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New Single For Charity Released By Stryper's Michael Sweet

Michael Sweet, singer/songwriter/guitarist for Stryper, will release the debut single, "I’m Not Your Suicide," from his upcoming solo album of the same name, which drops on May 6th via Big 3 Records. Michael Sweet has partnered up with ChildHelp for the release of the single and a portion of the proceeds from the sale of ‘I’m Not Your Suicide’ will be donated to ChildHelp. The single is available via iTunes and can be purchased here: at this location. The video for "I’m Not Your Suicide" can be seen below.

Michael Sweet felt compelled to partner with ChildHelp after learning that almost half of all children who have been abused consider suicide. His intention was for the heartfelt lyrics to connect with these kids and hopefully offer some peace to those in need. Bringing added attention to the ChildHelp National Child Abuse Hotline, which offers an immediate 24/7 professional crisis counselor on call, and championing the ChildHelp Speak Up Be Safe in schools, Michael Sweet is sharing a message of crisis intervention and prevention education. "I'm Not Your Suicide" is a song with a message of hope and through the partnership with ChildHelp, illustrate to children a positive alternative through the lyrics of the song.

The full album "I’m Not Your Suicide" is available for pre-sale at MichaelSweet.com. Fans who pre-order the full-album will be able to instantly download the song “Taking On The World Tonight" (featuring TNT vocalist Tony Harnell) and will be registered to win a guitar used in the recording of the album. Fans will also receive a sneak-peek into the upcoming autobiography Honestly: My Life and Stryper Revealed. Buyers will be able to download chapter 18, a chapter where Michael reveals his personal thoughts on Christian music and the industry that surrounds it. The autobiography was originally slated for release on May 6th, but due to production delays will be available at a later date. All details are at MichaelSweet.com

With the upcoming and long-overdue solo album, Sweet is finally delivering the project fans have been patiently waiting for. Self-produced, I’m Not Your Suicide includes special appearances by Tony Harnell (TNT), Kevin Max (dcTalk, Audio Adrenaline), Chris Jericho (Fozzy), Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake), Electra Mustaine (daughter of Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine) and Stryper bandmates Robert Sweet and Timothy Gaines. Legendary drummer Kenny Aronoff played on the record as well.

Check out "I'm Not Your Suicide" here:

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