USA : KISS Fan Tributes / www.dynastytribute.net
The album will be available for download via CD Baby on August 1st 2009 and from other digital distribution outlets such as iTunes, Amazon and Napster shortly thereafter.
Executive Producer : Mikel Black.
Promo letter : The Return Of KISS Dynasty...
A stable of nine diverse artists have joined forces under the KISS banner to release
"Succession: A 30th Anniversary Tribute To KISS
Dynasty". The album is available for download at CD
Baby ( three weeks ahead of schedule!) and will be available at other digital distribution outlets such as Amazon, iTunes and Napster thereafter.
Released in 1979, Dynasty is one of KISS' more popular and widely recognized albums, reaching the Top 10 in countries around the world and spawning hit singles “I Was Made For Lovin’ You” and “Sure Know Something,” and containing classic deep album cuts such as “Dirty Livin’,” “Magic Touch” and 2,000 Man,” and fan-favorites “Charisma,” “Hard Times,” “X-ray Eyes,” and “Save Your Love.”
To commemorate this anniversary, artists from Australia, Europe and the United States have contributed their musical talents to Succession to create spirited modern versions of the tracks comprising Dynasty. "With Succession we wanted to expand on the diversity of the original Dynasty album and take the songs into new territories, which not only showcase the unique style of each artist but also reveal the influence that KISS has had on their creativity,” said Mikel Black, Succession executive producer. “It’s important for people to know that this is truly a KISS tribute album...made by genuine KISS fans. KISS and music fans in general are sure to enjoy it."
Succession features all nine songs from the multi-platinum album presented in the original track order, but with a 2009 DIY
The Argentinian "Kissteria" website interviewed project co-ordinator
Michael Legg regarding the Succession Tribute album.