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PILLARíS FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME DEBUTS AT NO. 71 ON THE BILLBOARD TOP 200 ALBUM CHART; NO. 4 ON CHRISTIAN ALBUM CHART
Posted March 05, 2008

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PILLARíS FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME DEBUTS AT NO. 71 ON THE BILLBOARD TOP 200 ALBUM CHART; NO. 4 ON CHRISTIAN ALBUM CHART

Dove Award-winning Rock Band Currently on the Road on its Ninth, Headlining Tour

(Nashville, Tenn.) March 5, 2008 ñ GRAMMY-nominated, rock band Pillarís fifth studio album, For the Love of the Game, which hit stores on Feb. 26, 2008, debuted on the Billboard Top 200 album chart at No. 71, while coming in at No. 4 on the Christian (overall) album chart. Pillarís For The Love Of The Game is big, fun, infectious rock and roll that further solidifies Pillarís position as fearless leaders in the Christian Rock world. The Dove Award-winning rockers are currently enjoying the ninth,
Pillar-headlining tour, the ìFor the Love of the Gameî Tour, sponsored by World Vision, TVU and RadioU. The full tour line-up is: Pillar, Building 429, Wavorly and introducing Brooke Barrettsmith. All dates are listed below and additional dates are still being added. For the most up-to-date schedule, and to view and download the latest, band-created Pillar Tour Podcasts, visit www.pillartour.com.

Pillarís game is definitely on. Since the fall of 2007, the band has earned its first GRAMMY nomination (Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album for The Reckoning), made it into the top 100 of the Billboard Top 200 album chart, had its music played on numerous ESPN sports programs (SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight and College Gameday), achieved its ninth No. 1 radio single (ìFor the Love of the Gameî), and is currently rocking its ninth headlining tour.

Catch Pillarís ìFor the Love of the Gameî Tour in one of the following cities:
*Tour dates, cities, and venues subject to change without notice

Wednesday, 3/5 Sherwood, AR Mercyís Cross Church
Thursday, 3/6 Walnut Ridge, AR Williams Baptist College
Friday, 3/7 Knoxville, TN Knoxville Christian Center
Saturday, 3/8 Prestonburg, KY Mountain Arts Center
Monday, 3/10 Millvale, PA Mr. Smallís Theatre
Thursday, 3/13 Springfield, IL iWorship Center
Friday, 3/14 Orion, MI The District Venue
Saturday, 3/15 Cincinnati, OH The Underground
Sunday, 3/16 Van Wert, OH Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio
Wednesday, 4/2 Carlsbad, NM Walter Gerrells Performing Arts Center
Thursday, 4/3 Mesa, AZ Mesa First Assembly of God
Friday, 4/4 Garden Grove, CA Crystal Cathedral Gym
Saturday, 4/5 Salinas, CA First Presbyterian Church
Sunday, 4/6 Merced, CA Yosemite Church
Tuesday, 4/8 Vallejo, CA Church on the Hill
Thursday, 4/10 Medford, OR South Medford High Auditorium
Friday, 4/11 Seattle, WA Freemont Studios 1
Saturday, 4/12 Vancouver, WA The AC at Crossroads Community Church
Sunday, 4/13 Spokane, WA The Service Station
Wednesday, 4/16 Great Falls, MT University of Great Falls, McLaughlin Centre
Friday, 4/18 Greenwood Village, CO Orchard Road Christian Center

Since Pillarís Dove Award-winning debut Above in 2001, the band has tallied nine No. 1 radio singles, 12 top five hits, a GRAMMY nomination, three Dove Awards, nine national headlining tours, covers of numerous national magazines and album sales approaching one million. For the Love of the Game (Feb. 26, 2008) is the bandís fifth, full-length studio project. Pillar is: Rob Beckley, vocals; Lester Estelle, drums; Noah Henson, guitar; and Kalel, bass.

Find more information at www.pillarmusic.com and www.myspace.com/pillar.

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