STRYPER – The Yellow & Black Attack is Back World-Wide For Select Intimate Shows

April 19th, 2012
by EvilG

The Yellow and Black Attack is back –  STRYPER is about to embark in a string of select dates world- wide starting May 10th at Tailgaters in Bolingbrook, IL  just outside of Chicago.

STRYPER is one of the few bands from a decadent era that features “All Original Members”. They continue to tour the world and produce Billboard-charting albums.  Brothers Michael Sweet and Robert Sweet, along with Oz Fox and Timothy Gaines, make up the legendary hard rock quartet.

Looking back over the past 25 years, STRYPER is considered to be a groundbreaking act on all accounts.  They are one of the first Christian rock bands to achieve unprecedented success in the mainstream.  Their 1986 album To Hell With The Devil is listed among CCM’s “100 Greatest Albums in Christian Music” and the band’s popular power ballad “Honestly” became a Billboard Top 20 hit and reached number 1 on MTV.  Their pop-rock hit “Calling On You”, also entered MTV’s top 10, simultaneously with “Honestly” being one of the first bands to have two top 10 videos on MTV.  Even as recent as 2010 and 2011 STRYPER found their way once again on the Billboard Charts with their albums Reborn, Murder by Pride and The Covering.

“After almost 30 years in this business, we are blessed to be able to continue doing what we love most – making music,” explains Michael Sweet, lead singer/ lead guitarist and songwriter. “God has blessed us with talents and abilities so we plan to continue on this path as long as God calls us to do so.”

 

TOUR DATES – (more to come)

 

5.10.12             Tailgaters                                Bolingbrook, IL (Chicago)

5.12.12             M3 Festival                              Columbia, MD

5.17.12             House of blues                        Dallas, TX

5.18.12             House of blues                        Houston, TX

5.19.12             Santa Fe Station                     Las Vegas, NV

5.24.12             BB Kings                                   New York, NY

5.25.12             Showcase Live                        Foxborough, MA

5.26.12             Rock Junction                         West Greenwich, RI

 

7.06.12             Seaside festival                      Risoya, Norway

7.07.12             Gulbranna Festival                 Halmstad, Sweden

7.28.12             HalfwayJam                           Royalton, MN

 

9.19.12             Indira Gandhi Stadium          Kohima, India

9.22.12             DDSC                                      Dimapur, India

 

Over 25 years later the band continues to deliver an inspiring message with their electrifying stage show, performing in front of audiences worldwide. For more information go to: www.stryper.com.

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