Marantha’s Spiritless comes out July 2, but you can listen to the whole thing right here, right now. If you like what you hear, head over to Marantha’s Bandcamp to purchase the record.

Here’s Collin Simula, the vocalist, songwriter, drummer, bassist — essentially, everything you hear on the record — on why he made this type of record:

I am a hardcore kid through and through. You know, a lot of guys my age get married and have kids and start loving indie rock. There is nothing wrong with that, but I just love the intensity of going to a hardcore show: It’s just simple and pissed off and fast and in-your-face. Collin Simula

Check it out below. It’s heavy. Look for the full feature in July’s issue of HM Magazine.


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'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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