Christian heavy metal bands play some serious metal ad is commonly referred to as white, heavenly or Jesus metal. It is a genre that combines heavy metal with Christian themes.
It is a very niche genre because the music is made by artists who have professed their Christianity for Christians who listen to metal.
Although usually quite different from each other, the main thing that Christian metal bands have in common is their lyrics. Lyrics from this genre often provide a Christian perspective on the main topic of the song.
Classifying a band as a ‘Christian metal band’ is a widely debated topic in the Christian metal music community. Usually, a Christian metal band is defined as a band that has band members who are Christians and their music provides a Christian message.