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Posted May 17, 2012

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Album Produced by Legendary Brendan OíBrien, Recorded at Bandís Atlanta Studio

(Nashville, Tenn.) May 17, 2012óVeteran rock band Third Day has been spending a generous part of 2012 immersed in the recording of its next studio album. The forthcoming project, Third Dayís 17th career offering, is being recorded within the walls of its own state-of-the art studio, The Quarry, in Atlanta, Ga. Third Day is working with veteran rock producer Brendan OíBrien.

OíBrien is well known for his work with Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, Audioslave and The Fray, among others. A former vice president of Epic Records, OíBrien has won two GRAMMY Awards including 2010ís producer of the year, Non-Classical award. In addition, OíBrien has production credits on 14 albums that have topped the Billboard 200 sales chart.

ìWhen we were getting together as a band to talk about starting work on this project, we did an exercise where each member named his top five albums of all time. Brendan OíBrien had at least one record on all of our lists,î offers bassist, Tai Anderson.

Mac Powell, the bandís front man, shares, ìOur time with Brendan has been nothing less than an amazing experience. He is one of my favorite producers. Having made so many great records with so many amazing artists through the years, I consider it such an honor to be working with him. Brendan has definitely stretched me as a songwriter and vocalist more than any other producer ever has.î

The new project follows a stellar 2011 for Third Day, which included being the first Christian artist ever to receive ASCAPís coveted Vanguard Award, as well as wrapping up its highly successful spring/fall ìMake Your Move Tourî which saw numerous sell-out performances.

Additional information on Third Dayís latest record is forthcoming. In the meantime, fans can catch the band on select concert performances throughout the summer, where it intends to begin previewing select tracks from the new recording. For a current list of tour dates, visit:

About Third Day:
During the last decade, Atlanta-based, multi-Platinum rock band Third Day (comprising members Mac Powell, Tai Anderson, David Carr and Mark Lee) has racked up 27 No. 1 radio singles and sold more than seven million albums, including two RIAA Platinum as well as eight Gold certifications. A Georgia Music Hall of Fame inductee (2009), Third Day has garnered 24 career GMA Dove Awards from 42 nominations, four GRAMMY Awards (with 11 career nominations), an American Music Award (with three American Music Award nominations) and multiple ASCAP honors, including its coveted Vanguard Award, for songwriting.

Long known as Christian musicís premier live band, Third Day has played for audiences reaching into the millions all around the world.

Third Day has been featured by top media outlets including ìThe Tonight Show with Jay Lenoî (NBC), ìThe Late Late Show with Craig Fergusonî (CBS), ì60 Minutesî (CBS), ABCís ìNightline,î USA Today, the New York Times, and even graced the cover of Billboard magazine, which called Third Day ìone of the best rock bands.î

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