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. Wikipedia
W.A.S.P. is a member of the following lists: Musical groups from Los Angeles, California, 1980s music groups, 1990s music groups, 2000s music groups, American rock music groups, Musical groups established in 1982, American heavy metal musical groups, California heavy metal musical groups, Glam metal musical groups and American hard rock musical groups.
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