W.A.S.P. has announced the details of its "The Crimson Idol" 15th anniversary tour, which is set to kick off at the end of October and run into eary 2008.
Commented the band: "For the first time ever, 'The Crimson Idol' [album] will be performed in its entirety live. Never before has this great work been attempted to be performed this way. The live performance will feature all of the music from the original album but in addition, never-seen video footage will be shown throughout the show from beginning to end. This filmed footage was shot in 1992 and was originally designed to be a full-length movie.
"To commemorate the 15-year anniversary of this milestone album, it will be presented in its original story form. This promises to be a powerful and moving live experience. Being done in selective dates worldwide in 2007-2008.
"Don't miss it... Jonathan STILL lives here!"
W.A.S.P. "Crimson Idol" 15th anniversary tour dates (more dates and details to be announced):
Oct. 26 - Greece Thessaloniki Idrogios
Oct. 27 - Greece Athens Gargarin 205
Oct. 28 - [to be announced]
Oct. 29 - Scotland Glasgow Garage
Oct. 30 - UK Liverpool Cavern Club
Oct. 31 - UK Dudley Jb's
Nov. 01 - UK Manchester Academy
Nov. 02 - UK London Astoria
Nov. 03 - UK Nottingham Rock City
Nov. 04 - UK Leeds Rio's
Nov. 05 - UK Newcastle Academy
Nov. 06 - [to be announced]
Nov. 07 - [to be announced]
Nov. 08 - Norway
Nov. 09 - Norway Trondheim Samfundet
Nov. 10 - Norway Jevnaker Venue Tba.
Nov. 11 - Norway Bergen Usf
Nov. 12 - Norway
Nov. 13 - Norway Oslo Rockefeller
Nov. 14 - Norway Stavanger Folken
Nov. 15 - [to be announced]
Nov. 16 - Sweden Ostersund Eventhuset
Nov. 17 - Sweden Karlstadt Nöjesfabriken
Nov. 18 - Sweden Gothenburg Trädgarn
Nov. 24 - Latvia Riga Sapnu Fabrika
Nov. 25 - Estonia Tallin Rock Café
Nov. 30 - Germany Chemnitz Hellraiser E.V.
Dec. 01 - Czech Rep. Zlin Hala Novesta
Dec. 02 - Hungary Budapest Wigwam
Dec. 03 - [to be announced]
Dec. 04 - [to be announced]
Dec. 05 - Spain
Dec. 06 - Spain
Dec. 07 - Spain
Dec. 08 - Spain
Dec. 09 - Spain
Dec. 10 - Spain
Dec. 11 - [to be announced]
Dec. 12 - Italy Treviso New Age
Dec. 13 - Italy Milan Rainbow
Dec. 14 - Germany Darmstadt Centralstation
Dec. 15 - Germany Düsseldorf Philipshalle
Dec. 16 - Germany Augsburg Rockfabrik
Dec. 17 - Germany Trier Europahalle
Dec. 18 - Germany Berlin Tba.
Dec. 19 - Germany Hamburg Markthalle
Dec. 20 - Germany Bremen Aladin
Dec. 21 - Germany Speyer Halle 101
Dec. 22 - Switzerland Pratteln Z7
Watch fan-filmed video footage of W.A.S.P. performing "The Idol" on May 3, 2007 in Copenhagen, Denmark: