Hot band (that’s KISS btw) launches Cold Gin

You wanted the best, you got the best - ice-cold KISS gin to go with your tonic! It's what legions of KISS fans have been waiting for since the release of the band's classic track "Cold Gin" in 1974. You can now crank up the music and raise a glass of KISS Cold Gin to … Continue reading Hot band (that’s KISS btw) launches Cold Gin

Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2019 – Day One

Last week I returned to Norway’s biggest rock / metal festival Tons of Rock for the fifth year running. This year the festival was not located at the Fredriksten Fortress in Halden (as it has been in previous years), but instead took place in a large grassy space in the Ekeberg area of Oslo. The … Continue reading Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2019 – Day One

KISS “End of the Road” tour – European dates announced

Love 'em or hate 'em, they're one of the biggest bands on the planet... and their world touring days are almost at an end. After 45 years of striding across stages wearing platform boots, KISS are hanging up their studs and sequins with one huge blow-out. The tour runs from January to April 2019 in … Continue reading KISS “End of the Road” tour – European dates announced

Classic Covers: Slice of Sorrow – Parasite

Slice of Sorrow have released a new single called "Parasite" via Metal Carnival Records. The single is a death metal cover of KISS's song. It's available on all popular digital platforms (iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Spotify, Pandora, Deezer). Check out a live version of Slice of Sorrow's version in the video below. Slice … Continue reading Classic Covers: Slice of Sorrow – Parasite

The weirdest metal band merchandise

Forget your tour t-shirts, badges, and patches; those things are for the marketing lightweights of the metal world. No, if a band really wants to cash in on their five minutes of fame, the only course is to stick the band name on any manner of weird merchandise. And while it’s not quite so common … Continue reading The weirdest metal band merchandise

KISS prize donations to raise money for Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity

In addition to Paul Stanley's previous donation to Manchester Children's Hospital Charity of his signature(d) Ibanez PS120 guitar last July, the band have added numerous donations to the cause, in response to the tragic event at Manchester Arena last year, after which the band had to cancel their Manchester date. Included in the bands generous … Continue reading KISS prize donations to raise money for Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity