Manafest is a barrier breaking singer, songwriter, rapper, author and
skater. He effortlessly merges rock, rap and pop throughout his music,
carefully assembling experiences and compelling inspirations that
speak to a wide variety of fans across the globe. His unique style has
garnered him notable achievements such as four JUNO nominations, multiple
GMA Dove nominations and a slew of GMA Canada Covenant
awards. His music has been featured in the NFL, video games, throughout
television shows such as Knight Rider, One Tree Hill andMTV Unplugged, and most recently in the movie Hard Target 2. His
intelligent and contagious music has sold over 300,000 albums worldwide and
has brought him to perform over 1,000 shows across 4 continents.
In 2017 fans can look forward to Manafest releasing his eighth studio album Stones independently. On this album Manafest brought in longtime
friend and Grammy Award-winning producer Adam Messinger,
Grammy-Award winning producer Seth Mosley, and for the first time producer
and multi-instrumentalist Lenny Skolnik. "Stones will be a rock
record," said Manafest. "Throughout the album, I explore how things are
thrown in our path. I may face obstacles and judgements but I'm not going
to quit. A fighter never stops no matter what stones are thrown their way."
He also notes that it's very easy to throw stones at other people and wants
to encourage his fans to be more self aware.
Manafest just got off the road opening for Scott Stapp and will be touring
with Adelitas Way in early 2017. Known for his high-energy performances,
Manafest has shared the stage with the likes of P.O.D, Scott Stapp,
Flyleaf, Thousand Foot Krutch, and Skillet. The organic relationship
Manafest has with his fans has fed to much of his success. He has
cultivated this relationship through engagement, giving back and connecting
with them on a deeper level through story submissions. His fans have
participated in fully funded projects and completely support Manafest
through his other ventures such as the release of his book Fighter.
"A fighter isn't someone who never fails," said Manafest, "a fighter is
someone who never quits." This international artist has truly lived up
these very words. From a young age Manafest has gone through life altering
events that have made him the person he is today, such as losing his father
to suicide at the age of five years old and having to put aside a budding
skateboarding career due to an accident. Music gave Manafest the outlet he
needed to spread positivity to others and he's on a mission to reach more
people than ever delivering uplifting, envelope-pushing and inspirational
2. House of Cards
4. When The Truth Comes Out
5. Find a Way To Fight
6. You're Gonna Rise
7. Blow You Away
8. Coming Back
9. Merry Go Round
11. Won't Give Up
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Item: 313883 Label: Fuel Music Release Date: 2017-07-21
Plato said, "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle."
International rock artist Manafest (real name: Chris Greenwood) knows the saying well; his uphill climb began at age five when his father committed suicide. Years of childhood insecurity and fear gave way to a promising skateboarding career, but then an injury took that away, too. Music soon filled the void, and it would prove to be a perfect fit. Putting words to driving rhythms gave Chris a way to be a...