Recon (band)

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Recon
Origin California, United States
Genres Christian metal,[1][2] Progressive metal, power metal, thrash metal[3]
Years active 1987-1990, 2001, 2002-2007
Labels Millennium Eight, Roxx
Associated acts Deliverance,[3] Worldview, Sacred Warrior

Recon was an American Christian metal band that originated in California in 1987.

Background

Recon was a Christian power metal band that originated in Los Angeles in 1987. The band has been compared to fellow Christian power metal bands, such as Stryper, Saint and Sacred Warrior.[1][4] Many of the past members have been in bands such as Vengeance Rising, Deliverance, Worldview and Shades of Crimson. The band later became Worldview in 2013, stated by former Recon and Sacred Warrior vocalist Rey Perra[5] along with George Ochoa.

Discography

Studio albums

Demos

  • Recon (1989)[10]
  • Recon '90 (1990)

Live

  • Live at Cornerstone 2001 (2001)[11]

Split videos

  • Live at Cornerstone 2001 (2001)

References

  1. ^ a b Powell (2002). "Recon". Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music. p. 748. 
  2. ^ "Classic Christian Metallers RECON Issue "Dreams" Lyrics Video". BraveWords. February 9, 2016. Retrieved July 20, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Recon". RockDetector. Retrieved July 20, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Recon". Metal for Jesus. Retrieved July 20, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Worldview: New Single / Rey Parra Clarifies". Untombed Zine. March 26, 2013. Retrieved July 20, 2016. 
  6. ^ Loydell, Rupert (April 1, 1991). "Recon - Behind Enemy Lines". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved July 20, 2016. 
  7. ^ Martin, Larry (September 1990). "Recon - Behind Enemy Lines". Heaven's Metal. 
  8. ^ Pelt, Doug Van (October 1990). "Recon - Behind Enemy Lines". CCM. 
  9. ^ Allison, Kevin (Fall 1990). "Recon - Behind Enemy Lines". Harvest Rock Syndicate. 
  10. ^ "Recon - Recon". Cornerstone. 1989. 
  11. ^ "Recon - Live At Cornerstone 2001". Power Metal.de. August 7, 2002. Retrieved July 20, 2016. 

External links

  • Van Pelt, Doug (September 1990). "Fresh Metal: Recon". Heaven's Metal. 
  • "Hardnews: Recon". HM Magazine. January 2002. 
  • Luhr, Eileen (2009). Witnessing suburbia: conservatives and Christian youth culture. California: University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-25594-4. 
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