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Video: Vintage Trouble with Paul Stanley “You Shook Me”

KISS frontman joins soul rockers for an intimate performance of the blues classic

 

The quality of the video may be a little rough around the edges as is the refinement of the actual performance. But there’s no mistaking the quality of the talent assembled onstage in this clip of KISS frontman Paul Stanley guesting on a performance of the blues classic “You Shook Me.”

 

Paul and his KISS bandmate/business partner have been busy as usual,… Read More

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Flashback: KISS “Black Diamond” in 1975

The original lineup in their prime rewrite the book of rock in 1975 appearance on The Midnight Special

 

You’ve got to hand it to Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley for managing to maintain KISS as one of rock and roll’s longest running and most endearing circuses.

 

We’ve seen that the band still packs a mighty punch with their current lineup and expensive array… Read More

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Kiss Launch Tour, Could Call it Quits in 5-10 Years

Gene Simmons tells Swedish TV band don’t plan to go on indefinitely

 

By Alex Baker

 

While on tour in Europe, Gene Simmons spoke to a Swedish TV station, saying that KISS would probably call it quits within the next few years.

 

“One day it will end – and I hope on the day that we end, we end on a high note instead of going down, “said the… Read More

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Tommy Thayer Signature ‘Spaceman’ Les Paul Unveiled by Epiphone

Longtime KISS axeman’s signature model to be released in January

 

By Alex Baker

 

Epiphone has unveiled their new Tommy Thayer ‘Spaceman’ Les Paul. The highly-anticipated model was named after the guitarist who first played with Kiss in 2002 and has since gone on to inhabit the Spaceman role pioneered by the group’s founding guitarist Ace Frehley.

 

The new Tommy Thayer ‘Spaceman’ Les… Read More

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KISS Go Live on Letterman this Wednesday!

You wanted the best, and you got the best! The hottest band in the world, KISS, will be going live over the web tomorrow night when they play a full concert as part of the “Live on Letterman” webcast series.

 

KISS, who are currently out promoting their latest album Monster, are scheduled to appear on The Late Show with David Letterman tomorrow night. However fans who want to see more of everyone’s favorite costumed rock heroes than the requisite single number afforded… Read More

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Rock Book Recommendation: Journeyman Guitarist Dick Wagner’s Smash Hit Memoir

Dick Wagner is a veteran rock guitarist who has enjoyed celebrated stints with rarified rock royalty such as Alice Cooper, Lou Reed and KISS. The Iowa-born axeman spent 40 years living the high flying life of a rock star; playing on some 200 albums and netting 35 platinum and gold records.

 

Wagner has detailed his often dabaucherous and sometimes emotional professional and personal experiences in his engaging new memoir: NotRead More

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