Tag Archives: Stryper

Metal By Numbers 5/9: Godsmack’s sales rise

Posted by on May 9, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Godsmack sit in a weird spot in the world of mainstream hard rock/metal in that no one really talks about them. People have all the time in the world to lob a tired Nickelback […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/2: The elephant on the charts

Posted by on May 2, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. To be fair, A Perfect Circle were longer overdue for a new album than Tool; their last album came out on 2004 whereas 10,000 Days came out in 2006. Plus, that last album was a […]

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Stryper premieres “The Valley” music video, preorders available on Walmart

Posted by on April 19, 2018

Stryper has premiered a music video for the song “The Valley.” The track is taken from their forthcoming album God Damn Evil, which arrives tomorrow (20th) via Frontiers Music Srl. Check out the video below: While you may not be able to pick up the album at your local Walmart store, you can order it […]

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Walmart refuses to carry Stryper’s new album ‘God Damn Evil’

Posted by on April 18, 2018

This Friday (20th), Stryper’s overall tenth studio album God Damn Evil will finally arrive via Frontiers Music SRL. We’ve already reviewed the record and it’s safe to say, it could end up on a few top ten year-end lists. Despite the group’s strong Christian beliefs, Walmart doesn’t seem too keen on the band’s album title. […]

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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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Stryper says “Sorry” in new video

Posted by on March 12, 2018

We are roughly five weeks away from Stryper’s new album God Damn Evil arriving on April 20th via Frontiers Music Srl. The record is the follow-up to 2015’s Fallen, and will also be the group’s first recording with former Firehouse bassist Perry Richardson. The band recruited Richardson last year who replaced longtime bassist Tim Gaines. Today […]

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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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Metal community reacts to Prince’s passing

Posted by on April 21, 2016

2016 keeps doing its terrible duty of claiming the lives of iconic musicians like David Bowie or Lemmy (technically 2015) and today a big one has left us, as pop icon Prince has passed at the age of 57. We know Prince isn’t necessarily the embodiment of Satan or heavy music but no one can […]

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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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1986: puppets and hairspray – the year of the metal fork

Posted by on March 7, 2016

As the worldwide metal community celebrates the 30th anniversary of Metallica’s Master Of Puppets, I’ve realized just how much in the last few weeks we’ve been inundated with news and visibility of the entire Big Four. Along with Puppets’ birthday, Slayer’s headlining tour with Testament and Carcass is in full swing, Anthrax’s glorious new platter For All Kings scored stellar first-week release numbers […]

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