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  • Stryper announces 30th anniversary 'To Hell with the Devil' Tour

    Stryper announces 30th anniversary 'To Hell with the Devil' Tour

    For fans of the Christian metal band Stryper, the realization of three decades having passed since the release of their iconic studio album, To Hell with the Devil, is a little mind blowing. The album was unleashed and took off like a bat out of...well, you get the idea. To Hell with the Devil was...
  • For Today releases new video and gets ready to hit the road

    For Today releases new video and gets ready to hit the road

    Stryper aren't the only Christian metallers out there - and not only that, they're not the hardest or the heaviest either... Sioux City, IA. metalcore rockers, For Today, are one of the bands who are. Having been around since 2005 now, the For Today guys have been making the best of every day and...
  • Stryper to embark on 2016 Fallen Tour

    Stryper to embark on 2016 Fallen Tour

    After a relatively quiet year for Christian metallers Stryper in 2015, the band is now gearing up to start making a whole lot of noise in coming months. The band released their eleventh studio album, Fallen, in October of 2015 to rave reviews. Selling 10,000 copies in the first few weeks of release...
  • New Stryper album zooms up charts directly after release

    New Stryper album zooms up charts directly after release

    Back and stronger than ever, Christian metallers Stryper just unleashed their newest studio album and it immediately began making waves. Titled Fallen, the new album was released on October 16 and became an instant success. Quickly landing at #1 on the Top Metal Albums and #3 on the Top Rock Albums...
  • For Today announce summer tour with Gideon and Silent Planet

    For Today announce summer tour with Gideon and Silent Planet

    Iowa Christian metalcore act For Today recently wrapped up touring with Motionless In White and performed at last weekend's New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. This summer, the band will embark on their own headlining tour. Announced yesterday, For Today will kick off their tour on June 20 at...
  • Project 86 values honesty above all else in their lyrics

    Project 86 values honesty above all else in their lyrics

    Project 86 is a phrase used to indicate something that has been rejected, an idea that wasn’t considered to be the norm, or going against the current—and that is exactly what Project 86, the band intended to imply with their choice of name. The Christian hardcore band from California set out to be...
  • Fit for a King is keeping it real in spite of their rise to fame

    Fit for a King is keeping it real in spite of their rise to fame

    Fit for a King (often abbreviated FFAK) might be a “humble and unassuming quartet in their early twenties,” but they’re also a band with a big sound, a big message, and an incredible ability to captivate their audience. Members Ryan Kirby (vocals), Bobby Lynge (guitar), Jared Easterling (drums) and...
  • For Today defies the odds to share their incredible message

    For Today defies the odds to share their incredible message

    Christian metal bands are a rapidly growing subgroup—but that doesn’t mean that it’s easy to break into the genre. A Christian metal band has to be good. They have to have a message that’s clear enough to speak to a Christian audience, real enough to speak to a mainstream audience, and intense...
  • “Monster” was Skillet’s greatest breakthrough into mainstream media.  It’s seen number four on mainstream rock charts and number one on Chri

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    One of the characteristics of many Christian metal/hard rock bands is that they don’t set out to be a “Christian” band. They’re just bands made up of people who happen to be Christian. Maybe it’s an indoctrination that tells them that they can’t be Christian and play/love rock music. Maybe it’s...
  • The Chariot's incredible stage presence drew many fans

    The Chariot's incredible stage presence drew many fans

    The Chariot’s goal was to be a driving force on the hardcore punk scene, and that is a goal that the band certainly met with fury, fire, and passion. From 2003 until their 2013 farewell tour, The Chariot managed an aggressive presence that appealed to fans of punk rock, hardcore, and metal equally...
  • Underoath is made up of Christians who play metal music

    Underoath is made up of Christians who play metal music

    Think that words like “hardcore,” “heavy metal,” and “metalcore” can’t describe a Christian band? Think again. Underoath spent from 1999 to 2013 doing exactly that, making them one of the iconic bands on the Christian music scene and the metal scene alike. Spencer Chamberlain (vocals), Daniel...
  • Living Sacrifice is still playing and still pushing boundaries

    Living Sacrifice is still playing and still pushing boundaries

    Living Sacrifice is a Christian heavy metal band that consists of Bruce Fitzhugh (guitar), Rocky Gray (guitar, vocals), Lance Garvin (bass, vocals), and Arthur Green (drums). The band was one of the first to be widely recognized outside of the Christian scene, garnering respect from even a secular...
  • August Burns Red is always trying something different

    August Burns Red is always trying something different

    If the metal genre is seen as essentially the same, unchanging—just a lot of noise and plenty of volume—then August Burns Red is challenging that assumption. With their ever-changing array of music that is constantly pushing the limits of the genre, August Burns Red consistently tries out new...
  • Brian "Head" Welch has been to both ends of the metal spectrum

    Brian "Head" Welch has been to both ends of the metal spectrum

    Brian “Head” Welch has never been shy about talking about where he’s been. The former lead guitarist for Korn has battled drug addiction, watching his life spiraling out of control even as he rose to the top of the music world. He’s seen both the highs and the lows from the inside and has a deep...
  • Stryper does it live

    Stryper does it live

    Stryper's Live at the Whiskey finds the veteran Christian metal band at one of its old stomping grounds. The Whiskey was one of the strongholds of glam metal back in the 80s, so it makes perfect sense that this band, originally from Southern California, record a live document of its tour in support...
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