Former W.A.S.P. Guitarist Wanted New Video To “Be Real Bad”

Former W.A.S.P. Guitarist Wanted New Video To “Be Real Bad”

December 2, 2012

Chris Holmes, formerly of W.A.S.P., was interviewed Saturday night in Hollywood California by Tales From The Stage author Michael Toney.

Holmes discusses his new CD, ‘Nothing To Lose’, which he published himself, exclaiming “It’s not going to be on Capitol Records!” flipping the camera the bird.

Holmes then addresses his new, and somewhat controversial video for the song, “They All Lie And Cheat” (viewable at YouTube). “It came out better than I hoped it would,” said Holmes. “I wanted it to be real bad. It was done really cheap, in the last ten years I haven’t had to much money to do an elaborate bunch of bullshit.” Holmes then goes on to discuss the timeline for a potential tour in support of the CD.

‘Nothing To Lose’, featuring and appearance by former Motorhead drummer Philthy Animal Taylor, is available for purchase as a digital download at Artisthead Music. Physical CDs will be for sale soon at

Holmes is best know for his work on the W.A.S.P. albums ‘W.A.S.P.’, ‘The Last Command’, ‘Inside The Electric Circus’, ‘The Headless Children’, ‘K.F.D.’, and ‘Helldorado’and for his drunken poolside appearance in the film The Decline Of Western Civilization II: The Metal Years. Upon leaving W.A.S.P. for the final time after the release of 2001’s ‘Unholy Terror’ Holmes resurfaced in Secret Society and later re-teamed with former W.A.S.P. bandmate Randy Piper in Where Angels Suffer.

On June 29th Michael Toney released Tales From The Stage, a 238 page nonfiction book consisting of in-depth interviews with music professionals that helped shape the hard rock and heavy metal movement including Bruce Kulick (KISS, Grand Funk Railroad), Herman Rarebell (Scorpions), Tim “Ripper” Owens (Judas Priest, Dio Disciples), Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns), Paul Shortino (Quiet Riot, King Kobra), Chris Holmes (W.A.S.P.), Oz Fox (Stryper), and many more. The book can be purchased at

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