Saint (band)

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Saint
Origin Salem, Oregon, US
Genres Heavy metal, Christian metal
Years active 1980–1989
1999–present
Labels Armor, Retroactive
Members Brian Phyll Miller
Jerry Johnson
Richard Lynch
Jared Knowland
Matt Smith
Past members Josh Kramer
Dee Harrington
Tim Lamberson
John Mahan
Mike Lowery
Gene McClendon
Brian Willis
John Perrine
Larry London
Bill Brost

Saint is an American Christian metal band, first active in the mid-1980s, releasing their first album Warriors of the Son in 1984. Common themes of Saint's music include hell, evil, and apocalyptic themes such as the End times.[1] In 2010, HM magazine ranked the band's albums Time's End and Hell Blade among Top 100 Christian metal albums of all time list on No. 67 and No. 46 respectively.[2]

Line up[edit]

Current members[edit]

  • Brian Miller - vocals
  • Jerry Johnson - guitars
  • Richard Lynch - bass
  • Jared Knowland - drums
  • Matt Smith - guitars

Former members[edit]

  • Josh Kramer - vocals
  • Dee Harrington - guitars
  • Tim Lamberson - vocals/drums
  • John Mahan - guitars/backing vocals
  • Gene McClendon - drums
  • Brian Willis - drums
  • John Perrine - drums
  • Larry London - drums
  • Mike Lowery - drums
  • Nick Bean - drums
  • Bill Brost - drums

Discography with track listing[edit]

Warriors of the Son (1984 Rotten)[edit]

  1. Plan II
  2. Legions of the Dead
  3. Abyss
  4. Warriors of the Son
  5. Vicars of Fate
  6. Time's Wasting

Time's End (1986 Pure Metal)[edit]

  1. In the Night
  2. Island Prisoner
  3. Space Cruiser
  4. Through You
  5. Time's End
  6. Primed and Ready
  7. Destroyers
  8. Phantom of the Galaxy/Steel Killer
  9. Steel Killer (Reprise)

Too Late for Living (1988 Pure Metal/2000 Armor)[edit]

Main article: Too Late for Living
  1. Too Late for Living
  2. Star Pilot
  3. Accuser
  4. The Rock
  5. On the Street
  6. Returning
  7. The Path
  8. Through the Sky
  9. The War Is Over

The Perfect Life (EP) (1999 Armor)[edit]

  1. The Runner
  2. Raise Your Hands
  3. Show His Love
  4. To Live Forever
  5. The Perfect Life
  6. Deceived

Review: HM Magazine[3]

In the Battle (2003 Armor)[edit]

  1. In the Battle
  2. Star Pilots Return
  3. Here We Are
  4. Sacrifice
  5. Holy Rollin'
  6. Ryders
  7. The Choice
  8. When
  9. Acid Rain/Full Armor

Warriors of the Son (Re-Recorded) (2004 Armor)[edit]

  1. Plan II
  2. Legions of the Dead
  3. Abyss
  4. Warriors of the Son
  5. Vicars of Fate
  6. Time's Wasting
  7. Killers & the Destroyers
  8. The Reaper

Live 05 (2005 Armor)[edit]

  1. Sacrifice
  2. Vicars of Fate
  3. In the Battle
  4. Holy Rollin'
  5. The Path
  6. In the Night
  7. Warriors of the Son
  8. Here We Are
  9. Too Late for Living
  10. Primed and Ready
  11. Ryders
  12. Full Armor
  13. Plan II

The Mark (2006 Armor)[edit]

  1. The Spirit
  2. The Vision
  3. Ride to Kill
  4. He Reigns
  5. On & On
  6. The 7th Trumpet
  7. The Mark
  8. Bowls of Wrath
  9. Babylon the Great
  10. Reaping the Flesh
  11. Gog & Magog
  12. Alfa & Omega

Crime Scene Earth (2008 Armor)[edit]

  1. The Conquest
  2. Half a Times Measure
  3. Terror in the Sky
  4. Everlasting God
  5. Crime Scene Earth
  6. The Judas in Me
  7. Too Many
  8. Invader
  9. Bended Knee
  10. Lost

Hell Blade (2010 Retroactive)[edit]

  1. The Accent
  2. The Blade
  3. To the Cross
  4. Crying in the Night
  5. Hell Train
  6. Endless Night
  7. You and Me
  8. New World Order
  9. SinnerPeace
  10. Hell Blade

Desperate Night (AMOR) 2012[edit]

  1. The Crucible
  2. Crusified
  3. The Key
  4. End of the World
  5. Let It Rock
  6. In the Fray
  7. Inside Out
  8. Desperate Night
  9. Zombie Shuffle (Josh Kramer)
  10. Judgement
  11. To Live Forever
  12. Escape from the Fire
  13. The Crucible Reprise

References[edit]

  1. ^ Powell, Mark Allan (2002). Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music (First printing ed.). Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson Publishers. p. 787. ISBN 1-56563-679-1. 
  2. ^ Van Pelt, Doug (2010). "Top 100 Christian metal albums of all time". HM Magazine. August. 
  3. ^ Bixler, David (January–February 2000). "Indie Album Reviews: SAINT". HM Magazine (81). ISSN 1066-6923. 

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