Tag: W.A.S.P.

A Devil’s Dozen – W.A.S.P.

By 1996, I’d been listening to W.A.S.P. for about seven years. My first infection had come through one of those cheap compilation cassettes I loved so much back then. I’ve long forgotten which cassette, but

Diamonds & Rust – Exploring Metal Classics: W.A.S.P. – The Headless Children

When Last Rites did it’s Most Essential Albums of the Eighties Feature, there was a fairly vigorous debate as to whether W.A.S.P.’s debut record belonged on the main list or if it should be relegated

W.A.S.P. – Golgotha Review

Of all W.A.S.P.’s controversial antics throughout the years, Blackie Lawless’ fairly recent conversion to Christianity is probably the most shocking. This is the man who brought us classics like “Don’t Cry (Just Suck),” “Kill Fuck

80s Essentials – The Hair Metal Daze: Sleeze N’ Cheez

Hair metal: The most-mocked subset of 80s heaviness. Much of it barely qualifies as metal, occupying space more accurately described as hard rock, but its best records appropriate metallic riffage and attitude enough to warrant