Stryper - To Hell With The Devil (Vinyl)
- Collectors item. Not necessarily in good condition to play. Might be warped.
- 80's Christian Metal
- 1986 Enigma/Benson, ORIGINAL SEALED COPY
- For fans of: Poison, Ratt, White Lion, Motley Crue, Kiss, Black Sabbath
Please read this description carefully this album is nonrefundable and non-returnable .
The album is a 30 year old gatefold edition. It has sat for 30 years in original boxes, stacked in a warehouse. It is obviously in incredibly delicate condition. Opening the gatefold might damage the cover. We can not guarantee the condition once opened and we recommend that you DO NOT TRY. However, if you choose to open the album, you do so at your own risk. WE WILL NOT REPLACE THESE FOR ANY REASON and DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE GATEFOLD WILL OPEN. You will still be able to pull the record out and play it. may be warped.
To Hell with the Devil is Stryper's third album, released on October 24, 1986 on Enigma Records. Singles from the album, "Calling on You", "Free" and "Honestly" were popular mainstream hits playing on radio stations, as well as MTV, in regular rotation giving the band much needed broad appeal. When "Honestly" peaked at No. 23 on the Top 40 charts, it cemented Strypers place in history. To Hell With The Devil went on to receive a Grammy Award nomination as was certified RIAA platinum on January 6, 1988, selling more than 2 million copies. The album is regarded by most to be one the most influential Christian rock albums of all time. When Enigma, the band's record label, first release To Hell With the Devil, the original artwork, cause an extreme amount of controversy. Call it timing, luck or divine intervention, the publicity Stryper received was a welcomed addition to an already chart topping album.The original artwork Angel Artwork depicted four angels, resembling the band members throwing the devil into a fiery pit. The cover was changed for Benson Distribution, the distributor for the Christian market, who carried this alternative black cover with the Stryper logo and the red album title in the center.
This is not a reissue, a re-release or a re-print. Its an original, authentic 1986 Benson Distributors, Enigma Records Catalog number PJAS-573237, from 30 years ago.
Rarely does something this rare resurface and survive 30 years later, especially an album this great. So keep it sealed and frame it or open it and enjoy the music, what you chose to do with it is your choice. Whatever you do, cherish it. For many it was life-changing, for collectors, a treasured collectible, for all of us, a defining moment and memory that will live forever.