• In this Oct. 14, 2012 file photo, Needtobreathe performs at Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas. The band released a new album in July and launched a new tour that kicked off on Aug. 17. (Photo by John Davisson/Invision/AP, File)

    NEEDTOBREATHE hit stride with expansive new album, tour

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On their new album, the rock band NEEDTOBREATHE have a song about the dangers of indulging in a rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle in which lead singer Bear Rinehart boasts that he “found the bottom from the top somehow.”