Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER have tentatively lined up the following dates during the coming months:
Aug. 13 - Quebec, CAN @ TBA
Aug. 19 - San Juan, PR @ Roberto Clemente Coliseum
Sep. 22 - Hartford, CT @ TBA
Sep. 23 - Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
Sep. 24 - New York, NY @ B.B. King's
Sep. 25 - Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights
Sep. 28 - Wantagh, NY @ TBA
Sep. 29 - Cleveland, OH @ House Of Blues
Oct. 06 - Sauget, IL @ TBA
Sep. 08 - Minneapolis, MN @ Club 3 Degrees
Nov. 16 - Anaheim, CA @ TBA
Nov. 17 - Hollywood, CA @ TBA
As previously reported, STRYPER have uploaded audio samples from their upcoming CD, "Reborn", at their official web site. Check out the songs "Open Your Eyes", "Reborn", "When Did I See You Cry" and "10,000 Years" at this location.
"Reborn" is scheduled for release on August 16 via Big3 Records.
"Reborn" marks STRYPER's first complete studio release of original material in over a decade, since 1990's "Against the Law", and features 10 original tracks marked by STRYPER's trademark blend of melodic vocals, heavy guitar licks and pounding drums, as well a new version of the previously released track "In God We Trust". The album was recorded in Massachussetts at Blue Jay Studio, Mixed Emotions, and singer Michael Sweet's home studio. Big3 Records will also release a STRYPER DVD, packed with live footage and special features, by the end of the year.
Original STRYPER members Michael Sweet (lead vocals, guitar),Oz Fox (lead guitar),Robert Sweet (drums) recently announced the addition of Tracy Ferrie (bass) to the band.