Michael Sweet Talks With XS ROCK

Michael Sweet Talks With XS ROCK

Michael Sweet (Stryper) and George Lynch (Dokken, Lynch Mob)  have reunited once again to create Unified, the second album by Sweet & Lynch. I had the chance to sit down and talk with Michael Sweet about the new album, working with George Lynch, life in rock n’ roll and of course….Stryper. I found Michael to be very humble and appreciative for the long career in rock music that he has had to date. Although he…

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Stryper Blames Tim Gaines’ Barrage Of Disrespectful Comments, Post And Tweets For His Dismissal

Stryper Blames Tim Gaines’ Barrage Of Disrespectful Comments, Post And Tweets For His Dismissal

Stryper have posted the following regarding Tim Gaines termination from the band: A MESSAGE FROM STRYPER Dear fans and friends,We wish Timothy Gaines nothing but the best, and we will always remember the history and the good times that we all shared together. We have done our best to remain courteous and professional despite the barrage of disrespectful comments, posts and tweets that have been made public time and time again by Tim and Brandee…

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Tim Gaines Confirms That He Has Been Fired From Stryper

Tim Gaines Confirms That He Has Been Fired From Stryper

Here’s the latest news direct from Tim Gaines about his dismissal from the Christian metal band Stryper: Howdy folks, Here is a KNAC interview that I gave with Faithsedge vocalist Giancarlo Floridia, earlier this week. This is the “official” unofficial announcement many have been waiting for from myself. I know many of you have been speculating the validity of the “rumors” flying around over the last year in regard to my position within the Stryper…

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SWEET & LYNCH Release Behind The Scenes Video From The Making of “Unified”

SWEET & LYNCH Release Behind The Scenes Video From The Making of “Unified”

Frontiers Music Srl is set to release the second album from SWEET & LYNCH, “Unified”.  The highly anticipated follow up to the band’sBillboard charting debut, “Only to Rise” will be available on November 10th. Today the band has released an exclusive behind the scenes video, documenting the process of recording “Unified”.  Watch it HERE. Listen to the first single from the album,“Promised Land” HERE. Order the album here: http://radi.al/Unified or at the links below Frontiers: http://www.frontiers.shop Amazon: http://radi.al/UnifiedAmazon iTunes: http://radi.al/UnifiediTunes Google Play: http://radi.al/UnifiedGooglePlay All digital pre-orders come with an…

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Christian Rocker Michael Sweet Proves He’s Not Full Of Crap

Christian Rocker Michael Sweet Proves He’s Not Full Of Crap

Christian Rocker Michael Sweet Proves He’s Not Full Of Crap….by having an Colonoscopy! In an public arena where most people would probably prefer privacy, Stryper’s front man Michael  Sweet posted the following two posts on his Facebook page: I don’t know what you’re pooing, uh I mean doing tonight but I know what I’m pooing, uh I mean doing😳 Prayers appreciated for a colonoscopy and endoscopy first thing tomorrow morning🙏 Laughing helps ease the nerves…..    …

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SWEET & LYNCH To Release “Unified” November 10th

SWEET & LYNCH To Release “Unified” November 10th

Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the release of the second album from SWEET & LYNCH, “Unified”.  The highly anticipated follow up to the band’s Billboard charting debut, “Only to Rise” will be available on November 10th.  Today, the first single,“Promised Land” from the album can be heard HERE. Order the album here: http://radi.al/Unified or at the links below Frontiers: http://www.frontiers.shop Amazon: http://radi.al/UnifiedAmazon iTunes: http://radi.al/UnifiediTunes Google Play: http://radi.al/UnifiedGooglePlay All digital pre-orders come with an instant download of  “Promised Land.” Follow the band on Spotify: http://radi.al/UnifiedSpotify to be alerted when the album is…

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Stryper Appears To Have Parted Ways With Bassist Tim Gaines

Stryper Appears To Have Parted Ways With Bassist Tim Gaines

Christian metal band Stryper no longer list Tim Gaines as a band member on it’s official website. After much speculation about Gaines’ status in the band and numerous posts, mostly, from lead singer Michael Sweet that seemed to indicate a rift between the band, or at least Michael Sweet and Tim Gaines, it now looks as if Tim Gaines tenure with band is done. While nothing official has been announced yet, removing Gaines from the…

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Michael Sweet Posts List Of Favorite Bass Players That Doesn’t Include Stryper’s Tim Gaines, Then Calls Him Passive Agressive

Michael Sweet Posts List Of Favorite Bass Players That Doesn’t Include Stryper’s Tim Gaines, Then Calls Him Passive Agressive

Michael Sweet posted the following to his Facebook Page: I’m sitting here at the airport and I just realized I never did a “favorite bass player” list. Here are some (there are many more) of my picks for the best rock bassists throughout history (in no particular order): James Lomenzo Michael Anthony John O’Boyle John Paul Jones Paul McCartney Geezer Butler John Entwistle Geddy Lee Craig MacGregor Jack Bruce Chris Squire Steve Harris John Deacon…

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Stryper’s Tim Gaines Hits Back At Social Media Bullies

Stryper’s Tim Gaines Hits Back At Social Media Bullies

Timothy Gaines, longtime bass player for the Christian rock band Stryper has finally had enough of people meddling is his personal life and those creating personal attacks. In a recent Facebook post, not only does he send a message to those making comments, but also to his band as well, for “broadcasting” his personal problems to the public. For the last year I’ve been dealing with life issues.. not good ones, but what I suppose…

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Stryper Provides More Info About Band’s Hiatus

Stryper Provides More Info About Band’s Hiatus

Stryper have provided the following statement to help address the questions that many fans have about their upcoming hiatus: Dear friends, To adress a few concerns regarding our most recent statement: 1 – Tim has not left the band. 2 – We felt the need to make a statement based on a multitude of emails, texts, private messages and phone calls. Because of this, we felt that the right thing to do was to make…

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