today on Yahoo!Music. You’ll always be able to watch both here on the Ardent Records site as well.
As for the radio, “Monster” is climbing the mainstream Active Rock chart, currently at #21, while “Hero” holds strong at #2 on Christian CHR, after landing a #1 at Christian Rock.
Along with NBC’s use of “Hero” for their promotional campaign heralding the new season of NBC Sunday Night Football, the network has also begun using the song for the NFL’s Weekend Kickoff Promos for Thursday night’s game between the 2009 Superbowl Champs The Pittsburgh Steelers and The Tennessee Titans.
Skillet’s video performance of “Monster” will open as the official theme song each week during the upcoming Raycom Sports broadcasts of the ACC College Football season, starting this weekend in the Wakeforest/Stanford game. The video will open each game throughout the fall and be broadcast in over 40 major ACC markets including Atlanta, Boston, Baltimore, Miami, and Washington D.C.. Skillet joins a star-studded list of performers featured in Raycom football and basketball telecasts over the years, including Rascal Flatts, Brooks & Dunn, Daughtry, Sugarland, Alison Krauss, Chris Brown, Lil’ Mama, T-Pain and Ricky Skaggs.
Lastly, Skillet launched their new website at Skillet.com with all new features and goodies…check it out!