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We are based out of Arlington, Tx. modern rock with strong vocals and melodic hooks. We play Christian & Crossover original music.  

With a strong stage performance RA can hold an all age audience.  

Raising Abel has been compared to Metal and Pop put in a blender at 70,000 rpm. Sort of like Metallica and Genesis having a head on a car collision.

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Chris Linguist: plays drums/ backup vocals. Chris has been playing for more than 35 years in the DFW Metroplex with such bands plays Pearl Drums, Zildjian cymbols, and uses Promark sticks. Performed in a band called Veritas (Truth).

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Pat was born in Baytown, Tx and as a child always wanted to play the guitar.  He was born  pre-mature by 4 months and was not expected to live past 24 hrs.

Being missing fingers on both hands has had to teach himself how to play the guitar ………..

Pat has traveled worldwide and preached and performed in Mexico, Czech Republic …….

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Bob got his start in music at a ripe old age of 12. Taking Orchestra for 4 years as a violinist gave him his first look at sheet music and performing the classics such as Bach, Chopin, and Beethoven. His father was a priest and enrolled him in the boy's choir at 12 years old………..

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