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Fire From Heaven -The Crusades Against Hell

A project in Lincoln, NE by Andrew Hopper

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A crushing metal album with technical guitar riffs, epic orchestral elements, and brutal vocals...Let The Battle Begin!!!
Backers: 19
Average Pledge Per Backer: $28

Funded: $531 of $500
Dates: Sep 7th -> Nov 6th (61 days)
Project By: Andrew Hopper
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Latest News


November 6th - via:
Woohoo, we finally made it to the end of this campaign!!! I got to tell you this has been a very long but also very epic journey! So many people jumped in to help support this one and I can't thank you guys enough! You guys not only did that but you... (Read More)

Less Then 3 days LEFT!!!!

November 4th - via:
We only have 2 and a half days left, so if there is something you are wanting, a cd, or merch then now is the time to get it, the merch is limited and It won't be available after this fundraiser until I start getting more support monthly from my... (Read More)


October 29th - via:
With a week left we made it guys!!! Woohooo this is awesome, as always I am amazed by the support and how much people are willing to give to help support me! Thank you all so much!!!   If there is one lesson I have learned from this it is not to... (Read More)

32 bucks to go!!!!

October 28th - via:
We are at 9 days left to go and we only need 32 bucks!!! Who will be the brave soul to take us across the $500 finish line??? I know we got this in the bag if someone just wants to get a hoodie, that will take us across the $500 mark easily, with one... (Read More)

11 days to go!!!

October 26th - via:
 We have only got 11 days to go, who is gonna be the one to break us past the $500 goal??? We are nearly there, just a mere $42 left to go!!! That's nothing compared to how much we've raised already!  We are still in this together and the battle... (Read More)


October 23rd - via:
With a little over two weeks left on our time period, we are at 82% funded, $412 pledged out of a $500 goal! This has been such an amazing journey and just through this fundraiser Fire From Heaven has grown so much! Thank you to all who have... (Read More)


October 22nd - via:
We have 15 days left to raise another 180 or so and I decided it was high time to have some merch made so I found a way that I can make some merch and be able to fit it into the budget of this fundraiser, I am also hoping this will help us reach far... (Read More)

New guitar playthrough! Enjoy!!!

October 19th - via:
This is a playthrough of a song that will be on this album and it is called the Heart Of The Resilient. As I continue to create this album I keep facing huge personal obstacles but learning one thing about myself that the devil won't ever take away... (Read More)

BOOM!!! We are at 60% funded

October 18th - via:
AHHHHH!!! We are now just over 300 dollars pledged and only 200 left to go!!! You guys have been amazing and I have seen a lot of you sharing on your social media and whatnot, from the bottom of my heart thank you!!! This still ain't over yet, I hope... (Read More)

20 days!!!

October 17th - via:
Okay guys I had a fun idea to make a thank you metal song. I will even add it as a bonus track to the album!   But! I will only write a thank you metal song if we raise the $500 we need for the fundraiser to be successful.  So if you have already... (Read More)

Almost to $300 we can do this!!

October 16th - via:
We are almost to 300 so I just want to encourage all of you supporting or following this project to continue to share this around and invite friends to check it out and consider supporting!  I am working on getting a single released with vocals so... (Read More)

We past the halfway point!

October 14th - via:
We are now at $265 pledged and working our way up to 300, then we will only have 200 left to go! To all those who have supported this project so far Thank you so much you are the ones keeping the spark of a dream alive and it is growing and growing... (Read More)

Still not yet halfway!!!

October 12th - via:
We have 25 days left but it will be over before you know it, we have come a long way and it wasn't for nothing I am certain we will get the support we need, please help spread the word and let's get this project funded!   (Read More)

Almost halfway!!!

October 9th - via:
We are almost halfway! Thanks for supporting, please keep sharing and support if you haven't already! Here is a new instrumental guitar playthrough of Rally To The King off this album!  (Read More)

We are at the halfway mark!

October 7th - via:
We have come a long way it seems, but we are still only halfway there (Timewise) This fundraiser started 30 days ago and we have 30 days left! It has been quite an epic journey, made a lot of new fans and spent a lot of time in the studio writing.... (Read More)

We Broke 200!!!

October 5th - via:
Yes! We broke 200, only 300 left to go!!! Thank you all for the amazing support it means so much!!! As I progress and work on this album the amount of support is very inspiring and keeps me going! Thanks again for all the support please continue to... (Read More)

I released some instrumentals on Bandcamp!

October 4th - via:
Hey guys, I finished up a lot of instrumentals and seeing that we still have a while till the album release I decided to release an instrumental Ep titled To War which consists of 5 different instrumental tracks that will be on The Crusades Against... (Read More)

Almost to $200!!!

October 1st - via:
We are now at 190 pledged! Yes! We are making our way to $500! Can I get someone to pledge ten and get us to 200?? Thank you guys so much for all the support, I can't wait to see what happens within the next 30 or so days that we have left!!!   I... (Read More)

$175 pledged!!!

September 30th - via:
 Over this past weekend, we grew from $40 to $175!!! Thanks to everyone who has been jumping in and supporting this fundraiser! I can't wait to see what this week brings!!   Do you guys think we can break past our $500 goal within this next week?... (Read More)

Video Update #1

September 27th - via:
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September 26th - via:
We made it past a quarter of the way! I'm pumped, we totally got this with 40 days to go still. I am really excited, the album is really coming together as I work on it, got lots of sick riffs and hard-hitting breakdowns coming your way with this... (Read More)

Quick Update

September 26th - via:
Hello everyone, I just wanted to post an update since I haven't for a while. I am nearly done tracking instruments for all the songs so far, and a few loose ends that go with that, so I am working on the lyrics and vocals now. I plan to release at... (Read More)

44 days to go!

September 23rd - via:
It has already been more than two weeks that the fundraiser has been live, I don't want to lose momentum but we are having trouble getting some momentum going at all. We still got a long time, and maybe that is why we aren't getting as much support... (Read More)

Working on Writing lyrics and practicing vocals!

September 20th - via:
Hello supporters, I know a lot of you are waiting to hear what the vocal versions will sound like since Before this I normally did instrumentals. I wanted to add that with some of the support money we raise I will be using to buy a plugin that will... (Read More)


September 17th - via:
Alright guys, we still have 50 days to go but before you know it its gonna be only a few days. I just finished another all the instruments for another song, but I think I am going to wait to share any demos of this one. That was the last song I... (Read More)

Working On Fishing up most of the instrument writing.

September 16th - via:
I am getting very close to finishing the instrument writing process, and doing the lyric writing and vocals. Here is a guitar playthrough of one I just finished.   (Read More)

We Are 8% Funded!

September 15th - via:
We are at $40 pledged out of $500, so we still have a long way to go but things are starting to take off and people are moving to support more. We still have 51 days left of this thing, and a long Journey ahead but I am excited and confident to see... (Read More)

We now have Official Art work!

September 12th - via:
We have some amazing new artwork for The Crusades Against Hell, it turned out Awesome! Thank you to my great friend Christopher Adam for offering to do the artwork as a way to help support the album. On such short notice Chris was able to make some... (Read More)

Jam Session!!!

September 10th - via:
Did a live Jam Session on my instagram while I was practicing some new songs off this upcoming album.  (Read More)

Day 3

September 10th - via:
We are still waiting for support we have the entire goal still, please help us gain some momentum by sharing and the sooner someone supports then the more likely others will jump in and help too!  First 10 backers will get a free early digital... (Read More)

We have a long way to go!

September 8th - via:
Day 1 is almost over! We have 59 days to go and $499 left to raise!   I am confident we will be able to raise all the funds. On this day last year I launched my first fundraiser, and it was actually for this same album. The fundraiser was not... (Read More)

Let's make some war music!!!!

September 7th - via:
Here we go, we just now officially launched,"The Crusades Against Hell album fundraiser. I am very excited for this one, been working on it since this time last year. Ill be creating a video with some demos to give everyone a preview of the... (Read More)

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