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Legends of Christian Rock; Barren Cross stage a return after 14 years of silence. After a successful history of six great selling albums they have returned to the studio to record new music, with a new singer and a contagious renewed passion.

New Singer Dean Kohn studied for two years under renowned vocal teacher, Elizabeth Sabine, who has trained many Hollywood artists such as Don Barnes of .38 Special, Dave Mustaine of Megadeth and Michael Sweet of Stryper.

Dean first broke on a large scale in 1988, singing full-time for the underground metal band ATTAKK, which had a huge cult following. Dean would move on to practice and enter pre-production record with Japanese metal band Loudness for their CD, Soldiers of Fortune, though they replaced him. By 1989, Dean was full time in a metal band called Malice, known for their time touring with Slayer. Dean, as many victims of the time and scene fell to drugs and alcohol and left the band and music. Dean announced his coming to Christianity in 1991, but remained under the radar onto now.

Original lead singer Michael Lee has moved on and pursued his solo music project as Barren Cross reunites with new music and a passionate new singer. In 2008 they announced a successful short-term reunion with a few international reunion concerts. Now they have followed that up and announced their return to the studio with new music.


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  • Rubberbandman16

    I like the Christian aspect they have, but I would like them anyway. Good, underrated band

    31 Mar 6:15pm Reply
  • metalkillthekin

    Atomic Arena!!!

    3 Mar 12:22pm Reply
  • MrMetal777

    Facebook and web pages don't mention another singer. Mike Drive Lee, MDL or whatever sees to be the singer. Funny does not list Maiden as an influence. .

    25 Jun 2014 Reply
  • nsbm24

    I'm not Christian, but I love this band!

    12 Dec 2013 Reply
  • EzzieUndying

    Dead Lock!

    25 Aug 2012 Reply
  • Dennisisgod


    13 Jun 2012 Reply
  • poroshokkk

    белый метол , ! втф ?? наркаманы , аш скачать захателось ахахаха

    3 Feb 2012 Reply
  • Sire-Nahvas

    break (BREAK!!) out the living dead, break out forever!!

    16 Nov 2011 Reply
  • BrunoRussoRoots

    Atomic Arena is awesome! [2]

    26 Jul 2011 Reply
  • mrmichel0927

    Atomic Arena is awesome!

    21 May 2011 Reply
  • Bismarkus

    bin zu Jung um sie gesehen zu haben, aber sehe Jim La Verde jährlich auf dem Elements Of Rock in der Schweiz mit Sanctuary als Lobpreiser... das is auch was :)

    8 Mar 2011 Reply
  • Oniren

    The singer sound A LOT like Bruce Dickinson. I love it! I'm listening to these guys for the first time with Atomic Arena and every song so far has been awesome (on number 5).

    14 May 2010 Reply
  • fender-regent

    Habe Barren Cross damals Live gesehen in Ulm 1990 ! BC Seminar Ken u Karola Wood ! War ein tolles Erlebnis !

    3 Mar 2010 Reply
  • fender-regent

    Ich habe Barren Cross Live gesehen in Ulm 1990 ! Seminar Ken und Carola Wood ! War ein tolles Livekonzert !

    3 Mar 2010 Reply
  • davidwitthoffis

    accutly they sound like fates warning and iron maiden

    5 May 2009 Reply
  • der_pelz

    Singer sounds a bit like Bruce Dickinson.

    2 Apr 2009 Reply
  • floridagrlluvsu

    When are you guys going to do a reunion show???? I want to go!!!!!

    1 Apr 2009 Reply
  • Rincen

    Metal for King like Iron Maiden.. God is Great :)

    4 Mar 2009 Reply
  • Sctsmn

    There IS no news, not there ARE no news!

    13 Mar 2007 Reply
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