Stryper formed in Orange County, California in 1983 as Roxx Regime.
Currently signed to Frontiers Records, Styper is considered a pioneer in Christian metal.
- - Michael Sweet - lead singer/guitar
- - Robert Sweet - drummer
- - Oz Fox - lead guitar
- - Tim Gaines - bass
- - Stryper stands for Salvation Through Redemption, Yielding, Peace, Encouragement and Righteouness. The Scripture reference for the band is Isaiah 53:5.
- - Michael Sweet used to throw bibles to the crowd from the stage.
- - Stryper was the first Christian band to get airplay on MTV and was the first band to have two songs in MTV's Top 10 simultaneously.
- - The band retired in 1992 but reunited full time in 2003.
- - No More Hell To Pay, November 5, 2013
- - The Covering, 2011
- - Murder By Pride, 2009
- - The Roxx Regime Demos, 2007
- - Reborn, 2005
- - 7 Weeks: Live in America, 2003
- - 7: The Best of Stryper, 2003
- - Can't Stop The Rock, 1991
- - Against The Law, 1990
- - In God We Trust, 1988 (Certified RIAA Gold in 1988)
- - To Hell With The Devil, 1986 (Certified RIAA Platinum in 1988, nomiated for a Grammy)
- - The Yellow And Black Attack, 1986
- - Soldiers Under Command, 1985 (Certified RIAA Gold in 1988)
- - The Yellow And Black Attack (EP), 1984
- - 1989 - Hard Music Album of the Year - In God We Trust
- - 1989 - Hard Music Recorded Song of the Year - "In God We Trust"