Welcome To The … 80’s? Jerusalem’s enigmatic 4th release remains, for some, a question mark on their otherwise impeccable record of inspiring and confrontational rock n’ roll. Fans have a diverse array of opinions on this album – some absolutely hating this direction for a band that to this point lived and breathed 70’s classic and progressive rock, and others lauding the change in musical landscape as cutting-edge contemporary. Regardless of where you fall on that spectrum,
We’ve Evolved In A Very Strange Way… Warrior, Jerusalem’s iconic 3rd release, remains probably the most celebrated of the Jerusalem studio albums … and for good reason. While I would argue all of the albums have an incredible impact, Warrior showcased a much more musically intricate and entrancing entity. The vocals/lyrics had always been the emphasis of the music up to this time, but these songs transcended on an instrumental level as well. Oh the lyrics are plenty contagiou
Jesus Rock-N-Roll! Don’t Be Afraid. When I think of the music from Jerusalem’s 2nd release, not surprisingly titled Volume 2, I think of the second track on the album, “Rock-N-Roll.” This song perfectly epitomized the music (great grooves) and the mission of the band, because these songs are all about rock … and rocking out in the name of Jesus. In essence, Volume 2 was (and remains) the perfect follow-up and companion to Volume 1 because it was more 70’s organ-driven, guitar
Jerusalem’s “Message” Lives On Through The Legacy Of Their Music! Sweden’s Jerusalem is, without a doubt, one of the most iconic Christian pioneer rock bands ever. From their youth in the 70’s they pushed the envelope of what was “acceptable” music for evangelism and Christian worship. Built upon their ground-breaking “classic rock” debut, they forged a career through relevant and engaging rock releases – music that not only reached out to the “unreached,” but which simultane
BIG NEWS DAY FOR BOONE'S OVERSTOCK & RETROACTIVE RECORDS! We are bringing to you a heavy metal classic on VINYL (first ever official release) - none other than the 1989 album by Christian Metal icons - ARMAGEDDON - MONEY MASK!
Extremely limited edition this will be kept to strictly 150 Vinyl units! No exceptions! This will be the second edition to the From the Vault Vinyl series on Retroactive Records (Killed By Cain 180 Gram Vinyl) was the first! SEE ARMAGEDDON VINYL &
Last year's solo release by Bjorn Stigsson was a ripple in the waters, but a new album by XT is a full return of Swedish metal royalty. Guitarist Bjorn Stigsson is best known for his pioneering christian metal band Leviticus in the 80's. Following his classic solo release Together With Friends and Leviticus' end, Stigsson regrouped with Motherlode mainman Sonny Larsson and started a new band XT during the 90's. Always melodic, XT evolved over 3 albums from a classically influ
XT - SAVED BY THE BLOOD (*NEW-CD, 2017, Talking Music) All-Star Lineup of FULL ON METAL!!! *Anticipated ship date for CDs is 10/25/2017
*Anticipated ship date for VINYL is 11/25/2017 #XT #Leviticus #Motherlode #Jerusalem #ModestAttraction #BkornStigsson #SonnyLarsson #Swedishmetal
Classic Christian Rockers Philadelphia Announce Multiple New Releases and a Very Special Contest... Roxx Records is very excited to announce a multi album release project where we will be reissuing some very cool Limited Edition releases from the catalog of classic Christian rockers PHILADELPHIA !!!!
2018 will see several very cool pieces come back to life featuring all new remasters and revised artwork on vinyl and CD of the classic second album from Philadelphia entitled
IN CELEBRATION OF 40 YEARS OF BARNABAS…. Retroactive Records ….. to release all five BARNABAS albums on CD in 2017! Discography BARNABAS – HEAR THE LIGHT (1980 Tunesmith / Light Records) BARNABAS – FIND YOUR HEART A HOME (1982 Tunesmith / Light Records) BARNABAS – APPROACHING LIGHT SPEED (1983 Light Records) BARNABAS – FEEL THE FIRE (1984 Light Records) BARNABAS – LITTLE FOXES (1986 Light Records) ABOUT THE BAND Barnabas started when bass player Gary Mann and guitarist Monte