W.A.S.P.’s ‘Re-Idolized: The 25th Anniversary of The Crimson Idol’ to include original movie
Great news for W.A.S.P. fans as the iconic shock rock group will be releasing the original film that was to accompany the band’s critically acclaimed concept album The Crimson Idol, which was first released back in 1992.
The following message was posted in part on W.A.S.P.‘s Facebook page earlier today:
“W.A.S.P. – “RE-IDOLIZED: The 25th Anniversary of The Crimson Idol”
The previously unreleased Film & Soundtrack united after 25 years!
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 announces “RE-IDOLIZED“, 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, released in one product!
“RE-IDOLIZED” will be available on Blu-ray, DVD, CD, and vinyl later this year!”
W.A.S.P.‘s Re-Idolized: The 25th Anniversary of The Crimson Idol trailer:
Check out the first official trailer for W.A.S.P.’s upcoming 25th anniversary release! 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.