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Release date: 8 November 1986
Style: Heavy metal

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7.8 | 140 votes

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01. The Big Welcome
02. Inside The Electric Circus
03. I Don't Need No Doctor
04. 9.5-N.A.S.T.Y.
05. Restless Gypsy
06. Shoot From The Hip
07. I'm Alive
08. Easy Livin' [Uriah Heep cover]
09. Sweet Cheetah
10. Mantronic
11. King Of Sodom And Gomorrah
12. The Rock Rolls On

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Guest review by
Doc Godin

Rating:
6.9
After the 1984-1985 "Last Command" tour, guitarist Randy Piper quits and Blackie Lawless puts the bass down and takes up rhythm guitar and vocals. Perhaps it is Randy Pipers departure, or just coincidence that this album is just plain weak next to the two previous albums.

Don't let the previous statement fool you, this album is not completely terrible. The intro "The Big Welcome" flows perfectly into the title track which gives the impression that the album is going to be a solid one. The title track is then followed by two tracks that are classic W.A.S.P. tracks sure to please; but after the catchy "9.5-N.A.S.T.Y" finishes the whole album just seems to fall into a void of filler track after filler track. Thankfully enough there are a few breaks of great songs between the fillers, for example, the out-of-character Deep Purple-esque track "Easy Living" which includes W.A.S.P's first use of an organ (or keyboards for that matter), then followed by the semi-memorable "Sweet Cheetah" but that's the final solid song until the end of the album.

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published 10.05.2007 | Comments (14)

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Raven - 17.01.2011 at 09:50  
Rating: 10 One of the greatest albums on wasp why only 6.9 rate ... aa how to vote pls tell me
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Raven - 17.01.2011 at 09:50  
Rating: 10 One of the greatest albums on wasp why only 6.9 rate ... aa how to vote pls tell me
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Angelic Storm - 17.01.2011 at 13:32  
Rating: 6 With the exception of the abysmal "Helldorado", this is the worst W.A.S.P. album. "I'm Alive" and the title track are the only songs on this album I love. Amazing to think they went from this straight to "The Headless Children". lol

@Raven: To rate, simply click on the blue box with "rate" on it, which is under the picture of the album cover.
Raven - 24.01.2011 at 09:43  
Rating: 10 How to vote guys ?
Raven - 24.01.2011 at 09:52  
Rating: 10 Tnx
Raven - 24.01.2011 at 09:52  
Rating: 10 Tnx
Raven - 24.01.2011 at 09:52  
Rating: 10 Tnx
musicalkaratekid - 11.12.2011 at 14:26  
Rating: 8 I thik the reason why this album is not as widely hailed as the previous two albums is that the songs are just not as driving or indeed reckless as, say, on their debut album. On 'W.A.S.P.' you had 'Animal (Fuck like a beast)', however on this album you have, well, the title track. Needless to say, i found this album pretty good to listen to. Blackie's vocals are still awesome.
Bad English - 07.01.2013 at 00:17  
 
Written by Angelic Storm on 17.01.2011 at 13:32

With the exception of the abysmal "Helldorado", this is the worst W.A.S.P. album. "I'm Alive" and the title track are the only songs on this album I love. Amazing to think they went from this straight to "The Headless Children". lol

@Raven: To rate, simply click on the blue box with "rate" on it, which is under the picture of the album cover.


Diagree Its awesome, its like one big hadbang you put it on and take it out its all, all songs sinply wasp, cant be better
I dont need no doctor, nasty, resltess gytspy, Iam alive, easy living...awesome songs

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