News Archive: 2009
updated January 29 2010
A Growing Family!
Scott announced on Orlando's WXXL that he and Jaclyn are having another baby! Congratulations to the Stapp family! Don't miss the rest of the interview
and video of the announcement and acoustic performances
. Scott also posted a video blog
celebrating the new baby and all that 2009 brought.
Scott and Jaclyn co-hosted a benefit for the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, and we've got photos
and an interview
. There will also be an auction of items Scott donated on CharityBuzz.com
- we'll let you know when they're available for bidding!
Also, we hope you went to see Creed Live in theatres, and don't forget to purchase the DVD
! We've got all the photos from the premiere
. There are also two new videos: The Making of Full Circle
, and the Making of the Rain Music Video
- check them out!
Full Circle debuted as the #1 album on iTunes, and #2 overall on Billboard, with over 110,000 records sold! Help them keep up the momentum by voting for Rain on VH1's Top 20 Countdown
. The Creed Live DVD will drop 12/8, and on 12/7, it's going to be in theatres across America - find a showing near you
We've got video performances on Regis & Kelly
, The Tonight Show
, and a set of beautiful acoustics
; also several interviews
, and a special video where Scott and Mark say thank you
to the fans. Don't miss Creed's appearance on Rockline, where they did an interview
and performed nine songs
; there's also a great interview with Scott
from Explore Music. Rounding things out, there's an article from Canoe.com
, and some beautiful pictures of Scott and his kids
from a trip to New York.
Finally, Creed wants to see the fans! Check out Creedsfullcircle.com
and upload your photos.
Full Circle is here! You can buy it at any music retailer, and iTunes includes bonus track 'Silent Teacher'. Creed will be on Regis & Kelly this morning, and at the Eatontown, NJ Best Buy signing autographs from 6:30-7:30pm. VH1 premieres the music video for Rain today, and don't miss Scott and Mark on VH1's Top 20 Countdown on 10/31, 11/1, and 11/3! Also, Creed is holding a "secret show" in Toronto on 10/29 - tickets sold out in minutes, but you can enter to win a pair at 105.3 Kool FM
! Also some date changes: the Live DVD will now be released on 12/8, and Rockline will now be on 11/09.
There are several great articles
, most notably in Details
, as well as Scott and Mark's appearance on LA Lloyd
. Tour is over for 2009, but for 2010 a World Tour is scheduled to begin in March, hitting Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Canada, and South America. In the meantime, we're still adding concert reviews
Countdown to Full Circle
Tour is hitting the homestretch, and the guys have been busy! They shot a video for Rain, and Scott sang the national anthem at the Packers-Vikings Monday Night Football game. But there's a lot more coming up: Creed will be on Rockline
(10/26), Regis & Kelly (10/27), and the Tonight Show (11/3) to promote the release of Full Circle (10/27)! You can pre-order Full Circle from Walmart.com
, and don't forget to download Rain from iTunes! Also, check out the trailer for the Live DVD
being released 11/9! Creed.com
is also running the Ultimate Fan Contest
with some awesome prizes.
As always, check out the latest concert photos
, as well as the new print
interviews and a Behind the Scenes video
! Finally, both Spin
and Rolling Stone
featured Full Circle in their fall music previews. Just 16 days to go!
It's Gonna Rain...
Taking in so many Creed shows means less time for updates! But there's lots of new info to be had: first and foremost, the Overcome music video
! You can view it in SD
. The second single, Rain
, debuts on music.msn.com
today and is available as a Verizon ringtone. Creed.com
has a new band bio
, and the full tracklist
for Full Circle; they're also planning an awesome new contest
We've got a ton of new concert photos
, and if you have some of your own, Creed.com wants to see them
! Haven't been to a show yet? Rockpit.com
is broadcasting the Houston, TX show in full HD, and you can watch for free
! Creed will also be performing on The Tonight Show on November 3.
Finally, don't miss the new concert reviews
, and videos
! See you at the next show!
Update: In Brief
Due to technical difficulties, this update is very overdue! There's too much to fit on our front page, so you can view a detailed update here
. However, in a nutshell:
is off and running! We've got concert photos
, and YouTube
is full of live videos, including some of new songs Overcome
and Full Circle
! There are also a ton of radio interviews
and some photos
and even some video
The first single, Overcome, went to radio today - we've got lyrics
, and go listen at the new Creed.com
! Full Circle is due in stores Oct. 27, and you can pre-order from Amazon.com
. Don't miss joining CreedWorld
and enter to win a meet & greet, and the official Scott Stapp fan club
is also live!
Update: In Detail
Here's the update in detail! Let's start with the most important:
The debut single off of Full Circle, "Overcome", hit radio today to great buzz! We've got the official lyrics
, and you can listen to it on the brand new Creed.com
. But most importantly, make sure your local radio station hears about it! Full Circle, the album, drops on October 27 - pre-order it today on Amazon.com!
Tour has kept Scott and the guys busy - we've got great photos from Pittsburgh   
, Darien Lakes
, Camden  
, and Jones Beach
. There are also rave reviews of several shows: Pittsburgh [Rolling Stone] [Post-Gazette] [Steeltown Rock]
, Darien Lakes
, and Saratoga
. Also, don't miss MTV
, Rolling Stone
, the Boston Herald
, and the Times Union's
articles on Creed. There's so many radio interviews it's crazy to list them all - just go to the radio interviews page
and listen! A couple of them are even on video - Philly's WMMR
and Saratoga's 99.5 The River
Of course, VH1 was present in Pittsburgh and aired three performances on Live & Loud that we have available for download
. They aren't the only ones taping concerts, though - do a search on YouTube to see tons of fan videos
shot at different shows, including performances of Overcome
and Full Circle
Finally, a few things just for you - the fan. CreedWorld
, the official Creed fan club, is holding drawings for meet & greets for every show - join up and enter to win! Also, Scott Stapp's official fan club
has launched, and is offering free membership while it's in its beta phase, so hurry over to take advantage of the offer! Creed.com
and Creed's MySpace
have both received very cool redesigns. And not to be left out, PBF now has its own Twitter account - follow us @PBFScottStapp
to get instant updates!
Launch! Fan Club, Tour, & Twitter
In two days, Creed's 2009 tour
will officially kick off in Pittsburgh, PA! We are pleased to announce the launch of the Creed fan club, Creed World
- head on over to join up! There's going to be lots of exclusive content (which you won't even be able to get on PBF - a first!) and we're excited about the new forums, contests, and more that will be part of Creed World.
Scott has gotten a head start on the contests
- follow him on Twitter @scottstapp
for a chance to win free tix or an autographed guitar! Also, PBF now has a Twitter account - we'll be updating instantly with news of radio/tv appearances, concerts, articles, and more! Follow us @PBFScottStapp
to stay on top of everything in the Scott/Creed world.
Finally, don't forget to watch songs from the Pittsburgh concert on VH1's Live & Loud
on August 7!
It's been a busy month for Creed! Their first performance was on Fox & Friends, and we've got photos
(thanks Luke!). They also talked to CNN
about the new record, did a Q&A with Billboard
, and Scott chatted with Indianapolis radio
, all while putting the finishing touches on Full Circle and rehearsing for the upcoming tour!
Scott took a break from rehearsals to participate in the Hollywood Stars softball game
, playing for charity and singing the national anthem
and God Bless America
- don't miss the pics
and video! Billboard also wrote about Creed ticket sales
, as tour
kicks off in just over a week.
AOL Sessions & More
Creed is gearing up for the release of their first single in seven years! Catch them on AOL Sessions
performing four classic songs, and have some fun learning more about them as VH1 asks the guys 5 questions
. And don't miss their Friday morning appearance on FNC's Fox & Friends - check your local listings. Also, don't miss a couple of new promotional photos
! [photo 1
] [photo 2
Creed: Full Circle
are now on sale, writing and recording is underway in Nashville - the Creed reunion is off and running! The first single off the record 'Full Circle' is scheduled to drop in late June. With all this activity is lots of media coverage! Scott Stapp and the rest of the band went on a media blitz recently - check out the bounty:
Scott and Mark talked to Fox News
, ABC News
, and CNN
, with Flip and Brian along for the MTV interview
. Scott and Mark also did a number of radio interviews: Houston's 94.5 The Buzz
, Wash. DC's DC101
, Cara's Basement
in Chicago, Cleveland's WMMS 100.7
, and 102.5 WDVE
in Pittsburgh. If you just want to read, check out the articles by Entertainment Weekly
Creed Reunites for Tour & Album
Creed has announced that Scott Stapp, Mark Tremonti, Scott Phillips, and Brian Marshall will reunite for a fall tour and a new album in 2009. Tour kicks off on August 6 in Pittsburgh, PA - you can view all the dates here
. Tickets go on sale beginning May 8. You can also read the official press release
, or check out what Rolling Stone
, and People
have to say.
For those of you who Twitter
, you can follow Scott @scottstapp.
Sources of Inspiration
It's been a low-key start to the year, but Scott's been taking the time to talk about two major influences on his life: God and the US troops. On January 18, Scott spoke about his ever-changing relationship with God
to the congregation of Spanish River Church in Boca Raton, FL. The day before, Scott participated in the Rock n' Jock charity event, which raised money to benefit our troops overseas. You can read the article here
, and a video interview is coming soon! Finally, there's the documentary of Scott's AFE tour
overseas! See some highlights from the tour and hear what Scott has to say about what's to come.
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year from PBF! Scott Stapp ushered in the new year with the grandest of American traditions - college football! He sang the national anthem at the Champs Sports Bowl in Orlando, then a few days later did the same at the Citrus Parade. We've got a few photos
and video of the Champs Bowl performance
with a little clip from the parade. Also, VH1 recently featured Higher on its list of the 100 Best Hard Rock Songs - you can watch the video
that reflects on Higher's impact.