Tag Archives: KISS

Metal Review: Ace Frehley – Origins Vol. 1 (2016)

Ace Frehley - Origins Vol. 1

A new album from a legendary guitar player who goes back to his roots and lets us in on what he listens to? Yes please. I would love that. That is exactly the platter that KISS legend Ace Frehley serves us with his latest opus, Origins Vol. 1. The album is a long time coming

Ace Frehley Announces 2016 U.S. Tour Dates

Kiss Ace Frehley 1977

Former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley will hit the road in the U.S. after announcing tour dates in February, March and April. Ace Frehley kicks off his 2016 shows on February 26, 2016 in Houston, Texas and wraps up over two nights on April 11 and April 12, 2016 at New York City’s B.B. King Blues

Song of the Week: KISS: Detroit Rock City

KISS: Destroyer

You wanted the best. You got the best. The hottest band in the land… KISS. How many times have you heard this intro just to hear the start of one of KISS’ best songs, Detroit Rock City, from their iconic 1976 release, “Destroyer.” The song was written by Paul Stanley and Bob Ezrin and is

Metal Review: Ace Frehley: Space Invader (2014)

Ace Frehley: Space Invader

Legendary KISS guitarist Ace Frehley is like a warm bowl of chili. He is about as comfortable as a musician to me as you can get. I grew up with KISS blasting through my boombox every night while doing anything. Music has always been a huge part of my life and KISS has always been

You Wanted the Best, You Got the Best: My KISStory


KISS could probably be the least understood band in metal or rock history. Some people think of them as a gimmick band while others think of them as a hair metal band, but the thing that everyone forgets is that you do not get that kind of longevity without quality music. It utterly amazes me

Ace Frehley Streaming Two New Songs Including Steve Miller Band Cover

Ace Frehley: Space Invader

Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley is streaming two new songs, Space Invader and The Joker (Steve Miller Band cover). Both songs are taken from the upcoming new album, “Space Invader,” which is set for the release in Germany/Scandinavia on August 15, 2014 and in Europe on August 18, 2014 via SPV/Steamhammer Records, and August 19,

Ace Frehley to Appear on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon

Ace Frehley: Space Invader

Former KISS guitarist and guitar God Ace Frehley will perform on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon next Tuesday, August 12, 2014, sitting in with The Roots for the show’s entirety. Ace Frehley will release “Space Invader,” his first new solo album in five years, via Entertainment One Music (eOne Music) on August 19, 2014.

Original KISS Lineup Could Reunite For Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


Yesterday, it was announced that KISS will finally enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year, and it looks like we could get the original lineup of Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss reuniting in honor of this momentous occasion. “That sounds like a great idea,” guitar legend Ace tells

KISS, Nirvana, More to be Inducted in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


The inductees for the 29th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced and will include Kiss, Nirvana, former Genesis frontman Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, folk/country singer Linda Ronstadt and songwriter Cat Stevens. Also to be inducted are Andrew Long Oldman, The E Street Band, and Brian Epstein. The induction will take

KISS Overtake Nirvana in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Vote


The Plain Dealer is reporting that rock legends KISS have overtaken grunge icons Nirvana to become the favorites to be inducted into next year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Of course, it is a joke that KISS is not in there already. They are bigger than most bands that have already been inducted. They