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Audio Adrenaline reboots with dc talk’s Kevin Max

Audio Adrenaline has taken a page from the Newsboy’s playbook enlisting a former member of iconic Christian rockers dc talk to restart the band, which had for the most part ceased recording and performing in 2006 when vocal problems silence … Continue reading

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Ichthus notebook: 2011 festival shows Christian music doesn’t fit into one category

Saturday night at the Ichthus Festival, I arrived in the photo pit at the Deep End stage and saw a familiar face on the front row: Jenny Green, a teen from Crawfordsville, Ind., who I had met the day before … Continue reading

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Review: Winter Jam 2011 at Rupp Arena

Newsboys may be the comeback story of Christian rock. I purposely did not qualify that statement with “of the year” or “of the decade.” Christian pop has never been a genre that completely let faded heroes of the past back … Continue reading

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Ichthus: Jesus Freaks

I admit it. When Newsboys reached the rap in their rendition of Jesus Freak, I was hoping to hear a familiar voice start spitting, “I saw a man with a tat on his big fat belly.” But it was indeed … Continue reading

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Ichthus has a night for locals

Central Kentucky, this one’s for you. The Ichthus Festival gets started early this year with its ­“Community Night” on Wednesday, featuring ­something of a historic bill: Newsboys and TobyMac. With Michael Tait stepping up to Newsboys’ lead microphone recently, that … Continue reading

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rctalk: Newsboys’ new man, Michael Tait

Last winter, Christian music fans received some of the most shocking news in the genre’s history: ­Newsboys frontman Peter Furler was stepping down from the microphone, and former dc Talk singer Michael Tait was taking over. Third Day frontman Mac … Continue reading

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dc talk’s Michael Tait is Newsboys new singer

There’s more news of lineup changes for Newsboys and this one is kind of strange. Former dc talk member Michael Tait is taking over as the lead singer of the band . . . on the road. “Peter Furler will … Continue reading

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Tobymac takes the lead in Christian pop

Outsider has been a familiar role for Tobymac. As a student at Liberty University, he would get into trouble for his appearance, sporting hip hop fashion at the conservative school. In dc talk, he was the rap guy, introducing sounds … Continue reading

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