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Ace Frehley interview: Space Oddity

He was the odd man out in Kiss, but Ace Frehley came into his own on his solo records. Twenty years since his last release, the original Space Ace returns to earth with Anomaly. Ace Frehley strides purposefully into a sushi bar in North Hollywood, his bearing every inch the rock star. Dark glasses hide the strange downward cast of his eyes—an inheritance from his Dutch mother—and he sports a... …

Dimebag Darrell: Rock Soldiers

     Kiss Army Kaptains Snake Sabo & Dimebag Darrell come face to face with Ace Frehley, the man who gave meaning to their lives— and learn the truth about his shocking past.    Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell and Skid Row’s Snake Sabo, eyeing each other with great suspicion, are ready for the great competition. No, they aren’t trying to outshred each other in a sweaty all-night jam. Rather, they’re... …

Dimebag Darrell: Taco Hell

     Guitar World’s Jeff Gilbert makes a break for the border with Pantera and Kiss.Mexico City. It’s six o’clock in the morning, and the temperature has already climbed to 80 degrees. I find myself part of a team of roadies, every one the size of a small building, unpacking several semi-trailer trucks crammed with rented speakers, billion-channel soundboards, 10-ton lighting rigs, dozens of... …

Kiss Drummer Peter Criss Announces He's Breast Cancer Free

Peter Criss, drummer/vocalist and original “Catman” of the legendary rock band Kiss announced to fans that he was diagnosed with breast cancer, and is now cancer free. Criss was compelled to come forward during Breast Cancer Awareness month to bring awareness to everyone – male and female – to get checked out. ... …

Kiss Announce New Tour Dates

As they celebrate 35 years, Kiss today announced the dates of the “Kiss Alive 35” North American tour. The tour kicks off with a rapidly selling, special multiple-show engagement in Detroit Rock City beginning September 25th, where Kiss will be playing the classic album that started it all: Alive! The tour leg will then hit more than 40 additional cities before concluding in December. ... …

Prime Cuts: Kiss

Originally printed in Guitar World, August 1992 Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley reflect on two decades of Kiss classics, including "Duece," "Strutter," "God of Thunder" and more.   "DEUCE" (Kiss, 1974) GENE SIMMONS: That was the first song I ever wrote for Kiss; it was thrown together in about half an hour. I ripped off the lick from "Bitch" by the Rolling Stones and changed it so it starts in A... …

Mr. Potato Head Kiss Toys Coming in 2009

   In March 2009, the Promotional Partners company will release a series of Kiss Mr. Potato Head toys, complete with interchangeable parts. Click the image at left to see an artist's rendering of what the Potato Heads will ultimately look like, as well as the actual toys in production. There's no truth to the rumor that the Peter Criss Potato Head doll is actually life size... …

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