American Christian rock band originally formed in Memphis, Tennessee. The band consists of John Cooper (lead vocalist, bassist), his wife Korey Cooper(rhythm guitarist, keyboardist, vocalist), Ben Kasica (lead guitarist), and Jen Ledger (drummer, vocalist). Skillet has released eight albums, two receivingGrammy nominations: Collide and Comatose. Over the past 15 years, Skillet has spanned many different genres, including hard rock, industrial rock, andsymphonic rock. As of March 2010 they have sold 1.6 million albums worldwide. In an Interview on January 26, 2013 in Beaumont TX, John Cooper announced that the new album, Rise, would be coming out in May 2013, but was later scheduled for a June 25, 2013 release.