What happened to the band Petra?

The band announced its retirement in 2005, launching a farewell tour that was recorded for release on CD and DVD. Petra’s 33-year career ended with a performance in the early hours of January 1, 2006, in Murphy, North Carolina. However, the band has continued to perform sporadically since then.

Who were the lead singers of Petra?

Greg X. Volz
Petra/Lead singers

Who was the first singer of Petra?

John William Schlitt
John William Schlitt (born February 3, 1950) is an American musician, who was the lead singer of Christian rock band Petra from 1986 until the band’s retirement in late 2005….

John Schlitt
Years active 1972–present
Associated acts Petra, Head East, Union of Sinners & Saints
Website www.johnwschlitt.com

Who was the drummer for Petra?

Paul Simmons2003 – 2006
Bill Glover1972 – 1978

Why did slick leave Petra?

After Petra Eventually, Slick left the music business in favor of a career in software engineering.

How many lead singers did Petra have?

Petra has had two official lead singers through its career. However, other members have also shared lead vocal duties from time to time.

What was Petra’s first album?

Petra/First album

How old is Louie Weaver?

70 years (July 13, 1951)
Louie Weaver/Age

Where is Petra from the Bible?

southwest Jordan
Where is Petra located? The ruins of the ancient city Petra are in southwest Jordan. Petra was built on a terrace, pierced from east to west by the Wadi Mūsā (the Valley of Moses).

What kind of music does Petra play?

With a style initially similar to The Eagles and Lynyrd Skynyrd, Petra’s sound evolved into a more energetic, driving rock sound in the early 1980s akin to Foreigner, Styx and Journey. Throughout the 1980s and into the early 1990s, Petra was one of the world’s most popular Christian rock bands,…

Who is Petra’s ‘the Coloring Song’?

“The Coloring Song,” originally written for lead singer Greg Volz’s old band, catapulted Petra into the forefront of contemporary Christian music by topping three radio charts and reaching the top five of a fourth.

When did Petra Praise the rock cries out come out?

The limb held, as Petra Praise: The Rock Cries Out became one of the band’s best selling, certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America in 1998. After its release in October 1989, Petra Praise remained in the top 10 of Christian contemporary album sales for nearly a year.

Is Petra’s Holyland tour cancelled?

Petra’s Holyland tour has been postponed until Nov 6-15, 2021. By this time, everyone who paid for the 2020 trip should have already received their refund. Currently the tour company is offering a $1,000 discount on a two-person package, which the promoter is passing through to the consumer!