Strike First is proud to announce the release of Messengers’ debut recording today.  Anthems is a 7 song EP that has already been praised for its “old school hardcore/thrash crossover approach.”

Messengers’ hometown, Dallas is known for producing heavy music from the likes Pantera, so it’s not unusual that a hardcore band from “The City of Hate” could cross over so seamlessly.  Childhood friends Noah, TK, Andy, and brothers Chad and Chance have set in motion an unstoppable sound.  High energy, fast-paced, driving tracks dominate Anthems, the band’s first EP, and spot-on gang vocals punctuate the songs with uncompromising strength.

Messengers are stalwart supporters of the thrash sounds of yesteryear, but to call Messengers’ sound a throwback is to not realize the full potential of the second coming of 80s and 90s hardcore and thrash.

Pick up a copy of Anthems now!

COMING SOON:
Your Memorial “Atonement” Nov 23
Ace Augustine “The Absolute” Jan 2011
OUT NOW:
Messengers “Anthems”
For Today “Breaker”
The Burial “The Winepress”
In The Midst of Lions “The Heart of Man”
Impending Doom “There Will Be Violence”
My Epic “Yet”
A Plea For Purging “The Marriage of Heaven and Hell”
Call To Preserve “Life of Defiance”
War of Ages “Eternal”

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