Light45 is a premiere original rock/worship band based in Rochester, MN. Justin (vocals, guitar) and Mark (bass) are the founding members, with Critter (drums) joining a few years later, solidifying the band’s powerful rock sound as well as earning the respect of beard lovers everywhere.
Their first 3 radio singles off of their debut EP “Decibels” landed on the Billboard Christian Rock Top 30 chart. Light45’s first single, “Steeped”, went to #5 on Billboard’s Christian Rock Chart, and was on the chart for a total of 16 weeks. Their second single “The Maze” went to #19. The music video for “The Maze” was released on Facebook and had over 9,000 views in 24 hours. The third single “Bringing You Back to Life” went to #11 on Billboard, and it stayed on the chart for 20 weeks. The music video had over 10,000 views the day after release.
In 2017 the A&E Network used a portion of “Bringing You Back to Life” for the show “Born This Way” (Season 3 episode 4). This was followed by the Discovery Network show “Garage Rehab” using the song “Steeped” in 2 episodes. Light45 has a total of 12 licensing deals at the time of this writing.
They have been featured by The Christian Rock 20, appeared on syndicated shows such as The Z-Rock Radio Revolution, and Whip of Cords. They performed live on KTTC news (100,000 viewership). They have played with such powerhouse bands as Disciple, Seventh Day Slumber, Unspoken, KJ-52, Bread of Stone, Spoken, and are frequent headliners for to many shows and festivals to count.
Light45 has a unique view on writing music. They believe the song should write itself, and their responsibility is to help shape it how it sounds best, regardless of style. This is why their songs range from hard rock, to pop rock, to worship, to reggae. As a result, Light45 has something for everyone. They are an original rock band that defies definition for the sake of creating enjoyable music. They are a rock band for rock fans.