In this episode of the Pastor Brad Rocks Podcast–PB rolls out four classic metal cuts from his 2004 demo–ROCK YOU UP—And that’s exactly what this show will do–Rock You Up for Jesus! Fans of 80s style metal will dig this show!
Sacred Warrior: No Happy Endings (Wicked Generation)
Worldview: The Chosen Few (The Chosen Few)
Sacred Warrior: The Flood (Master’s Command)
Sacred Warrior: Holy, Holy, Holy (Master’s Command)
Sacred Warrior: Master’s Command (Master’s Command)
Sacred Warrior: Miss Linda (Wicked Generation)
Sacred Warrior: Minister By Night (Wicked Generation)
In Frontline Rewind Episode 59, host Les Carlsen gets together with his good friend, Rey Parra, frontman for Sacred Warrior and Worldview, where they both perform at SoCal Metal Fest in Irvine, California. In fact, Les adds his inspiring vocals to “The Chosen Few” track on the new Worldview album (by the same title).
In addition to intros for Sacred Warrior tracks, Rey shares stories about real God-encounters he had while touring. One story still moves Rey to tears on the show. Listeners are reminded of the challenging journey endured by these pioneering Christian metal ministers.
Special guest and former Rewind host, Brian Healy, drops by to catch us up on his latest endeavors and we chat about the festival, which included notable performances by Worldview, Tempest, Chaotic Resemblance, and Bloodgood.
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Welcome classic Christian metal fans! In this episode Pastor Brad shares three cuts from 2003’s Rock You Up mixed with humor, encouragement and teaching from God’s Word. Enjoy!Pastor Brad Rocks
Recon: IN THE BEGINNING (Behind Enemy Lines)
Recon: ANCIENT OF DAYS (Behind Enemy Lines)
Recon: BEHIND ENEMY LINES (Behind Enemy Lines)
Recon: HOLY IS THE LORD (Behind Enemy Lines)
Recon: CHOOSE THIS DAY (Behind Enemy Lines)
Worldview: THE CHOSEN FEW (The Chosen Few)
Worldview: THE LAST CRY (The Chosen Few)
In Frontline Rewind Episode 58, host Les Carlsen continues conversation with RECON. Members choose favorite songs and revisit the creation and recording of their work, BEHIND ENEMY LINES. This Frontline Records original is being celebrated in a 25th Anniversary re-issue. The episode also features tracks from THE CHOSEN FEW, by WORLDVIEW, a band that includes several RECON members and Rey Parra (former lead singer of SACRED WARRIOR). Copies of both albums can be purchased at www.roxxproductions.com.
Lively conversation ensues; including the reason why George refused to play one of the songs live in concert and the time vocalist Vett Roberts spontaneously played drums on a track. Band members present are: Jon Gonzales (Drums), Ronson Webster (Keyboards, Background Vocals, Spoons), George Ochoa (Guitar), Rod Arias (Vocals), Eddie Starline (Guitar, Background vocals), Todd Libby (Keyboards), and Mike Grato (Bass).
Members are preparing for upcoming concert events as WORLDVIEW. Dates are: April 23rd in Irvine, CA at the SoCal Metal Fest with BLOODGOOD and April 24th at Whiskey A Go-Go in Los Angeles, with STRYPER. Tickets available at: www.worldviewmetal.com.
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Recon: TAKE US AWAY (Live Performance)
Recon: ETERNAL DESTINY (Behind Enemy Lines)
Recon: ALIVE (Behind Enemy Lines)
Recon: LOST SOLDIER (Behind Enemy Lines)
Recon: DREAMS (Behind Enemy Lines)
Recon: LIGHT THE FIRE (California Metal)
In Frontline Rewind Episode 57, several RECON members gather at George Ochoa’s home to play music and reminisce about their long history together. Humorous topics include: members’ unique roles, George’s leadership style, 30-minute road trips and players’ initiation into the band. A live performance of “Take Us Away” was recorded exclusively for Frontline Rewind listeners during this reunion weekend.
Host Les Carlsen asked the guys to talk about their favorite songs. Stories were shared by: Jon Gonzales (Drums), Ronson Webster (Keyboards, Background Vocals, Spoons), George Ochoa (Guitar), Rod Arias (Vocals), Eddie Starline (Guitar, Background vocals), Todd Libby (Keyboards), and Mike Grato (Bass).
Simultaneous with the release of this Rewind interview is RECON’s 25th Anniversary re-issue of Frontline Record’s BEHIND ENEMY LINES on CD and Vinyl by Roxx Productions. It includes the 10 original songs, plus bonus tracks. Copies can be purchased at www.roxxproductions.com.
Members are sharpening their chops for upcoming concert events, including one with STRYPER in L.A., as WORLDVIEW, a band that includes several RECON members and Rey Parra (former lead singer of SACRED WARRIOR). Details at: www.worldviewmetal.com.
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In Episode 8, Pastor Brad dishes up fresh helpings of Christ-centered metal music, Bible teaching and encouragement—all designed to Rock You Up! This episode also includes a special preview mash-up for 4 songs that will be part of PB’s upcoming album, “Storm The Gates.” Enjoy!Metal, Pastor Brad Rocks, Rock
Die Happy: TEAR GALLERY (Die Happy II)
Die Happy: LOVE SICK DOG (Die Happy II)
Die Happy: EDEN (Die Happy II)
Die Happy: BLUE (Die Happy II)
Die Happy: ENDLESS TIME (Intense Live Series Vol 4)
Die Happy: TEMPLE OF SOUL (Intense Live Series Vol 4)
Die Happy: JUSTIFIED (Intense Live Series Vol 4)
Die Happy: ALL OVER ME (Intense Live Series Vol 4)
In Frontline Rewind Episode 56, Die Happy (Vengeance Rising) members continue their conversation about Die Happy songs, their personal and music journey together and each member’s role in this powerhouse band.
Guitarist, Larry Farkas, still has the touch and opens several songs with live guitar licks as the guys reflect on some of their favorites on DIE HAPPY II and their live studio album titled, INTENSE LIVE SERIES VOL 4. Bassist, Roger Dale Martin, joins the conversation via FaceTime and tells the story of how their close bond and song lyrics developed as they walked together through homelessness, marriage, death and bleak tour conditions.
When vocalist Robyn Kyle Basauri joined Die Happy, he took the band in a totally new direction from their Vengeance Rising sound and they couldn’t be happier. Robyn (via FaceTime) shares some of his thoughts about the group’s recordings. Listeners are sure to get chills up and down the spine from his multi-octave vocals.
All of these tracks and Frontline Records albums are available on iTunes, Amazon and where ever digital music is found.
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Fans of classic Christian hard rock/metal — prepare to be ROCKED UP! The February 2016 episode is packed with music, inspiration and encouragement for your faith! It’s guaranteed to bang your head and build your faith! Fans of bands like Stryper, Whitecross, Barron Cross, SAINT will likely dig this podcast!Pastor Brad Rocks
Die Happy: BREAK EVERY CHAIN (Live Performance)
Vengeance Rising: HUMAN SACRIFICE (Human Sacrifice)
Vengeance Rising: MULLIGAN STEW (Human Sacrifice)
Die Happy: RENAISSANCE (Die Happy)
Die Happy: PERPETUAL MOTION (Die Happy)
Die Happy: BONE DOCTOR (Die Happy)
Die Happy: REAL (Die Happy)
Die Happy: CELEBRATION (Die Happy)
Die Happy: MELROSE (Die Happy)
In Frontline Rewind Episode 55, Die Happy (Vengeance Rising) members gather in Doug Thieme’s living room to talk about Die Happy beginnings, lyric inspiration and a bond that continues today. Listeners get the inside scoop on touring with Roger Martinez as lead singer of Vengeance Rising and formation of Die Happy afterward.
In a spontaneous moment, host Les Carlsen adds vocals to a jam with Doug Thieme (Guitar), Larry Farkas (Guitar), and Glenn Mancaruso (Drums) on the opening song, “Break Every Chain”. Other members, Roger Dale Martin (Bass) and Robyn Kyle Basauri (Vocals), join the conversation via FaceTime.
Featured songs in this episode are from the group’s first self-titled album and the show wouldn’t be complete without a couple Vengeance Rising tunes. These, and all Frontline Records releases, are available on iTunes, Amazon and where ever digital music is found.
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