Celebs Entertainment
Jeremy Camp Announces Transition To Swedish Power Metal

NASHVILLE, TN—Citing creative and commercial reasons, popular worship and CCM artist Jeremy Camp announced Friday that he is moving his work from the genre of Christian rock music to an aggressive, inventive Swedish power metal sound.

Camp’s first EP featuring the new sound, The Fury of the Dragons of the Northwinds, is due out this summer, with the first single, “The Scarlet Citadel of Blood,” dropping next week.

“I have to be true to myself,” Camp said in a video interview with Revolver magazine’s website. “And while I’ve loved creating CCM and worship songs for nearly two decades, it’s time for me to answer the siren song of blistering, powerful speed metal fused with lyrics about dragons and the Norse gods of old.”

“It’s time to let my inner Dio soar,” he added, flashing the sign of the horns.

Camp also hinted he may experiment with a darker, more aggressive thrash metal sound on future recordings.

Get Free Access To Our Brand New Site: Not the Bee

After creating The Babylon Bee in six literal days, Adam Ford rested. But he rests no longer. Introducing Not the Bee — a brand new humor-based news site run by Adam himself. It's loaded with funny content and all the best features of a social network. And the best part? Everyone with a subscription to The Bee gets full access at no extra cost.

Get FREE Access

*with premium subscription to The Babylon Bee

You must become a premium subscriber or login to view or post comments on this article.