The Covering

The Covering

by Stryper


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Product Details

Release Date: 02/15/2011
Label: Big3 Records
UPC: 0804983750026
catalogNumber: 37500
Rank: 29590

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Stryper   Primary Artist
Oz Fox   Guitar,Vocals
Tim Gaines   Bass Guitar,Vocals
Michael Sweet   Guitar,Vocals
Robert Sweet   Cymbals,Drums
Charles Foley   Organ,Piano,Keyboards,Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Geezer Butler   Composer
Bob Daisley   Composer
Michael Sweet   Producer
Danny Bernini   Engineer
Bill Edwards   Executive Producer
Richie "Britley" Hughes   Art Direction
M. Sweet   Composer
P. Stanley   Composer
S. Harris   Composer
G. Simmons   Composer
Akaeli Ellis   Graphic Design,Illustrations
Chris Parks   Cover Illustration

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The Covering 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Parmsy More than 1 year ago
Stryper shows their metal skills and hard rock prowest have not faded over their 25 years of recording and touring. If anything, with this most recent offering seems to have found a new cohesive and compelling voice. I would have preferred a project of originals, and I'm only slightly familiar with the original songs that they've covered, but Stryper owns them now. The covering comes right out of the shoot with Velvet Revolvers "Set Me Free", with Scorpions "Balckout" chasing hard on its heals, and the pace never slows down. Includes toure-de-force "Carry On Wayward Son", and the crazed guitar work of "Highway Star". The climax of the CD is the Stryper original, "God" which find Michael Sweet at his atmospheric best. When compared with Born Again and Murder By Pride, which are considered the beginning of their come back effort, this project has the best production values. Even the elusive drum tone is perfectly on target in this project. This is an all around satisfying listen for long time fans and new listeners. It's just an all around great rock CD. Good for long car trips when you are trying to stay awake, or when you need to rock out.