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Nine Lashes, Random Hero, and Ilia Announce Summer Tour

Nine Lashes, Random Hero, and Ilia announce 2016 U.S. Summer Festival Tour that covers over 50 days including some of the Nation's largest Christian Festivals

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NEWS SOURCE: Random Hero
February 5, 2016

Nine Lashes, Random Hero, and Ilia are excited to announce their 2016 Summer Tour together! The Summer Tour will cover a 50-day period from Mid-June through Mid-August and will anchor at some of the Nation's largest Christian Music Festivals. Other tour stops will include local churches, venues, smaller festivals, and private events.

June 25th - Bash On The Farm (Forest City, IA)
July 2nd - Creation Festival East (Mount Union, PA)
July 7th - Wachinyeya Festival (Standing Rock Indian Reservation - Fort Yates, ND)
July 20th- Alive Festival (Mineral City, OH)
July 21st - Kingdom Bound (Buffalo, NY)
July 23rd- Sonshine Festival (Somerset, WI)
July 29th - HeavenFest (Denver, CO)
July 30th - HeavenFest (Denver, CO)
August 6th- Creation Festival West (Tri-Cities, WA)

Other festivals and tour dates to-be-announced. If interested in booking the tour, please contact

Nine Lashes, Random Hero and Ilia will all be touring this summer in support of new releases from early 2016. Nine Lashes will be releasing Ascend, their third full-length album on Tooth & Nail Records in early 2016. "Galaxy" is the first single released from this project and is currently available on all major digital platforms. Random Hero is currently working on an EP series slated to begin releasing in Early 2016 through Pando Records (ADA / Warner Music Group). Ilia is currently in the studio working on their new EP titled Truth We Forgot which will be released in the Spring of 2016.

Collectively, Nine Lashes, Random Hero, and Ilia will be hitting the road with 25+ Billboard Christian Rock Chart Hits including Six #1's, Sixteen Top 5's & Nineteen Top 10's. When asked about the tour, Ilia's drummer, Jessica, had this to say "We are so excited to be a part of a tour with some of the best and hardest working bands out there! If you like rock, don't miss this tour!" Echoing Jessica's comments, Aaron from Random Hero said "This tour is going to be crazy awesome, we have such an amazing lineup with Nine Lashes and Illia, you are seriously not going to want to miss the show when we come to your area!"

About the artists:

Nine Lashes (Tooth & Nail Records) is a hard rock band from Alabama and is best known for their work with Trevor McNevan of Thousand Foot Krutch and world renowned producer, Aaron Sprinkle (Anberlin, Relient K, Icon For hire, MAE, TFK, and more). From Water to War reached #8 on the Billboard Hard Rock Albums chart and World We View reached #13 respectively. They have had numerous hits on the Billboard Christian Rock charts (#1 Anthem of the Lonely, #1 Break The World, #1 Never Back Down, #3 Get Back, #6 Write It Down, etc.)
Nine Lashes - "Anthem of the Lonely" -
Nine Lashes - "Get Back" -

Random Hero (Pando Records/ ADA/Warner Music) is a hard rock band from Colorado, best known for their work with Ben Kasica of Skillet. Random Hero has had several Billboard Christian Rock Chart hits as well (#2 Not Alone, #2 Burn Up The Night, #4 Mercy, #4 Breakdown, and #25 Freak Show). Random Hero has also been featured on an episode of MTV's Made along with appearances on the Vans Warped Tour, AMA Motocross, Go Fast Extreme Games, ESPN X-Games and more.
Random Hero- "Not Alone" -
Random Hero- "Burn Up The Night" -

Ilia (Independent) is a female front hard rock band from Arkansas. Ilia has had great success on the Billboard Christian Rock Charts with 10 charting singles, including 7 Top 10's, 5 Top 5's, and 2 #2's.
Ilia- "Young Diaries" -
Ilia- "My Allegiance" -


For more info on Nine Lashes, visit the JFH Artists Database.


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