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PostSubject: W.A.S.P. "RE-IDOLIZED" due Feb. 2018   Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:20 am

According to Amazon, W.A.S.P.'s newly re-recorded sooper dooper deluxe version of the Crimson Idol rock opera will be out via Napalm Records in February of 2018.

Looks like there are a few "new" songs in the track list that weren't on the original album.



Disc: 1
 1. The Titanic Overture
 2. The Invisible Boy
 3. Arena of Pleasure
 4. Chainsaw Charlie (Murders In The New Morgue)
 5. The Gypsy Meets the Boy
 6. Michael's Song
 7. Miss You
 8. Doctor Rockter

Disc: 2
 1. I Am One
 2. The Idol
 3. Hold on to My Heart
 4. Hey Mama
 5. The Lost Boy
 6. The Peace
 7. Show Time
 8. The Great Misconceptions of Me

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In 1992 W.A.S.P. released "The Crimson Idol". It's the story of Jonathan Aaron Steele, an abused child looking for love. Discovering music years later, he rises to international superstardom. Later followed by a catastrophic fall. 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the original release, which is still considered to be the best album of W.A.S.P.'s career, and one of the greatest concept albums of all times! "The Crimson Idol" undoubtedly belongs in every metal head’s record collection. The album about the anti-hero Jonathan Steele was originally intended to be accompanied by a movie, with several hundred hours of film that were shot to create approximately 50 minutes of movie footage. This film has never been released - Until now! Napalm Records proudly presents "RE-IDOLZED", the 25th anniversary of the iconic hit album plus the original "The Crimson Idol" movie on DVD and Blu-ray! For the first time EVER as originally intended – film and soundtrack united - released as one product!

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PostSubject: Re: W.A.S.P. "RE-IDOLIZED" due Feb. 2018   Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:32 am

Although 'm not overly excited about this, I am curious about those new additions to the album. This will probably end up being one of those "I'll get it eventually" buys.
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PostSubject: Re: W.A.S.P. "RE-IDOLIZED" due Feb. 2018   Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:50 am

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Although 'm not overly excited about this, I am curious about those new additions to the album. This will probably end up being one of those "I'll get it eventually" buys.

Yea, I'm kind of in the same boat. I was fairly obsessed with the original "Idol" when it was new, to the point that I kinda made myself sick of it, haha... but the new tracks have perked my interest somewhat.

I assume that "Miss You" (Disc 1) is the same song that was on Golgotha.... which would further my theory that Blackie has just been making new albums out of his scraps/leftovers from previous sessions ever since the mid 1990s Laughing very hard

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PostSubject: Re: W.A.S.P. "RE-IDOLIZED" due Feb. 2018   Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:10 pm

I'll probably check out the new songs as well. I think your theory is probably right, FF. I know "Mercy," "Crazy," and "Scream" are all practically the same song rehashed, but I still like them, and I've been able to get into the last few W.A.S.P. albums.
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PostSubject: Re: W.A.S.P. "RE-IDOLIZED" due Feb. 2018   Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:25 pm

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I'll probably check out the new songs as well. I think your theory is probably right, FF. I know "Mercy," "Crazy," and "Scream" are all practically the same song rehashed, but I still like them, and I've been able to get into the last few W.A.S.P. albums.

I like 99.9 percent of WASP's discography to some degree; the only ones I never really dug were KFD, the Neon God two-fer (speaking of re-heating Idol leftovers!), and Golgotha (which was just dull).

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PostSubject: Re: W.A.S.P. "RE-IDOLIZED" due Feb. 2018   Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:55 am

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I like 99.9 percent of WASP's discography to some degree; the only ones I never really dug were KFD, the Neon God two-fer (speaking of re-heating Idol leftovers!), and Golgotha (which was just dull).

KFD was actually a very good album. The songs were solid, well written, & catchy. The Marilyn Manson influence just turned a lot of die hard fans off though.

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PostSubject: Re: W.A.S.P. "RE-IDOLIZED" due Feb. 2018   Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:23 am

I am curious to check the new one. As for KFD it is their only album missing from my collection. Hope to get it soon.
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PostSubject: Re: W.A.S.P. "RE-IDOLIZED" due Feb. 2018   Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:01 am

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Fat Freddy wrote:

I like 99.9 percent of WASP's discography to some degree; the only ones I never really dug were KFD, the Neon God two-fer (speaking of re-heating Idol leftovers!), and Golgotha (which was just dull).

KFD was actually a very good album. The songs were solid, well written, & catchy. The Marilyn Manson influence just turned a lot of die hard fans off though.

I agree. I like KFD. And if you listen to the Double Live Assassins album, you can hear some tunes from KFD, stripped away from the industrial Nine-Inch-Manson stuff.

As for this re-issue, I think I have all the W.A.S.P. I need at this point. Seeing the movie might be interesting though, in a train-wreck sorta way.

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PostSubject: Re: W.A.S.P. "RE-IDOLIZED" due Feb. 2018   Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:04 am

I actually like the KFD tracks that appeared on the Double Live Assassins concert disc better than the album versions. They sounded better without all the trendy Manson techno-terror studio BS on 'em.

On a side note, MG71, welcome back! Where ya been dawg?

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PostSubject: Re: W.A.S.P. "RE-IDOLIZED" due Feb. 2018   Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:08 am

Here and there. Poor internet connection and not much to say kept me away for most of the summer.

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PostSubject: Re: W.A.S.P. "RE-IDOLIZED" due Feb. 2018   Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:24 pm

I may check this out. Mostly for the movie part
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PostSubject: Re: W.A.S.P. "RE-IDOLIZED" due Feb. 2018   Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:18 pm

mc666 wrote:
Fat Freddy wrote:

I like 99.9 percent of WASP's discography to some degree; the only ones I never really dug were KFD, the Neon God two-fer (speaking of re-heating Idol leftovers!), and Golgotha (which was just dull).

KFD was actually a very good album. The songs were solid, well written, & catchy. The Marilyn Manson influence just turned a lot of die hard fans off though.

I don't think I ever heard a WASP song until like five years ago. (Weird, I know.) I love KFD and the albums that followed.

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PostSubject: Re: W.A.S.P. "RE-IDOLIZED" due Feb. 2018   Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:01 am

if the re-recording of "Chainsaw Charlie" is reduced to the changed lyrics that Blackie has been using live since him becoming Born Again i'm not interested.
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