stryper in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

STRYPER Singer: God Brought Us Back Together On Reunion Tour

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet has posted the following message on his official web site: "Hello everyone. I thank you all again for your undying patience with me regarding updates and newsletters. I get so caught up in day-to-day events that before I know it, two to three months have gone by. Amazing, where does the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRYPER To Play Puerto Rico in March

Legendary Christian rock band STRYPER will be performing at Tito Puente Amphitheatre in San Juan, Puerto Rico on March 6, 2004. Tickets go on sale on Thursday, December 25 via www.ticketcenterpr.com or by calling (787) 792-5000. As previously reported, STRYPER will be releasing a live CD sometime in the middle of 2004. The as-yet-untitled effort ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRYPER To Release Live CD Next Summer

Legendary Christian rock band STRYPER will be releasing a live CD sometime in the middle of 2004. The as-yet-untitled effort will be compiled from a collection of live recordings made during the group's recently completed reunion tour — the band's first nationwide performance junket in more than 12 years. In other news, it has now ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRYPER Frontman: 'We Want To Be In God's Will'

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet recently spoke to The Kansas City Star about the band's decision to embark on their first-ever reunion tour — the Christian hard rock band's first nationwide performance junket in more than 12 years. "This is a celebration of the ministry STRYPER did," Sweet said. "We're not concerned about the numbers. I ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRYPER To Film Live DVD In Denver

STRYPER will be filming a live DVD at the Ogden Theater in Denver, Colorado on October 24. The show is part of the band's first-ever reunion tour — their first nationwide performance junket in more than 12 years. The tour, which is coinciding with the quartet's 20th anniversary, will stop in Sauget, Illinois on Saturday ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRYPER: Spreading The Message Of Christ

STRYPER singer Michael Sweet recently spoke to the Toledo Blade about the band's decision to reunite this fall for their first nationwide performance junket in more than 12 years. "The inspiration, more or less, was when we got together and recorded two new songs in January for the compilation album '7: The Best of Stryper'," ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRYPER Add More Reunion Tour Shows

More dates have been announced for STRYPER's first-ever reunion tour, the band's first nationwide performance junket in more than 12 years. The tour, which will coincide with the quartet's 20th anniversary, is slated to kick off October 2 in Springfield, Virginia. The tour will run across the United States, playing approximately 30 concerts in all. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRYPER: More Reunion Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for STRYPER's first-ever reunion tour, the band's first nationwide performance junket in more than 12 years. The tour, which will coincide with the quartet's 20th anniversary, is slated to kick off October 3 in Springfield, Virginia. The tour will run across the United States, playing approximately 30 concerts in all. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRYPER: More Tour Dates Announced

Legendary Christian rock band STRYPER have announced more dates for their first-ever reunion tour, the band's first nationwide performance junket in more than 12 years. The tour, which will coincide with the quartet's 20th anniversary, is slated to kick off October 3 in Springfield, Virginia. The tour will run across the United States, playing approximately ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRYPER Announce First Batch Of Tour Dates

Legendary Christian rock band STRYPER have announced the first batch of dates for their first-ever reunion tour, the band's first nationwide performance junket in more than 12 years. The tour, which will coincide with the quartet's 20th anniversary, is slated to kick off October 3 in Springfield, Virginia. The tour will run across the United ...

Read more

Posted in: News

7 HOURS LATER To Open For STRYPER On The West Coast

Cincinnati-based 7 HOURS LATER have been chosen as the opening act for the West Coast leg of the STRYPER 20th Anniversary Reunion Tour in support of their new CD, "7: The Best Of Stryper", on Hollywood Records. Longtime friend of 7 HOURS LATER guitarist Lynn Edward Glezen, STRYPER's own Robert Sweet lent his talent to ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRYPER To Kick Off Reunion Tour In Early October

Legendary Christian rock band STRYPER have announced plans to embark on their first-ever reunion tour this fall to celebrate the quartet's 20th anniversary. The band's first nationwide performance junket in more than 12 years is slated to kick off in the Northeast in early October. The tour will run across the United States, playing approximately ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRYPER To Embark On Reunion Tour

Classic Christian heavy metal band STRYPER are reportedly planning a reunion tour of about 25 shows beginning in August. Exact cities and venues are expected to be announced within the next two weeks. STRYPER released a "greatest hits" collection, "7: The Best Of Stryper", in March through Hollywood Records. Included in the package were two ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRYPER Frontman To Sell New Two-Song CD

Two songs recently recorded by STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet, entitled "Miles Away" and "Strong", are being made available for purchase via the singer's official web site, www.michaelsweet.com. As previously reported, Sweet will be performing at the MARS HILL record-release party on Friday, May 30 at J.R.s in Cranston, Rhode Island. Michael will be ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRYPER Frontman To Perform At MARS HILL Record-Release Party

STRYPER vocalist Michael Sweet will be performing at the MARS HILL record-release party on Friday, May 30 at J.R.s in Cranston, Rhode Island. Massachusetts-based MARS HILL have just released "Sink or Swim", an album which Michael produced, played a little guitar and helped out with backing vocals on. As part of the party, Michael will ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRYPER Pay Tribute To Persian Gulf War Heroes In 'Believe'

Back in 1991, during the Persian Gulf War, STRYPER vocalist Michael Sweet wrote the song "Believe", which gave his feelings voice about the events unfolding in the Middle East. Stated Michael: "It's not just about what was going on in Kuwait and Iraq, though that was how the song started. It's about all the men ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRYPER Finalize Track Listing For 'Best Of' Collection

STRYPER have announced the track listing for their upcoming "greatest hits" collection, "7: The Best Of Stryper", due on March 25 through Hollywood Records. It is as follows: 01. Something (new track) 02. For You (new track) 03. Shining Star 04. Lady 05. All For One 06. In God We Trust 07. Always There For ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Ex-STRYPER Bassist: God Is Good!

Former STRYPER bassist Tim Gaines has posted the following update via his official web site: "This really has been an exciting month for us and a wonderful beginning to a new year 2003. On New Years morning, my wife took me to the airport and there I met [ex-STRYPER guitarist] Oz [Fox]. We departed for ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KONKHRA: Not Christian Enough!

Danish extreme metallers KONKHRA have posted the following update via their official web site: "Happy new year. We are ready to film the video for 'Warmonger' [off the upcoming 'Reality Check' CD]. The song is about a German soldier freezing to death, and since it's cold as fuck and there's snow, we'll be filming it ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Ex-STRYPER Drummer Lines Up BLISSED Dates

BLISSED, featuring former STRYPER drummer Robert Sweet, have lined up the following dates during January: Jan. 10 – Bakersfield, CA @ Station316 Jan. 11 – Hayward, CA @ the Hangout Jan. 12 – Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction Feb. 07– Arlington, TX @ Dreamworld Feb. 08 – Canton, TX @ RevelationRoom Feb. 09 - San ...

Read more

Posted in: News

STRYPER To Record New Material For Upcoming Collection

STRYPER are set to record two new studio tracks for inclusion on a new "Best Of Stryper" album, due in the spring via Hollywood Records. All four original members — Michael Sweet, Robert Sweet, Oz Fox, and Tim Gaines — will be partaking in the recording sessions in January — the first time the original ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BLISSED Complete Work On Debut CD

BLISSED, featuring former STRYPER drummer Robert Sweet, have completed work on their debut album, which they are planning on making available soon via music stores, online retailers and through the group's official web site. In the meantime, a four-song sampler is now available via www.blessed.biz in a limited-edition run of 444 numbered and ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Former STRYPER Bassist Issues Call For Band Reunion

Ex-STRYPER bassist Tim Gaines wants nothing more than to reunite with his former bandmates. "I miss being together with the [rest of the STRYPER] guys," the bassist admitted on his official web site. "I think what I miss the most about being a part of STRYPER was how God's presence was always there. I miss ...

Read more

Posted in: News