Stryper "No More Hell To Pay" Album Review — 4 out of 5 stars
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 10:31:36
Metal is all about sticking to your guns at the end of the day. It's an attitude of unwavering devotion and then staunch execution, upholding whatever sonic and lyrical values you set forth at the start of your career. Metal fans want you to be a constant because it gives them something to rely on and ultimately believe in. Stryper churn out their best album yet by not only returning to form but enhancing the template of earlier classics on No More Hell to Pay.
The likes of "Sympathy" and "No More Hell to Pay" merge metallic riffing with sizzling solos and Michael Sweet's impassioned and irresistible wail. The message comes through loud and clear on an arena-ready take on "Jesus Is Just Alright". It's a bona fide hard rock anthem for the ages in Stryper's deft hands.
Ultimately, Stryper have stuck to their guns and fired off the best songs of their career. If you're metal head, get No More Hell to Pay now.
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