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Skillet Rakes In Third Consecutive Gold Single With “Awake & Alive”

It’s been 99 weeks since Skillet released Awake, the RIAA-Gold certified project that remains a best seller on the Billboard Top 200 with nearly 800,000 scans, and now the band has garnered their third consecutive RIAA Gold certified single with the No. 1 Active Rock and Christian radio hit, “Awake & Alive.” In addition, Skillet continues to pound the touring circuit. With countless major market dates under their belt, this fall they will hit secondary markets as they headline their Awake & Alive Tour with Disciple and special guests Tooth & Nail rockers Manafest and Atlantic Records’ labelmates We As Human. This tour hits following two solid years of heavy touring, including two successful AWAKE TONIGHT tours with TobyMac, numerous headline appearances at festivals, and tours with Shinedown, Papa Roach, Creed, the mainstream rock tour AVALANCHE, and more. The Skillet fan club pre-sale begins Tuesday, Aug 9th and the national on-sale starts Saturday, Aug 13th (see tour dates below).
With their latest single “It’s Not Me It’s You” just starting to impact Active Rock radio, and “Awake & Alive” currently featured on the TRANSFORMERS: Dark of the Moon soundtrack, the band has spent much of the summer headlining top music festivals in both the Christian and mainstream markets including Rockfest, Creation East and West, Sonshine, Kingdom Bound, Carolina Rebellion, Rocklahoma, XFest and Alive. This fall they will be featured on KROQ Los Angeles’ Epicenter Rock Festival.

Awake Tonight Tour Continues For Winter Wonder Slam

TobyMac and Skillet’s co-headlining “Awake Tonight Tour” will pick back up starting November 11th as this year’s Winter Wonder Slam Tour. The tour begins in Springfield, Illinois and will continue through December 12th in Salem, VA. The tour will also feature special guest Shonlock.

Check out the dates below and click here for tickets!

11/11 – Springfield, IL – Prairie Capital Convention Center
11/12 – Chicago, IL – Sears Centre
11/13 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
11/14 – Sioux Falls, SD – Sioux Falls Arena
11/18 – College Station, TX – Reed Arena
11/19 – Cypress, TX – Berry Center
11/20 – Cypress, TX – Berry Center
11/21 – Biloxi, MS – Mississippi Coast Coliseum
12/2 – Springfield, MO – Shrine Mosque Auditorium
12/3 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
12/4 – Louisville, KY – Broadbent Arena
12/5 – Greenville, SC – Bi-Lo Center
12/9 – Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
12/10 – Pittsburgh, PA – Peterson Events Center
12/11 – E Rutherford, NJ – IZOD Center
12/12 – Salem, VA – Salem Civic Center