Tag Archives: W.A.S.P.

W.A.S.P. beat jesus in new video

Posted by on November 6, 2015

W.A.S.P. and Blackie Lawless have come a long way from the “Animal (Fuck Like A Beast)” days. In fact, Lawless has found Jesus. And if you weren’t convinced,  then you haven’t heard the title track to Golgotha, which features the chorus “Jesus I need you now.” Named after the hill where he was crucified, the band have […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/28: Coheed crash the top 5

Posted by on October 28, 2015

With another ten bands making their debut on the charts, it looks there’s a healthy amount of new metal music to blast this weekend whether you’re trick or treating, attending a Halloween party, or just trying to scare shitty kids that take more than one candy from the bowl you left out front. Or if […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/21: Feel the sting of album sales

Posted by on October 21, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s a shorter list of debuts this week, but you could probably use a breather from all the new music, eh? The past few months have been bountiful for metal, and each week continues […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 9th – Babylon’s Burning

Posted by on October 9, 2015

This was more what I had in mind two weeks ago when I talked about the slowdown of the new release calendar in October. With only four new albums to check out today, metal fans are feeling the pinch. Please do what you can to support the new releases as much as possible and keep heavy […]

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Former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes makes the best videos ever

Posted by on July 6, 2015

Former W.A.S.P. guitarist and inspirational movie-star Chris Holmes is committed to make a name for himself, and we’re not talking about any of his controversial statements about the current state of heavy metal culture but by releasing memorable videos for our collective enjoyment. Chris Holmes’ new video for “Born Work Die” is quite an inspirational work, […]

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W.A.S.P. have a new label home

Posted by on March 24, 2015

LA metal legends W.A.S.P. have a new label home. After releasing two albums on Demolition Records, the Blackie Lawless-led group have signed with Napalm Records and will be releasing Golgotha later this year. Said Lawless, the band’s lone founding member: “W.A.S.P. are excited to announce they have signed an exclusive recording contract with Napalm Records. We chose Napalm for their personal […]

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Former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes: black culture ruined metal

Posted by on July 17, 2014

In 1988’s The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, one of the most enduring scenes from the documentary is when W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes is interviewed in a swimming pool while chugging from a bottle of vodka and pouring it over his head, his mother sitting nearby. That scene showed the flip side of the nonstop […]

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Drive like a beast in Chris Holmes’ ’87 Firebird

Posted by on March 18, 2014

Do you have dreams of owning a car that Lita Ford might once have been nailed in? How about one that might have once played a still-unmastered version of The Headless Children? If so, you’re in luck, because  a 1987 Pontiac Firebird owned by former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes is for sale for only $1,500 on […]

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Kill Devil Hill (feat. Rex Brown and Vinny Appice) signs to Century Media Records

Posted by on August 27, 2013

Last year, Kill Devil Hill (featuring ex-Pantera bassist Rex Brown and ex-Black Sabbath drummer Vinny Appice in its ranks) released its self-titled debut via SPV/Steamhammer Records. And while we knew the supergroup was working on its follow up album, we didn’t realize until now that they would be doing it via a new label home. […]

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‘Louder Than Hell’ Authors Discuss Tackling Entire Metal Genre In One Book

Posted by on June 27, 2013

Both respected journalists in their own right, Jon Wiederhorn and Katherine Turman combined forces to write “The Definitive Oral History Of Metal.” Louder Than Hell was released last month, and the gargantuan book (736 pages) sums up the beginnings, past and present of an entire genre with plenty of stories, anecdotes and remembrances from the artists […]

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