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"No bullet can stop us now, we neither beg nor we won't bow;
Neither can be bought nor sold.
We all defend the right; Jah - Jah children must unite:
Your life is worth much more than gold.

We're jammin' (jammin', jammin', jammin')
And we're jammin' in the name of the Lord"

Lyrics from "Jammin", a song performed by Bob Marley & The Wailers

Change is a major part of every teenager’s life. Teenagers experience physical, mental, and social changes. The most major change in my life was when I developed my own taste in music. I went from contemporary Christian to listening to almost anything and everything. Now I listen to Christian metal, pop and rock. Contemporary Christian music now that I have discovered Christian metal and all the other genres of music sounds plain and boring I cannot stand to listen to it.
Some Christian contemporary artists are Tobymac, Casting crowns, Tenth Avenue North, and Amy Grant. Some of the Christian metal bands are As I Lay dying, War of Ages, Bless the Fall, Becoming the Archetype, Demon Hunter, and Zao. These artists are all played on Christian radio stations around our country. The most common radio stations around the Roanoke area are Sprit FM and Sunny FM. There are currently no stations around the Roanoke area that play metal.
Tobymac is a rap artist his band got together around 2000 and was born in Fairfax Virginia according to Wikipedia. (Wikipedia) He has four CD’s in his solo career. Before his solo career he was in a trio known as “DC Talk” they disbanded in 1989. (Wikipedia) Some of his CD’s are Momentum, Welcome to Diverse City, Portable Sounds, Alive and Transported, and Tonight. DC Talk rereleased 2 CD’s DC Talk and Jesus Freak. (Wikipedia)
Casting Crowns is a pop grou...


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Wikipedia. Amy Grant. 11 8 2010. 14 8 2010 .
wikipedia. As I Lay Dying. 14 8 2010. 14 8 2010 .
—. Becoming The Archetype. 10 7 2010. 15 8 2010 .
—. blessthefall. 27 7 2010. 15 8 2010 .
Wikipedia. Casting Crowns. n.d. 14 8 2010 .
—. Demon hunter. 15 8 2010. 16 8 2010 .
—. Tenth Avenue North. 12 8 2010. 14 8 2010 .
—. tobymac. n.d. 8 aug 2010 .
wikipedia. War Of Ages. 11 8 2010. 15 8 2010 .


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