Jun 162020
 

W.A.S.P. has canceled its previously announced “1984 To Headless” European tour due to the coronavirus pandemic which is sweeping the globe. The trek, which was scheduled to kick off on September 15 in Malmö, Sweden and run through November 7 in Pratteln, Switzerland, was supposed to be a celebration of hits from the band’s first four albums: 1984’s self-titled debut, 1985’s “The Last Command”, 1986’s “Inside The Electric Circus” and 1989’s “The Headless Children”.

W.A.S.P. announced the tour cancelation in a statement. The band wrote: “Due to the Worldwide Covid-19 Pandemic, W.A.S.P. has been forced to cancel their ‘1984 To Headless’ Tour. Because of the complexity and scheduling of future touring plans, the ‘1984 To Headless’ Tour will not be able to be performed at this time. Although we are saddened to have to miss this tour, we would hope to look at doing that Special Tour at some point in the future.

“In the coming weeks we will make a Special Announcement as to those future plans. For ticket refunds, please contact the original point of purchase locations for a complete refund.

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Dec 082019
 

Fan-filmed video footage of W.A.S.P. ‘s December 1 performance at Forcefest in Mexico City can be seen below.

As previously reported, W.A.S.P. will embark on the “1984 To Headless” world tour in 2020. The trek will be a celebration of hits from the band’s first four albums: 1984’s self-titled debut, 1985’s “The Last Command”, 1986’s “Inside The Electric Circus” and 1989’s “The Headless Children”.

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Nov 072019
 

W.A.S.P. will embark on the “1984 To Headless” world tour in 2020. The trek will be a celebration of hits from the band’s first four albums: 1984’s self-titled debut, 1985’s “The Last Command”, 1986’s “Inside The Electric Circus” and 1989’s “The Headless Children”.

W.A.S.P. said in a statement: “The first self-titled album, that in some countries was called “Winged Assassins”, featuring songs from that now classic record, ‘I Wanna Be Somebody’ and ‘L.O.V.E. Machine’, to the second album, “The Last Command”, along with ‘Inside The Electric Circus’, to the iconic masterpiece “The Headless Children”. These hits from the first four albums have never been performed together, ‘Live’, as they will be in this most special show, and will NEVER BE REPEATED EVER AGAIN!! So join us, as we take you back… to where it all started.”

The fall 2020 European leg of the “1984 To Headless” tour will kick off on September 15, 2020 in Malmö, Sweden and conclude on November 7, 2020 in Pratteln, Switzerland.

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Jun 262018
 

W.A.S.P. has recruited renowned drummer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Brian Tichy, known for his tours of duty with WhitesnakeBilly Idol, Foreigner and Ozzy Osbourne, to sit behind the kit for the band’s current run of European festivals.

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Mar 132018
 

On February 2, W.A.S.P. released the critically acclaimed 25th anniversary edition “ReIdolized (The Soundtrack To The Crimson Idol)” of the band’s iconic hit album “The Crimson Idol”. The re-recordings of one of the best concept albums of all times tell the legendary story of Jonathan Aaron Steele, an abused child looking for love. Discovering music years later, he rises to international superstardom. Later followed by a catastrophic fall.

W.A.S.P. has now released a lyric video adaption for the song ‘Docter Rockter’ from the original motion picture that comes as part of “ReIdolized (The Soundtrack To The Crimson Idol)” on Blu-ray and DVD. The song displays Jonathan Aaron Steele‘s path to self-destruction through drug abuse and meaningless encounters to numb the pain he feels inside. Continue reading »