Every single thing about this article from FOTO magazine is amazing: “When KISS Rocked Cadillac – KISS was on the cusp of superstardom when a small, conservative town in northern Michigan invited the band to visit. The rest is rock history.” It sounds like a Hollywood screenwriter’s fantasy: a small-town high-school football team turns around … Continue reading When KISS rocked Cadillac, Michigan
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Jann Wenner finally lets the guys who invented punk into his dopey little club. And Abba too!
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominees for 2010, and before I even start getting indignant again this year, I’m just going to take a breath and let it slide. As my man Sab pointed out last year, “It’s called the Rock and Roll Hall of FAME, not the I’m Punk … Continue reading Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees Announced
Kiss was my favorite band when I was eight years old. My cousin Mike and I would act out all the songs and recreate our favorite scenes from Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park. The above photo is my Ace Frehley action figure on my desk. Mike and I saw them back in 1998 … Continue reading Ace Frehley vs. the Phantom
An album unjustly overlooked in Kisstory turns out to be one of the greatest concept albums in rock history.
Quick: What do Madonna, Ozzy, Alice Cooper, Pantera, The Who (original lineup), Rob Zombie, AC/DC, Kiss, and Britney Spears have in common? Chances are, the answer that you’ll reach, undoubtedly fanciful, will not be right. If it is right, then it may seem odd that you’re reading this website.
One of the issues regarding music is the degree to which it is calculated. Calculated in dollars and… more dollars. Let’s not be naïve. The music industry is an industry like any other. It is about selling goods and services with the purpose of making money. At the expense of all else. Generally, we probably … Continue reading This, Bud, Is For You
So Kiss is touring without Peter Criss (update: new link), and the new drummer is going to be wearing the makeup and costume of “the Cat.” Why should I care? Why does this seem so blasphemous to me? Peter Criss has deteriorated into an awful drummer who can barely lift his sticks anymore. And as … Continue reading Kiss touring without Peter Criss