Retrospective: W.A.S.P. – “The Last Command”

WASP - The Last Command

In 1985, a time when hair metal and the excess of the Sunset Strip was just beginning to hit its peak, W.A.S.P. delivered their second full length, The Last Command. For this outing, the outside influences began to seep in, with ballads and melodic sensibilities that set the songs apart from the rawer sound of the band’s debut. That doesn’t mean it’s any less of an album; in fact it’s my favorite in W.A.S.P.’s discography. It’s heavy and catchy, and has this rough and rowdy mentality to it that all combined for a truly amazing album. Continue reading

Quickies: Album Sales, A Mike Patton Interview, and Stuff From Rob Zombie’s ’31’

Over halfway home for the week. Thank God for the back to back gloomy ass days. Seriously, it’s awesome. Really. Anyway, I’m within the last 7 work days until I leave for Germany… holy shitdick. None percent of me is ready. But more than none percent of me is ready to get caught up on the news…

Marriage is one of the dumbest things imaginable. But who wouldn’t want to get a beer with Robb Flynn? Dude’s legit. That clip was significantly shorter than any number of the mediocre music videos I happened across today. Oops, also NSFW.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”

– Corey

Live. Love. Plow. Horns Up.