Stryper’s Michael Sweet – EP049

Released Monday, 4th June 2018
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Stryper has been a Growin' Up Rock part of my life since they released the Yellow and Black Attack back in 1984.

Singer and lead guitarist Michael Sweet is an amazing singer and we feel criminally underrated as a guitar player, so it is an honor to have him sit in with us on today's podcast. We talk to Michael about some of his earliest memories and influences, and we get into Stryper's latest release "God Damn Evil."  Check out GUR co-host Sonny Pooni's album review right here.

Michael is the driving force behind Stryper and he appears to be one of the hardest working men in rock n roll, with solo projects, Stryper albums, touring, Sweet and Lynch records, etc. When does this dude find the time to do stuff, like you know SLEEP!?!

To me, it seems like the music the band has been releasing on the last two albums is as good, if not better, than anything they released in their so called "Hey Day." I say their "Hey Day" is today!!

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Digitalkilledtheradiostar reviewed this episode on Aug 8th, 2018
"This is probably my favorite episode. Sonni is such a huge fan of all things Sweet. It was cool to hear him get to talk with one of his heroes. Great!"
billingsloveyou reviewed this episode on Jul 24th, 2018
"Sweet interviews with a lot of people but this is the best I've heard. These guys are true fans."

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