World Gone Cold, the rock supergroup featuring members of P.O.D, Demon Hunter, Disciple, The Letter Black, and Attack Attack!, has released their second single with "Apology." We asked lead singer Ryland Raus (Attack Attack!, Inhale/Exhale) about the story behind the song.
Category: From the Artists
Interviews and guest editorials let you hear straight from musicians’ mouths.
Behind the Dark Side of the Ocean with Rusty Shipp
Rock On Purpose asked frontman and primary songwriter Russ T. Shipp to share the meaning and thoughts behind the concept-rich songs on Dark Side of the Ocean. Here are his answers.
Stories Behind the Songs: In Defiance by Matt Sassano
Matt Sassano recently released In Defiance, his debut EP as part of the Rockfest roster. Here are the stories behind the songs on the EP.
Independent Artist Spotlight: Meet Azariah
Azariah has released a string of singles over the past year, with "Am I Beautiful?", "We Are Warriors" and "Pull You Through" earning her increasing momentum. As she's poised to make more music in 2022, Azariah spent some time chatting with ROP's Matt Sassano about where she's been and where she's headed.
Caleb Hyles: Finding His Songwriting Voice
Caleb took the time to chat with Rock On Purpose about his unique musical journey and what defines his most personal project yet.
From meth addiction to ministry: Wayne Nale of Chains Unchained
This year, Rock On Purpose was a proud sponsor of Chains Unchained 2021. Our contributor Matt Sassano caught up with Chains Unchained founder Wayne Nale to learn more about the event's history and the man behind its origins.
Ministry and Mario Kart: Meet Stonewall Static
Stonewall Static talks about everything from their music and mission to their unique merch table (we're not kidding: Mario Kart is involved).
Devin Williams releases series of fresh singles
After a few years without new music, Devin Williams has returned in a big way with the singles "Sunshine," "Riverside" and "Every Eye." The rock solo artist has also released a music video for "Every Eye."
Finding Hope: A Festival With a Mental Health Mission
Finding Hope Festival was founded with the intention of meeting people in the midst of their mental health struggles: depression, anxiety, addiction and suicidal thoughts. They meet people first with songs that provide anthems of hope for the hopeless. They follow up with practical ministries and resources to continue to support each person in their recovery journey.
Sarah Anthony Talks Rockfest Debut And Why Music Matters
The Letter Black has a lot of momentum following the release of their self-titled Rockfest Records debut. Sarah Anthony took a few minutes out of a busy personal and professional schedule to talk with Rock On Purpose contributor Matt Durlin about the new record, family life and why music matters.