Jan 282018
 

Christian Punk legends The Lead have returned with a brand new 4 track EP entitled “Again.” scheduled to be released on Feb. 23 via Roxx Records. All 3 original members, Julio Rey, Nina Llopis, Rob Christie, have reunited to record and release this very special limited edition EP. Check out the lyric video for ‘Dressed In A Robe (Rev. 19)’ below.

Having a total of 7 official releases under their belt with 4 self-released titles before releasing two titles on REX Records including “The Past Behind” in 1988 and “Burn This Record” in 1989, it has been over 29 years since this legendary Christian Punk outfit has had an official release. Well the time has come and you are about to witness the official return of The Lead! Continue reading »

Jan 102018
 

Christian Punk legends The Lead have returned with a brand new 4 track EP entitled “Again.” scheduled to be released via Roxx Records. All 3 original members, Julio Rey, Nina Llopis, Rob Christie, have reunited to record and release this very special limited edition EP.

Having a total of 7 official releases under their belt with 4 self-released titles before releasing two titles on REX Records including “The Past Behind” in 1988 and “Burn This Record” in 1989, it has been over 29 years since this legendary Christian Punk outfit has had an official release. Well the time has come and you are about to witness the official return of The Lead! Continue reading »

Dec 232017
 

Classic hardcore punk pioneers of the 1980s, now Christian post-hardcore apostles with a lower case ‘a’ The Lead are back with new music  – “Again” ep is the band’s first recorded new material since 1989’s “Burn This Record”.

“Five years ago, our beloved old friend, the mighty Steve Rowe, recorded a bass line for our EP. Now you can hear the results.”

“Again” is produced and recorded by The Lead, Mixed & mastered by Gary James Noland.

The ep can be streamed from bandcamp.   Continue reading »

‘The Lead’ Rehearsel Video Posted

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Aug 272012
 

Rob Christie and Julio Rey rehearsing one of the new tunes, Religion No Rite, for their upcoming EP. The video can be seen below.

The Lead was one of the very first Christian punk bands to emerge from the fledgling Christian underground in the mid-1980’s. Their career spanned the years 1984 through 1991. The Lead helped pioneer Christian punk music. They were one of the first bands to break the mold of the traditional, Christian music of the early 1980s. Their sound was heavily influenced by the punk rock scene in Southern California.

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Mar 192012
 

Julio Rey from ’80’s Christian punk band The Lead and death/grind band/project Franks Enemy posted the following message:

See, this is what happens when you have too many sites all over the landscape. I actually had posted this last month at Area 1234 and forgot to link it here. Sorry. Here’s my second demo for the Lead’s upcoming reunion EP. I think the song works out well so far but I’d really like to hear it with Rob on drums as opposed to a generic dance drum loop.

Listen and read the lyrics of the song below.

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