Jun 142020
 

Stryper will release the first single from their forthcoming album on Friday, June 26. Stryper frontman Michael Sweet described the song in an Instagram post as “metal,” “powerful,” “relevant” and “life changing.” He added: “It is most definitely one of the best tracks we’ve ever recorded and it couldn’t come at a better time.”

Stryper‘s new album will be released in late 2020 via Frontiers Music. Most of the recording sessions for the disc took place at SpiritHouse Recording Studios in Northampton, Massachusetts with engineer Danny Bernini.

Among tracks set to appear on the LP is ‘For God And Rock & Roll

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Dec 272019
 

Stryper have updates their 2020 tour schedule, which now includes a free show in Uncasville, CT in May and an appearance at the annual M3 Festival. Check out the complete schedule below.

Stryper frontman Michael Sweet has begun writing songs for the band’s next studio album. The follow-up to “God Damn Evil” is expected in summer 2020.

Says Sweet: “I started writing for the new Stryper album on Monday. I have 7 songs so far. I guess I’m on a roll. Some people have said that I should spend more time. Why? Most of the songs from our biggest selling albums were written in less than an hour.

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Mar 212019
 

Stryper will return to the road in May for the 2019 “History Tour – Greatest Hits & Covers That Influenced Our Generation”. Unfortunately no European shows, only shows in the U,S, and South America. The trek comes on the heels of the band’s yearlong “God Damn Evil” world tour, which concluded in Japan in February.

“The music of our generation was and is timeless,” says Stryper frontman Michael Sweet. “It was all about the song and musicians who inspired you to want to play. We grew up on bands like Van Halen, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Journey and Boston. We wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for the music of these legendary bands. We thought it would be an amazing experience to play some of these songs live and show you, the audience, exactly were our roots lie. We’ll also be incorporating our own hits and videos from 1984 to 2019, and something from Perry‘s past as well (Firehouse). We’re excited to get back out on the road and we look forward to seeing you soon!” Continue reading »

Sep 112018
 

Fan-filmed video footage of Stryper‘s September 8 performance at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, Illinois can be seen below.

This has been a challenging summer for Oz and his bandmates. On August 11th, Oz suffered a medical emergency while performing with a side project in Las Vegas. An on-stage seizure led to the discovery of some previously unknown “spots” on the brain. Oz has been released from the hospital, although additional testing and treatment will be necessary. However, he should be released to work this fall while his medical team decides the best course of action moving forward. You can view Stryper‘s original statement here Continue reading »

Sep 042018
 

Guitarist Oz Fox intends to return to the road for most of the dates this fall, after suffering an on-stage medical emergency in August. Oz remains under doctor’s care, and additional testing and treatment will be necessary. However, he should be released to work this fall while his medical team decides the best course of action moving forward.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 — After heavy touring for the first part of 2018, Stryper will return to the road this fall for the second half of their God Damn Evil World Tour. And there is good news for Stryper fans… guitarist Oz Fox intends to return to the road for most of the dates this fall.

This has been a challenging summer for Oz and his bandmates. On August 11th, Oz suffered a medical emergency while performing with a side project in Las Vegas. An on-stage seizure led to the discovery of some previously unknown “spots” on the brain. Oz has been released from the hospital, although additional testing and treatment will be necessary. However, he should be released to work this fall while his medical team decides the best course of action moving forward. You can view Stryper‘s original statement here Continue reading »