Artist: KISS Title: Unmasked Year: 1980 Label: Casablanca Cover Artist: Victor Stabin with Mark Samuels and Jose Rivera
If “transitional album” ever makes its way to Websters, Empire’s album cover should be pictured right next to the definition.
Here’s a record you don’t need, unless you’re a KISS collector. Then you totally need it.
A social media buddy of mine recently proposed that we’ve reached peak vinyl, that purchasing records is now synonymous with investing in baseball cards circa 1991.
Juvenilia is the Star Wars prequels of the music geek universe.
KISS is out on the road for their “we really mean it this time” farewell tour, and lead singer Paul Stanley is under fire. For years both fans and detractors have noted […]
Or maybe they are love songs, who am I to judge? The point is that things aren’t always as they appear.
As the legendary band embarks on their final farewell tour, now might be a good time to look back on the first KISS cash in.
They were huge in Tuvalu, but New England is known these days mostly for an interesting footnote.
There are many cultural touch points that make my children’s and my childhoods seem like distinct historical epochs, but maybe none so subtly important as the Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon.