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This news came out of the blue... very cool though, as S.W. were a pretty damn good band... :banana:

 

Reactivated SACRED WARRIOR Working On New Album - Sep. 28, 2008

 

Reactivated '80s Christian metal legends SACRED WARRIOR are currently working on material for a new studio album, tentatively due in early 2009. According to singer Rey Parra, the upcoming CD "will be one of our heaviest discs yet. It is hard yet still has the WARRIOR feel to it and don't be thinking that we are going to wimp out on the lyrics. We think that today more that ever we need to bring the gospel of Jesus to the forefront. We are currently recording the music in Chicago and I will be recording the vocals in Florida. This long-awaited disc will be finished sometime towards the end of the year, Lord willing, so please be patient and be prayerful so that all goes well."

 

SACRED WARRIOR is a Christian band which played melodic, progressive hard rock/metal, often quite reminiscent of mid-period QUEENSRŸCHE, a label that SACRED WARRIOR considered a compliment. SACRED WARRIOR broke up in 1994 and then reformed at least temporarily in 2000 to do a Cornerstone festival reunion show. There was talk of a new album sometime in the future, but nothing ever became of it.

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A band ive always wanted to check out...

 

what album era of Queensryche are they similar too?

 

The Queensryche comparisons are mostly due to the vocals, cuz Rey Parra is a dead ringer for Geoff Tate at times. If you like the first Ryche EP and/or THE WARNING that'd be in the Sacred Warrior ball park.

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...i remember hearing a tune called "Minister By Night" on a christian metal compilation tape by these guys-not too bad.

 

Yea, that's one of their best tracks. :banger:

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once i met a chick, who supposedly used to date one of them, and showed me some great boots from them(with covers etc etc, looked like pro stuff)....i don't know the quality of them coz she never sent anything but i guess they're easily better than the live at cali....ah well.....

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once i met a chick, who supposedly used to date one of them, and showed me some great boots from them(with covers etc etc, looked like pro stuff)....i don't know the quality of them coz she never sent anything but i guess they're easily better than the live at cali....ah well.....

 

I knew a girl in FL who dated/was engaged to the drummer Tony...

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According to the band's website, their keyboardist, Rick Macias, died on 2/7/09. I wonder if this is partly to blame for the delay in the new album?

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According to the band's website, their keyboardist, Rick Macias, died on 2/7/09. I wonder if this is partly to blame for the delay in the new album?

 

 

Wouldn't surprise me because I haven't heard a thing about the new album since before that guy died...

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Rey Parra is back with a new project.

 

 

 

 

Good stuff. The rest of the guys in Worldview used to be Recon.

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