The Rock City archives: 2012

W.A.S.P, Rock City Main Hall

  • Saturday 29th September 2012
  • Supported by: Crimes Of Passion

W.A.S.P. are an American heavy metal band formed in 1982. They emerged from the same Los Angeles scene that spawned Mötley Crüe, Ratt, Quiet Riot and others. The band gained popularity in the 1980s and they have 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.

The album "Babylon" was realeased in October 2009 which included the songs"Crazy" and "Babylon's Burning" through Demolition records. They embark on a European Tour to suppport "Babylon". Then in 2010 they then returned to Europe to undertake "The Return to Babylon" Tour where they also played the European Festivals. In 2011 they came back over to Europe to play the summer festivals.

In September 2011 W.A.S.P. annouce "30 Year of Thunder" which in 2012 will lead to 30 years of W.A.S.P. and on 12 September 2012 it will be the anniversary of when W.A.S.P. played their first show at the Troubadour.

Visit their website - W.A.S.P