Better Than: Hearing a drunk crowd shout "Freebird" at a concert where the annoyed band onstage did not write and will not perform said timeless classic by that name.
It would have been Ronnie Van Zant's 65th birthday had he not perished--with other members of Skynyrd and their entourage--at the a ... More >>
Talking to Paul Stanley of Kiss on the phone is one thing. Talking to him in person in full Starchild regalia -- as we did the other day while the band was in New York -- is something else entirely. For one thing, he's huuuuge. It's not just the eight-inch boots; his hair is giant, too. Perched on a ... More >>
By Brian McManus
Lately we've noticed a lot of bands have their own brands of wine, including Motörhead, Kiss, AC/DC, and Ratt. (Even Warrant has a wine. Warrant.) One of our friends at Wine Spectator magazine showed us the piece they wrote in April about this trend, and noted they were going to r ... More >>
That's according to his Kiss band member (and onetime roommate) Ace Frehley in Frehley's new book, No Regrets.
"Fastidious if not downright anal in his professional life, Gene was an utter mess in his personal life.
"As I quickly discovered, Gene was an epic slob."
It's a little bit hard to know how to take the New York City-based band fun., whose existence dates back only a short year, to when the Format's Nate Ruess, former Anathallo member Andrew Dost, and Steel Train's Jack Antonoff started playing together in the winter of 2008. Their debut, Aim & ... More >>