BARREN CROSS ATOMIC ARENA ( Netherlands release ) 12" LP Vinyl Album

  Barren Cross is a Christian metal band that was formed in Los Angeles, California in 1983 by highschool friends Ray Parris (guitar) and Steve Whitaker (drums). The band released six albums from 1986 to 1994.

  The lyrical content of "Atomic Arena" deals with social issues such as suicide and abortion, and spiritual issues such as abortion, cults and the nature of God.
 

 

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Album Description & Collectors information: 

This album "BARREN CROSS - Atomic Arena " includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and artwork/photos

Music Genre:

Christian Rock / Metal 
Album Production information: 

The album: "BARREN CROSS - Atomic Arena " was produced by: Dino Elefante, John Elefante

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Dino Elefante, Mike Mierau

This album was recorded at: Pakaderm Studios, Cerritos, California. Mastered at Future Disc

Album cover design: Ray Parris

Album cover Painting: Steve Huston

Inside photos: 'NAR' of Limelight

Additional photos by: Rebecca May, Renee Parris

Hair and make-up: Lisa Lee

Costumes: Sharon Shubin :

Record Label Information:

La Rana Music, Red / White Enigma 3311-1

Media Format:

12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1988 Made in Netherlands
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: BARREN CROSS - Atomic Arena
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Mike Lee - lead vocals and acoustic guitar
  • Ray Parris - rhythm and lead guitar, acoustic guitars, background vocals
  • Steve Whitaker - drums, background vocals
  • Jim LaVerde - bass guitar, taurus synthesizer pedals, background vocals
Complete Track-listing of the album "BARREN CROSS - Atomic Arena "

The detailed tracklist of this record "BARREN CROSS - Atomic Arena " is:

    Track-listing :
  1. Imaginary Music - 4:26
  2. Killers of the Unborn - 3:28 In the Eye of the Fire - 4:27
  3. Terrorist Child - 3:30
  4. Close to the Edge - 4:55
  5. Dead Lock - 4:18
  6. Cultic Regimes - 2:48
  7. Heaven or Nothing - 4:10
  8. King of Kings - 3:30
  9. Living Dead - 6:50
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High Quality Photo of Album Front Cover  "BARREN CROSS - Atomic Arena "
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4 Photos of the "Barren Cross" band-members on the Inner Sleeve   of "BARREN CROSS - Atomic Arena " Album
4 Photos of the "Barren Cross" band-members on the Inner Sleeve   of "BARREN CROSS - Atomic Arena " Album
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Photo of lyrics printed on the "BARREN CROSS - Atomic Arena " Album's Inner Sleeve  
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 Barren Cross is a Christian metal band that was formed in the mid-1980s. The band was founded by guitarist Mike Lee and bassist Jim LaVerde, and their style of music is characterized by a mixture of hard rock, heavy metal, and power metal, with lyrics that focus on Christian themes and messages.

 Barren Cross released their debut album, "Rock for the King," in 1986, which helped establish the band as one of the pioneers of Christian metal music. Over the years, they went on to release several other critically acclaimed albums and are considered to be one of the most influential Christian metal bands of all time.

 Despite lineup changes over the years, Barren Cross continues to tour and perform, and their music continues to inspire and influence new generations of Christian metal fans. They are widely regarded as one of the pioneers of Christian metal, and their music and message continue to have a significant impact on the Christian metal scene.

BARREN CROSS - Atomic Arena ( USA) 12" Vinyl LP

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Enigma D11G-73311 , 1988 , USA

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BARREN CROSS - Atomic Arena ( Netherlands) 12" Vinyl LP

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Enigma 3311-1 , 1988 , Netherlands

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