Petra 2013

Petra in 2013 (l to r): Cristian Borneo, John Schlitt, Bob Hartman, and Greg Bailey

Petra is an American rock musical band considered as one of the pioneers in Christian rock and Contemporary Christian music. Formed in 1972, the band went through 33 years of musical career, officially disbanding in 2006. However, since then, several incarnations of Petra have played reunion shows through the years as well as recording albums. The band returned from retirement in 2013 to celebrate its 40th Anniversary.

Petra's musical style included at various times southern and country rock, pop rock, techno influenced rock, synth rock, hard rock, metal, progressive rock and praise and worship.

The name Petra comes from the Greek word for "rock".


Classic Petra

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