Saturday, January 29, 2011

The Gates of Hell

Now I've heard everything. I think.

At one time, I wanted to compose a "Rock Mass": a performance piece much like the classical Masses, such as Mozart's Requiem, except structured around a five-piece rock combo. Twenty-five years later and I still haven't gotten around to it; perhaps it's all for the best.

But over the years, I've seen Christian rock come in, then praise and worship as a subset of modern country. However, I never thought I'd see such a thing come to life as "Catholic hip-hop".

And here it is ... Akalyte, ripping the mike with his song "The Gates of Hell":

 
[H/T to Msgr. Charles Pope @ The Archdiocese of Washington!]

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