STRYPER TO ANNOUNCE FIRST FIVE SHOWS ON APRIL 24TH:
April 20, 2009
Stryper will announce the first 5 shows of the Stryper 25th Anniversary Tour this Friday via Stryper.com
The first 5 shows of the tour will go on sale the following week on Friday, May 1st via each of the venue’s respective ticket companies. People signed up on the band’s e-mail list at Stryper.com will have special “pre sale” information for certain shows on the 25th Anniversary Tour.
Keep checking Stryper.com, the Stryper Facebook Profile, Group, and Fan Page, Stryper on Twitter, and the Stryper Myspace Page for information as it is released!
25 years ago (1984) Stryper broke on to the scene with their debut EP Yellow and Black Attack and have since gone on to sell 8 million records worldwide and tour the world spreading an inspirational message through their branded sound of rock songs, heavy guitars, and pristine harmony vocals.
The 25th Anniversary Tour will be a 2 set show. The first set will be new Stryper material and include bassist Tracy Ferrie, along with original members Michael Sweet, Robert Sweet, and Oz Fox. The second set will be classic Stryper hits and will be all 4 original members, including original bassist Tim Gaines. Michael Sweet Jr’s band will be the opening band on the tour.
2009 also marks the release of Stryper’s newest studio album Murder by Pride on Big3 Records. In May, fans can get sneak previews of the album, downloading select individual songs on iTunes and other on-line internet download stores.