Kevin Churko

The Hideout Recording Studio Nominated for Pro Sound’s Studio of the Year

Kevin and Kane Churko's The Hideout Recording Studio has been nominated by Pro Sounds for Studio of the Year. The news comes following a very active 2016/17, in which Five Finger Death Punch, In This Moment, One OK Rock (double platinum in Japan), Disturbed, and others, have all recorded. The Hideout is formally known as Audio Mixhouse until the Churkos took it over in 2015. Extensive renovating and upgrading followed. The Pro Sound Awards take place September 28th in London. #TheHideoutRecordingStudio

Churkos Nominated for Dove Award for Work on Skillet Album

Kane Churko and Kevin Churko received nominations for their work as producers on Skillet's latest album, Unleashed. This is the first Dove nomination for each Churko. The Churko's also co-wrote two songs on the Skillet album, "Out of Hell" and "Undefeated." The Dove Awards take place October 17 in Nashville, TN. #DoveAwards

Team Churko Projects Due in 2017

Some of the work Kevin and Kane Churko did in 2016 and earlier this year will be put on display later in 2017. First, Kevin produced and co-wrote on the upcoming In This Moment album, Half God/Half Devil. The album's first single, "Oh Lord," is due out later this Spring, with Devil releasing sometime in the Summer. Five Finger Death Punch recorded their new release with the Churkos, finishing their yet-untitled album (while no one was looking) over the Christmas holiday. Team Churko co-wrote with the band and Kevin produced. No official announcement on the album's released date and first single. Kevin went [...]

Cadium Music Leaves 2016 with Songs Remaining on Radio and Retail Charts

Cadium Music had another successful year, led by the Kevin Churko-produced Disturbed album, Immortalized. The group's seventh album was released in 2015 and garnered four number one songs at U.S. rock radio, three co-written by Churko - "The Vengeful One," "The Light" and "Open Your Eyes." "Eyes" remains on the rock radio charts going into 2017 and Immortalized was certified Gold earlier this year. Churko co-wrote and produced the album. Not far behind as far as radio and retail success, Five Finger Death Punch's latest album, Got Your Six, yielded a number one at U.S. rock radio with "Wash It All Away" and [...]

Cadium Ends 2015 with Top Two Spots at Rock Radio

2015 was a notable year for Cadium Music Publishing. The publisher had four songs at rock radio reach the number one spot.  They were: "Wrong Side of Heaven" (Five Finger Death Punch), "Face Everything and Rise" (Papa Roach) and two number ones by Disturbed, "The Vengeful One" and "The Light," from their album Immortalized. "The Light" is currently number one; FFDP's "Wash It All Away" is currently number two.  "Heaven" carried FFDP's 2013 release, The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell Volume. 1 on the retail charts throughout most of 2015. Speaking of "Wrong Side," the album reached the Gold milestone [...]

Disturbed and Five Finger Death Punch Atop the Rock Radio Charts

This week's radio charts report that Disturbed's, "The Light," and Five Finger Death Punch's "Wash It All Away," take hold of the number one and number two spots, respectively.  Both songs were co-written by Kevin Churko. Both Billboard's Mainstream Rock Songs and FMQB's Active Rock charts revealed the latest numbers. "The Light" is Disturbed's second number one at rock radio from their latest album, Immortalized.  The other chart-topper was the album's lead track, "The Vengeful One."  FFDP's "Wash It All Away" is the second single off their new album, Got Your Six.  According to FMQB's chart, the song was only about 100 spins behind "The [...]

Five Finger Death Punch’s “Got Your Six” Opens at #2 on Billboard Album Chart

While it's becoming a habit, it's still an achievement: In a music business that seems to be dominated by free streaming, Five Finger Death Punch has scored its third debut at number two on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart with Got Your Six (or fourth, if you included both volumes of The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell).Co-written and produced once again by Kevin Churko, Got Your Six eschews the softer side of FFDP as showcased on both parts of the Heaven album, but has the power of the record's first single, "Jekyll and Hyde," which is currently at number three on [...]

Disturbed’s “Immortalized” Debuts at #1; Kevin Churko’s First #1

Cadium Music Publishing's writer/producer, Kevin Churko, scored his first number one album with Disturbed's latest, Immortalized.  Churko has written and produced albums that hit number two on the Billboard Top 200 album chart with Five Finger Death Punch's American Capitalist and The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell (Vols. One and Two), but until very recently, the number one spot had remained elusive. Churko co-wrote on all the band's 15 songs from the album. Disturbed, no stranger to number ones, has had its last five albums open at the top spot. Immortalized has been partly fueled by the anticipation [...]

Disturbed to Release New Album Recorded by the Churkos

After a five year hiatus, Disturbed are back with a new album.The Chicago quartet chose to (not so) quietly step into Kevin and Kane Churko's The Hideout towards the end of last year and record 19 songs, which culminated in Immortalized, due out August 21, according to the band's website. Kevin helmed the sessions and is credited with co-writing all the songs.The lead track is "The Vengeful One," and based on some Disturbed Ones' reaction, the news of a new album is happily welcomed.

Cadium Music signs “The Fighter” co-writer, Nikka Bling; Churkos Back in Studio with FFDP

Cadium Music Publishing has signed Nikka Bling.Bling (real name if Nick Helbling), who brought his song, "The Fighter," to In This Moment during the recording of their Black Widow album, has been an integral part of the success at Kevin Churko's studio, The Hideout.  Bling has credits as a Programmer and Editor on the aforementioned ITM album, as well as the most recent Five Finger Death Punch album, The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell.Bling also co-wrote "Be Right There" for teen artist, MattyB."The Fighter," which is the most commercial song on ITM's new album, will most likely be [...]