We were the first glitter band in Washington DC as everyone was in t-shirts and jeans. We had flash pots and blowing the whiskey bottles off the shelves in the clubs
Let’s face some facts: Ace is no spring chicken, but he can still kick some significant ass on that fretboard
THE DEAD DAISIES SET TO OPEN U.S. “Freedom To Rock” TOUR FOR ROCK LEGENDS, KISS!
As the final day of the Download festival dawns, the sun begins to dry out wet tents and gives hope for a day without puddles and ponchos. With a list of at least 10 must-see bands today, we set a course for the arena..
The monsters are out in force tonight. To be fair, it resembles a normal Sunday night in London but adding to the mayhem are Finnish horror movie aficionados Lordi. Returning to the UK in support of latest release “Scare Force One”, they present a wonderful mash up of Alice Cooper, KISS, classic vintage horror movies and a dash vaudeville theatre
Having seen Ace numerous times before, this is one of the best bands he’s had backing him up in my opinion. Coogan and Wyse are a powerful rhythm section and are both excellent vocalist. Richie Scarlet is a dynamo on stage, kind of a cross between Keith Richards, Johnny Thunders, with a little Angus Young sprinkled on top. His presence brings a great energy and takes some of the “front man” weight off of Ace.
It’s Ace Frehley; his albums are about his guitar playing. And that is where this album is pure Ace gold.
And there you have it, forty years of history in just over a thousand words. Kiss has always divided opinion, but the world would be a much duller place without them. Given their legendary live spectacle and out of this world image it’s easy to forget what a great catalogue of work that this band have produced
At one of his recent book signings in Ridgewood, NJ on April 10th, fans waited up to 5 hours to meet the Starchild. As the anticipation rose the line grew, wrapping around the block totaling over 300 hard core Kiss fans