NEWS UPDATE : October 2017 - January 2018

January 20 : VINNIE VINCENT "Archives" box set  ...
From : KISS Related Recordings
VINNIE VINCENT : Archives (originally planned for a 1998 release)On Friday, January 19, 2018 former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent gave his first public interview in more than two decades at the Atlanta KISS Expo.
During the Q&A the "
Archives box set" was mentioned :
Vinnie Vincent responded : "I am so sorry that I caused you to stop believing in me." Says he has been working to finish it over the last three months and hopes to finish it in 2018.
"Everyone who did buy it will get two copies and some really nice personal gifts from me as a thank you, and an 'I'm sorry, please forgive me' gift."

One of the other topics was that Vinnie Vincent's 1991/1992 co-written song "I Wanna Live" appears on Gene Simmons "
The Vault".
Vinnie Vincent : "I have an e-mail address that I hadn’t checked in about five years. It was an e-mail I only used for certain things that were going on business-wise, and once that business was done, I never checked it anymore. I don’t know what caused me to do this - forces sometimes, they compel you to do something, you don’t know why - Christmas night, I said, ‘I better check this e-mail, just to see if it’s still there.’ I see three e-mails from Gene. I say, ‘Isn’t that great? How nice. I wonder what I did wrong now. [Laughs] I wonder what he’s yelling me at for now.’ I’m looking at the dates of these e-mails, and they’re from June and July. This is Christmas night. I opened it up and it had to do with [Simmons‘s recently released box set] ‘The Vault’. We had written a lot of songs during the ‘Revenge’ era, and I think there’s one on there — one of my favorite songs, my own personal favorite songs, ‘I Wanna Live’. This was June; he sent me another one two weeks later and gets no answer from me. Then he sends me another one in July, and there’s no answer from Vinnie, basically about the same thing. I said, I bet that’s why he’s mad at me. I read all three e-mails, and I said [imitates typing], ‘I love you; I miss you; come on home,’ you know? Then we started emailing again. He said, ‘I’d like to have ‘I Wanna Live’ on ‘The Vault’, and invited me to Nashville and receive it on stage and to meet each other again. I said to him, ‘Listen, you said some stuff about me — come on, we’re past this.’ I said, ‘I just want you to know, I still love you. I always will. We had a lot of good things. Let’s move on.’ The e-mail vibe was great.”

On whether he accepted the invitation to appear at Simmons‘s Nashville stop of his promotional tour in support of “The Vault”, which will take place on April 14:

Vinnie: “Absolutely. I will show up for him.”

January 14 - 19 : GENE SIMMONS The Vault albums reviewed ...
From : Sonny Pooni
GENE SIMMONS 1966 - 2016 The Vault 10 CD BoxsetAn unbelievable opportunity of a lifetime presented itself and I had the honor of meeting the powerful and attractive…. The Demon himself…. Gene Simmons during the Los Angeles Gene Simmons Vault Experience. Over several installments, I will be sharing parts of my incredible story and reviewing all 11 discs from the newly released Gene Simmons Vault. Some reviews will be on and some on (since I am a staff writer for both, I had to share the love).

The Vault Disc 01 album review
The Vault Disc 02 album review
The Vault Disc 03 album review
The Vault Disc 04 album review
The Vault Disc 05 album review
The Vault Disc 06 album review
The Vault Disc 07 album review

GENE SIMMONS The Vault details

January 5 : Gene SIMMONS The Vault - Full Tracklist Revealed!
From :
We know you've been waiting patiently... without further adieu, here's the complete track-listing for all 10 discs and the bonus disc. Over 150 songs revealed!

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Disk 1

Disk 2

Disk 3

Disk 4

Disk 5

Disk 6

Disk 7

Disk 8

Disk 9

Disk 10

Bonus Disk

GENE SIMMONS The Vault details

December 23 : Bruce & Lisa Kulick - ... A Merry Little Christmas
From : Bruce Kulick (YouTube)

December 23 : KISS Night in Las Vegas : The Album : Vol.2 (2017)
From : KISS Related Recordings
KISS Night in Las Vegas have released their 2nd Tribute album entitled "The Album : Vol.2". The album features many guest musicians including Frank DiMino (ANGEL), Jeff Duncan (ARMORED SAINT), Armored Saint, Oz Fox (STRYPER), Scott Coogan (ACE FREHLEY, LYNCH MOB), Jason Ebs (PETER CRISS), Marq Torien (BULLET BOYS).

Tracklist :

KISS Night in Las Vegas : The Album : Vol.2 (2017)01 Shout It Out Loud
02 Almost Human
03 C’mon And Love Me
04 Larger Than Life
05  Sweet Pain
06 Love Her All I Can
07 Makin’ Love
08 I Still Love You
09 Strutter ’17
10 Parasite
11 Let Me Go Rock ‘n Roll
12 Spit
13 Rocket Ride
14 War Machine


December 4 : CARMINE APPICE : "I have tapes of VINNIE VINCENT when he played with me, before KISS"
From :
During a recent interview with Eddie Trunk, drummer Carmine Appice discussed working with guitarist Vinnie Vincent prior to him joining KISS, when he was still working under his real name, Vinnie Cusano. Check out the clip below. 

From : KISS Related Recordings
In 1981 Carmine Appice released a solo album which features the Vinnie Vincent co-written song "
Drum City Rocker".

November 17 : Gene Simmons "The Vault" box set page updated
From : KISS Related Recordings
Besides Disk 01 I just added the song length and songwriter credits for DISK 03, 04, 05, 06, 07 and 08.  
CLICK HERE for tracklist - song length - songwriter credits.

For the moment I'm  still missing the song length for Disk 02 and 09 : and full songwriter credits for Disk 02, 09 and 10 .... ????

From :
Hear "Hand Of Fate" from The 'Gene Simmons Vault Experience' Boxset here.

GENE SIMMONS - The Vault - box set detail page

October 30 : KLASSIK'78 "Side Two" - 2nd Kiss inspired digital album
From :
It's that time of year KISS Trick or Treat! KLASSIK '78 "SIDE TWO" (6 new songs) is available NOW (via download only) @
CDbaby !
Info & audio samples @
CDbaby and

KLASSIK '78 (Side Two) is the 2nd "digital download" album of songs written & recorded by KLASSIK '78 in 2017, as a tribute to the iconic musical style of 70's KISS.
Produced by KLASSIK '78 & Mixed by John Shipp. Dedicated to Ace, Gene, Paul & Peter.

KLASSIK '78 - Side Two

October 29 : Bruce Kulick guests on upcoming ZOOPARTY album
From :Zooparty
ZOOPARTY - Lardass 2018 Swedish Punk Rock band Zooparty is happy thrilled and delighted to tell you that the new album is ready and will be released early 2018 on
 Deadlamb Records. The album is called "Lardass" and will have twelve songs who will change the world. The album is produced by Chips Kiesbye, mixed by Henryk Lipp and features very special guests Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols), Brian James (The Damned) and Bruce Kulick (KISS). More info soon.


October 29 : MARCEESE's 4th KISS Tribute album release date
From : Marceese Kreazberg
MARCEESE - Torpedo Girl MARCEESE's fourth KISS-Tribute album "Torpedo Girl" will be released December 22nd, 2017 via Timezone.

"Torpedo Girl" will feature Americana Folk Rock Blues KISS cover versions of 2000 Man, C'mon and Love Me, Naked City, Kissin' Time. Ladies In Waiting, Love 'Em Leave 'Em, Love Gun, Makin' Love, Two Timer, and Torpedo Girl.

>> CLICK HERE to listen to MARCEESE "Naked City"<<

Previous released KISS Tributed albums by Marceese are,
Baby Driver (2013)", "Have Love, Will Travel (2015)", and "Black Diamond (2016)".

October 8 : Gene Simmons talks The Vault with Eric Miller / podcast
From :
GENE SIMMONS interview by Eric Miller podcastGene Simmons joins Eric Miller in conversation to discuss The Gene Simmons Vault – an amazing collection of 50 years of Gene! We talk about the earliest recording My Uncle Is A Raft from 1966, how he views songwriting from a creative perspective in addition to the business success, he shares details of specific never-before-heard tracks Hunger, Are You A Boy Or Are You A Girl, early versions of Journey of 1000 Years, It’s My Life, writing during the Elder and Dynasty years, the history of the tapes involved in compiling this collection, how the book came together, the process he’ll undertake to deliver these to fans that buy them around the world, was anything retouched, whether he and Paul have talked about the future of KISS should one of them choose to step away, what’s next and much more. W’ALLLRIGHT!!

>> CLICK HERE to listen to the interview <<

last update : 2018-01-21

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