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Amy Grant wants to put God on the charts

Profile and Interview by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 6 June 1985

AMY GRANT, the Christian singing star, is talking about the Prince concert she attended a few months ago. She didn't like it "When he started ...

Stryper: The Newest Testament Yet!

Interview by J. Kordosh, Creem, June 1986

And a crowd did gather outside a great hall in El Paso, but not to hear of Stryper, but to rebuke them mightily with picket ...

Stryper: I'm a Believer

Interview by Howard Johnson, Kerrang!, 16 October 1986

Are STRYPER the genuine article or is this Christian Rock Band Peace, Love & Understanding stuff just so much holy smoke? After meeting up with ...

Sam Phillips: The Heretic Finds Some Happiness

Interview by J.D. Considine, Musician, November 1988

SAM PHILLIPS is sitting in a New York office, looking remarkably unwilted in the sultry August heat and listening to me complain about having been ...


Interview by Christine Natanael, Powerline, May 1989

DISCLAIMER: This article does not necessarily represent the views of this magazine, however, it does not necessarily not represent the views of this magazine. But ...

Audio Adrenaline, DC Talk, Jars of Clay, Newsboys, Rebecca St. James: Jesus Rocks

Report and Interview by William Shaw, Details, October 1996

But does he mosh? William Shaw follows Jars of Clay to Creation '96 — the Godstock of Christian contemporary music — and pitches his tent ...

DC Talk: At a Crossroads, dc Talk Keeps the Faith

Profile and Interview by Marc Weingarten, Los Angeles Times, 25 February 1999

Christian rock's most successful band remains true to its spiritual roots as its popularity grows. ...


Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

Stuart Garrard, b. 7 June 1966, Ipswich, England; Tim Jupp, b. 1 May 1966, Eastbourne; Martin Smith, b. 6 July 1970, Woodford Green, Essex; Stewart ...

No Doubt, P.O.D., Chuck E. Weiss: No Doubt: Rock Steady; P.O.D.: Satellite; Chuck E. Weiss: Old Souls & Wolf Tickets

Review by David Sinclair, The Times, 18 January 2002

California's No Doubt stay up with the pack, while P.O.D. have seen God. David Sinclair is awed ...

P.O.D.: The Garage, London

Live Review by Ian Winwood, Kerrang!, 19 January 2002

The Nu Testament: P.O.D. convert London town ...

DC Talk, Jars of Clay: Christian Rock is on a mission

Report and Interview by Marc Weingarten, Los Angeles Times, 14 April 2005

It's about new audiences and a stronger genre, the promoter of Fishfest says. ...

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