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Pick your favorite singer/frontman & then please comment your favorite album! :) (This of course can be with either singer) 

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The Volz-fronted Petra and the Schlitt-fronted Petra might as well be different bands. As much as I enjoy Not of This World ("Grave Robber" is a classic), the heavier rock sound that emerged with Schlitt as the vocalist is far & away my preferred version of the band, with Beyond Belief being their greatest album.

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I much prefer John myself, but Back to the Street is BY FAR their best. 

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I admit I'm not really a fan of the band and I had to consult my archives to see who sung on the albums I like best, which proved to be John Schlitt on 'Beyond Belief' and 'Wake Up Call.' 

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Those two albums are more of a bore for me. I like This Means War & On Fire and Definitely Back to the Street best 

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I think I tried them once and it wasn't for me. Not even sure which disc it was. Somebody was selling a christian cd collection and I bought almost all of them. Petra didn't make the cut. I did grab the first 3 Angelica, Shout, Bloodgood, Mass, Guardian, and Saint. Barren Cross too. 

What is their top disc to check out Petra girlie.

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Back To The Street!!!!! Then On Fire and This Means War are two of the next best, but it's a tie for which one is better :)

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6 hours ago, PetraGirl86 said:

Back To The Street!!!!! Then On Fire and This Means War are two of the next best, but it's a tie for which one is better :)

Okay cool. I'll check it out and report back to you.

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;) Great, great thanks you 

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