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Tag Archives: W.A.S.P.

R.I.P. Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali

Posted by on August 21, 2020

  After a battle with pancreatic cancer, Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali died yesterday evening (20). He was 68. Last April, the drummer was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer and given six months to live. Not only did he live for sixteen months, he was able to join Quiet Riot onstage last October at […]

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Watch trailer for Chris Holmes (ex-W.A.S.P.) documentary ‘Mean Man: The Story of Chris Holmes’

Posted by on August 19, 2020

 

The trailer for the former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes upcoming documentary, Mean Man The Story of Chris Holmes, is now available. Written and directed by Antoine De Montremy and Laurent Hart, the film is expected to be released via Digital V.O.D., DVD, and Blu-Ray by November.

 

Watch the trailer below:

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Metal Insider’s Top Seventeen Tours to look forward to in 2020

Posted by on January 9, 2020

2020 is the year we get to see Mr. Bungle’s first shows in twenty years, the return of Mercyful Fate, Faith No More, Rage Against the Machine, and more. We listed seventeen additional tours we’re looking forward to see.    17) Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison & Joan Jett summer stadium tour Skepticism has been […]

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W.A.S.P announce ‘1984 to Headless’ World 2020 Tour

Posted by on November 6, 2019

W.A.S.P has announced an epic tour for next year. Not only will the band celebrate their 1984 self-titled debut, the group will be commemorating their first four full-length records as they are set to perform the hits from each. We can only guess the setlist could include the following: 1984’s W.A.S.P:  “I Wanna Be Somebody” […]

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Lineups revealed for Knotfest meets ForceFest

Posted by on September 5, 2019

  Theatrical metal pioneers Slipknot have announced the full lineups for the two day-event: Knotfest Meets ForceFest. Knotfest will take place on November 30th to the Parque Deportivo Oceania in Mexico City as ForceFest will take place on December 1st. Knotfest will feature headliners Slipknot joined by Godsmack, Evanescence, Bullet for My Valentine, 311, Papa […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/14: Have a saxy Valentine’s Day

Posted by on February 14, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So it’s Valentine’s Day, and if you’re reading this column chances are you either don’t care, forgot and now have to run out and buy flowers for your significant other, or you’re snuggling your […]

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Consequence of Sound share ten hair metal albums that “don’t suck”

Posted by on July 19, 2017

Similar to nu metal, hair metal is a subgenre people either enjoy or immediately judge as the worst genre ever. People have argued that glam rock acts which started in the late seventies and went well into the eighties mainly appeal to those who grew up during this era, and are nothing more than nostalgia […]

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Former W.A.S.P guitarist Chris Holmes returns to the pool in new interview

Posted by on May 4, 2017

Those who have seen the classic The Decline of the Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988), will most likely remember watching former W.A.S.P guitarist Chris Holmes sitting in a swimming pool downing a bottle of vodka as his mom looks on. It’s safe to say that it’s one of the most iconic interviews […]

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Metal Church reveals tour, announces new touring drummer

Posted by on April 21, 2017

Last month we heard Metal Church parted ways with drummer Jeff Plate. Due to these circumstances, the band dropped from their unique tour with Alter Bridge and In Flames. The group finally revealed Plate’s touring replacement for their summer shows will be former W.A.S.P drummer Stet Howland. The band’s extensive list of dates and ticket […]

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This is really happening: Chris Holmes getting reality show, ‘Holmes Sweet Holmes’

Posted by on October 28, 2016

Last year, former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes popped up from out of nowhere with a solo album, Shitting Bricks. It was a little surprising, given that he’d moved to Europe a few years back between selling his Firebird and spouting some racist bullshit. The videos he released from the album, for “Let It Roar” and “Born, […]

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