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Third Day Band Bio
WEB SITES
BAND MEMBERS
  • Mac Powell -vocals, acoustic guitar
  • David Carr - drums, percussion
  • Mark Lee -guitar
  • Tai Anderson - bass
  • Brad Avery - guitar
ALBUMS
  • Revelation (2008, Essential Records)
  • Chronology Vol. 2 (2007, Essential Records)
  • Chronology Vol. 1 (2006, Essential Records)
  • Where Ever You Are (2005, Essential Records)
  • Wire (2004, Essential Records)
  • Offerings 2 (2003, Essential Records)
  • Carry Me Home (2002, Essential Records)
  • Come Together (2001, Essential Records)
  • Offerings- A Worship Album (2000, Essential Records)
  • Time (1999, Essential Records)
  • Conspiracy No.5 (1997, Reunion Records)
  • Third Day (1996, Reunion Records)
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BAND BIO

Six albums after the band’s first pieces interlocked, Third Day has become the leader in its genre. The Atlanta-based rockers have accrued four gold albums, a platinum album, a Grammy and 21 of the Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards. Backing up the band's ascent, Billboard magazine noted the act is "not only one of the best Christian bands of the '90s but one of the best rock bands, period.”Third Day has clearly weathered the difficult climb from obscurity to success, but the band is hardly suffering from over-confidence or complacency. In fact, the band’s seventh album, Wire, addresses that very issue head-on. Rather than lean back in a figurative easy chair, Third Day challenged tself immensely, shaking up its direction and reasserting its place as a rock band of enormous depth and passion.After establishing a comfortable working relationship with Monroe Jones over several albums, the group brought in a new producer who had no history with the band members. They left a stylistic vein which had formed the basis for two of their last three albums. And they dug deep into their psyches while writing material for the project, yielding the most introspective album of their still-building career. “This album is a lot more personal than anything that we’ve done,” vocalist Mac Powell reflects. “ Yet also it’s universal enough in a sense that it’s going to reach out to different people in many different situations.” As a result, Third Day returns to the entertainment culture in 2004 with a renewed energy and attitude that makes them “a brand new band that just happens to have 10 years experience,” bass player Tai Anderson observes. Wire plays off the excitement and sense of risk that that attitude represents. The title track hinges on the image of a circus acrobat, positioned above an audience spellbound by the unpredictability of the stunt. “Everybody comes from miles around to see the spectacle of the guy on the tightrope,” notes guitarist Mark Lee, the song’s primary writer, “but in the back of their minds, if there’s not a chance that the guy’s gonna fall off the tightrope, then people aren’t gonna come. A lot of times with people placed in a position like we are, there’s some of that going on. In the newspaper on any given day, there are articles about these new artists or celebrities that are up and coming, and people love that story—they love the underdog. But once they get there, people also like to see them fall.”

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Third Day IN THE NEWS
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Building 429 - Meeting with God Face to Face
Building 429 - Meeting with God Face to Face
The whole thought process that we thought of, that the Lord gave us, was the people who are instantly changed forever in a moment were the people who met God face to face for themselves. ...read more
Hope Article
God's Purpose...Peace and Life
God's Purpose...Peace and Life
God loves you and wants you to know Him so He can fill you with peace and give you real life -- forever. ...read more
Hope Devotional
Hmmm
Hmmm
You’re not lacking opportunity or ability. What you’re lacking is the knowledge to uncover your opportunities ...read more
ONE WORLD
Justin
Justin
Music has always been a passion of mine. I grew up singing in choir and playing in bands. It became more serious in college when I transferred universities and began to study music full time. ...read more
Music News
Multiple GRAMMY ® Nominee Gungor Selling Out Major Cities On Headline Spring Tour
With numerous honors and stellar reviews for their latest album, Ghosts Upon the Earth, it is no surprise that three-time GRAMMY ® nominated group Gungor is selling out shows...read more
New Music From The Afters To Appear in the Upcoming Feature Film October Baby
Fans looking for an early preview of new music from chart-topping foursome The Afters will have their chance later this month as the band’s song “Life Is Beautiful” is featured in the upcoming feature film October Baby. ...read more
Music Icon Steven Curtis Chapman Collects 16th GRAMMY ® Nomination for No. 1 Hit “Do Everything”
The already five-time GRAMMY ® award-winning multi-platinum selling artist Steven Curtis Chapman garnered the 16th GRAMMY ® nomination of his prolific 20+ year career....read more
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