He is of Native American ancestory.
He wrote and performed "Scream Until You Like It", the theme song for the 1987 movie "Ghoulies II".
He is 6 feet, 4 inches tall.(1.93 m)
He was in the 1980 musical, "Can't Stop the Music" about The Village People.
He is the nephew of Baseball legend Ryne Duren.
He played in the minor leagues for the Cincinnati Reds organization.
Blackie was offered to play the lead role in the 1986 horror film "Trick or Treat" , but he declined.
In 1982 he formed W.A.S.P. with Randy Piper, Chris Holmes, and Tony Richards.
He played guitar for the New York Dolls, in May 1975.
His first band was called "The Underside".
His father sent him to a military school in Florida at the age of 14.
He was in a street gang with Ace Frehley.
He began playing the guitar at 9 years old.
Blackie Lawless: I care dearly for this country [USA]. I do love this country. I spend enough time overseas to realize that as bad as it is it's still probably about the best thing going. What kills me though is when I know it can be better.
Blackie Lawless: F*** political correctness, that went down with the World Trade Center.
Blackie Lawless: I was raised very religious. I always went to church. I am Jewish bloodline but I am Christian faith. I was brought up christian faith rather. I still have very deep beliefs in God and things like that but I don't subscribe to the organized religion that I grew up with.
Blackie Lawless: People that are after political gain; they don't give a damn about censorship. They are only interested in what they want, so they're trying to manipulate folks in a similar sense to get what they want.
Blackie Lawless: In all honesty, whether its politicians, actors, musicians-- any sort of performer-- I'll be brutally honest with you, they are all people that are looking to get that little hug every night from 10,000 people that they just couldn't get anywhere else.