If you still find yourself stuck on John Mark McMillan’s critically acclaimed Borderland, be sure to check out the singer’s new iTunes LP, The Borderland Sessions. This re-release includes Borderland in its entirety along with new guest vocalists Ray Dalton, Bear Rinehart, Kim Walker-Smith, Brady Toops and his wife, Sarah McMillan. The LP also includes commentary on each track.
Black metal may not be the first thing on your mind when you think of Portugal, but GAEREA is here to change that. HM contributing writer Andrew Voigt sat down with GAEREA to discuss the band’s music, their mysterious name and image, and how office work can be art.Full Feature More from Gaerea
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.Full Feature More from Guardian