The last couple of studio albums Babylon and Golgotha are pretty good. The rest of the post Crimson Idol album aren't anything to write home about but the only one I'd characterize as a joke would be Helldorado. I quite like Kill. Fuck. Die. but I was unaware of the ridiculous antics you...
I didn't mean to sound cranky, but the reason I nit picked about W.A.S.P. is I have The Crimson Idol coming up, which is a bloody good album that I think people will enjoy if they approach it with open eyes. I certainly had all the same W.A.S.P. "they have a corny image and name and a silly well...
W.A.S.P. - The only really good album from their early shock rock daze, I Wanna Be Somebody, On Your Knees, Sleeping (in the Fire), Hellion, L.O.V.E. Machine are all classic heavy metal, with the rest of the album all good. Not a huge fan of bands who write lyrics about school days/teen angst...
No ranking on this one either, just albums in chronological order, I'll just do the 70's which is underrepresented, plus only albums I have
1970 to 76
Very 'eavy Very 'umble
Thick as a Brick
Toys in the Attic
I think the shit cover tricks people into thinking it's a weak album, like I said in my review, it's my favourite or thereabouts, but trying to think objectively I think I can't see any arguments for it being weaker than the first album or Vol. 4.
I can see your point, as a 90's kid who wasn't a fan of the main trends of Grunge and Nu-Metal, but what has surprised me a lot about this game is the amount of Power Metal and Prog from that era that seems to have struck a chord with the younger generation. At the time that sort of stuff was...
I think you've got 3 album there that would grace any top 100 metal albums list.
Also, if I saw Too Fast for Love listed at number 99 in a mainstream publication I wouldn't be too surprised by that either.