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Tag Archives: Michael Sweet

Metal By Numbers 10/30: Alter Bridge walk to the top

Posted by on October 30, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Halloween is tomorrow, so it’s only natural that Christmas music is showing up on the charts. Luckily, one of those albums comes from the one and only Rob Halford, so that should make […]

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Stryper dazzles Pennsylvania with their latest HISTORY Tour Stop

Posted by on May 22, 2019

Show Review:  Stryper, Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club  May 21, 2019 Metal legends Stryper brought their History Tour to beautiful Lancaster, Pennsylvania last night (21st) at the esteemed and historic Chameleon Club. The multi-tiered club was packed on a Tuesday night and Stryper’s three plus decade legacy brought out folks from all across Central Pennsylvania. […]

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Gofundme page launched for Stryper guitarist Oz Fox’s medical bills

Posted by on August 15, 2018

Stryper guitarist Oz Fox suffered a seizure onstage this past Saturday (11th) with his side-project Sin City Sinners at Harrah’s in Las Vegas, NV. Due to having no health insurance, a GoFundMe campaign has been launched to help pay for his enormous medical bills. The page reads the following explanation as well as sharing a health […]

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Review: Stryper Brings the Heavy with ‘God Damn Evil

Posted by on April 3, 2018

I have to thank the late, great Rob Campo of Yorktown Heights, New York for introducing me to Stryper back in 1987. Campo, who died tragically in LA many years ago, was one of the first people to get me interested in working in metal media, which technically started for me in 1988. We had […]

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Hallelujah! Stryper are recording a new album; Michael Sweet exposed as “satanic sellout”

Posted by on June 14, 2017

2016 was a busy year for Stryper, celebrating thirty years of 1986’s To Hell with the Devil. After a break from touring, the group aim to return to the studio this fall in October followed by an extensive tour throughout 2018. The band revealed: “We’re recording a new album in October and touring extensively throughout 2018. It’s […]

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Is Ted Cruz the singer of Christian metal band Stryper?

Posted by on March 17, 2016

When you’re running to become the president of the most powerful country in the western hemisphere, you can be sure everyone will be looking at your past, looking for those dirty, deepest and darkest secrets in your life and that’s what some may have done for former president candidate Ted Cruz who may or may not […]

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Stryper have a new album coming, swear to god

Posted by on August 3, 2015

When christian metal band Stryper released their last album, No More Hell To Pay, it surprised many by not only debuting in the top 40, but also by being a pretty solid return to form for the band, who mined gold in the ’80s. Now the band have announced their ninth album, Fallen, due out on October 16th […]

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Here’s Dave Mustaine’s daughter Electra singing Neil Young with Stryper’s Michael Sweet

Posted by on May 6, 2014

Stryper frontman Michael Sweet released a book, Honestly: My Life and Stryper Revealed , today. It also happens to be the day that the singer released a solo album, I’m Not Your Suicide. As we reported earlier, Dave Mustaine’s 16 year-old daughter, Electra, appears on the album, dueting with Sweet on a cover of Neil Young’s “Heart of […]

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Stryper frontman Michael Sweet to duet with Dave Mustaine’s daughter, pen book

Posted by on January 28, 2014

Last year was a comeback of epic proportions for Christian rock band Stryper. Their album, No More Hell to Pay, sold nearly 10,000 copies in it’s first week, and was actually a nice return to form for the band. Now lead singer Michael Sweet is making the most of 2014 by announcing not only a solo […]

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P.O.D., Stryper Have Differing Opinions On Kanye West

Posted by on June 26, 2013

This week’s #1 album is Kanye West’s Yeezus. Despite being leaked, the record sold over 327,000 copies in its first week. Of course by giving his album that title and having a song titled “I am a God” (with “God” listed as a collaborator on the track), he opens himself up to criticism from Christians. TMZ […]

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