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. Core band-members include: Jim LaVerde - Bass, Mike Lee - Lead Vocals, Guitars, Ray Parris - Guitars, Backing Vocals, Album Cover Design Steve Whitaker - Drums.
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.
Enigma D11G-73311 , 1988 , USA
This album "Atomic Arena" was recorded in California at the Pakaderm Studios in 1988 and produced by Dino Elefante and John Elefante. The sound engineer was Mike Mierau. Mastering was done at Future Disc. Album artwork illustration done by Ray Parris and Steve Huston.Show Details
Enigma 3311-1 , 1988 , Netherlands
This is release is from The NetherlandsShow Details
Star Song SRR 2065 , 1986 , UK ( United Kingdom )
"Rock for the King" is the 1986 heavy metal album released by this Christian metal bandShow Details