Disciple’s latest release, Horseshoes & Handgrenades, has taken the No. 1 spot on the Christian Soundscan chart selling over eight thousands units in its first week. The album also debut at No. 1 on the iTunes ® Christian and Gospel Albums Chart as well as ranking in at No. 50 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart upon its release. The first single from the record, “Dear X, You Don’t Own Me,” is also holding in the top 5 at both CHR and Rock Radio charts. The song also reigned the Christian rock charts for multiple weeks at No. 1. Hear more about “Dear X, You Don’t Own Me” from band front man Kevin Young,
Critics have echoed consumer’s praise of Horseshoes & Handgrenades saying...
“... Something here to enjoy for everyone.” - www.HMMagazine.com
“Frontman Kevin Young's voice seems to shine most with the newer sound, especially during the album's more intimate moments.” - www.ChristianityToday.com/ct/music
“... their most accessible album to date.” - www.christianmusicreview.org
“... since 1992, Disciple has been creating one of the most prolific and impressive collections in all of Christian rock music... Spiritually and musically, this album is everything that Disciple stands for; the love and redeeming power of Jesus Christ combined with incredibly talented rock. Horseshoes and Handgrenades is a fantastic album.” - www.jesusfreakhideout.com
“Disciple has consistently released good albums over the past few years, but only few were more than great: Horseshoes & Handgrenades is by far the richest and best album they have ever put out... it is one of the best Christian Rock releases of the year.” - www.thebridgelive.net
“Overall, a very well crafted product of a formula that is obviously working.” - www.CCMMagazine.com/www.Youthworker.com
“... It won’t disappoint diehard fans, and it will certainly attract new ones.” - www.thenewreview.net
The newest project, Horseshoes & Handgrenades, was a collective songwriting effort for the band. The 12-track album is loaded with spiritual sentiments, spanning subjects as diverse as hope, redemption, perseverance and self-esteem. To hear more about the album, view
In keeping with Disciple’s tireless touring movement, the guys are loading up their buses for a tour alongside Thousand Foot Krutch during the months of Sept./Oct then dates with Red and Brian "Head" Welch from Korn in Nov., followed by a European trek and a return to the States for a solo-headlining jaunt.
Disciple’s first release on INO Records Disciple (2005) brought home three No. 1 hits, while their sophomore album Scars Remain (2006) bolstered the band’s radio hit “After the World.” Disciple then debuted their third INO Records’ project Southern Hospitality (2008). Disciple has been nominated for a whopping nine GMA Awards including a win for “Rock Album of the Year” in 2008. Their hit single “Game On” received massive placement in sports shows across the country including “Best Damn Sports Show,” NFL’s “Total Axxess,” WWE’s “Cyber Sunday” and Speed TV’s “Speed Report,” as well as in venues such as Wachovia Center in Philadelphia and even Madison Square Garden in New York City. The single was also used in promotion for CBS shows “Criminal Minds” and “CSI Miami.” In 2008, the rockers were tapped to perfor m one of the songs on “WWE: The Music Vol. 8” for WWE superstar duo Hawkins and Ryder. Most recently, XBOX 360 selected Disciple to join the ranks of Fall Out Boy, P.O.D., Gym Class Heroes and others by choosing the band for “Game with Fame,” a program granting fans the chance to play the band in Halo 3. Disciple is comprised of Kevin Young– vocals, Israel Beachy- bass, Andrew Welch- guitar, Micah Sannan- guitar and Trent Reiff- drums.