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Shock-rockers WASP Second Coming

October 25 2006

And yet some forefathers of modern metal go to Russia. Following the legendary Helloween, Sodom, and many others who have already visited Moscow this year, we are going to WASP. For the second time it will be possible to look at how to ignite and possibly 50, if you live in this rebellious spirit.

The starting point for the team with a long history began in 1982. It was then that Blackie Lawless, Randy Piper, Tony Richards, Chris Holmes and Don Costa began to play his music for sounding brand WASP. Before that, Randy Blakey was another project, called Sister, in those days they were among the first who began to indulge in occult symbolism and catchy make-up. But this record did not start - there were several other groups, where Blackie was involved.

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Also in 1982 a group begins to actively tour and thanks to their music and the show becomes more and more popular. In April 1984 release of the song, which had become a scandal even before its release thanks to the name - "Animal (Fuck Like A Beast)". By the way, he still considers one of the best among the many albums. In 1984 he was released first album, its title should have been «Winged Assassins», but in the end he came out of the same name with the name of the team.

Further history is replete with WASP various incidents, lineup changes, assault and threatening letters addressed to Blakey, the end of the career and resume. However, as we see, despite all the vicissitudes of a quarter of a century, the group continues to flourish and to please the many fans of great shows.

In 2004, WASP concerts in St. Petersburg and Moscow - a full house and the mountains of unforgettable emotions. All those who missed it have enough time to feel sorry for the second time, certainly not miss the concert. And in Moscow this year to be even 2 - at "point" on Nov. 11 and "B2" 12-th. Until the 10 th of November in St.Petersburg "Porto", and earlier (November 9) in Kiev.

Васильева Камилла

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