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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:
10,864
Overall Rating computed from Album Ratings
Year Title Rating Views
2014 Birth Pangs 677
2014 Rock for the King [Remaster] 313
2014 Birth Pangs [Video, Download] 332
2013 The Demos 1983-1984 470
2007 Paid in Blood - The Very Best of Barren Cross 1172
2003 State of Control 91
1994 Rattle Your Cage 5771
1990 Hotter Than Hell Live 4850
1990 Rock For The King 1430
1989 State of Control 5521
1989 Out Of Time / State Of Control (SINGLE) 586
1989 State Of Control 775
1988 Atomic Arena 5586
1986 Rock For the King 5251
1985 Believe (EP) 1603
First Demo 381

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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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