Former KISS and current GRAND FUNK RAILROAD guitarist Bruce Kulick has posted a lengthy update on his official web site. An excerpt from his message follows:
"Paul Stanley [KISS] and his son Evan were in attendance [at this year's NAMM show in Anaheim, California] at [the] Washburn [booth], and, of course, when we met I got some birthday cake as it was a day before Paul's big day. Tommy Thayer [KISS] was there, as was Eric Singer [KISS, ALICE COOPER], and my brother Bob who was able to get around on his crutches. Spoke with Nikki Sixx [MÖTLEY CRÜE], who was a bit shy 'cause of the crowd wanting him badly, but it was great to see him looking good and healthy. His book is doing great.
"Speaking of a guitarist with a hit book out, Slash [GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER] had a huge line as well at Marshall, as Paul did at Washburn when he did his signing. I did my autograph session at Music Star, the company that puts out my 'Kiss Forever' DVD. Eric Singer, Eddie Ojeda [TWISTED SISTER] and Rudy Sarzo [DIO, ex-QUIET RIOT] were there as well, and, of course, I kept running into so many other players, too many to mention. Lots of rock stars at this event for sure!
"David Fishof was there from the Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp, and we chatted about the big L.A. Camp coming up in February. Also ran into Mickey Dolenz from THE MONKEES who will be a counselor at that camp (I love THE MONKEES). I watched HEART play at the Hilton lounge as they did a special party for Epiphone. 'Wow' is all I can say! Great band and vocals. Saw Billy Gibbons from ZZ TOP at the Fender party on Friday night. He sounds amazing every time he plays."
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