Dec 102017

 ‘God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen’ a classic Christmas carol covered by Children of Wrath for the Rottweiler Records “Fleas Naughty Dog Vol.5” compilation. Covered in symphonic death metal style. The track can be streamed below.

Look for the compilation here

Children of Wrath is a one man extreme metal band hailing from Phoenix, AZ and is the creative output of a man named Luke Dinan. Continue reading »

Dec 202016

sacred_warriorClassic melodic, progressive hard rock/metal band Sacred Warrior have checked in with the following announcement:

“Sacred Warrior is excited to wish you a very Merry Christmas, and bring you our version of ‘God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen’! We have dedicated a lot of hard work to bringing our vision of this classic Christmas carol to life, and we are very excited to share it with you now! Our hope is that you listen and remember the incredible gift of Jesus that God gave us that first Christmas, and that hearing this would thrill your heart during the holiday season and all year long… Please, share with friends, family, and the music fans in your life who might enjoy this!”

Eli Prinsen stepped down as Sacred Warrior vocalist last June. Eli‘s statement can be found here.

As you can hear in the song (below) original Sacred Warrior singer Rey Parra takes care of the vocals. Rey has rejoined the band recently as lead singer, he will sing for Sacred Warrior as for his other band Worldview.

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Dec 182012

Pillar have posted their cover of the classic Christmas song God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen. This is Pillar‘s first music release since Rob, Noah, Lester, and Kalel have teamed back up. The song can be streamed below, you can also download the track for Free at Noisetrade.

The band commented: Our own Noah Henson produced, mixed, and mastered this sucker. After you give it a listen please jump on our Facebook page and let us know what you think. Your encouragement might help fuel this new Pillar album we are currently writing. We wish you all a Merry Christmas…and a white one. Continue reading »

Nov 302011

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen is the fourth annual instrumental Christmas song being released by metalcore band August Burns Red. In 2008 the band was asked to do a Christmas song for the X Christmas compilation, and since then they have released a new instrumental Christmas song as a single every year, this year being no different. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen is available for download now on iTunes and Amazon MP3! Listen to the song below.

The ABR holiday LP features the previously unreleased, God Rest Ye Weary Gentlemen, and is backed by the band’s version of Little Drummer Boy, which was released last holiday season. The holiday LP was released through CI Records.

The album artwork features a winterized version of their “Leveler” album artwork, and the album pressing is limited to 1000. Order your copy here. Continue reading »