Still Not Black Enough is the sixth studio album by W.A.S.P. (seventh album overall), first released in June 1995 in Japan only. It was not released in the U.S. until August 1996 through Castle Records. Still Not Black Enough was originally slated for release as a Blackie Lawless solo album but due to the heavy content, Blackie changed his mind and decided to release it as a W.A.S.P. album, which had also been the case for The Crimson Idol. Ironically as well, Still Not Black Enough is a sort of spiritual successor to The Crimson Idol, bearing a strong resemblance with it as far as sound and lyrical themes are concerned. However, instead of telling the story of the fictional character Jonathan, this album is mostly a collection of songs about Blackie Lawless himself. It goes into issues involving the death of his mother and the agony and madness he went through just after The Crimson Idol World Tour.