W.A.S.P. were one of the primary heavy metal bands to crawl from the gutter of the 1980's Los Angeles scene. Led by the charismatic, dark and intense Blackie Lawless, W.A.S.P. went on to cement their status as rock legends.
From their early shows full of blood and gore, to Balckie's dramatic shift back to his Christian roots, this book charts it all in revealing detail.
Riveting and controversial, Sting in the Tale bids you welcome inside one of the most enduring and underrated bands of all time.
Complete with a comprehensive W.A.S.P. family tree and rare and never seen before live and backstage photos.
Discover inside: who really named the band W.A.S.P., what happened to Tony Richards, the story behind the W.A.S.P. classics, and much more!
New and exclusive interviews with ex members: Chris Holmes, Randy Piper, Johnny Rod, Steve Riley, Stet Howland, Rik Fox and Gary Holland.