Blackie Lawless

Musician + Songwriter and Actor
Born Sep 4, 1956

Blackie Lawless, is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, bassist, and actor, best known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist (former bassist) for heavy metal band W.A.S.P.

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1956 Birth Born on September 4, 1956.


1976 19 Years Old In 1976, he formed Sister, which also featured future W.A.S.P. guitarist Randy Piper. … Read More


1979 22 Years Old Lawless later formed a band called Circus Circus in 1979, with Piper again appearing in the lineup.
1981 24 Years Old In 1981, following Circus Circus' failure, Lawless joined Lizzie Grey and Nikki Sixx's band London, with whom he played a few gigs and recorded two songs as demos, though by this time Sixx had already departed to form Mötley Crüe.
1982 25 Years Old In 1982 Lawless switched to bass guitar and along with Randy Piper formed W.A.S.P. The lineup was soon completed with Chris Holmes on lead guitar and Tony Richards on drums. … Read More
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