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This was Archie’s first Kiss gig; he’s eleven. It was my twenty-fifth Kiss gig, unless I’ve forgotten a couple. I’m a bit older than him. Words: Chris Dale and Archie Dale, Pictures: Nigel Adie and David Cotterill On the way to the O2, Archie asked me what my favourite Kiss …

Gene Simmons has dropped the biggest hint yet that the Kiss reunion with Ace Frehley, and possibly Peter Criss, is on. On Friday 30th December, Gene posted the above picture on his Instagram account with just a question mark as his comment and over 7,000 likes later, fans are in …

I’m not talking in this article about other people covering Kiss songs, like we’ve all probably done from time to time. No, in this episode of UNDISCOVERED KISSTORY, we’re going to sit back and listen to the original versions of all the songs that Kiss have covered on their records. …

In Part 1 of this article about the KISS guitarist auditions of 1982, we saw how KISS had contacted and auditioned an awful lot of talented guitarists, some of whom later became very famous in their own right and that they had a fair few of these guitarists played on …

In a previous article, we looked at the KISS drummer auditions of 1980, when Peter Criss left the band and was replaced by Eric Carr. Words: Chris Dale This time I thought I’d take a look at which guitarists auditioned for KISS in 1982, when Ace Frehley was replaced by …

Standard KISSTORY will tell you that before he joined KISS in 1982, guitarist Vinnie Vincent (AKA Vinnie Cusano) was in a band called Warrior with some of the members of the band New England. Not much else seems to be said about this band except that their demos have turned …

KISS ‘Love Gun’ Deluxe Edition ‘Love Gun’ was first released in June 1977. It was Kiss’ sixth studio album in four years and was both the first Kiss album to feature lead vocal performances from all four original members and the last album played by the original four members without …

KISS REFORMATION MAGICK November 2012 I don’t believe in voodoo, black magic or Aleister Crowley. In fact that kind of stuff gives me the creeps. But as we all know, out of desperate times come desperate solutions. Back in the mid-nineties my life reached a crisis point in one area. …

My wish for 2013 would be another Kiss album before the end of the year. ‘Monster’ was great, I’m looking forward to the European tour in the Summer and I’m sure they’ll be touring the world well into Autumn but I still want more. They’d probably say they didn’t have …

Kiss are understood to be headlining the second stage at Download Festival on the Friday June 14th. They have already confirmed appearances in Scandinavia from June 1st to 11th including the Sweden Rock Festival. The Donington show would be their only UK concert in 2013 as part of the European …