|Origin||Evansville, Indiana, U.S.|
Mission Six (also shown as Mission 6 or just M6) was an American Christian rock band from Evansville, Indiana, consisting of lead vocalist Noah Hayden, lead guitarist Lucas Ball, bassist Michael Powers, pianist Isaac Alling, and drummer David Horner. The band first agained recognition in 2008 when they were featured on Radio Disney to preview their debut studio album Superhero.
The band's second studio album Not Too Young was a commericial success, being released under iShine Records and Provident Music Group. The album was reviewed by Christian Music Review and given a 92%, A- score.
Mission Six co-starred on the TBN original series iShine KNECT and began touring nationally and internationally with the show. In 2014, the band previewed for its fourth studio album City Lights and a JUCE TV series of the same name with the promotional single "City Lights". The production of the album was cut short but the series was released and began to follow the band on the road to broacasted the members' stories.
Early years (2005-2009)
In 2005, lead singer Noah Hayden met fellow members Isaac Alling, Michael Power, and David Horner when they attended Evansville Christian School. Knowing they all had instrumental abilities, they gave up the various sports and athletics they were participating in and founded Mission Six. Shortly after, guitarist Anthony Barthel joined the band. The band practiced at west side church New Beginnings Lakeside. In early 2008, they were featured on Radio Disney. They released their debut album Superhero with Bema Media on July 30, 2008 and began touring nationally with iShine KNECT. Mission Six released their second studio album, Not Too Young, on October 27, 2009 with iShine Records and Provident Music Group.
iShine touring and Heaven Down to Earth (2010-2012)
Mission Six began co-starred on TBN original series iShine KNECT along with the Rubyz, Jamie Grace, Rachel Chan, and Spencer Kane. In 2012, following Anthony Barthel's departure, guitarist Lucas Ball, who served at the same church as the boys, joined the band. On February 14, 2012, they released their sophmore album Heaven Down to Earth.
City Lights series, Into the Unknown, and separation (2013-2015)
In 2014, Mission Six announced the release of a fourth studio album titled City Lights. The band, however, didn't follow through with the album and instead released the single "City Lights". After the release of the single, Mission Six founded the JUCE TV series City Lights which followed the band on the road and broadcasted their stories. The band's former pianist Isaac Alling also returned to the band. In early 2015, Mission Six announced their departure from iSHINE. On May, 30, the band’s fourth studio album, Into the Unknown was released. They disbanded that same year.
Musical style and influences
|Not Too Young|
|Heaven Down to Earth||
|Into the Unknown||
|All Starz Vol. 1||
|All Starz Vol. 2||
|All Starz Vol. 3||
|Worship Mania Vol. 2||
|All Starz Vol. 4||
|"Shake The Dust"||2015|
|"Nothing at All"|
- Rodriguez, Michele (May 1, 2008). "Band Mission Six realizing mission No. 1: success". Evansville Courier & Press. Evansville, Indiana. Retrieved April 23, 2010.
- "Mission 6". Radio Disney: Artists: Incubator. Archived from the original on March 25, 2010. Retrieved April 22, 2010.
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