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Watch Stryper perform with battery-powered practice amps after Whisky a Go Go power outage

'You can't stop the rock,' says front man Michael Sweet

It's been an eventful week for Stryper. Following a stint on the 2022 Kiss Kruise, which also included an unexpected and long-overdue burying of the hatchet between front man Michael Sweet and Sebastian Bach, the Christian metallers returned to shore to play two at the legendary Whisky a Go Go in Los Angeles. 

But at the second of the two gigs, on November 5, things did not go (go) as planned. Following a power outage, the band took the stage for an impromptu, battery-powered performance.  

Share a photo of the gig on his official Instagram page, Sweet wrote, "Well, that was a first! The power went out on Sunset last night 30 minutes before our set and we went out on @thewhiskyagogo stage and rocked with 2 battery powered practice amps, 1 snare drum and 3 acapella vocals to a second night, sold out crowd!

"You can’t stop The Rock

"The power came back on 30 minutes after our set🤷‍♂️🤯

What an amazing night and we love you all!!!"

You can check out battery-powered performances of "Calling On You" above and "Soldiers Under Command" and "To Hell With the Devil" below.