Whitecross

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Whitecross Photo

Line Up:
Scott Wenzel (V)
Rex Carroll (G,B)
Antonio Acevedo (B)
Michael Feighan (D)

Origin: USA
Label: Retroactive Records
Style: Metal Rock
Homepage: www.whitecrossmusic.com
MySpace: myspace.com/whitecrosstheband

Overview

"Nineteen Eighty Seven" is a completely new recording of the original Self-Titled WHITECROSS. It contains all the original songs except for "Your Mine", but has 2 Tracks additional bonus tracks. "Love on the Line" from the "6.98 Love on the Line EP", and a new Guitar Solo/Song by Rex Carroll called "Re:Animate". This original version also contains a four hidden out take- tracks at the end of the disc. That makes a total of six bonus tracks!

In 1987 WHITECROSS took the Christian Metal Scene by storm, delivering what would soon become one of the most talked about and highly collectible recordings in the Christian metal market. Scott Wenzel and Rex Carroll created a duo like few before them, breaking ground in the Christian metal scene that opened up the door for a flurry of bands. Often compared to the secular mainstream band RATT, Scott's vocals were new and fresh in Christian music, and Rex's blazing guitar work put WHITECROSS on the map for good. WHITECROSS continued through out the 80s and 90s making music and releasing some 12 recordings with drummer Mike Feighan, as well many other musicians. Now Rex, Scott and Mike would like to take you back to a time when Metal still reigned. WHITECROSS Nineteen Eighty Seven is a completely new recording of the original Self-Titled WHITECROSS, but bigger, louder and better than ever.

Press Feedback

The debut on Pure Metal in 1987 put WHITECROSS on the map for good and set the standard in Christian metal. The band decided to the re-record their groundbreaking 1987 self titled debut on Pure Metal that is long out of print. The lead flourishes throughout the remainder of the song are absolutely KICK BUTT!! Man, can this guy play!
Bob Felberg (Tollbooth.org)
White Metal ist kein Begriff für eine Stilrichtung sondern nur für die Lyrics und so würde ich mal sagen sind WHITECROSS die RATT's des White Metal. Das Teil hört sich verflucht nach 80er an und so muss das auch sein. "1987" ist ein Muss für alle Leser, ein Meilenstein und eine wunderbare Neuaufnahme eines Band Klassikers!
Vince (Sleaze-Metal.com)
Der Vergleich mit RATT ist hier nicht einfach da, er ist schon penetrant. Was sich hier vorwurfsvoll anhört, ist gar nicht so gemeint. Bei RATT zu klauen, ist die eine Sache. Wen man es aber so gut macht, wie die Kirchgänger von WHITECROSS, ist das nicht nur legitim, nein, es hört sich auch verdammt gut an.
Maddin (Squealer-Rocks.de)

Discography

New Album

Pic: Album 2007
Nineteen Eighty Seven
Street Date: 03/28/2008

Tracklist

1. Who Will You Follow
2. Enough Is Enough
3. He Is The Rock
4. Lookin' For A Reason
5. No Way I'm Goin' Down
6. Seein' Is Believin'
7. All I Need
8. Nagasake
9. Signs Of The End
10. Love On The Line
11. Re:Animate

Sales sheet

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Distribution

Austria: Rebeat
Belgium: Bertus
Denmark: Target Distr.
Finland: Firebox
France: Season Of Mist
Germany: Twilight
Italy: Andromeda Distribuzioni
Italy: Masterpiece Distribution
Japan: Disk Union
Luxembourg: Bertus
Netherland: Bertus
Norway: VME
Poland: Agonia Records
Slovakia: Metal Age Productions
Sweden: Border
Switzerland: Non Stop Music
UK: Plastic Head
USA: Century Media Distro
International: H'Art Music Vertrieb

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