A band that we have known and loved for over two years, Hail the Blessed Hour is busy writing and recording their second album for Raging Storm Records. Originally a part of our former imprint label, HTBH is a veteran band having toured much of the mid-west USA including a number of appearances at the Cornerstone Music Festival.

The first look into the album’s new sound is the promotional single “Apostle”. While the band promises even heavier riffing and more complex song-writing, the song has been well received Last.fm, iTunes and more. All downloads of Apostle from iTunes go towards supporting the band’s studio efforts!

The new full length album “Anastasis” will be released everywhere on February 7, 2011. Fans ordering the album during the pre-order season can get the CD for just $6.99, or combined with a shirt for only $15.99. Additionally the first 100 pre-orders will come with a free 11×17 poster signed by the band! All pre-orders will ship no later than January 31.

Apostle Promo Single


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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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