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It seems controversy has always surrounded Blackie Lawless and W.A.S.P. Since 1982, the band has seen outcry from the nomenclature behind the band's acronym, the infamous buzzsaw codpiece from "Animal" that sparked the P.M.R.C. debates, and the sound departure and image behind the 1997 release "K.F.D." ("Kill Fuck Die"). One thing is certain, W.A.S.P. has brought forth an enormous array of quality material over the years, never wavering from a foundation of brilliant songwriting.

With the new album "Golgotha" (now available via Napalm Records), the band may have just issued an album that tops the landmark release "The Crimson Idol" (1992). A review for the album can be found at this location. The album can be purchased at this location.

Named after the hill where Jesus Christ was crucified, "Golgotha" (which means "place of the skull") continues the exploration of Biblical horror stories that W.A.S.P. employed on "Babylon." "'There are times in any band’s career that somehow all things mesh together," says Lawless. "Their experiences, influences, and personal timing bring them into a common space. This has happened with this record. Four years in the making has provided direction, but even greater reflection."

The lyric video - an insane cacophony of bloodshed and beauty - partially shows the death of Christ from the perspective of the robbers crucified with him that day.

Metal Underground.com is proud to present...."Golgotha":

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1. Lance writes:

Amazing as always! The new album is incredible! Been a huge fan since I first heard W.A.S.P. and I always will be!

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2. Kelly Beckley writes:

Well to me, I think that Blackie Lawless, Is a wonderful singer and a very good song writer. That man is very very smart guy. The word's in the music lyrics tell's ya something in all of them! Blackie is so talented No and's or but's about it. If everyone listens to what what he's saying could or would change alot of what they see in there own lives. Like Blackie said he's not giving you fast food music. He want's you to think! And that's the same way I feel about today's music. Thanks... Thank You Blackie. Rock on!!! \m/ Kelly.....

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3. f@@k wasp writes:

wasp was the greatest hair band back in the day. but this new sh** sucks. sucks real hard. also f*** this jesus bullsh@t wasp was all about sex drugs and rock and roll back in the day

# Nov 6, 2015 @ 11:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Bruce writes:

W.A.S.P. were my favorite band back in the day. Wish the whole religious thing hadn't happened but still appreciate Blackie keeping it going.

# Nov 6, 2015 @ 12:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Laurel writes:

I will always bë a fan no matter which direction the band takes.Some fans need to remember the band arë 4 men,not 4 gods.Blackie & the boys arë talented,i would like to hear some good old fashioned rock n roll,maybe leave the religion out for awhile.:-)

# Nov 6, 2015 @ 11:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. rocknpirates writes:

I liked the song, I'm an atheist and that's just too much religion for me but, if that's what moves blackie and makes him happy it's ok, the song is cool, you don´t have to believe it, take the best from it...

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7. Kos writes:

Разкошно парче

# Nov 7, 2015 @ 6:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. TopCat writes:

I've loved their music from the beginning. This is no exception. WASP doesn't stand for sex and Drugs. Blackie has always been about what goes on in the world and putting it into a way of expressing himself. The music is a story and the stories have always been turned into an awesome song

# Nov 8, 2015 @ 12:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. wasp 2015 writes:

thinking when Blackie lost his brother it changed he's outlook on wasp and his song writing its still wasp even without Chris Holmes .Blackie is the band ...............

# Nov 8, 2015 @ 2:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. arart writes:

beautiful melodies, soul-searching, gut-wrenching lyrics, tears on my face. whatever you believe, this should touch you. W.A.S.P. you guys (still), are "Somebody Cool". Thank you for all the pleasure you have given me with your music, even from way back and still. Keep searching, and may you walk with the divine.

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11. George weir writes:

This one of the best hair band to me

# Nov 8, 2015 @ 11:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Ulala writes:

Well,I like the song,though the chorus kinda seems like Queen's Show must go on .

# Nov 8, 2015 @ 1:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Robert Hamblin writes:

W.A.S.P. "We Are Spiritual People"
Love this new album, even more so that Blackie found the light. God Speed, Go Go Golgatha

# Nov 9, 2015 @ 8:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Barry writes:

I thinks its funny how some bemoan the inclusion of religious lyrics because its Christian but will happily listen to Slayer without batting an eyelid.

# Nov 9, 2015 @ 12:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Eric Meier writes:

Blackie still as got it,Golgoth is great from dominator to Babylon all three albums may be the best wasp ever!!Long live Wasp!!!!!

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16. .. writes:

if you like any wasp album past The Crimson Idol. your f***ing retarted

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