Blackie Lawless recounts how W.A.S.P. created 'the show the world would be assaulted with, reviled over, banned and condemned by'
The front man looks back on the band's first-ever gig at the Troubadour in Hollywood
'I'm not even gonna consider a woke culture': Blackie Lawless is ready to take on America and the world... again
The W.A.S.P. main man goes deep with Metal Edge in advance of the band's hotly anticipated 40th anniversary tour
Blackie Lawless talks first-ever W.A.S.P. gig: 'We had no idea how we would look in a live show'
The shock-rockers debuted at SoCal club the Woodstock 40 years ago this week
Blackie Lawless owns Elvis Presley's bedroom furniture
'I bought the master bed, the chest of drawers, end tables, chairs and lamps,' the W.A.S.P. main man says.
W.A.S.P.'s Blackie Lawless: 40th Anniversary Tour will 'look, sound and feel different than anything we’ve ever done before'
'Look out America - we’re coming to hurt you!,' the front man says
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
Guitarist Billy Rowe talks Buckcherry, his first-ever gig with Jetboy and hanging with Axl and Izzy at a W.A.S.P. show
'There was such a big buzz going at that time – it was the whole Guns N’ Roses, Poison, Faster Pussycat, L.A. Guns era,' he says of L.A. in the mid '80s.
Mötley Crüe, W.A.S.P., Poison and more invade the Sunset Strip for the first time
Photographer Don Adkins took the first-ever shots of some of L.A.'s most iconic bands. He tells Metal Edge the wild tales behind the incredible images
The 'Wild West' 1980s music scene, through the lens of ace photographer Kevin Estrada
From Hollywood clubs to the US Festival, Estrada captured the greatest bands of the era - Van Halen, Mötley Crüe, Iron Maiden and more, in thrilling, edge-of-your-seat detail
Henry Rollins on his favorite hard-rock front man, new spoken-word tour and meeting W.A.S.P.
‘I remember how tall they all were,’ the punk icon says of Blackie & Co. ‘I have their first three albums’
Kiss' Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons: Out of the 'Asylum'
Music, movies and what's next for the band
Former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes diagnosed with throat and neck cancer
‘Chris will come back stronger than before,’ his wife and manager says
Alice Cooper returns: 'I had a choice – stop or die'
The original shock rocker is back to invade our nightmares once again