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Stryper to Play To Hell With the Devil Live

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on August 22, 2016

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Christian metal band Stryper is going to jump back thirty years to play their breakthrough album, To Hell With the Devil, in its entirety during their fall tour.

Stryper had already released two albums when, on October 24, 1986, they put out To Hell With the Devil. It went on to become the first Christian metal album to be given a Platinum Record and was the best-selling Christian metal album of all time until 2001.

Frontman Michael Sweet said “To Hell with the Devil literally changed our lives. During that tour, we went from playing theaters and mid-sized clubs to arenas, all in a very short amount of time. We could never have predicted the wild popularity of those songs and videos, especially in the mainstream market.”

To Hell With the Devil remains the band’s biggest album and, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its release, they will once again put on their yellow and black outfits and play the album in concert.

Styper tour dates

09/29 – Atlanta, GA – Center Stage
09/30 – Lake Buena Vista, FL – House of Blues
10/01 – Jacksonville, FL – Murray Hill Theatre
10/04 – Charlotte, NC – Amos’ Southend
10/05 – Valdosta, GA – Salty Snapper
10/06 – New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
10/08 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
10/09 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live!
10/14 – Riverside, CA – Riverside Municipal Auditorium
10/15 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues
10/16 – Anaheim, CA – City National Grove of Anaheim
10/26 – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
10/28 – Omaha, NE – Sokol Underground
10/31 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
11/02 – Minneapolis, MN – Cabooze
11/04 – Peoria, IL – Limelight Eventplex
11/05 – Hazard, KY – The Forum
11/06 – Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom
11/08 – St. Louis, MO – The Ready Room
11/09 – Nashville, TN – Venue TBA
11/11 – Grand Rapids, MI – Intersection
11/12 – Cleveland, OH – Agora Theater
11/13 – Columbus, OH – Alrosa Villa
11/16 – Detroit, MI – St. Andrews Hall
11/19 – Asbury Park, NJ – The Stone Pony
11/20 – New York, NY – Gramercy Theatre
11/21 – Raleigh, NC – City Limits Saloon

VVNMusic.com

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