History Music / Wasp

24th Dec '16 11:14:47 AM erforce
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* SeventiesHair: Former rhythm guitarist Randy Piper had this in the music videos for "I Wanna Be Somebody", "L.O.V.E Machine", "Wild Child" and "Blind In Texas".



* BadassBoast: "Widowmaker", "Mean Man".

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* %%* BadassBoast: "Widowmaker", "Mean Man".



* DarkerAndEdgier: ''Kill, Fuck, Die'', which featured industrial influences and rougher production.
** Hell, they were this to the glam scene in general, both in terms of sound and onstage theatrics.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: DarkerAndEdgier:
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''Kill, Fuck, Die'', which featured industrial influences and rougher production.
** Hell, they were W.A.S.P. themselves was this to the glam scene in general, both in terms of sound and onstage theatrics.



* EpicRocking: "The Heretic (The Lost Child)", "Thunderhead", "Chainsaw Charlie (Murders in the New Morgue)", "The Idol", "The Great Misconceptions of Me", "The Horror", "Wasted White Boys", "Sister Sadie (And the Black Habits)", "The Last Redemption", "Heaven's Hung in Black", "Shotgun", "Miss You", "Slaves of the New World Order" and "Golgotha".

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* %%* EpicRocking: "The Heretic (The Lost Child)", "Thunderhead", "Chainsaw Charlie (Murders in the New Morgue)", "The Idol", "The Great Misconceptions of Me", "The Horror", "Wasted White Boys", "Sister Sadie (And the Black Habits)", "The Last Redemption", "Heaven's Hung in Black", "Shotgun", "Miss You", "Slaves of the New World Order" and "Golgotha".



* HorsemenOfTheApocalypse: On the cover of ''[[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/fi/thumb/6/6e/WASP_Babylon.jpg/252px-WASP_Babylon.jpg Babylon.]]''

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* HorsemenOfTheApocalypse: On The four are featured on the cover of ''[[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/fi/thumb/6/6e/WASP_Babylon.jpg/252px-WASP_Babylon.jpg Babylon.]]''



* LargeAndInCharge: Band leader Lawless is 6 foot 3 inches tall and typically towers over his bandmates.

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* LargeAndInCharge: LargeAndInCharge:
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Band leader Lawless is 6 foot 3 inches tall and typically towers over his bandmates.



* LoudnessWar: ''Helldorado'' album.

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* %%%%* LoudnessWar: ''Helldorado'' album.



* MoneySong: "Fistful of Diamonds" from ''The Last Command''.

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* %%%%* MoneySong: "Fistful of Diamonds" from ''The Last Command''.



* MurderBallad: "Jack Action".

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* %%%%* MurderBallad: "Jack Action".



* NotChristianRock: Songs like "My Wicked Heart" and "Babylon's Burning".

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* %%%%* NotChristianRock: Songs like "My Wicked Heart" and "Babylon's Burning".



* PowerBallad: "Forever Free", "Hold on to My Heart", "Evermore", "Miss You".
* ProtestSong: "Goodbye America" from ''Still Not Black Enough''.

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* %%%%* PowerBallad: "Forever Free", "Hold on to My Heart", "Evermore", "Miss You".
* %%%%* ProtestSong: "Goodbye America" from ''Still Not Black Enough''.



* RockOpera: ''The Crimson Idol'' chronicles the rise and fall of fictional musician Jonathan Steele.
** ''The Neon God'' and it's sequel is a story of a boy with an ability to [[ManipulativeBastard manipulate people]].
* SelfTitledAlbum
* SeventiesHair: Former rhythm guitarist Randy Piper had this in the music videos for "I Wanna Be Somebody", "L.O.V.E Machine", "Wild Child" and "Blind In Texas".

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* RockOpera: RockOpera:
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''The Crimson Idol'' chronicles the rise and fall of fictional musician Jonathan Steele.
** ''The Neon God'' and it's sequel duology is a story of a boy with an ability to [[ManipulativeBastard manipulate people]].
* SelfTitledAlbum
* SeventiesHair: Former rhythm guitarist Randy Piper had this in the music videos for "I Wanna Be Somebody", "L.O.V.E Machine", "Wild Child" and "Blind In Texas".
SelfTitledAlbum: The first album.



* SignsOfTheEndTimes: "Babylon's Burning"

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* %%* SignsOfTheEndTimes: "Babylon's Burning"



* SpellingSong: "B.A.D." and "L.O.V.E. Machine".
* SubduedSection: "Helldorado", "Blind in Texas".

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* %%* SpellingSong: "B.A.D." and "L.O.V.E. Machine".
* %%* SubduedSection: "Helldorado", "Blind in Texas".


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26th Aug '16 9:06:09 PM Nuke-Captain
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* PhallicWeapon: "Shoot From The Hip" uses "pistol" as a very obvious metaphor.
23rd Aug '16 4:54:12 PM gewunomox
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* ConceptAlbum: ''The Crimson Idol'' tells the story from birth to death of rock messiah Jonathan Aaron Steel with eerie parallels to the life of KurtCobain.

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* ConceptAlbum: ''The Crimson Idol'' tells the story from birth to death of rock messiah Jonathan Aaron Steel with eerie parallels to the life of KurtCobain.Music/KurtCobain.
19th Aug '16 8:34:41 PM Nuke-Captain
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* IntercourseWithYou: They were shock rockers, what did you expect? Examples include "Animal (Fuck Like a Beast)", "9.5. - N.A.S.T.Y.", "Don't Cry (Just Suck)".

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* IntercourseWithYou: They were shock rockers, what did you expect? Examples include "Animal (Fuck Like a Beast)", "9.5. - N.A.S.T.Y.", "Don't Cry (Just Suck)".Suck)", and "Harder Faster".



* TakeThat: "Harder Faster" (from ''Live...in the Raw'') was written with PMRC in mind.

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* TakeThat: "Harder Faster" (from ''Live...in the Raw'') was written with the PMRC in mind.mind.
* UnusualEuphemism: The line "Virgo, my Leo's rising" in "L.O.V.E. Machine".
7th Aug '16 4:00:09 PM Exxolon
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* DrivenToSuicide: Jonathan Aaron Steel, the protagonist of ''The Crimson Idol, hangs himself onstage with his own guitar strings during the final song on the album.

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* DrivenToSuicide: Jonathan Aaron Steel, the protagonist of ''The Crimson Idol, Idol'', hangs himself onstage with his own guitar strings during the final song on the album.
7th Aug '16 3:58:40 PM Exxolon
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* DrivenToSuicide: Jonathan Aaron Steel, the protagonist of ''The Crimson Idol, hangs himself onstage with his own guitar strings during the final song on the album.
-->''With these six-strings, I make a noose,\\
To take my life, it's time to choose,\\
The headlines read of my suicide, of my suicide.''
5th Aug '16 11:37:14 PM Nuke-Captain
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* ShoutOut: "The Horror" is about Colonel Kurtz from ''Film/ApocalypseNow''.
10th Mar '16 12:25:54 PM Inspeps
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* TheBigGuy: While the 6'3 Blackie Lawless has been this for last ten years, Chris Holmes was this during his time in the band, standing at a huge 6'6.
8th Feb '16 11:22:18 AM Inspeps
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!!Band provides examples of:

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!!Band provides examples of:
!!"I Trope Like A '''''Beast!'''''":
12th Dec '15 2:50:18 PM TheMetalDragon10
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* EpicRocking: "The Heretic (The Lost Child)", "Thunderhead", "Chainsaw Charlie (Murders in the New Morgue)", "The Idol", "The Great Misconceptions of Me", "The Horror", "Wasted White Boys", "Sister Sadie (And the Black Habits)", "The Last Redemption" and "Heaven's Hung in Black".

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* EpicRocking: "The Heretic (The Lost Child)", "Thunderhead", "Chainsaw Charlie (Murders in the New Morgue)", "The Idol", "The Great Misconceptions of Me", "The Horror", "Wasted White Boys", "Sister Sadie (And the Black Habits)", "The Last Redemption" and Redemption", "Heaven's Hung in Black".Black", "Shotgun", "Miss You", "Slaves of the New World Order" and "Golgotha".
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