Oct 132019
 

Every once in a while we (Roxx Records) get really lucky and find that GEM of a classic Christian rock or metal album that never got its just rewards. Such is the case with our latest release coming to you by way of a long lost classic album from an artist simply entitled Michael with their only album ever released entitled “The Battle Rages On”. This extremely rare and very good Christian hard rock album from Michael was only ever released on cassette tape. A South Amherst, Ohio based band, this was their only officially released album that originally came out in 1995 on a small defunct indie label called R.A.G.E. Records and in very limited quantities.

Michael featured Shane Freeman (Jake Banshee) on vocals who was the former vocalist of Stutz. Also featuring the keyboard talents of Todd Waites (Who would go on to play in Apologetix) Mike Slone on bass guitar and Dennis Raymond on drums. With solid operatic vocals and shredding guitars this album is reminiscent of bands like Stryper and Holy Soldier.

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Oct 122019
 

Skillet just unveiled some surprise new music in the form of a stripped down, reimagined version of their song “Anchor.” You can find the official lyric video on their youtube channel.

The song is taken from Skillet‘s tenth full-length album, “Victorious”, which was released on August 2 via Atlantic.

“Victorious” is the follow-up to the RIAA-gold-certified “Unleashed” (Skillet‘s fourth consecutive album to receive either a gold, platinum, or double-platinum certification), the new project continues to propel the band’s position as one of the best-selling rock bands of the 21st century, racking up over one billion streams in 2018 alone. 

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War of Ages – “Void”

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Oct 122019
 

Pennsylvania stalwarts War of Ages bring another healthy dose of metalcore in their 9th album Void.

Hailing from Erie, PA, War of Ages have been on the metalcore scene for quite some time with their first album on the Facedown Records imprint Strike First Records in 2005.  Since those relatively inauspicious beginnings, War of Ages have gone on to tour with the likes of Battlecross, Throwdown, As I Lay Dying and more and worked with legendary hardcore/metalcore producer Zeuss (Hatebreed, Shadows  Fall) as well as Josh Barber (Norma Jean) and Will Putney (Impending Doom, For Today).  Now with their ninth album out, War of Ages have gotten to the point where they have over 135,000 followers on Facebook and are regulars at hardcore and metal festivals.  For Void, the band went to Sicktones Studios with guitarist Jack Daniels handling the production duties.

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Oct 122019
 

Wind Rose recently released their fourth studio album, “Wintersaga,” via Napalm Records. A guitar & bass playthrough video for the title track can be seen below:

Wind Rose on ‘Wintersaga’:

“We dug holes, we drank mead, we danced together and we got drunk… Now let’s get to serious business! Let us present you the title track Wintersaga, which is surely one of the highlights of this album: the structure is a little bit more complex than the first two singles, but the epic vocals and orchestra still keep it easily approachable for all kinds of ears.bWe also wanted to give this song a special look, so we decided to create a lyric video to represent its meaning: the arrival of Durin’s Day, that closes the fall and opens the gates of winter.”

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Oct 112019
 

Grammy-nominated, RIAA-gold-selling rock band RED will release “The Evening Hate” EP on November 1 via Red Entertainment/The Fuel Music to digital outlets worldwide. The five-track EP features the lead single and title song, as well as follow-up single ‘From The Ashes‘, headed to radio October 25. The EP also includes the band’s latest cover song, its take on Fuel‘s No. 1 hit song “Hemorrhage (In My Hands)”.

“We all love music and are old enough to have some pretty big favorites over the years, but when Anthony [ArmstrongRED guitarist] suggested ‘Hemorrhage’, we all agreed and loved the song,” shares RED vocalist Michael Barnes. “It actually came together rather quickly and as an added bonus we were able to work with the original producer of the song on our version.”

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