We as Human
|We as Human|
|Genres||Christian rock, alternative rock, hard rock|
We as Human is a Christian rock band from Sandpoint, Idaho formed in 2006. They were discovered by John Cooper, lead singer of the band Skillet, in 2010 who introduced them to Atlantic Records, their current label. They moved to Nashville, Tennessee in September 2011 and still currently reside there.
The band released their first album independently on September 20, 2006 entitled Until We're Dead. Next, the band released an independent EP called Burning Satellites EP. Then, they released their first major label debut EP in 2011 on Atlantic Records, which was called We as Human EP, and this charted at No. 35 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart and No. 27 on the Heatseekers Albums chart. The band signed to Atlantic Records, and then released their debut major record label album, We As Human, on June 25, 2013. It debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard Christian Albums chart and No. 8 on the Billboard Hard Rock charts. The song "Strike Back" was nominated for 2013 Best Rock Song of the Year Dove award as well as peaking at No. 20 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. The band charted their first No. 1 single in May 2014 with their song "Take the Bullets Away".[better source needed]
- Justin Cordle - vocals
- Jake Jones - guitar
- Justin Forshaw - guitar
- Dave Draggoo - bass
- Adam Osborne - drums
|Year||Album||Peak chart positions|
|2006||Until We're Dead
|2013||We as Human
|Year||Album||Peak chart positions|
|2007||Burning Satellites EP
|2011||We as Human EP
|2014||"Strike Back"||21||4||20||We As Human|
|2014||"Take the Bullets Away" (featuring Lacey Sturm)||—||1||12|
|2013||GMA Dove Awards||Strike Back||Rock Song of the Year||Nominated|
|Year||Tour||(Co)Headliner||Support Bands||# of dates|
|2014||The Roadshow Tour||Skillet||We As Human, Third Day, Andy Mineo, Royal Tailor, Jamie Grace||22|
|2014||Skillet/Third Day||Skillet / Third Day||We As Human, Peter Furler, Mandisa, Brandon Heath, Jeremy Camp||17|
|2014||Summer Shed Tour||TobyMac||Skillet, Lecrae, We As Human||7|
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