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Officially licensed from Big3 Records, this 2023 Girder Records Limited Run Vinyl release is on Clear Vinyl with Black and Yellow Splatter. It's the first time on vinyl. It's been fully remastered by the amazing Rob Colwell @ Bombworks sound. It included am amazing 24"x24" poster. Layout and graphics by Scott Waters @ Nolifetilmetal.
"The Covering" is an electrifying musical journey by the iconic Christian heavy metal band Stryper. Released in 2011, this album showcases Stryper's exceptional talent and deep respect for their musical influences. True to its name, "The Covering" is a tribute to the classic rock and metal songs that have inspired the band throughout their career.
In this album, Stryper takes on the challenge of reinterpreting some of the most beloved songs in rock history, infusing them with their signature energy and fervor. From the moment the album kicks off, listeners are greeted with powerful guitar riffs, thundering drums, and Michael Sweet's soaring vocals, creating a sonic experience that is both nostalgic and fresh.
In addition to covering Black Sabbath's "Heaven and Hell," Stryper's "The Covering" album features their unique interpretations of several other classic rock and metal tracks. Some of the notable bands and songs covered on the album include:
Each of these tracks is reimagined in Stryper's distinctive style, showcasing the band's talent in blending their metal roots with the timeless essence of these classic songs. "The Covering" album serves as a tribute to the bands that have inspired Stryper and allows listeners to experience these iconic tracks through the band's unique musical lens.