Retroactive Records and Saint would like to offer fans a MERRY CHRISTMAS and give them an EXCLUSIVE FREE DOWNLOAD of the track “Terror In the Sky” (Classic Mix).  This exclusive track is edited and features new vocals by Josh Kramer that differ from what is available on this song found on new release Crime Scene Earth 2.0 by Saint!  We think it’s a great song and we want to share it with the fans!!!  Enjoy!

Don’t forget we do have the SAINT “CRIME SCENE EARTH 2.0” CD now available (“HELL BLADE” too!) as well as the phenomenal LIBERTY N’ JUSTICE “LIGHT IT UP”.  Everything should be available at CDbaby, Amazon, Rad Rockers, Divine Metal Distro… etc….
In 2010, look for some amazing Retroactive Records reissues/releases by TITANIC, FINAL AXE, DANIEL BAND, BRIDE, RIVERA BOMBA, DELIVERANCE (all new release + reissues) many others!

In Bombworks Records news…….look for a tremendous release by Brazilian thrashers DISAFFECTION!!!
Thank you so much for buying our CDs and downloads…we will use 2010 to figure out better ways to bless you with more great rock and metal!!!
All the Mardel stores are now stocking the following eight titles from Retroactive Records and Bombworks Records:
SEVENTH ANGEL – “THE DUST OF YEARS” (Bombworks thrash/doom)
SWEET COMFORT BAND – “PERFECT TIMING” (Collector’s Edition) (Retroactive)
SWEET COMFORT BAND – “HOLD ON TIGHT: 30th Anniversary Edition” (Retroactive)
BRIDE – “TSAR BOMBA” (Retroactive)
GUARDIAN – “FIRST WATCH: 20th Anniversary Edition” (Retroactive)
ULTIMATUM – “LEX METALIS” (Retroactive Records)
Let the stores know if there are other Retroactive or Bombworks titles you want!


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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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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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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