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Formed: 1983 in Los Angeles, CA
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Oz Fox, Tim Gaines, Michael Sweet, Robert Sweet, John Van Tongeren, Tracy Ferrie
Biography: Heavy metal has been associated with ol' Beelzebub ever since its inception, but a few acts took the opposite route and put their Christian beliefs in hard rocking songs, such as Stryper. Formed in Orange County, California, in 1983, the group was originally known as Roxx Regime, and consisted of singer/guitarist/main ...Read full biography
To Hell With The Devil
Released: 1986
Label: Hollywood
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When the majority of Christian artists were going unheard in the secular market, Stryper became even more visible among non-Christian audiences with its third album, To Hell with the Devil. This was the ...Read full review
Second Coming
Released: 2013
Label: Frontiers Records
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Throughout the 1980s' reign of metal, Stryper was arguably the biggest name in the conflicted subgenre of devout Christian hair metal. Messages of faith and devotion to Biblical teachings made up their ...Read full review