New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Multiplatinum band BREAKING BENJAMIN hit a new milestone when their latest single, "Far Away
" ft. Scooter
Ward hit #1 at rock radio this week, marking the band's 10th #1 song at rock radio.
" is off the band's latest release, AURORA, a collection of reimagined versions of the band's biggest and most popular songs, with "Far Away
" featuring Scooter
Ward of Cold being the sole new song on the album. BREAKING BENJAMIN founder/frontman had this to say of the accomplishment, ""This has been a dark time for everyone, so I'm happy we can share something good with the Breaking Benjamin
family that we've achieved together. I just want to say thank you to everyone who supports us, old fans and new, because without you we wouldn't have any of this."
BREAKING BENJAMIN today release the video for "Dear Agony
" ft. Lacey Sturm. The song, also off AURORA, has been reimagined as a first time single with featured guest, Lacey Sturm. In this performance-style video, Lacey Sturm is seen singing alongside Ben Burnley and band in a beautiful and moody visual representation of the song.
Additionally, BREAKING BENJAMIN, who donated a portion of their tour revenue from their recent North American Co-Headline tour with KORN, presented checks last week to both Shriners and St. Jude Hospitals respectively. According tothe band, they are humbled by the work these two charities do -- providing care and improving the lives of children and families in need.
With the release of their current album AURORA, BREAKING BENJAMIN nabbed their 10th #1 song at rock radio with "Far Away ft. Scooter
Ward." AURORA which features reimagined versions of the band's biggest hits and fan favorites also includes special guests Lacey Sturm (ex-Flyleaf), Scooter
Ward (Cold) and Spencer Chamberlain (Underoath.) BREAKING BENJAMIN'S last studio album, EMBER debuted at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 and marked the multiplatinum band's fourth Top 5 debut on the Billboard Top 200, following 2015's #1 debut for DARK BEFORE DAWN (Gold), 2009's DEAR AGONY (Platinum) at #4 and 2006's PHOBIA (Platinum) at #2. EMBER spun off two #1 hits at Active Rock Radio
with "Red Cold River" and "Torn In Two". AURORA and EMBER add to a healthy 7MM+ total album units sold for Breaking Benjamin, charting Top 10 across numerous countries worldwide and topping #1 charts across multiple genres, including Top Alternative Albums, Top Rock Albums, Top Hard Rock Albums and Top Digital
Albums. BREAKING BENJAMIN boasts an impressive 6.8 billion combined audio/video streams worldwide with a social imprint of over 6.5MM, a testament to the band's global influence and loyal fan base.