While there are MANY favorites, I feel that these are the ones (listed here in chronological order) that truly hold up for me through the years. And not all of these were “hits.” In fact, some of them were hardly even on the radar for most. But, as any long-standing KISS fan knows, this is a band that isn’t consistently in fashion with the masses and has had its periods […]
Above is a one-man cover of one of my favorite KISS songs (“Under The Rose”), albeit a somewhat obscure one to most. For those interested in brushing up on their KISStory, the original version of the track is the first we hear of a Gene Simmons / Eric Carr collaboration on vinyl, with Carr on drums, backing vocals, and acoustic guitar. It was Eric’s first record with KISS and no […]
from Wikipedia: González became friends with the Die Ärzte drummer, Bela B., when they sang a KISS song together in a bar while drunk. González was also a member of the so-called ‘KISS Army’… He covered the KISS song “I’ll Fight Hell to Hold You” in 2001, turning it into a disco track and singing in the Bee Gees style.
Helps a bit if you’re familiar with the ’70s TV movie this clip references — shot for shot! If you know it by heart, like I do, it’s rather eerie. All audio from the original film.
The new album, Sonic Boom, has been released. That is all. Except for Joel’s anti-climactic experience at the Concord, New Hampshire Walmart while buying a copy. Okay, now THAT is all. Oh, and I want some of the M&Ms. Seriously, that’s all. I mean it this time. Yeah, okay, and a video…
Although not a card-carrying member of the Church of Satan, nor at any time an admitted Satanist, Mr. Simmons has exhibited enough qualities and conveyed them in enough interviews, video programs, and books (to name a few) that there is little argument against a de facto connection to our philosophy. It’s certainly no accident that he is quoted in Purging Talon’s second book (available here)! Even back in my teens […]
I love KISS, and this is the greatest fucking thing ever. Thank you, Bill. Thank you, Casey.