Pillar is a Christian rock band. Pillar originally started with playing in a rap metal style, and has since moved more to a hard rock sound. Their second album Fireproof sold over 300,000 copies. Pillar then released their next album "Where Do We Go From Here?".
Where Do We Go From Here was released as an instant hit among Christian rock fans everywhere, capturing #1 on sales in the genre for weeks. The album featured multiple hits, including "Bring Me Down" which topped the charts for months. Not only Christian shows and stations played "Bring Me Down", however, it was requested heavily on secular stations as well.
Pillar was voted Best Hard Rock Band in CCM Magazine's 2006 Reader's Choice Awards.
Pillar was in the recording studio January, February, and March working hard on their next album. Travis Wyrick (P.O.D., 10 Years, Disciple and Pillar) will be producing the new album which should release this summer. They hope to release some early audio clips here this spring. Pillar has recently updated their website with a new start page stating that the date their new album called The Reckoning, which was released on October 3rd, 2006.This new release includes the softer side of Pillar with songs like 'chasing shadows at midnight' and equally mellow songs such as 'wherever the wind blows'. Pillar is also releasing an EP soon called Nothing Comes for Free and it will feature 3 new songs (including Everything) and 4 live tracks. The other 2 new songs, Our Escape and Dangerous will not be available on the new album. The EP will be only available at live shows and at their webstore. A limited number of copies (10,000) are being created.
Pillar has played at both Cornerstone Festival and Creation Festival.
Kalel - AKA Michael Wittig