Stryper, the iconic Christian metal band, is gearing up to unleash a musical storm with their upcoming album set to hit the airwaves later this year. Recently, lead vocalist Michael Sweet provided an exciting update on the progress of their much-anticipated project via his Instagram account, leaving fans on the edge of their seats.
In his post, Sweet revealed the meticulous process the band is undertaking to ensure the new album is nothing short of extraordinary. The update stated, “We’re making great progress on the new album. We rehearse for one day (3 songs) and then track those three songs in two days. We’re 12 songs in, and we have one left to track tomorrow.“
The band’s work ethic and commitment to perfection are evident as they dive into the recording process, emphasizing quality over quantity. Stryper‘s dedication to delivering a powerful musical experience is showcased through their meticulous approach to each track.
Sweet continued to share insights into the album’s production, stating, “Then we move onto guitar overdubs, keys/moog, and then bgvs.” This behind-the-scenes glimpse highlights the band’s attention to detail, ensuring every element of the music aligns seamlessly to create a cohesive and impactful sound.
The excitement within the Stryper camp is palpable as Sweet expressed, “Every song sounds amazing! Everyone is excited and confident that this will be a very strong representation of who we are as a band right now, in 2024.“
Despite being no stranger to accolades for their musical achievements, Sweet acknowledged the potential significance of this album in Stryper‘s illustrious career. He mentioned, “I get flack for always saying ‘this is our best,’ but this one may very well be. If this was our last, we’d definitely go out with a bang.“
This update has ignited a renewed sense of anticipation among Stryper‘s fan base, raising expectations for what promises to be a remarkable addition to their discography. As the band continues to carve their unique niche in the music industry, one thing is certain – Stryper‘s 2024 album is destined to be a force to be reckoned with, a testament to their enduring talent and commitment to pushing musical boundaries. Get ready for an electrifying experience as Stryper prepares to deliver a sonic masterpiece that will undoubtedly leave an indelible mark on the world of Christian metal.
The band will embark in “To Hell With The Amps: The Unplugged Tour” this fall, read more about it below:
Stryper are embarking on a bold new adventure in 2024, ditching their electric axes for a stripped-down, acoustic tour dubbed “To Hell With the Amps: The Unplugged Tour.” This stripped-down venture promises a fresh take on their classic hits, offering fans a chance to experience the raw power and emotional depth of their music in a whole new light.
Stryper frontman Michael Sweet says about the tour: “We’ll be announcing many more acoustic dates over the next few months (in support of our new acoustic album coming this year) and an electric tour (in support of our new electric album coming later this year). We’re celebrating our 40-year anniversary as a band! The acoustic album has been in the works for a while and we’re so excited to announce that it’s finally getting released!”
“I can assure you, this is unlike any other acoustic album that you’ve ever heard before. It has fire, energy, and a feel that is so unique. The new electric album will be our best studio effort to date. No filler, all killer. Thank you all for 40 years of support and for being a part of the Stryper Army”. he concludes.
Stryper‘s music has resonated with millions, offering a blend of fist-pumping rock and uplifting spiritual messages. We are interested in seeing how their high-octane energy translates to the intimate setting of an unplugged tour. Check out the confirmed dates below.
“To Hell With The Amps: The Unplugged Tour” 2024 Dates:
05/30 – MadLife Stage & Studios – Woodstock, GA
05/31 – Amos’ Southend – Charlotte, NC
06/01 – East Tennessee Distillery – Piney Flats, TN
06/04 – City Winery Philadelphia – Philadelphia, PA
06/06 – Narrows Center For The Arts – Fall River, MA
06/07 – Tupelo Music Hall – Derry, NH
06/15 – Pickens County Performing Arts Center – Liberty, SC
06/20 – Warner Vineyards – Paw Paw, MI
06/21 – The Hobart Art Theater – Hobart, IN
06/22 – Danenberger Family Vineyards – New Berlin, IL