This year started off innocently enough for Ace Frehley. Just one week prior to Christmas 2013, the former Kiss lead guitarist learned that he and his comrades in the original Kiss lineup—Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and Peter Criss—were finally being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame after 15 years of eligibility (and 15 years of outcry from the Kiss Army).
Original Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley has premiered a new song, "Gimme a Feelin'." Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments or on Facebook! Frehley's new solo album, Space Invader, will be out June 24 via eOne Music.
Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley will released a new solo album, dubbed Space Invader, June 24 via eOne Music. The album, Frehley's first since 2009's Anomaly, will feature "at least" nine new songs, according to a statement, plus a cover of the Steve Miller Band's 1973 hit, "The Joker."
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, starts with Richie Sambora's work on Bon Jovi's “Wanted Dead or Alive” (Number 100) and builds to a truly epic finish with Jimmy Page's solo on "Stairway to Heaven" (Number 1).
It was on this day in 1976 that Kiss released perhaps their best-known studio album, Destroyer. Paul, Gene, Ace and Peter started work on their fifth studio album in the fall of 1975 at New York City's Electric Lady Studios, getting in only a handful of days of tracking before heading back out on the road for their famous Alive! tour.