Sure Know Something – Kiss

I love that unplugged!

Steve For The Deaf

In a twist befitting the most Halloween-y of plots, the ultimate Kiss cover version for Halloween 2017 is a version of Kiss doing Kiss.

In 1996 Kiss and many of their fans considered the disco era a bit of an unmentionably uncool blip in a hard rock history that went from proto-metal in NYC in the 70’s to Stadium rock titans 30 years later.

Everything from the debut album up to Rock and Roll Over was fair game. So too was Lick It Up onwards. The forbidden zone in the middle there was roundly ignored by all but the bands detractors.

Then fans started asking for I Was Made For Loving You to be slipped back into the live set. There was a resurgence in interest for Is That You and Torpedo Girl. These songs took on a retro cool the mid 90’s were all about. If we could get…

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NORTHTALE Releases First Song, ‘Shape Your Reality’

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AFI Surprise-Releases ‘Get Dark’; ‘The Missing Man’ EP Due In December

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Keep Rollin’ – Chris Webby

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Far Out Factory–Adult Funhouse

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AXL ROSE Puts KANYE WEST On Blast After White House Visit

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Warner Music Exec: ‘The Business of Physical Music Is Quite Strong. We Have No Intention of Walking Away from This Business’

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CHRIS CORNELL Statue Unveiled In Seattle: Video, Photos

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INSANE CLOWN POSSE Member Attempts To Dropkick LIMP BIZKIT Frontman FRED DURST Mid-Concert (Video)

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D.D. Verni (Overkill) Premieres “Night Of The Swamp King” Music Video

bad assed I had not even heard about this project thanks for the info!!!!

Metal Anarchy

Overkill songwriter and bassist D.D. Verni has premiered a new video for his new song “Night Of The Swamp King.” This track is from his new solo album “Barricade,” which will be released on October 12. Verni commented:

“The song and video really show parts of all the stuff that I love, it’s a doom/bluesy kind of tune and then a horror movie video…what could go together better!”

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STEPHEN PEARCY Was ‘Stumbling’ And ‘Couldn’t Remember The Words’ During RATT’s Concert In St. Charles (Video)

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Real Peggy Sue, of 1958 Buddy Holly Song Fame, Dies in Texas

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Former KISS Guitarist VINNIE VINCENT To Go Full Electric For Comeback Shows

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