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Tag Archives: W.A.S.P.

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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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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