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Responding to the overwhelming demand from.... well, absolutely no one, former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes is preparing to drop his new solo venture, entitled "Sh*ttin' Bricks." (Get it? "drop?" See what I did there? Hehehehehe...) As anyone who heard Chris' previous solo work would be able to tell you, this is probably not a good thing.

 

Don't get me wrong, though I love his W.A.S.P. work dearly, the man's previous solo joint was totally unlistenable, due mainly to the fact that Chris "sings" like a grizzly bear having a rough time on the toilet bowl....which ties in nicely to the new album's title, now that I think about it. :D

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"Let It Roar", a new song from former W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes's new project MEAN MAN, has been released via CD Baby. The track will appear on Holmes' new album, "Shittin' Bricks", which will be released at the end of January.

Holmes joined W.A.S.P. in 1982 and remained with the group until 1990. In 1996, Holmes rejoined W.A.S.P. and stayed with the band until 2001. Holmes has not played with W.A.S.P. since.

Holmes last year released a solo album called "Nothing To Lose". Chris composed, performed, and produced the music and vocals, and teamed up with former MOTÖRHEAD drummer Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor to perform on and engineer the effort.

Asked if he would ever rejoin W.A.S.P. if had the opportunity, Holmes told Seiska TV: "Never say never. Never say never. You know?! I'm half of W.A.S.P.; I was half of the situation. Even though I am not the voice [of the band], or whatever, I was the driving force of that thing."

Holmes earlier in the year relocated to Cannes, France with his wife. Speaking to Riff-Mag.com at this past summer's Hellfest in Clisson, France, Holmes said: "I left in February, L.A., I left — gone. I don't plan on going back. I'm gone. I ain't going back to America… At all. I left. Gone, History. I sold everything I had there."

Asked why he decided to leave the USA, Holmes said: "Well, unless you're the opposite of me — a hip-hop artist or a rapper — you won't sell in America anymore. There's no rock magazines anymore. The black culture has really… The black culture has taken hip hop to white… The white culture and all the kids act like that; they wear their pants down. I think it's… I'm not 100 percent sure, but I when they go to school and they listen to hard rock, it's called 'p*ssy music.' [They are told] 'You need to listen to gangster rap.' I think that's what it is."

He continued: "I really looked at it in the last year and the way the culture has changed, and I don't wanna even be there. I had a hard enough time playing in a band in L.A., finding musicians. I'm tired of L.A., tired of the musicians there; they're stuck up. That's why I came to Europe. I like it here."
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Why do you guys have to dump all over the guy?

 

Ummm... because he makes it so easy?

 

Seriously, the album is called SHITTING BRICKS for Christ's sake. The jokes practically write themselves.

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Why do you guys have to dump all over the guy?

 

Ummm... because he makes it so easy?

 

Seriously, the album is called SHITTING BRICKS for Christ's sake. The jokes practically write themselves.

 

 

Yet, Russ' shitty joke flew right by you.

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Why do you guys have to dump all over the guy?

 

Ummm... because he makes it so easy?

 

Seriously, the album is called SHITTING BRICKS for Christ's sake. The jokes practically write themselves.

 

 

Yet, Russ' shitty joke flew right by you.

 

 

:lol: I think you're right!

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D'oh!! :rofl2: When I saw that post I was on my way out the door, so I typed a quickie response and hit the road... I was about halfway home when it hit me ... "Heyyyy, waitaminnit, NOW I get it... he said 'dump on the guy'!"

 

Sheesh. I need a beer.

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D'oh!! :rofl2: When I saw that post I was on my way out the door, so I typed a quickie response and hit the road... I was about halfway home when it hit me ... "Heyyyy, waitaminnit, NOW I get it... he said 'dump on the guy'!"

 

Sheesh. I need a beer.

 

LOL!!! Shit happens bro!! :drink2:

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It was five-turdy and I was in a rush to get out and go home!! :lol:

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Great guitar player it's too bad he wasn't with WASP two years ago when they played M3 still a great band.

 

I don't blame Chris Holmes for getting the fuck out of America, he is almost spot on with his comments I would love to leave and move to Europe as well.

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I don't blame Chris Holmes for getting the fuck out of America, he is almost spot on with his comments I would love to leave and move to Europe as well.

 

...except that right now he's in France, which is having problems of its own in recent weeks, haha.

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I don't blame Chris Holmes for getting the fuck out of America, he is almost spot on with his comments I would love to leave and move to Europe as well.

...except that right now he's in France, which is having problems of its own in recent weeks, haha.

France has been a problem for ever.

 

Oh, "having problems." I got ya.

 

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I don't blame Chris Holmes for getting the fuck out of America, he is almost spot on with his comments I would love to leave and move to Europe as well.

...except that right now he's in France, which is having problems of its own in recent weeks, haha.

France has been a problem for ever.

 

Oh, "having problems." I got ya.

 

;}

 

From what I hear France is over 50% Muslim.

 

Fuck it, I'm just going to sell everything and move to Tibet and ride a Yak to work.

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I don't blame Chris Holmes for getting the fuck out of America, he is almost spot on with his comments I would love to leave and move to Europe as well.

...except that right now he's in France, which is having problems of its own in recent weeks, haha.

France has been a problem for ever.

 

Oh, "having problems." I got ya.

 

;}

 

From what I hear France is over 50% Muslim.

 

Fuck it, I'm just going to sell everything and move to Tibet and ride a Yak to work.

 

 

If you heard that from Fox News, you might want to check again ... ;)

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I don't blame Chris Holmes for getting the fuck out of America, he is almost spot on with his comments I would love to leave and move to Europe as well.

...except that right now he's in France, which is having problems of its own in recent weeks, haha.

France has been a problem for ever.

 

Oh, "having problems." I got ya.

 

;}

 

From what I hear France is over 50% Muslim.

 

 

So you mean it's like everywhere else in the world? ;)

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:rofl2: Good Lord. The guitar sounds great, but who told him he could sing?? :hammer:

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Fuck what the neighbours say, this is the greatest song/video combination of all time. All time!

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Holy christ. So you guys will confirm that did actually just happen? Wow. What on earth do you even say to that? That video is as hilarious as it is distressing to acknowledge the fact that this guy is free to roam the streets.

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You fucktards!

You just made me waste a minute on this.

 

Giving the word atrocity a new meaning...

But what a glorious minute!

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The film clip really closes in on the target market - those who like to have afternoon tea, strolls on the beach and wished they had a boat.

Kudos to Chris for still being alive!

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