mcmb-book

Reaching far beyond his home on stage alongside his band mates in the hardcore Christian heavyweights MyChildren MyBride, Joe Lengson has spread his literary wings and released Sleeping in Parking Lots, a novel about love, faith, struggle and the road that can easily be prepared to such hits as blue like jazz . In fact, Lengson wrote the book all over the world while on tour with his band which gives the book a wide array of documented experiences that instantly put the reader right in the story. Though initially, the book began as a hobby, Lengson felt called to dedicate his writings to anyone who struggles with love, loss or accepting God.

Sleeping in Parking Lots is an engrossing piece of literature that shares tips for living a life on the road, dealing with relationships while following such an unconventional career path and all the expected hardship that come a long with simply growing up. The novel will be available in eBook format on the Apple iBookstore, Amazon Kindle, and the Barnes & Noble Nook. It will also be available in paperback format through Lengson’s personal website web.me.com/joelengson, as well as his publishing company at www.Lulu.com. The book can also be picked up at MyChildren MyBride’s merchandise table on tour.

A full story on Joe Lengson’s Sleeping in Parking Lots can be read currently at www.hopecore.com

Also please enjoy a teaser video for the novel below.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F20dxfSYOcY

Features

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.

By

Full Feature
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.

By

Photo by Alex Krauss

Full Feature
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.

By

Photo by Ashley Osborn

Full Feature
Gaerea

Trapped in Limbo

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.

By

Full Feature
All Features