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RED CLAIMS ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR HONOR
Posted April 22, 2010

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Contact: Jacquelyn (Marushka) Luttrell
Phone: 615-261-6500
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RED CLAIMS ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR HONOR

Rockers Deliver Powerful Performance with Brian ěHeadî Welch

41st Annual GMA Dove Awards to Air Sunday, April 25 on gmc



(Nashville, Tenn.) April 22, 2010 ń Last night, modern rock band Red scored the trophy for Rock Album of the Year, for its acclaimed release Innocence & Instinct (2/10/2009). In addition, the band delivered a powerhouse performance, which included special guest Brian ěHeadî Welch, former lead guitarist of the multi platinum metal band Korn.

ěItís been an incredible night for us,î Redís Randy Armstrong said backstage. ěItís an honor to be here among so many incredible artists and bands; plus we got to perform with our friend Brian Welch, which was amazing.î

The bandís sophomore album and relentless touring schedule has opened doors to significant mainstream market success. Innocence & Instinct debuted at No. 15 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and cracked the top 10 on mainstream rock charts with the single, ěDeath of Me.î

The Deluxe Edition of Innocence & Instinct ń which includes four bonus tracks and a DVD featuring the ěDeath of Meî music video, a ěmaking ofî documentary and more ń soared up iTunes charts, hitting No. 5 for top selling albums overall, No. 2 for top selling rock albums.

The Best Rock Album Dove award comes a year after Red landed a Best Rock Recorded Song Dove award for ěLostî and three years after winning the same award for its hit single, ěBreathe Into Me.î

To date the band has earned nine consecutive No. 1 radio singles, the last four of which are off of
Innocence & Instinct.

ABOUT RED:
Red has maintained a near-constant presence on the road -- an impressive 1,000+ live shows since releasing its debut End Of Silence (6/6/06) -- 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, Skillet, 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 or www.providentpress.com

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