Christopher John Holmes, born June 23, 1958 in Glendale, California, is a heavy metal guitarist and songwriter who grew up in La Canada, California. Holmes started his musical career in the Pasadena, California area in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He is best known as the lead guitarist of heavy-metal band W.A.S.P. Together with Blackie Lawless and Randy Piper, he was one of the founding members of the band. Holmes was a member of W.A.S.P. first from 1982 to 1990, and again from 1996 to 2002.
On November 26, 2012, Chris released his first solo album Nothing to Lose and decided to produce, manage and distribute it himself along with his wife Catherine Sarah Holmes. After the success of his first album, Chris started recording his second solo album, Shitting Bricks. On May 2, 2015, Chris Holmes released his second album worldwide and had his first concert in Nantes, France with his new band 'Mean Man' which consists of Thomas Cesario Guitar, Pascal Bei Bass and Folkert Beukers on the drums. In Studio currently for the new album who will be release in 2018.
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