Published on January 18, 2012 by Amy
Blackie Lawless (born Steven Edward Duren on September 4, 1956, in Staten Island, New York), 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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In an interview, Blackie claims to have been born in the kitchen of the Rainbow Bar and Grill in Hollywood, California.
Lawless was born Jewish. He lived in Staten Island, New York, where he hung out with future Kiss-guitarist Ace Frehley. Blackie was nine when he got his first guitar and in that same year he earned 16 dollars and 35 cents in his first band called The Underside. At the age of 13, Blackie was stabbed in a fight and at 14 he was sent to Military School to learn discipline. After 18 months of a two year sentence he was thrown out after beating up a Sergeant Major.
Birth Name: Steven Edward Duren
Birth Place: Staten Island, New York
Date of Birth: September 4, 1956