Nashville, TN (October 30, 2019)
Multi-Platinum Christian rock band Skillet continues to rake in more RIAA certifications with “Monster” being certified 3x Platinum and “Hero” receiving 2x Platinum certification. “Monster” remains one of the most-streamed rock songs of all-time with over 3 billion global audio streams. As one of Billboard’s Top Halloween Songs, joining the company of such legends as Michael Jackson‘s “Thriller” and “Ghostbuster’s” by Ray Parker Jr., the band has released fun “Monster” Instagram, Facebook and snapchat filters. “Hero” has garnered over 1 billion global audio streams and has been used in sync partnerships with everyone from the NFL, NHL, MLB, SCC and WWE.
To celebrate the certifications, personalities from top Active Rock stations in Dallas and Orlando surprised the band at two Victorious Sky Tour stops last week. In Dallas, Ayo from KEGL joined the band backstage for a Facebook Live interview, closing with the plaque presentation for “Hero.” In Orlando, Dickerman from WJRR surprised the band on stage with the 3x platinum plaque for “Monster.”
In addition to the certifications, Skillet is also celebrating their tenth Top 10 Active Rock single with their latest single from the best-selling album Victorious, “Legendary.” In addition to the hit track being tapped as the official theme song for WWE’s RAW on USA Network, the WWE also recently used the song as the trailer for their brand new 2K20 Video Game.