Metal act Phinehas is scheduled to headline this year’s Red Cord Records Festival. Rockers Southbound Fearing and hardcore band From The Eyes Of Servants will also play the Loves Park, Illinois venue. The festival is scheduled for July 13 and is free to the public. Full band list:

  • Phinehas
  • From The Eyes Of Servants
  • Southbound Fearing
  • Behold The City
  • Your Chance To Die
  • At The Wayside
  • Beware The Neverending
  • Under Cities
  • My Ransomed Soul
  • Unarmed For Victory
  • This City Awaits


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'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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