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W.A.S.P.

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Biography

This theatrical shock-rock troupe was formed in 1982 in Los Angeles, California, USA, their name apparently an acronym of We Are Sexual Perverts. Outrageous live performances included throwing raw meat into the audience and the whipping of a naked woman tied to a ‘torture rack’ as a backdrop to a primitive metal attack. The band, formed by singer Blackie Lawless (Steven Duren, 4 September 1956, Staten Island, New York, USA) with guitarists Chris Holmes (b. 23 June 1961) and Randy... Read more

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heavy metal
hard rock
hair metal
seen live
metal
80s
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