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DURATION: 1:34SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYTinley Park, Illinois - August 23, 20131. Medium of live performance 2. Medium of live performance from guitar GoPro3. Medium of line of Skillet fans4. Tight of Skillet shirt5. Medium of band singing autographs6. Medium of John and Korey Cooper performingAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYKenosha, Wisconsin -- July 22, 20137. SOUNDBITE (English): John Cooper, lead singer and one of original band members. (transcript below)8. Medium of John and Korey Cooper on piano at home9. Tight of hands10. Pan of neighborhood near Cooper house in Kenosha (Cooper house not shown)11. Medium of downtown Kenosha12. SOUNDBITE (English): John Cooper, lead singer and one of original band members. (transcript below)AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYTinley Park, Illinois - August 23, 201313. Tight of Skillet dressing room sign 14. Medium of Korey Cooper with her kids15. Wide of Korey Cooper and the kids walking from the busAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Kenosha, Wisconsin - July 22, 201316. SOUNDBITE (English): John Cooper, lead singer and one of original band members and Korey Cooper, John Cooper's wife and plays guitar, keyboards (transcript below)AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYTinley Park, Illinois - August 23, 201317. Wide of band praying backstage 18. Medium of John Cooper onstage with nat soundAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Kenosha, Wisconsin -- July 22, 201319. SOUNDBITE (English): John Cooper, lead singer and one of original band members. (transcript below)AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYTinley Park, Illinois - August 23, 201320. Medium of drummer Jen Ledger warming up backstage21. Medium of guitarist Seth Morrison stretching22. Medium of live performance from GoPro(VOICE-OVER SCRIPT)WITH THEIR ROCKING SOUND …. AND HIGH ENERGY SHOWS …THE BAND SKILLET KNOWS HOW TO BRING DOWN THE HOUSE. AND DIE HARD FANS, WHO CALL THEMSELVES PANHEADS, LOVE EVERY MINUTE. BUT WITH EIGHT ALBUMS TO ITS CREDIT, THE SEVENTH GOING PLATINUM LAST YEAR, THE BAND HARDLY FEELS FAMOUS. SOUNDBITE (English): John Cooper, lead singer and one of original band members."I like to tell people that Skillet is biggest selling band that you've never heard of."IT COULD BE BECAUSE SINGER JOHN COOPER AND HIS WIFE AND GUITARIST KOREY COOPER LIVE FAR FROM THE SPOTLIGHT. THEIR HOME IS IN KENOSHA, WISCONSIN, WHERE KOREY'S FAMILY LIVES. SOUNDBITE (English): John Cooper, lead singer and one of original band members. "We love being here. We can go to the store or whatever. Every once in a while people know who we are but in general it's low key." SOUNDBITE (English): Korey Cooper, John Cooper's wife and plays guitar, keyboards. "Every once in a while I'll get a tweet saying, "Were you just at Target?" (Laughs)THEY HOMESCHOOL THEIR TWO KIDS AND BRING THEM ON THE ROAD. SOUNDBITE (English): John Cooper, lead singer and one of original band members. "In the end it's an adventure. I tell people we're like the Osbournes just without the profanity and the drugs." WHILE RELIGION IS A PART OF EVERYTHING THEY DO … THEIR SONGS HAVE HAD CROSSOVER APPEAL BEYOND THEIR CHRISTIAN FAN BASE. SOUNDBITE (English): John Cooper, lead singer and one of original band members. "I think it's because Skillet sings music about hope." THE BAND IS CURRENTLY TOURING WITH NICKELBACK IN EUROPE, PROMOTING THEIR NEW ALBUM "RISE," WHICH DEBUTED AT NUMBER FOUR ON THE BILLBOARD 200 CHART. SIG-OUT: CARRIE ANTLFINGER, ASSOCIATED PRESS