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Dominator - W.A.S.P.

Remember when W.A.S.P. was scary? Like, Congressional-hearings scary? Exploding cod-piece scary? Now mainman Blackie Lawless is holding town meetings and sipping half-caf lattes with Dave Mustaine and alerting us all to the shocking fact that our government is largely full of shit. Stop the presses! Luckily for his fans (those still left after the band's ...

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W.A.S.P. Mainman To Guest On Tonight's 'Tinitus'

W.A.S.P. mainman Blackie Lawless will be the featured guest on this week's "Tinitus" radio show, airing tonight (Wednesday, May 23) between 20.00 CET (8:00 p.m.) and 22.00 CET (10:00 p.m.) on Norway's P3. In addition to discussing the band's new album, "Dominator", Lawless opens up about the relationship with his mother, his opinion on his ...

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W.A.S.P. Apologizes For Abbreviated Norwegian Concert

Dirk Lehberger of Noisegate Productions has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding W.A.S.P.'s abbreviated performance at Rokken in Volda, Norway earlier tonight (Monday, April 23): "W.A.S.P. would like to apologise for the incident during the show at Rokken in Volda. We could simply not continue with the performance after a fan kicked in the ...

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W.A.S.P. Mainman Explains 'Heaven's Hung In Black' Track

W.A.S.P. mainman Blackie Lawless has taken the opportunity to explain the story behind the song "Heaven's Hung In Black", which appears on the group's new album, "Dominator", due out in the U.K. on April 16, Scandinavia on April 20, and the rest of mainland Europe on April 27 via Demolition Records. The CD will arrive ...

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W.A.S.P. Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

W.A.S.P. has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 22-23, 2007 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH AMOPRHIS ARCHER BRAINSTORM DARK TRANQUILLITY EDGUY EVERGREY FINNTROLL GIRLSCHOOL HAMMERFALL HEAVEN AND HELL MERCENARY MYSTIC PROPHECY NAZARETH POWERMAD ...

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The Resurrection of Whiskey Foote - THE HIDDEN HAND

Stoner rock isn't exactly known for its innovative streak — many of its most beloved practitioners are content to fire off the same turbo-charged riffs and yowl like wigged-out surfers about the usual velvet-poster topics. All well and good, but that just makes it all the odder when one of the genre's leading lights — ...

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Ex-W.A.S.P. Drummer Says Drumming On 'The Neon God' Albums Was 'Nothing Groundbreaking'

Former W.A.S.P. drummer Stet Howland recently addressed the controversy surrounding drumming credits on the last two W.A.S.P. studio releases, both of which were part of the "The Neon God" two-album concept ("The Demise" and "The Rise"). Current QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali stated in various interviews that he played the drums on the albums, but ...

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W.A.S.P.: More Tour Dates Announced

W.A.S.P. has scheduled the following European tour dates during the coming months: Apr. 08 - Stadthalle – Langen, GER (Noisegate Festival) Apr. 16 - Wulfrun Hall – Wolverhampton, UK Apr. 19 - Kick Cafè - Kristiansand, NOR Apr. 20 - Folken - Stavenger NOR Apr. 21 - Byscenen - Haugesund, NOR Apr. 22 - USF ...

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W.A.S.P. Signs With DEMOLITION RECORDS

W.A.S.P.'s previously announced deal with SPV Records appears to have fallen through and the band has now landed a new label home with Demolition Records. The group's new album, "Dominator", is expected sometime this spring. Songtitltes tentatively set to appear on the CD include "Mercy", "Take Me Up", "Heaven's Hung In Black", "Heaven's Blessed", "Long ...

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ROB HALFORD, ROBERT PLANT, BON SCOTT, OZZY Are Among 'Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists'

Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST), Robert Plant (LED ZEPPELIN) and Ronnie James Dio (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) are among the singers who appear on Hit Parader magazine's (cover) list of "Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists" (published in the November 2006 issue). Commented the editors of the magazine: "Assembling our list certainly presented a ...

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