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REDíS UNTIL WE HAVE FACES IS THE HIGHEST DEBUT IN THE NATION AT NO. 2 ON BILLBOARDíS TOP 200
Posted February 09, 2011

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REDíS UNTIL WE HAVE FACES IS THE HIGHEST DEBUT
IN THE NATION AT NO. 2 ON BILLBOARDíS TOP 200

RED CONFIRMED MUSICAL GUEST ON
ìTONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENOî FEB. 16

Band Delivers Powerful Performance of No. 1 Single ìFacelessî on CONAN Last Night


LOS ANGELES (Feb. 9, 2011) ñ The twice GRAMMY-nominated rock band RED delivers the highest debut in the country with its third studio project Until We Have Faces claiming the No. 2 spot on the coveted Billboard Top 200 chart today. Additionally, RED debuts at No. 1 on the following Nielsen SoundScan charts: Current Hard Music, Current Rock Music, Current Alternative, Christian Rock, Current Contemporary Christian Album and Record Label Independent charts. Until We Have Faces also remained in the Top 5 on both iTunesí Overall Album and Rock Album charts its entire street week.

The positive momentum leading up to this debut included seeing No. 1 on iTunesí Overall Album chart and extensive media coverage by outlets such as USA Today, Dallas Morning News, Billboard magazine, AOL Music, CBS Radio, MSN, Alternative Addiction and HM Magazine. REDís street week was capped off with a riveting performance of its No. 1 radio single, ìFaceless,î on TBSís CONAN last night.

Click here to watch the bandís CONAN performance: http://redmusiconline.com/

ìWeíre completely beside ourselves,î offered an emotionally charged Anthony Armstrong. ìWe attribute the success of ëFacesí to our fans. We are well aware that we only get to do this because weíre supported by a lot of incredible people coming to our shows and connecting with us online every day. To say that weíre humbled is an understatement.î

The band returns to Los Angeles next week for a performance on NBCís ìTonight Show With Jay Lenoî on Wednesday, February 16. (ìThe Tonight Show With Jay Lenoî airs weeknights at 11:30/10:30 CT).

About RED:
Nashville-based rock outfit RED, made up of MICHAEL BARNES (vocals), ANTHONY ARMSTRONG (guitar) RANDY ARMSTRONG (bass) and JOE RICKARD (drums), has logged an impressive 1,300 + live shows since releasing its debut album End Of Silence in 2006.

Since the emergence of the bandís debut, ,RED has delivered two Top Ten Active Rock singles, Three Top Ten Mainstream Rock singles and nine consecutive No. 1 hits at Christian radio. In addition, the band has maintained a near-constant presence on the road, performing alongside notable rock names such as Hinder, 3 Doors Down, Creed, Breaking Benjamin, Three Days Grace, Godsmack, Sevendust, Drowing Pool, Flyleaf, Seether, Papa Roach, Buckcherry, Saving Abel, Staind, Third Day, Switchfoot, Skillet and others. Rave reviews for the bandís live shows and albums have been featured in top media outlets including USA Today and Billboard.

The band has sold more than 700,000 albums across its first two album projects, both of which were GRAMMY nominated. REDís sophomore project Innocence & Instinct released with first-week sales of nearly 40,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, which made it the No.15 best selling album on Billboardís Top 200 chart that week. It also reached the No. 5 spot on iTunes Overall Albums chart. To date, Innocence & Instinct has scanned more than 260,000+ units. The sophomore project built on the momentum of its debut album End of Silence, which has scanned more than 400,000 units (including track equivalents) and earned several awards and nominations.

REDís Until We Have Faces (2/1/2011) was the highest debut in the country with the No. 2 spot on the coveted Billboard Top 200 its first week out. The project also claimed the No. 1 spots on the following Nielsen SoundScan charts: Current Hard Music, Current Rock Music, Current Alternative, Christian Rock, Current Contemporary Christian Album and Record Label Independent charts. Further, Until We Have Faces remained in the Top 5 on both iTunesí Overall Album and Rock Album charts its entire street week.

Launched with massive online marketing and press campaigns, Until We Have Faces quickly yielded ìFacelessî as its first No. 1 radio single ñ the bandís 11th No. 1 radio hit ñ all while receiving a flurry of media coverage in major entertainment and news outlets. The bandís street week culminated with a riveting performance of ìFacelessî on TBSís CONAN, Feb. 8.

RED continues to unleash a torrential outpouring of its signature in-your-face rock as it tours the country as a part of the Winter Jam lineup through early April.

For more information about RED, please visit: www.redmusiconline.com.

For Redís Behind-The-Sceneís video, click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gm2elQizlGE.

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