Email newsletter   ::   July 26, 2003   ::   Vol. 2, No. 4

Petra's new album "Jekyll & Hyde" is about three weeks away from hitting the street, so there is a lot to talk about! In this newsletter you'll get the scoop on two radio singles from J&H as well as a surprise candidate to replace Louie Weaver.

But the biggest thing I want to tell you about is the launch of PRMW's "Jekyll & Hyde Headquarters," where you will find the first review of the new album, band photos, sound clips, and much more.

This is a great issue, so keep reading!

Until next time,


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Petra news

Upcoming concerts

Pipestone, MN
Pipestone County Fair
7 p.m.

Somerset, WI
Float Rite Park
Family Fest 2003
7:30 p.m.

Lincoln, IL
Lincoln Sesquicential Park
Time TBA

» More concert info

Two new singles

Two singles from Petra's new album have been released. The first was the title track "Jekyll & Hyde," which was released as a rock single on June 27. This song really cooks, and it marks Petra's triumphant return to Christian rock radio.

The other single, released to AC Christian stations on July 11, is called "'Till Everything I Do."

YOU can help Petra by requesting these songs from your local Christian stations. For info on how to do this (as well as a list of internet stations for those of you with no local radio station), visit the "Jekyll & Hyde HQ" Radio page.

» J&H HQ Radio page:

An old drummer could be the new drummer

In other news, Petra is continuing their search for a permanent replacement for Louie Weaver. You may recall that Louie and Petra separated in February. The band hired a temporary drummer named Justin Johnson to fill in for their current tour dates, but he has not been announced as the permanent replacement.

Among the candidates under consideration is a drummer named Bill Glover. Does that name sound familiar? It should! He was one of the original members of Petra in the early 1970s.

To get the scoop on Bill's jam session, check out PRMW's News page.

» PRMW News page:

Site news

"Jekyll & Hyde HQ" goes online

As most of you no doubt know by now, Petra has a new album coming out on Aug. 19 called "Jekyll & Hyde." This is definitely their most aggressive rock album in at least a decade. With Bob Hartman rejoining the band in full force as guitarist and songwriter, fans are going to love this album.

There are still several weeks to wait before the album is released. But you can get a taste of it right NOW at the new "Jekyll & Hyde HQ."

Jekyll & Hyde HQ is your one-stop shop for information about Petra's new rock album "Jekyll & Hyde! Here's what you'll find there:

  • the first in-depth review of the album
  • audio clips from 7 songs, including 3 you won't find anywhere else!
  • all the song lyrics
  • comments from songwriter Bob Hartman about each track
  • new band photos
  • links to purchase the album
  • info on how to help promote the album

So what are you waiting for? Click the link below to visit "Jekyll & Hyde HQ." Make sure you bookmark the page, because it's going to grow. In coming weeks, we'll add more album reviews, band interviews, and other cool stuff.

» Jekyll & Hyde HQ:

The hits just keep on coming

A quick note: Sometime in August, Petra Rocks My World will receive its 500,000th hit. That's half a million! We're excited about reaching this milestone, and plan to have a contest. Watch your email for more details soon.

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