Tag Archives: W.A.S.P.

2019: gold, silver and bronze medals

And just when I’d started posting articles about the 2019 gigs I’ve attended, 2020 knocked on my door… Didn’t realize the numbers were so low until I’ve actually counted them: only 19 events, featuring 106 performances, played in 7 cities … Continue reading

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25 years of “The Crimson Idol” @ O2 Forum Kentish Town, 2017/10/27

“I was born Jonathan Aaron Steel…”. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve read this story. Not to mention the ones I’ve listened to – and still do – the album that serves as its soundtrack. It’s been 25 … Continue reading

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2017: gold, silver and bronze medals

In all these years of blogging I’ve been out-of-date a few times, but this is the first time I’m running on a 4-month delay. As it wouldn’t make much sense to post the 2017 balance by Easter, I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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W.A.S.P.’s “Golgotha”

Originally posted in Valkyrian Music. Over the 33 years of W.A.S.P.’s existence, mastermind Blackie Lawless has managed to forge a very characteristic sound – although his unique voice is quite the trademark already. Sure, he often cheats, by recycling some riffs … Continue reading

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W.A.S.P.’s “The Crimson Idol”

Original Portuguese version in Sound(/)Zone. Despite being “the crazy eighties”, W.A.S.P. shocked the world in 1984 with their first single “Animal (F.U.C.K. Like A Beast)”. Their second, “I Wanna Be Somebody”, in promotion of their self-titled debut album, still has … Continue reading

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