Spencer Chamberlain, formerly of Underoath, has a new gig fronting Sleepwave, and they’re set to release their debut album later, Broken Compass, in mid-September. For now, they’ve posted the first single from that debut, “Through the Looking Glass,” to start the fire.

The band wrapped up a tour opening for The Used and Taking Back Sunday. They head out back on tour with Nothing More beginning in early August through most of September.

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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.

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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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