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Mama's Alright, Daddy's Alright

It’s true–your parents may be cooler than you think!

For years, my parents told me that I needed to meet my mother’s first cousin Gene. “You’d hit it off,” they would say. 456 more words


The Distant Closeness or: Never Give Up Cope


Yesterday evening I copied a quote from Mr. Bumgardner about how he felt (and almost exactly mirrored my sentiments) about the loss of Prince. Just like Bowie in early January, both of them hit me hard. 983 more words

Life As We Know It

Shout It Out Loud/The Story Of KISS's Destroyer

Picked up this book in Vancouver at the Indigo Book Store and I was surprised  to see this  as I didn’t even know it existed!(released in 2015) Amazing that author James Campion could write in a detailed amount 330 pages of one album being a Kiss album to boot and to keep me interested! 1,013 more words

Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons wishes Kiss were as Rock N Roll as NWA

So who didn’t see this coming? In the build-up and aftermath of NWA’s introduction into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame by Kendrick Lamar, nobody’s favourite rock star Gene Simmons has been making the kind of flippant comments about hip hop that you would expect from a 15 year old kid in a Slipknot hoodie. 725 more words

Art & Entertainment

Runnin' With the Devil, Van Halen (1978)

Runnin’ With The Devil, Van Halen (1978)
Van Halen I (1978)
Michael Anthony

Classic Tracks

The Spaceman's perspective

No Regrets: A rock ‘n’ roll memoir, Frehley, Ace,  VH1 books, 2011.

With the release of Ace Frehley’s Origins Vol. 1, I thought this was a perfect occasion to take a look back at the Spaceman’s account of his time in and out of KISS, … 1,245 more words

Book Reviews