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  • "All Over Again" from Fallen
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  • "Always There For You" from In God We Trust
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  • "Blood from Above" from Even The Devil Believes
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  • "Divider" from Even The Devil Believes
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  • "Do Unto Others" from Even The Devil Believes
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  • "Free" from To Hell With The Devil
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  • "Make Love Great Again" from Even The Devil Believes
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  • "No More Hell To Pay" from No More Hell To Pay
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  • "Pride" from Fallen
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  • "Renewed (Video Doc - Not On Album)" from God Damn Evil
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  • "Revelation" from No More Hell To Pay
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  • "Soldiers Under Command" from Soldiers Under Command
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  • "Sorry" from God Damn Evil
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  • "Sympathy" from No More Hell To Pay
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  • "The Valley" from God Damn Evil
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  • "Transgressor" from The Final Battle
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    Latest News
    Michael Sweet Shares His Thoughts on the Christian Music Industry
    (Wednesday, July 14, 2021)
    Michael Sweet Fears the Bible May Soon Be Canceled
    (Thursday, March 04, 2021)
    Michael Sweet Announces Pre-Order For 'Reborn Again'
    (Thursday, February 25, 2021)
    Iconic Christian Rock Band Stryper Drops Second 2020 Single
    (Sunday, August 02, 2020)
    Iconic Christian Rock Band Stryper To Release 13th Album
    (Monday, June 22, 2020)
    Stryper Front Man Michael Sweet Releases Part 2 of 'The Making of Ten'
    (Tuesday, October 29, 2019)
    Rat Pack Records Set to Release Michael Sweet's 'Ten'
    (Tuesday, August 13, 2019)
    Iconic Rock Band STRYPER Announces 2019 HISTORY Tour
    (Tuesday, March 19, 2019)
    STRYPER Kicks Off 2nd Leg of 'God Damn Evil' World Tour
    (Friday, October 12, 2018)
    STRYPER Guitarist Oz Fox to Resume Touring After Medical Scare
    (Tuesday, September 04, 2018)
    STRYPER Releases Official Statement Regarding Band Member Oz Fox
    (Sunday, August 12, 2018)
    STRYPER Continues to Dominate Billboard Charts with New Studio Album 'God Damn Evil'
    (Friday, May 04, 2018)
    Walmart Refuses to Carry New Stryper Album
    (Thursday, April 19, 2018)
    ​Stryper Releases Mini-documentary In Advance of New Album
    (Friday, March 23, 2018)
    Stryper Releases 'Sorry' Music Video
    (Saturday, March 17, 2018)
    Stryper Announces New Bass Player Perry Richardson
    (Monday, October 30, 2017)
    Stryper On Pause Amidst Bassist Conflict
    (Friday, September 01, 2017)
    Stryper Kicks Off 30th Anniversary 'To Hell with the Devil' Tour
    (Sunday, October 16, 2016)
    Michael Sweet's 'One Sided War' Attacks The Billboard 200 Landing At #77
    (Friday, October 14, 2016)
    Meme Comparing Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz to Stryper Frontman Michael Sweet Goes Viral
    (Friday, March 18, 2016)
    Multi-Platinum Rock Band STRYPER Announces 2016 "FALLEN" Tour
    (Tuesday, March 08, 2016)
    Tenth Avenue North Releases Behind The Scenes Documentary
    (Friday, September 11, 2015)
    Veridia Reveals New EP Title And Cover
    (Tuesday, September 01, 2015)
    Micah Kuiper Of Hawk Nelson Gets Married
    (Thursday, August 06, 2015)
    Fan Starts Petition To Get dcTalk Back Together
    (Monday, June 29, 2015)
    Chris Tomlin Joins CURE Board of Directors
    (Tuesday, December 02, 2014)
    Michael Sweet Forms New Side Project
    (Tuesday, September 09, 2014)
    Stryper Frontman, Michael Sweet, Releases New Solo Album and Book
    (Tuesday, May 06, 2014)
    Stryper Ascends from the Ashes with 'No More Hell to Pay'
    (Monday, November 04, 2013)
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    Established in southern California in 1983, multi-platinum crossover Christian metal band, Stryper, continues to share their positive message and energetic stage presence with a passionate following throughout the world. Since the band's inception over 30 years ago, the founding members have stayed true to their deepest convictions, turning from "the ways of the world" and following their hearts instead.

    "In the past 34 years, we've evolved into what we are now," says vocalist and guitarist Michael Sweet. "This is what we always really wanted to be. I love the progression. The story of Stryper is that of an underdog. We seem to go against the grain with everything we do, and our fans tend to be the same -- They're good hardworking people who believe in love, respect, and not conforming to the ways of the world."

    The members of Stryper have proven themselves as metal stalwarts, leaving an indelible mark on the genre with each new release. With such hits as "Calling On You," "Free," "Honestly," and "Always There For You," Stryper's album sales now exceed over 10 million worldwide. Add to that one of the most successful Christian rock albums ever, 1986's multi-platinum To Hell With The Devil, and the unique distinction of being the first band in history to notch two songs in MTV's Top 10 with "Free" and "Honestly." 

    The band has managed to leave an enduring impression on pop culture, as well. Singer Michael Sweet spent months trending online when he was identified as the doppelganger of 2016 presidential candidate Ted Cruz, who went on to discuss the comparison on an episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! Several movies have paid homage to Stryper's cultural significance, too, including Drew Barrymore's "Whip It" and "Pain & Gain," starring Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

    Since returning from a 12-year hiatus in 2003, Stryper has managed to release new music annually. Their most recent full-length album, Fallen [Frontiers Music SRL], reached #44 on the Billboard Top 200 and #2 on the Top Hard Music Albums chart. The group is now recording their next original album, which is due in April of 2018 and promises to be their most groundbreaking yet.

    This year will also bring Stryper back on the road, where they'll have a chance to connect with fans, new and old. The line-up still features three of the original members, including singer songwriter Michael Sweet, his brother and drummer Robert Sweet, and guitarist Oz Fox. Recently, the group welcomed iconic bassist Perry Richardson (formerly of Firehouse), who will be joining them on tour. 

    "We're excited about the next season of Stryper," says Sweet. " We have the best fans in the world and the band is at the top of its game musically and spiritually. We look forward to seeing everyone on the road."

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    It's so good to have you back | Posted November 04, 2013
    I am so glad you are all back together again. You guys rock. Thanks for all you do and who you are.

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    Stryper lives forever!!! | Posted November 04, 2013
    Although this band exist for many, many years now, they always know how to make good music that!!! Keep on rocking!!!

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    Evan48 (160)
    Music | Posted November 04, 2013
    Another new album! These guys just don't stop.

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    My Face Has Been Rocked Off! | Posted November 03, 2013
    Dear Stryper, My face has been rocked off, again, by your talent. I am listening to NRT's free stream of your latest masterpiece and I feel as if I've been catapulted front and center to one of your live performances (of which I have yet to experience). Thank you. Sincerely, Lori George :)

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    Best. Band. Ever. | Posted November 02, 2013
    Stryper has been in the middle of the Christian metal scene from the beginning and are still at the forefront and making great music.

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    Superb Release | Posted November 01, 2013
    This band just keeps getting better and better!!

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    Still Going Strong | Posted November 01, 2013
    Love these guys, can't believe they're still rocking hard and still rocking well. It's rare to see but makes me happy :)

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    :) | Posted October 31, 2013

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    :) | Posted October 31, 2013

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    Hmm | Posted October 31, 2013
    This looks like a band I should check out

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