kiss in - News, CD Reviews, DVD Reviews

MARTY FRIEDMAN Says He Had No Involvement In MEGADETH's 30th-Anniversary Celebrations For 'Rust In Peace' Album

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman has told The Oakland Press that he had no involvement in last year's 30th-anniversary celebrations for the Grammy Award-nominated "Rust In Peace", Friedman's first album with the band. "I don't really follow those things," he said. "I'm more interested in the future rather than celebrating something ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TALAS Singer PHIL NARO Dies After Battle With Cancer

TALAS singer Phil Naro has passed away after a battle with tongue cancer. He was 63 years old. The news of Naro's death was broken by his family earlier today. They said in a statement: "It is with great sadness that we must announce the passing of our son, father, friend and musician Phillip Sampognaro, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Why Did K.K. DOWNING Leave JUDAS PRIEST? ROB HALFORD Responds

In a brand new interview with Brazil's "Inside With Paulo Baron", JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford was asked why the band's founding guitarist K.K. Downing decided to exit the group a decade ago. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Well, I'm not gonna talk too much about this subject because it's what we call a ...

Read more

Posted in: News

New KISS Documentary, 'Biography: KISStory', To Air On A&E In June

Celebrating one of the most iconic bands of all time, A&E has announced the new definitive documentary film telling the stories behind the phenomenon of KISS. Directed by D.J. Viola, "Biography: KISStory" chronicles the band's five decades in the business as founders Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons reflect on their historic career. The four-hour, two-night ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Ex-FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer JEREMY SPENCER Dismisses Haters: 'I Really Don't Care What People Think Of Me'

Former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH drummer Jeremy Spencer spoke to the "Appetite For Distortion" podcast about the negative reaction from some fans to his PSYCHOSEXUAL project, in which he handles lead vocals as the Devil Daddy character. "People voice their opinion," he said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). "Of course there's gonna be haters that dislike ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Officially Licensed 'Demon Monster' KISS Costume Now Available

Get ready to rock and roll all nite and party every day with KISS Replicas' latest release: the officially licensed Demon Monster KISS costume. You'll soon be driving us wild as you suit up as the fire-spitting demonic bassist. Inspired by Gene Simmons's legendary persona, this immaculately detailed costume is made with a thick outer ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer JEREMY SPENCER Releases Music Video For PSYCHOSEXUAL Single 'Devil From Hell'

PSYCHOSEXUAL, featuring former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH drummer Jeremy Spencer on vocals as the Devil Daddy character, has released the official music video for its latest single, "Devil From Hell". A distorted twang gives way to his dusky baritone as Spencer announces: "I have only one burning desire…to set this motherfucking world on fire" before ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Late KISS Drummer ERIC CARR Subject Of Upcoming Documentary

An official Eric Carr documentary is in the works. According to SiriusXM's Eddie Trunk, the documentary is backed by the late KISS drummer's family and is "totally legit." On Saturday (April 17), Trunk took to his Twitter to write: "Going to be interviewed next week for a coming Eric Carr documentary. His family is behind ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KISS Guitarist TOMMY THAYER Is Getting Into Wine Business

KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer is getting into the wine business. On Wednesday (April 14), Thayer tweeted that he "purchased 15 acres of vineyard property in Oregon's prime wine region last year," with plans to "produce Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc wines." Thayer received a number of supportive messages on his latest venture, including one ...

Read more

Posted in: News

EVANESCENCE Drops Music Video For 'Better Without You'

EVANESCENCE has launched a music video for the latest single to be taken from the band's Top 5 album "The Bitter Truth". The clip for "Better Without You" can be seen below. A kiss-off to the naysayers and the cheats in the rearview mirror, "Better Without You" explodes with the "metal catharsis" that runs through ...

Read more

Posted in: News