overcome - blessed are the persecuted
Blessed Are The Persecuted
Tooth & Nail

Blessed Are The Persecuted, Overcome’s first album, is straight-ahead 90s hardcore. I would say further that Blessed Are The Persecuted typifies much of the Christian hardcore glut that Tooth & Nail started churning out at this time- unflinching Christ-centered lyrics screamed at a high monotone and set to a backdrop of uninspired each-riff-sounds-alike guitar and drum pounding. It may be loud, it may be heavy, but so’s a tank. Pass…