Tag: The Altar Billies

May 24, 2022

The Altar Billies - Gone? (New Song + Album Out Now)

One of the best if not, THE best, Rockabilly bands – The Altar Billies, featuring legendary front man, guitarist, and all around “seasoned” songwriter, Mike Stand, is back and with a new album titled “All In”. This is a new song off that album, and it is titled “Gone?”. The song has lyrics that ring especially true and delivered in a poetic fashion with a subtle and somber sound featuring twangy guitar, deep upright bass, and killer drum section.… Continued →

January 17, 2022

The Altar Billies - High Iron In The Hills (A Tribute to C&O 1309 Steam Locomotive)

THE great Southern California rockabilly trio – The Altar Billies, just released a new song back in December titled “High Iron in The Hills” which is a fitting tribute to Steam Locomotives, the C&O 1309 Steam Locomotive to be exact. You can watch the video and listen to the song below. Make sure to read the full description on YouTube for information on this glorious Train and it’s full restoration. Way to go guys!… Continued →

April 1, 2018

July 4, 2017

REVIEW : Michael W. Stand - 3 Song Acoustic

I had been patiently awaiting this 3 song acoustic release since it was first announced via Thumper Punk Records. So much about this little ep spells perfection to me. I have been a fan of Mike’s work since as long as I can remember. I first heard “Against The Grain” (Altar Boys) as a mere youngster just discovering what music was like in the 80’s and especially what “Christian” music would mean to me in later years.… Continued →

June 20, 2017

Michael W. Stand Releases Brand New 3 Song Ep Through Thumper Punk

June 13, 2017, Santa Cruz, California. Thumper Punk Records is thrilled to announce the release of Michael W. Stand’s contribution to the 3 Song Acoustic EP series. Michael W. Stand is a pioneer in gospel music, with a distinguished career that spans several decades and multiple genres. Founded in the early 1980s, his band The Altar Boys developed a worldwide following as they boldly expressed their faith over Orange County style punk and alternative rock. In the 1990s, his band Clash of Symbols stood at the forefront of hard hitting rock, with catchy and accessible pop melodies.… Continued →

February 18, 2017

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November 7, 2013

Fast FWD - What They're Up 2 Now: The Altar Boys

Welcome to another new installment of our new feature, “Fast FWD: What They’re Up 2 Now”. Today’s edition will focus in on legendary Christian punk pioneer and vocalist/guitarist for The Altar Boys, Clash of Symbols, and currently: The Altar Billies.

April 15, 2013