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Taker Anthology Release Announced

Christian metal act Taker will soon see the release of "It Is Finished – The Complete Anthology" via Roxx Records. The label comments:

"In 1987 a small and fairly unknown band would release a four song cassette demo that they would sell and distribute completely independent, and it would garnish great reviews in the underground white metal scene, which would start to pave the way for this band to make its mark on the metal world. Up next for this band in 1988 the band would get asked to contribute not one, but two tracks on a very high profile Christian Metal compilation on Regency Records entitled East Coast Metal and the band had now become a household name in the world of Christian Metal.

"That band was called Taker and they were now poised to take the world by storm, between the success of their four song demo (which would get dubbed the ‘Matthew 11:12’ EP) and the East Coast Metal compilation, it was the start of what promised to be a very fruitful career for this young and energetic metal band from Northern Virginia. More...

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