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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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Did An Argument With W.A.S.P. Cause Dave Mustaine To Get Hit With A Rock?

Posted by on June 7, 2012

While I’ve never been to Croatia before, it appears they really like W.A.S.P. there. According to NME, during a festival called Metalfest third day headliner Megadeth were forced to flee the stage after the crowd became unruly and started throwing rocks at frontman Dave Mustaine, one of which hit him in the head. Can we […]

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Wendy Dio To Re-release Hear N’ Aid Charity Single “Stars”

Posted by on November 1, 2011

In the 80’s, the mainstream had charity songs like “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” and “We Are The World,” where the biggest names in pop sang together to raise awareness and money for famine relief in Africa. The metal community, though, had Hear N’ Aid’s “Stars.” Launched by Ronnie James Dio and then Dio members […]

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Does W.A.S.P. Stand For “We Are Screwing Promoters?”

Posted by on March 16, 2010

In their ’80s heyday, W.A.S.P. was known for their shocking theatrical stage show. After their second show cancellation in one week, the most shocking thing they could do now is actually play a show. Following last week’s cancellation in New York, fans were turned away from last night’s show in Allentown, PA at the Crocodile Rock […]

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W.A.S.P. Cancels NYC Show At Last Minute, Life Goes On

Posted by on March 12, 2010

Last night was a busy one for New York metal fans. Concertgoers had to decide between seeing Shrinebuilder and Wolves in the Throne Room at NYU, The Dillinger Escape Plan/Darkest Hour/Iwrestledabearonce/Animals as Leaders at Irving Plaza, or W.A.S.P. at the Gramercy Theater. Actually, scratch that last one. Shortly before it was to have begun, W.A.S.P. […]

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