W.A.S.P.

W.A.S.P.

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Hair / Glam Metal (Heavy Metal) band (1981-1987) and Heavy Metal band (1989-present) from Los Angeles, California (USA).

W.A.S.P. (a.k.a. WASP) formed in 1981. The band is led by vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Blackie Lawless. They arose out of Los Angeles's glam metal scene and gained notoriety for their over the top stage shows, which included the band throwing raw meat into the audience, scantily clad women on stage, and Lawless's spark-shooting codpiece. The group's first single, "Animal (Fuck Like A Beast)" brought further infamy. The group's name, itself, was somewhat controversial, as some theorized that W.A.S.P. stood for phrases like "We Are Sexual Perverts" and "We Are Satan's People", although, in fact, the periods between the letters were just for visual affect. The band was commercially successful throughout most of the 1980's but also caught the attention of parent's groups, most significantly the PMRC. Lawless continues to record and tour under the W.A.S.P. banner with various line ups. In the 2000s, he reclaimed the Christian faith of his youth and subsequently began toning down his stage shows and censoring some of the lyrics to some of his older, more explicit songs during live performances. He has also publicly stated that he will no longer play "Animal (Fuck Like A Beast)" due to his religious faith.
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W.A.S.P. Discography

Albums

W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records Spain 1984 Sell This Version
none W.A.S.P. Demo #1 + Demo #2(Cass) Not On Label (W.A.S.P. Self-released) none US 1984 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. The Last Command (Album) Capitol Records Mexico 1985 Sell This Version
WASP* Inside The Electric Circus (Album) Capitol Records Canada 1986 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. Live... In The Raw (Album) Capitol Records Indonesia 1987 Sell This Version
RL 44-7 W.A.S.P. / Depeche Mode W.A.S.P. / Depeche Mode - Live In The Raw / Music For The Masses(LP, Transcription) AFRTS, United States Department Of Defense RL 44-7 US 1987 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. The Headless Children (Album) Capitol Records Portugal 1989 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. The Crimson Idol (Album) Parlophone, Parlophone Italy 1992 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. Still Not Black Enough (Album) Raw Power, Castle Communications UK 1995 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. K.F.D. (Album) Raw Power US 1997 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. Double Live Assassins (Album) Snapper Music UK 1998 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. Helldorado (Album) Snapper Music US 1999 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. The Sting (Album) Apocalypse (2) US 2000 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. Unholy Terror (Album) Metal-is Records UK 2001 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. Dying For The World (Album) Metal-is Records, Sanctuary Records Japan 2002 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. The Neon God: Part 1 - The Rise (Album) Noise Records Malaysia 2004 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. The Neon God: Part 2 - The Demise (Album) Noise Records Japan 2004 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. Dominator (Album) Demolition Records France 2007 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. Babylon (Album) Demolition Records UK 2009 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. Golgotha (Album) Napalm Records Argentina 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

W.A.S.P. L.O.V.E. Machine (Rock Radio Mix) (Single) Capitol Records US 1984 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. Animal (F**k Like A Beast) (Maxi, Single) Music For Nations UK 1984 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. I Wanna Be Somebody (Single) Capitol Records New Zealand 1984 Sell This Version
W.A.S.P. School Daze (Single) Capitol Records UK 1984 Sell This Version
SPRO-9328 W.A.S.P. Sleeping (In The Fire)(12", Promo) Capitol Records SPRO-9328 US 1984 Sell This Version

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April 19, 2017
IM LOOKING TV SHOWS OF WASP IN DVD-
my e-mail- : vivi_mar69@hotmail.com
PACIFICAS

PACIFICAS

April 19, 2017
IM LOOKING FOR WASP TV SHOWS IN DVD.
AND UNNOFFICIAL LIVE DVDS OF 2015-16-ETC
vivi_mar69@hotmail.com
Kalidor2000

Kalidor2000

April 18, 2017
Do none of the debut albums have Animal on them? I swore that song was from their first album...
DragonboltBlastter

DragonboltBlastter

November 29, 2013
What are the live albums doing in the Albums section like Live... In The Raw, Double Live Assassins and The Sting, they need to be placed in an other section

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