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Watch W.A.S.P. blast through 'Wild Child' and 'I Wanna Be Somebody' at first show in 18 months

Blackie Lawless & Co. are gearing up for 40th anniversary U.S. tour later this year

W.A.S.P. returned to the stage this past week, playing their first show since December 2019 on at Skansen in Stockholm, Sweden, on July 23.

You can check out live footage of the Last Command classic, “Wild Child” above, and the show-closing “I Wanna Be Somebody,” from the band's 1984 debut, below.

The full setlist, per, was as follows:

W.A.S.P. - Skansen, Stockholm, Sweden, 7/23/22

On Your Knees

Inside the Electric Circus

The Real Me

L.O.V.E. Machine


The Idol

Hellion / I Don't Need No Doctor

Arena of Pleasure


Chainsaw Charlie (Murders in the New Morgue)

The Great Misconceptions of Me

Encore 2:

Wild Child

I Wanna Be Somebody

In other W.A.S.P. tour news, the Blackie Lawless-led band will kick off their first U.S. tour in more than a decade this fall. The run, which is being touted as the band’s 40th Anniversary celebration, begins Oct. 29 in Anaheim, California, and continues through December 9 in San Francisco. Armored Saint will provide support, with Michael Schenker also on the bill in Texas and Oklahoma. You can check out the full itinerary below.

W.A.S.P. Fall 2022 40th Anniversary U.S. Tour:

Oct. 29 - Anaheim, CA, The Grove

Oct. 30 - Tempe, AZ, Marquee Theater

Oct. 31 - Albuquerque, NM, Sunshine Theater

Nov. 2 - Houston, TX, White Oak Music Hall

Nov. 3 - Corpus Christi, TX, Concrete Street Pavilion

Nov. 4 - San Antonio, TX, Eaton Arena

Nov. 5 - Dallas, TX, Bomb Factory

Nov. 6 - Tulsa, OK, Tulsa Theater

Nov. 9 - Milwaukee, WI, Pabst Theater

Nov. 10 - Ashwaubenon, WI, EPIC Event Center

Nov. 11 - Detroit, MI, Harpo's

Nov. 12 - Cleveland, OH, Agora Theater

Nov. 13 - Pittsburgh, PA, Palace Theater

Nov. 16 - Boston, MA, Big Night Live

Nov. 17 - Montclair, NJ, Wellmont Theater

Nov. 18 - Huntington, NY, Paramount Theater

Nov. 19 - Jim Thorpe, PA, Penn's Peak

Nov. 20 - Glenside, PA, Keswick Theater

Nov. 23 - Nashville, TN, Ryman Auditorium

Nov. 25 - Atlanta, GA, Buckhead Theater

Nov. 26 - Orlando, FL, Plaza Live

Nov. 29 - Leesburg, VA, Tally Ho Theater

Nov. 30 - Columbus, OH, The King Of Clubs

Dec. 2 - St Charles, IL, Arcada Theater

Dec. 3 - St Charles, IL, Arcada Theater

Dec. 5 - Denver, CO, Oriental Theater

Dec. 7 - Reno, NV, Grand Sierra Theater

Dec. 9 - San Francisco, CA, The Regency