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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In all these years of blogging I’ve been out-of-date a few times, but this is the first time I’m running on a 4-month delay.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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