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Memphis, United States (1996 – present)

Skillet is an American rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee, consisting of all Christian members.

Skillet formed in 1996 with two members: John Cooper, former vocalist for Tennessee progressive rock band Seraph, and Ken Steorts, former guitarist for Urgent Cry. The two bands met through touring together, but those bands disbanded soon after, so John and Ken’s pastor encouraged them to form their own band as a side-project. Coming from different styles of rock music, they decided to name the experiment Skillet. After Trey McClurkin joined the band as a permanent drummer. Skillet was only together for a month when they received interest from major Christian record label ForeFront Records. In 1996 they released a self-titled debut Skillet. It was well-received, and the trio continued to write new material as they toured the United States. One topic that comes up often among fans and the band itself, is the name ‘Skillet’. John Cooper, the lead vocalist, explains that it was a joke at first. Each starting band member was already in a separate band, and all decided to start a side project. Since each other band had a different sound and style to it, the side project was said to be like putting all of those styles in a big skillet to come up with something unique. Hence the band name ‘Skillet’. The band name is still somewhat of a joke between the band members, especially Cooper, who claims to still not like the title.


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  • Luan080

    Am I the only person in this world who doesn't care about them being "christian" or not? I just care about being MUSIC. I hate this christian/not-christian bullshit.

    8 hours ago Reply
  • Neroese

    @hyoism +1

    Yesterday 8:07pm Reply
  • Karaouq16

    one the best rock bands ever

    Yesterday 2:27am Reply
  • Hornen115

    я хуею) почему для девочек? почему для глухих? все только оскорбляют,а отстоять свою точку зрения не могут!( P.S SKILLET FOREVER P.P.S my favorite song "Never Surrender"

    11 Apr 2:31pm Reply
  • hyoism

    I want to vomit hard on this creativeless artist

    7 Apr 5:39pm Reply
  • Vsevolodv

    Для девочек))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))) или для тех кто глухой)

    6 Apr 11:01am Reply
  • industriaFAN

    пиздец ну говно, я ебал. скиллет блять, как можно назвать группу скиллет, ебанутые блять. Пиздец только даун мог так группу назвать. Вы посмотрите на их еблища, это блять пиздец.

    5 Apr 9:13pm Reply
  • Denisstrappingy

    кал на продажу

    4 Apr 2:13pm Reply
  • IceMoonDeg

    This is SO NOT Chirstion Rock. Нет, ну серьёзно, это нифига не christian rock.

    2 Apr 3:51pm Reply
  • erikngn

    Херня для девочек. [3]

    30 Mar 7:12pm Reply
  • MarstonD

    Херня для девочек. [2]

    28 Mar 10:59am Reply
  • Maikuroha

    Оче плохо.

    26 Mar 2:52pm Reply
  • hyoism

    Lame artist

    24 Mar 8:44pm Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    господи, какая мерзость. такие группы, играющие "христианский рок" - просто первейшее доказательство того, что бога нет

    24 Mar 3:55pm Reply
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    21 Mar 4:16am Reply
  • santaheroine

    morta que é banda evangélica e eu só fui descobrir agora

    19 Mar 8:10pm Reply

    Awesome shitcore!

    18 Mar 11:29am Reply
  • GhostHaunted

    Первые альбомы - великолепны. Последние как-то не очень. Но слушать можно.

    14 Mar 3:51pm Reply
  • AbramsBradley

    i love this band too so simple.

    14 Mar 6:58am Reply
  • ColdJ4ded

    Battle Cry <3

    13 Mar 9:24pm Reply
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