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Ex-W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES Clarifies His LEMMY Comments

Former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes has clarified his recent comments about MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy wanting to die on stage like late PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Dimebag was shot to death along with three others during a DAMAGEPLAN performance at the Alrosa Villa nightclub in Columbus, Ohio in December 2004. Speaking to the Swedish newspaper Upsala ...

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BEHEMOTH Announces North American Tour With MYRKUR; 'The Satanist' To Be Performed In Its Entirety

Polish death/black metal outfit BEHEMOTH has announced its return to North America this spring with a special tour, featuring MYRKUR as support. With plans to play their latest album, "The Satanist", in its entirety, this is one BEHEMOTH show not to be missed! A limited number of premium ticketing packages that include a commemorative laminate, ...

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W.A.S.P.: 'Golgotha' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for "Golgotha", the title track of W.A.S.P.'s new album, can be seen below. "Golgotha" was released on October 2 via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD has registered the following first-week chart positions: Sweden: #6 Finland: #13 Norway: #17 Germany: #18 Austria: #33 Switzerland: #36 Poland: #37 UK: #50 USA: #93 Belgium: ...

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Video: W.A.S.P. Performs In Helsinki

Fan-filmed video footage of W.A.S.P.'s October 9 performance at Kulttuuritalo in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below. W.A.S.P.'s new album, "Golgotha", has registered the following first-week chart positions: Sweden: #6 Finland: #13 Norway: #17 Germany: #18 Austria: #33 Switzerland: #36 Poland: #37 UK: #50 USA: #93 Belgium: #73 Canada: 79 France: #110 The Netherlands: #136 ...

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W.A.S.P.: 'Golgotha' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

W.A.S.P.'s new album, "Golgotha", has registered the following first-week chart positions: Sweden: #6 Finland: #13 Norway: #17 Germany: #18 Austria: #33 Switzerland: #36 Poland: #37 UK: #50 USA: #93 Belgium: #73 Canada: 79 France: #110 The Netherlands: #136 "Golgotha" was released on October 2 via Austria's Napalm Records. W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless told Ultimate Classic ...

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W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS Dismisses 'Myth' That His Bandmates Don't Contribute To Songwriting Process

W.A.S.P. mainman Blackie Lawless has praised the band's longtime bassist Mike Duda, insisting that W.A.S.P.'s new album, "Golgotha", "would have never turned out the way it did without [Mike's] input and his ability to still see and hear music like a 15-year-old." In the fourth installment of the ongoing "The Making Of Golgotha" blog series ...

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Video: W.A.S.P. Performs Three New Songs In Eindhoven

Fan-filmed video footage of W.A.S.P. performing three new songs — "Last Runaway", "Miss You" and "Golgotha" — on September 24 at Effenaar in Eindhoven, The Netherlands can be seen below. W.A.S.P.'s new album, "Golgotha", was released on October 2 via Austria's Napalm Records. W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless told Ultimate Classic Rock about the six-year gap ...

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Video: W.A.S.P. Performs In Karlshamn, Sweden

Fan-filmed video footage of W.A.S.P.'s October 3 performance at Väggahallen in Karlshamn, Sweden can be seen below. W.A.S.P.'s new album, "Golgotha", was released on October 2 via Austria's Napalm Records. W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless told Ultimate Classic Rock about the six-year gap between the release of 2009's "Babylon" and the arrival of "Golgotha": "That gap, ...

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Video: W.A.S.P. Performs New Song 'Last Runaway' In Oberhausen, Germany

Fan-filmed video footage of W.A.S.P. performing a new song, "Last Runaway", on September 25 at Turbinenhalle in Oberhausen, Germany can be seen below. W.A.S.P.'s new album, "Golgotha", will be released on October 2 via Austria's Napalm Records. W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless previously stated about the making of the "Golgotha" CD: "The rehearsals for this album ...

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Premiere: W.A.S.P.'s Lyric Video For New Song 'Scream'

The official lyric video for the song "Scream" from W.A.S.P. can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's fifteenth studio album, titled "Golgotha", which will be released on October 2 via Austria's Napalm Records. Commented W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless: "'Scream' was the track we felt really opened the album with the kick ...

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Golgotha - W.A.S.P.

Blackie Lawless has laid low the past six years after gaining momentum for himself and W.A.S.P. with "Babylon" and the nearly iced "Dominator" before it. Lawless suddenly finds himself shy of a drummer as nine-year vet Mike Dupke departs the band prior to the release of the band's newest album, "Golgotha". Still hanging in camp ...

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New Song Premiere: W.A.S.P.'s 'Last Runaway'

W.A.S.P.'s fifteenth studio album, titled "Golgotha", will be released on October 2 via Austria's Napalm Records. The "Golgotha" song "Last Runaway" can now be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. "Forty years ago I came to Hollywood as a teenager," said W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless. "Terrified and scared out of my mind, I had no ...

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W.A.S.P. Parts Ways With Drummer MIKE DUPKE

Drummer Mike Dupke was left W.A.S.P. after a nine-year stint with the band. A replacement drummer has not yet been announced. Said Dupke in a statement: "I would like to wish the guys in the band all the best in the future. I must also send thanks out to all the W.A.S.P. fans who welcomed ...

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W.A.S.P. Signs With NAPALM RECORDS; 'Golgotha' Album Due This Summer

W.A.S.P. has signed a new worldwide record deal with Austria's Napalm Records. The band's fifteenth studio album, titled "Golgotha", will be released this August. "W.A.S.P. are excited to announce they have signed an exclusive recording contract with Napalm Records," states W.A.S.P. leader Blackie Lawless. "We chose Napalm for their personal belief and professional commitment to ...

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Ex-W.A.S.P. Guitarist CHRIS HOLMES: Most Lead Singers Are 'Jerks'

Kevin Oakes of Global Onslaught recently conducted an interview with former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the infamous scene in the "The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years" movie in which he ...

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