You’re familiar with Jars of Clay’s music and its constant efforts to help those in need through its Blood:Water Mission and other charitable partners. What you may not know is that the band’s studio sustained substantial damage due to last week’s floods. (You can see footage of this on the band’s website.)
Always seeking to help others, Jars of Clay has focused its efforts on helping those who experienced even greater loss.
As you review the note below, please consider standing with Jars of Clay by directing those in your circles to to download the Flood(ed) Benefit EP. It’s available for $1 and 100% of the proceeds go directly to charities aiding in local relief efforts.


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.


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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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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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