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W.A.S.P.
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Group Members Blackie Lawless
Doug Blair
Mike Duda
Past Group Members See: W.A.S.P. former members section
Music Genre (Text) Heavy metal
glam metal
shock rock
hard rock
Music Genre Rock
Origin Los Angeles, California, United States
Year(s) Active 1982–present
Record Label Demolition
Capitol
CMC International
Official Websites waspnation.com
Associated Acts London
Mötley Crüe
Keel
King Kobra
New York Dolls
Sister
L.A. Guns
Quiet Riot
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W.A.S.P. is an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 by Blackie Lawless, who is the last remaining original member of the band. They emerged from the same Los Angeles scene that spawned Van Halen, Mötley Crüe, Dokken, Ratt, Quiet Riot, Guns N' Roses and others. The band's popularity peaked in the 1980s, yet they continue to record and tour, making them one of the most enduring of the West Coast heavy metal bands. W.A.S.P. gained notoriety for their shock rock themed image, lyrics and live performances. They have sold over 12 million copies of their albums.

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2014 Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock -
2008 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs -
1989 Violent Shit -
1987 Dudes -
1987 Ghoulies II -
1986 Ghost Warrior -
1986 TerrorVision -
1985 Ragewar -

Songs

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RankTitleYear*
1 I Wanna Be Somebody
2 Wild Child
3 L.o.v.e. Machine
4 Blind In Texas
5 Sleeping In The Fire
6 On Your Knees 1997
7 Hellion 1997
8 Hold On To My Heart 1992
9 Mean Man 1988
10 The Idol 1992
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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