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RED ROCKS 41st ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS WITH THREE NOMINATIONS
Posted February 19, 2010

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jacquelyn (Marushka) Luttrell
Phone: 615-261-6500
pr@pmgsonymusic.com

RED ROCKS 41st ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS
WITH THREE NOMINATIONS

Sophomore Project Innocence & Instinct Nets Mentions In Two Rock Categories

(Nashville, Tenn.) February 18, 2010 ñ Essential Records artist Red announced its presence with authority as one of the premier rock bands in Christian music with a total of three nominations for the 41st Annual GMA Dove Awards.

The bandís second full-length album project, Innocence & Instinct, picked up a nod for Rock Album of the Year, while two different songs off the record ñ ìFight Insideî and ìMystery of Youî ñ were included in the list of honorees for Rock Recorded Song of the Year.

The GMA Dove Award nominations come the same week Red is finishing its first big touring jaunt of 2010, headlining the ìNothing And Everything Tour,î which also includes fellow hard rock band (and labelmates) Pillar, along with special guests The Wedding and Me In Motion. The tour wraps Tuesday, February 23 in Dodge City, Kansas.

Nashville-based Red, made up of Michael Barnes (vocals), Anthony Armstrong (guitar) Randy Armstrong (bass), and Joe Rickard (drums), has logged an impressive 1,500+ live shows since releasing its debut album End Of Silence in 2006.

Redís GRAMMY-nominated sophomore project, Innocence & Instinct (2/7/09) released with more than 40,000 in first week sales and climbed its way to the Top 5 on iTunes Top Albums chart. To
date, the band has earned eight consecutive No. 1 radio singles, the last three of which are from Innocence & Instinct. The band simultaneously released a Deluxe Edition of Innocence & Instinct
that includes four bonus tracks and a DVD featuring the ìDeath of Meî music video, a ìmaking ofî documentary and more.

Since the 2006 emergence of End Of Silence RED has maintained a near-constant presence on the road, touring alongside notable rock names such as Three Days Grace, Flyleaf, 3 Doors Down, Breaking Benjamin, Seether, Papa Roach, Buckcherry, Saving Abel, Sevendust, Staind, Kutless, Trapt, Third Day, Switchfoot and others, and rave reviews for the bandís live shows have poured in via both print and online outlets alike.

For more information about RED, please visit: www.redmusiconline.com.

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