Heavy metallers Stryper have recently entered the studio and are in the process of recording a brand new album, tentatively due before the end of the year via Frontiers Records.

The band's guitarist/vocalist Michael Sweet told Screamer Magazine about the new material: "The song 'God', which is on The Covering; if you took that song along with 'Bleeding From Inside Out' and 'Blackened' [from Second Coming], and you put it on the same album, that's a pretty good indication of where we are going and where we are at right now. But at the same time this album is all its own."

He adds: "Every song has a hooky guitar riff. Everything is in minor keys, so it's a little darker sounding and a little tougher. It's definitely our heaviest record and I think people will be pleasantly surprised."

The band's latest update on Facebook: "Working on lead vocals & guitar solos today. The toughest part is coming up with new ideas. I know they're in there somewhere - looking now."

Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Stryper
Posted: 07.05.2013 by Bad English


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Dane Train - 07.05.2013 at 23:30  
I am looking forward to this. Of all the glam/heavy metal bands from the 1980's, these guys are putting out the best modern material.
The Shape 1973 - 09.05.2013 at 21:28  
They can still perform very well if the covers album and the re-recorded best of are anything to go by. The three new tracks show promise, hope the rest lives up to this.

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