Skillet will release their new album, Rise, on June 25th.  It's the band's 9th studio album and first 2009's platinum selling Awake.

John and Korey Cooper discuss the story of Rise in this extensive interview.  They explain, "Rise is the story of a typical American teen coming into adulthood and facing the massive world problems."

Skilet will be in Charlotte on August 30 as a part of the Carnival of Madness tour.

Pre-order Rise.