ESSENTIAL TRACKS # 3 – W.A.S.P. (Feature)

ESSENTIAL TRACKS # 3 – W.A.S.P. (Feature)

From Los Angeles, California come the shock rocking, lipstick wearing, leather bound and gagged W.A.S.P. Formed in 1982, following a slew of interchangeable band members, this band soon set to ripping the glam metal scene a new one, when vocalist Blackie Lawless, raging alcoholic/guitarist Chris Holmes and drummer Steve Riley destroyed the sunset strip with their raunchy, shocking live shows which often featured Lawless tying naked models to a medieval torture rack while hurling raw…

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Album Review: W.A.S.P. – Golgotha

Album Review: W.A.S.P. – Golgotha

Place of the Skull Golgotha is the 15th studio album from the band they call W.A.S.P. Blackie Lawless has survived the ups and downs of the ever-changing music industry, not to mention more than a few lineup changes. The fact remains, he has always stayed true to his vision of W.A.S.P. They maintained a signature sound and whether they were singing about partying, politics or religion you could always count on it to rock. I was…

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W.A.S.P.-Golgotha (October 9, 2015)

W.A.S.P.-Golgotha (October 9, 2015)

On Golgotha, W.A.S.P. are staying true to the biblical horror stories they employed on Babylon (2009): the name-giving place of skulls is the hill Jesus Christ was crucified upon. Faithful Blackie Lawless fans had to wait for new material for six years – and this album was damn well worth the wait! Golgotha follows the path that was established with Babylon and Dominator and is soaring to new heights with highly melodic metal anthems that…

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