The members of Lipstick – Greg Troyan, Steve Smith, Jack Stark and Casey Horn – will be portraying a rival band in the movie hoping to see Iron Cross fail. They will bring a comedic sense to the era of over-the-top, glam metal. “We want to bring in people that epitomize that era of music, and the guys from Lipstick are out there right now, rocking the glam, hair-band style music of the late 80’s,” says Writer/Director Chip Rossetti. “We want authenticity and era specific accuracy throughout the entire movie, from the music, as well as the look.”
“Lipstick is excited to be a part of this wonderful film” Lipstick founder Greg Troyan said. “The script is excellent, and to be working alongside members of Tesla, Cinderella, Stryper, Petra and Chaotic Resemblance was more than enough reason for us to say yes. The movie has a great message about not letting ego and pride control your life, and giving your life to something bigger than yourself. It’s a Christian film, but the lessons of this movie can be applied to any faith and walk of life. It’s truly something special.“
Lipstick is a glam rock band based in Nashville, TN. The band was formed in 2012 by lead vocalist and principal songwriter Greg Troyan. After recording a series of demos in Cleveland, Ohio with Billy Morris (Warrant/Quiet Riot) Troyan relocated to Nashville and joined forces with bassist Stephen Smith to perfect the Lipstick sound. The band released their self-titled debut in 2014 and released a special deluxe edition of the album in 2015. The band is currently recording their second album which is scheduled for an early 2016 release.
Production of “God Gave Rock n’ Roll To You” is slated to begin in early November in and around the Nashville, Tennessee area. Rossetti Productions has produced 15 feature films, all in the Christian, Faith Based and Family genres.