Keeping their fans up to date, Zao has posted a photo of 13 songs for their newest record on *gasp* a compact disc. They say more are to come, so whether this means a stocked album when it comes out — or if they’re going to pare it down — remains to be seen.

The cool thing is that the records have some track names on them, so whether “Leviathan,” “Unpleasant,” and “End of Life” are song titles, we will also see!

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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.

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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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