‘Michael Sweet’ ‘I’m Not Your Suicide’ Single Released, Album Available For Pre-Order


Sweet_Suicide_SingleThe debut single, ‘I’m Not Your Suicide,’ from Michael Sweet‘s upcoming solo album of the same name is now available via iTunes. Michael Sweet has partnered up with ChildHelp for the release of the single. Michael Sweet and Big3 Records are donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of ‘I’m Not Your Suicide’ to ChildHelp. The single is available via iTunes and can be purchased here. The video for ‘I’m Not Your Suicide’ can be seen below.

Michael Sweet felt compelled to partner with ChildHelp after learning that almost half of all children who have been abused consider suicide. His intention was for the heartfelt lyrics to connect with these kids and hopefully offer some peace to those in need. Bringing added attention to the ChildHelp National Child Abuse Hotline, which offers an immediate 24/7 professional crisis counselor on call, and championing the ChildHelp Speak Up Be Safe in schools, Michael Sweet is sharing a message of crisis intervention and prevention education. ‘I’m Not Your Suicide’ is a song with a message of hope and through the partnership with ChildHelp, illustrate to children a positive alternative through the lyrics of the song.

The full album “I’m Not Your Suicide” is available for pre-sale at MichaelSweet.com. Fans who pre-order the full-album will be able to instantly download the song ‘Taking On The World Tonight’ [featuring Tony Harnell] and be registered to win a guitar used in the recording of the album. Fans will also receive a sneak-peek into the upcoming autobiography “Honestly: My Life and Stryper Revealed”. Buyers will be able to download chapter 18, a chapter where Michael reveals his personal thoughts on Christian music and the industry that surrounds it. The autobiography was originally slated for release on May 6th, but due to production delays will be available at a later date.

With the upcoming and long-overdue solo album, Sweet is finally delivering the project fans have been patiently waiting for. Produced by Sweet himself, “I’m Not Your Suicide” includes special appearances by Tony Harnell [TNT], Kevin Max [DC-Talk, Audio Adrenaline] Chris Jericho [Fozzy], Doug Aldrich [Whitesnake], Electra Mustaine [daughter of Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine] and Stryper bandmates Robert Sweet and Timothy Gaines. Legendary drummer Kenny Aronoff [Chickenfoot] played on the record as well.


I'am Not Your Suicide

01. Taking On The World Tonight [featuring Tony Harnell]
02. All That’s Left [For Me To Prove]
03. The Cause
04. This Time [featuring Kevin Max]
05. I’m Not Your Suicide [co-written with Blair Daly]
06. Coming Home
07. Miles Away
08. Strong
09. How To Live [featuring Robert Sweet and Timothy Gaines of Stryper]
10. Heart Of Gold
11. Anybody Else [featuring Chris Jericho and Doug Aldrich]
12. Unsuspecting
13. Heart Of Gold [featuring Electra Mustaine] (bonus Track)

Upcoming “Stryper” U.S. Shows:

03/22/14 Clear Lake, IA Surf Ballroom w/ Queensryche**
04/11/14 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Casino FREE SHOW!
04/12/14 New York City, NY Stage 48**
04/26/14 Columbia, MD M3 Festival**
05/02/14 Milan, Italy Frontiers Rock Festival**
06/03/14 Ottawa, ON Obsession Live Lounge**
06/05/14 Etobicoke, ON The Rockpile West**
06/06/14 Toronto, ON The Rockpile East**
06/07/14 Akron, NY Brauns Concert Cove** 06/09/14 Richmond, IN The Firehouse
Acoustic Show [Full Band]
06/12/14 Pittsburgh, PA Altar Bar**
06/13/14 Bolingbrook, IL Tailgaters**
06/14/14 Chesterfield, MI Diesel Concert Lounge**
8/01/14 Denver, CO Casselman’s NEW
08/02/14 Sheridan, WY Trails End Concert Park w/ Vixen

** On Sale Now!


07/10/14 Masters Of Rock Festival, Vizovice, Czech Republic
07/11/14 Bang Your Head Festival, Balingen, Germany
** On Sale Now!

Lyric video ‘The Cause’

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