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Formed in 1983 in La Mirada, California by brothers Michael and Robert Sweet and guitarist Oz Fox as Roxx Regime, they would change their message and name to Stryper to go on to be the first Christian rock band to be recognized by the mainstream.

According to the To Hell With The Devil Songfacts, Stryper took their name from a Bible verse Isaiah 53: 5, which says "….by His stripes we are healed." Stryper they…

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  • My favorite band!!!!
  • AMAZING band, I love them!!
  • Great Band
  • Oooooo!
  • Lady <3
  • Concert in São Paulo - Brazil was really amazing, almost a heaven!!!! Thanks STRYPER!!!
  • The new album is A W E S O M E
  • First time listener here. Rock on!
  • Finally decided to check these guys out; it was a good decision.
  • I have been avoiding this album based on its preachy God faring element as I find that christian based rock groups will receive a fan base on just that. But I decided to check out what all of the hype is with Strypers latest release. I have to tell ya, this is a pretty solid album musically, it is really quite enjoyable and all of the musicians on here blend their music quite well and they have written some really good music on this album. I may have to explore further.

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