W.A.S.P. Announce US Tour Dates for 40 Years Live World Tour 2022

 

June 6th 2022 marks the 40th Anniversary of the band that has rocked and shocked, thrashed, trashed and blasted its way into shock and roll history. Your band, the world’s band… my band W.A.S.P. To celebrate, the band will embark on their first U.S tour in a decade and take fans back through 40 years of madness. Coming along for the trek are L.A.’s ARMORED SAINT, who are also celebrating their 40th Anniversary. And as a special treat, MICHAEL SCHENKER will appear on the Texas and Tulsa shows. Blackie Lawless commenting on the U.S. tour, “For over 10 years we have not toured on U.S. soil. But starting Oct. 28th, 2022… we return. 10 years I’d want, 10 years I’ve cussed, 10 years I’d lust to return…. To my home land… and be a Wild Child, a Love Machine, to be Blind in Texas, On Your Knees and Headless.” Joined by bassist Mike Duda, and Doug Blair whose time in the band is 26 and 18 years, along with drummer extraordinaire Aquiles Priester, they will take the band and the fans back to where it all started, complete with the stage show extravaganza that many fans never saw live “So join me and the band, and very special guests Armored Saint, as we celebrate W.A.S.P 40th Anniversary Tour… Back in the U.S…. Back to the Beginning. I’m gonna scream, cause I wanna feed, cause I wanna bleed, cause I Wanna Be Somebody. W.A.S.P. 40th Anniversary Tour… Back in the US…. Back to the Beginning.” — Blackie Lawless

 

W.A.S.P. 40 YEARS LIVE WORLD TOUR 2022 – U.S DATES

W.A.S.P.:
10/29/2022 The Grove – Anaheim, CA
10/30/2022 Marquee Theater – Tempe, AZ
10/31/2022 Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM
11/02/2022 White Oak Music Hall – Houston TX w/ Michael Schenker
11/03/2022 Concrete Street Pavilion – Corpus Christi TX w/ Michael Schenker
11/04/2022 Eaton Arena – San Antonio, TX w/ Michael Schenker
11/05/2022 Bomb Factory – Dallas, TX w/ Michael Schenker
11/06/2022 Tulsa Theater – Tulsa, OK w/ Michael Schenker
11/09/2022 Pabst Theater – Milwaukee, WI
11/10/2022 Epic Event Center – Ashwaubenon, WI
11/11/2022 Harpo’s – Detroit, MI
11/12/2022 Agora Theater – Cleveland, OH
11/13/2022 Palace Theater – Pittsburgh, PA
11/16/2022 Big Night Live – Boston, MA
11/17/2022 Wellmont Theater – Montclair, NJ
11/18/2022 Paramount Theater – Huntington, NY
11/19/2022 Penn’s Peak Jim – Thorpe, PA
11/20/2022 Keswick Theater – Glenside, PA
11/23/2022 Ryman Auditorium – Nashville, TN
11/25/2022 Buckhead Theater – Atlanta GA
11/26/2022 Plaza Live – Orlando FL
11/29/2022 Tally Ho Theater – Leesburg, VA
11/30/2022 The King Of Clubs – Columbus, OH
12/02/2022 Arcada Theater – St. Charles, IL
12/03/2022 Arcada Theater – St. Charles, IL
12/05/2022 Oriental Theater – Denver, CO
12/07/2022 Grand Sierra Theater – Reno, NV
12/09/2022 The Regency – San Francisco, CA
 

The band’s founding member, frontman Blackie Lawless, has led the group as its lead vocalist and primary songwriter since its beginning. His unique brand of visual, social and political comment took the group to worldwide heights and sold millions of records alongside a legacy of sold out shows across the globe for 4 decades. Joined by bassist Mike Duda and guitarist Doug Blair, whose tenures in the band span 26 and 18 years respectively, along with drummer extraordinaire Aquiles Priester, will take the Band and the Fans back to where it all started. Complete with the stage show extravaganza that many fans never saw live.

 

Witness Live the Winged Assassins spectacle of “SHOCK and ROLL” as they take you Back…Back to the Beginning!

Iconic heavy metal outfit ARMORED SAINT will return to the stage this Fall as direct support to W.A.S.P.! The journey will commence on October 29th, 2022 in Anaheim, California and wind its way through over two dozen cities, coming to a close December 9th, 2022 in San Francisco, California. Additional support will be provided by Michael Schenker select dates.

Comments vocalist John Bush, “ARMORED SAINT is totally pumped to be the special guest on the upcoming 40th anniversary tour of W.A.S.P. This tour will take us back to our fond memories of sharing the stage together with W.A.S.P. at the Troubadour in Hollywood where it all began in 1982. We’re also excited to be playing tunes from our last record, Punching The Sky, since we haven’t done any shows since its release in 2020. Old schoolers, I expect you there! New schoolers, we want you there! It’s gonna be a blast!