Christian Metal Musical Groups: Underoath, List of Christian Metal Bands, P. O. D. , Thousand Foot Krutch, Deuteronomium, Red, Blindside

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 244 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: List of Christian metal bands, P.O.D., Thousand Foot Krutch, Red, Blindside, Seventh Angel, Alisa, Holy Blood, Holy Soldier, Shout, Eterna, Leviticus, Necromance, Sanctifica, Slechtvalk, Ashen Mortality, Undish, Sacred Warrior, I Am Terrified, XDEATHSTARx, Kids in the Way, Terminal, Oficina G3, Sacrificium, HB, Opprobrium, Stryken, X-Sinner, Sever Your Ties, Travail, Pantokrator, XT, Divinefire, Blood Covenant, Trenches, XDISCIPLEx A.D., Point of Recognition, SinDizzy, Mad Max, Shining Star, Eso-Charis, Chorny Kofe, Harmony, Sacrament, Arvinger, Altar, Peace of Mind. Excerpt: This is a list of Christian metal bands, including bands that played Christian metal at some point in their careers. Some bands might not be listed because of a disputed status as a "Christian band." Christian metal, also known as white metal, is heavy metal music with a Christian message. Christian metal is regarded more of a concept rather than a genre since it has no specific musical characteristics. Christian metal emerged in the late 1970s as a means of evangelization to the wider heavy metal music scene, and was pioneered by the American Resurrection Band and Swedish Jerusalem. Los Angeles' Stryper achieved wide success in the 1980s, otherwise the genre was mostly ignored by the mainstream. California's Tourniquet and Australia's Mortification led the movement in the 1990s. The metalcore groups Underoath, Demon Hunter, As I Lay Dying, and Norma Jean (dubbed by Revolver Magazine as "The Holy Alliance") brought some mainstream attention to the movement in the first decade of the 21st century, achieving ranks in the Billboard 200. Payable on Death (stylized as P.O.D.) is an American Christian metal band formed in 1992. The band's line-up consists of vocalist Sonny Sandoval, drummer Wuv Bernardo, guitarist Marcos Curiel, and bassist Traa...

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