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                         Petra Retires

Christian Rock Pioneers Say Goodbye After 33 Strong Years
Nashville, TN - After 33 years of music and ministry, Christian rock pioneer PETRA will come to a close. December 2005 will mark the end to a ministry that has boldly and consistently proclaimed the gospel in the United States and abroad. The decision to retire the band was mutual by all members.

"It has been a privilege and honor to represent our Savior and participate in His Great Commission. We have nothing but thanks to God for all He has done," says PETRA founder, guitarist and primary songwriter Bob Hartman.

"God used PETRA in my life in so many ways, as He did in so many other lives," says lead singer since 1986, John Schlitt. "I am truly thankful for having been part of PETRA. We've had a good long run and have seen so much. We've seen God's hand at work in our music on every continent and in every language," he says.

The band has impacted generations of musicians and fans alike over the years with over seven million CDs sold, four Grammy Awards, 10 Dove Awards and an induction into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. PETRA, initially formed in 1972 by Hartman on vocals and guitars, paved the way for the rock genre perhaps more than any other in the Christian music industry. Though a rotating cast of musicians comprised PETRA's lineup over the years, the band is closing 2005 strong with over 20 albums to its credit, the latest being the 2003 Grammy-nominated Jekyll & Hyde.......

......."PETRA has always been one of the biggest names in Christian rock," says Inpop Records President Wes Campbell. "PETRA's contributions to our industry are innumerable, and the band was very instrumental in the beginning stages of newsboys career. We are honored to have supported PETRA in its ministry and music," he says.
It is here, the official CD cover of the November 22, 2005 release of
PETRA: FAREWELL. This is the signature edition cover.
See the track listing in the recordings section
- Petra's Farewell DVD is out NOW.  The DVD listing is very similar to the Farewell CD song track listing.
- Pictures of the DVD front and back art work can be seen below.  For more info on it see
- Also, the "Petra - The Ultimate Collection" is out now.  It is 33 songs from Petra's 33 years of ministry.  Click the link above to read more info from the CD.
Petra's final concert was held in Murphy, NC.  It was full of excitement and sadness.  The good news was that it was a double concert.  Two concert in one night with special guest Greg X Volz.  The bad news it was Petra's Final concert.
For more information about the final concert click on the following link....
Petra in Murphy, NC

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