A Plea For Purging is heading out for a fall tour with The Bled, Oh Sleeper, and Let Live.  Plea is touring in support of the summer release of The Marriage of Heaven and Hell.

Sep 22 – Lancaster, CA @ Allied Arts Cedar Center
Sep 23 – Bakersfield, CA @ Jerry’s Pizza
Sep 24 – Fresno, CA @ Club Retro
Sep 25 – Modesto, CA @ Modesto Virtual
Sep 26 – Portland, OR @ Satyricon
Sep 27 – Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
Sep 28 – Spokane, WA @ The Blvd
Sep 30 – Ogden, UT @ The Basement
Oct 1 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
Oct 2 – Wichita, KS @ Eagles Lodge
Oct 3 – Little Rock, AR @ Downtown Music
Oct 6 – Wichita Falls, TX @ The Hangar
Oct 7 – Lubbock, TX @ Conference Cafe
Oct 8 – Fort Worth, TX @ Ridglea Theatre
Oct 9 – Waco, TX @ Art Ambush


Imperial Triumphant - 2021

Alphaville’s Metal Renaissance

With influences that span Miles Davis and Stravinsky to Geddy Lee and Les Claypool, jazz metal force Imperial Triumphant is the epitome of genre-bending. HM contributing writer Andrew Voigt spoke with the band about their unique style, the massive bass presence in their music, and the rise and fall of civilization.


Photo by Alex Krauss

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Atreyu- 2021

Atreyu's Baptism

At their core, Atreyu is a hard rock band with metal riffs and pop choruses. Now, after more than 20 years, the band has stepped boldly into their next chapter with a change in lineup and an album that proves the lifeblood of Atreyu is stronger than ever.


Photo by Ashley Osborn

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Heaven's Metal: An Oral History of the Genesis of Christian Metal

Heaven's Metal

When rock emerged from blues and 'heavy metal' began to surface, faith-based metal acts also rose to start their own journeys. Initially shunned by both believers and non-believers, they were fighting for their spot at the table, ultimately building a legacy that would go on to change the genre forever. HM presents an oral history of the beginning of Christian metal music, featuring Guardian, Tourniquet, Holy Soldier, Whitecross, and, of course, Stryper.


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