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Stryper

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Orange County, California
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1983
Genre:
Heavy Metal, Hard Rock
Lyrical themes:
Christianity, Relationships, Love, Rock
Current label:
Frontiers Records
Years active:
1980 (as Roxx), 1980-1983 (as Roxx Regime), 1983-1992, 2003-present
Stryper stands for "Salvation Through Redemption Yielding Peace, Encouragement and Righteousness". The Isaiah 53:5 under their logo is the Bible verse that states "by His stripes we are healed."

Stryper started as a heavy metal band but soon morphed into hard rock. They were accepted based on their early career especially the "The Yellow and Black Attack" debut album.

The band was ...
Current
Timothy Gaines Bass (1983-1986, 1986-1992, 2003-2005, 2009-present)
See also: Faithsedge, ex-Roxx Regime, ex-King James, ex-Sindizzy, ex-Stormer, ex-Visions
Robert Sweet Drums (1983-1992, 2003-present)
See also: Dbeality, Menchen, Subdux, The Seventh Power, ex-Roxx Regime, ex-Titanic, ex-Final Axe, ex-Blank, ex-blissed, ex-King James, ex-Lithium X, ex-Robert Sweet
Oz Fox Guitars, Vocals (1983-1992, 2003-present)
See also: Bloodgood, ex-Roxx Regime, Let It Rawk, ex-Sin Dizzy
Michael Sweet Vocals (lead), Guitars (1983-1992, 2003-present)
See also: ex-Roxx Regime, Michael Sweet, Sweet & Lynch, ex-Boston
Past
Matt Hurich Bass (1986)
See also: ex-Leatherwolf
Tracy Ferrie Bass (2005-2009)
See also: Boston, ex-Electrik, ex-Seraiah, ex-Whitecross
Past (Live)
Kenny Metcalf Keyboards (1986)
Dale Thompson Vocals (1992)
See also: ex-Bride, ex-Matrix, ex-Thunderball
Timothy Gaines Bass (1983-1986, 1986-1992, 2003-2005, 2009-present)
See also: Faithsedge, ex-Roxx Regime, ex-King James, ex-Sindizzy, ex-Stormer, ex-Visions
Robert Sweet Drums (1983-1992, 2003-present)
See also: Dbeality, Menchen, Subdux, The Seventh Power, ex-Roxx Regime, ex-Titanic, ex-Final Axe, ex-Blank, ex-blissed, ex-King James, ex-Lithium X, ex-Robert Sweet
Oz Fox Guitars, Vocals (1983-1992, 2003-present)
See also: Bloodgood, ex-Roxx Regime, Let It Rawk, ex-Sin Dizzy
Michael Sweet Vocals (lead), Guitars (1983-1992, 2003-present)
See also: ex-Roxx Regime, Michael Sweet, Sweet & Lynch, ex-Boston
Matt Hurich Bass (1986)
See also: ex-Leatherwolf
Tracy Ferrie Bass (2005-2009)
See also: Boston, ex-Electrik, ex-Seraiah, ex-Whitecross
Past
Kenny Metcalf Keyboards (1986)
Dale Thompson Vocals (1992)
See also: ex-Bride, ex-Matrix, ex-Thunderball
Added by: Noisenoir Modified by: ksevile
Added on: 2006-11-20 13:59:11 Last modified on: 2016-05-11 02:42:50