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Barren Cross

Barren Cross was one of the earlier Christian metal bands, arriving on the scene at a time where most of the world thought that Christian metal started and ended with Stryper. Rock For The King's Priest-style heaviness proved that a band didn't have to be poppy to be Christian, though their lyrics were if anything more preachy and tended to diminish their appeal among secular listeners. Though no official breakup was ever announced, the band was pretty much finished by around 1990 or so, reuniting several years later for the "Rattle Your Cage" release in 1994.

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!!!!!!!!!Now Barren Cross is back on stages!!!!!!!!!!

Barren Cross will be for first time in Mexico! Leading the Exodo Festival VI playing along with other 20 bands in a gorgeus place all surrounded by mountains, forests, snow and the well known volcano La Malinche in the state of Tlaxcala Mexico, we expect your assistance!


http://www.myspace.com/exodofest


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Genres:
Heavy Metal
From:
U.S.A
Similar Secular:
Iron Maiden, Liege Lord, Armored Saint

Votes:
421
Views:
11,785
Overall Rating computed from Album Ratings
Year Title Rating Views
2014 Birth Pangs 1268
2014 Rock for the King [Remaster] 944
2014 Birth Pangs [Video, Download] 906
2013 The Demos 1983-1984 1041
2013 Rattle Your Cage (Remastered Download) 95
2007 Paid in Blood - The Very Best of Barren Cross 1696
2003 State of Control 514
1994 Rattle Your Cage 11675
1990 Hotter Than Hell Live 9871
1990 Rock For The King 2045
1989 State of Control 10824
1989 Out Of Time / State Of Control (SINGLE) 1087
1989 State Of Control 1292
1988 Atomic Arena 11320
1986 Rock For the King 10636
1985 Believe (EP) 2135
First Demo 798

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Mar 5, 2014 10:39:56 PM
I think no one will deny that the brand vocals by Mike Lee (Michael Drive) are so similar to the Bruce Dickinson's one, and also the music is very Maiden-ish
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