Michael Sweet Has Begun Writing New Songs for the New Stryper Album, New 2020 Shows Announced


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.

“Writing songs has always come easy for me. I don’t however take that for granted. I’m very thankful for the gifts that God has given me and I always give Him the glory.

“I just wanted to let you all know that it’s sound always says that’, well I’m always right in that regard aren’t I?

“In all seriousness, this album will be absolutely amazing. It will make you a fan if you’re not and it will make you an even bigger fan if you are.”

7 – House Of Blues – Orlando, FL
8-13 – Monsters Of Rock Cruise – Cozumel / Belize
14 – Warehouse – Houston, TX
15 – Gas Monkey – Dallas, TX
20 – Auditorio Blackberry – Mexico City, Mexico
21 – Centro de Convenciones – Chihuahua, Mexico
22 – Escena Monterrey – Monterrey, Mexico
24 – Teatro Diana – Guadalajara, Mexico

30 – Tupelo Music Hall – Derry, NH

1 – Mohegan Sun Casino – Uncasville, CT (Free Show)
3 – M3 Festival – Columbia, MD

Stryper is founded in 1983. The group’s name comes from Isaiah 53:5, which states: “But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.”

Stryper‘s albums include “To Hell With The Devil”, “Soldiers Under Command”, “The Yellow and Black Attack”, “In God We Trust”, “Against The Law”, “No More Hell To Pay”, “Fallen” and the band’s latest effort, “God Damn Evil” which has been released on April 20 via Frontiers Music Srl. Produced by frontman Michael Sweet, it is Stryper‘s most powerful album to date,

Our review of “God Damn Evil” can be found here.

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