New Zealand: home to elves, Hobbits, Orcs and John Mark McMillan’s new acoustic music video for “Tongues of Fire.” The video is filmed in a magnificently green forest on the country’s Southern Island. Be sure to watch the video and wish you were there.

For readers that don’t live in the Middle Earth, catch McMillan on tour throughout the American West Coast.

  • 10/11 Denver, CO
  • 10/14 Seattle area/Bremerton, WA
  • 10/15 Portland area/Newberg, OR
  • 10/17 Eureka, CA
  • 10/18 Roseville, CA
  • 10/19 San Francisco, CA
  • 10/23 Visalia, CA
  • 10/30 Lynchburg, VA
  • 11/07 Lakeland, FL
  • 11/13 Garden Grove, CA
  • 11/14 Gilbert, AZ
  • 11/16 Lubbock, TX
  • 11/19 Still Water, OK
  • 11/20 Dallas, TX
  • 11/22 Little Rock, AR
  • 11/23 Birmingham, AL


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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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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