They were highly controversial and took a lot of heat and criticism from several "Christian leaders". Barnabas broke a lot of ice for the heavy Christian music scene in terms of sound, appearance, and lyrical content. Their best known albums were "Approaching Light Speed", "Feel The Fire", and the lyrically controversial "Little Foxes". Known for their axe grinding guitar work and soaring female vocals, Barnabas were extremely talented.
The final four members of the band were: Kris Klingensmith - drums, percussion, lyrics Nancy Jo Mann - vocals Gary Mann - bass, keyboards Brian Belew - guitar The band broke up during the recording of "Little Foxes". Since then several of their albums have been rereleased...and a "following" of the band has been rekindled. Be sure to check out these Christian metal icons. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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