August 12 : Bruce Kulick to appear on Sky Of Forever`s debut album! From
Former Kiss guitarist Bruce Kulick will appear on
SKY OF FOREVER’s upcoming debut album.
Bruce’s exquisite guitar playing can be heard on the album opener,
SKY OF FOREVER is a Helsinki-based melodic
hard rock group, featuring musicians from Stratovarius and Tracedawn.
Their music is influenced by 1980`s hard rock, melodic metal and the
masters of film music – the orchestrations are made by Risto
Kupiainen, the conductor of Helsinki City Theatre. The group is led
by singer and songwriter Lauri Hannola. Their self-titled debut
album will be released worldwide via Mighty Music on the 14th of
1. Carry On (featuring Bruce Kulick)
2. One Of These Days
3. Wild Heart
6. Summer Rain
8. Sky Of Forever
9. Under Everlasting Sun
August 11 :
TOMALO's "Demon's Side" tribute to Gene Simmons From
TOMALO presents the second video from their new album "Adando".
Tomalo is an Argentinean Hard-Rock band formed in 1998 with
influences of KISS, Def Leppard; Van Halen, Twisted Sister among
"Andando", is the 8th album release of Tomalo.
"Demon's Side" is a tribute song to Gene Simmons, featuring some
recognizable KISS guitar licks and lyrics. Some of their previous
albums features a KISS cover version: "Beth" (Play It Loud - 2001)
and "Reason to Live" (Tomalo Con Calma - Acoustic versions, 2011),
while their previous album "Live To Rock"(2012) features the song
Hottest Band in the World", which song is dedicated to KISS.
July 31 :
SEBASTIAN GAVA "Uncensored" album feat. Bruce Kulick From
KISS Related Recordings Brazilian
KISS / Paul Stanley inspired singer / songwriter SEBASTIAN GAVA have
released an album entitled "Uncensored"
earlier this month.
The album features a guest appearance by Bruce Kulick on "Love
At First Bite", which song is co-written by him.
The album also contains a cover version of KISS' "Magic Touch".
"Uncensored"is released as digital download, available to purchase
In 2009 Sebastian Gava released his first self titled solo album
Spanish lyrics, followed with an
English version in 2010. Both releases
features Bruce Kulick on a couple of songs too.
July 24 :
BLACKTHORNE "Afterlife" reissue (feat. Bruce Kulick) From
KISS Related Recordings
Cherry Red Records UK
label Cherry Red Records will re-release
BLACKTHORNE's 1993 debut album "Afterlife"
The album features a guest appearance by Bruce Kulick on the song
"Over and Over", which is co-written by him.
BLACKTHORNE features Graham Bonnet on lead
vocals and Bob Kulick on lead guitar, whose impressive CV included
working with Meat Loaf and KISS. Not many singers have a career as
lengthy and varied as vocalist Graham Bonnet, replacing Ronnie James
Dio in Rainbow for their biggest hits, ‘Since You Been Gone’ and the
“Down To Earth” album, Graham also fronted the Michael Schenker
Group as well as his own band, Alcatrazz. Jimmy Waldo is probably
best known for his keyboards with Alcatrazz, and was previously in
the AOR band New England. Blackthorne’s line-up was completed by
Quiet Riot’s Frankie Banali on drums, who also enjoyed stints with
Billy Thorpe, Billy Idol and WASP.
Released at the height of grunge, like many classic rock / hard rock
artists of the era, “Afterlife” was a somewhat overlooked classic at
the time, though Kerrang! magazine recognized that, “Kulick’s six
string sting is never in doubt”. Hit Parader magazine stated that,
“This is a very good album, filled with stirring guitar solos and
Featuring ‘Cradle To The Grave’, ‘We Won’t Be Forgotten’ and
‘Breaking The Chains’, the original album finished with a re-reading
of the Rainbow classic, ‘All Night Long’. This expanded collection
now includes three previously unreleased bonus tracks, and liner
notes by Malcolm Dome, based on recent interviews with Graham Bonnet
and Bob Kulick.
same day (September 2) Cherry Red Records also will release
BLACKTHORNE's previously unreleased 10 track second album “Don’t
Kill The Thrill”, which has been augmented by no less than 20 bonus
tracks, including rare live recordings captured in the States and
Japan. Hit Parader magazine concluded that this was a band with, “A
Triple-A rated rock and roll pedigree, Blackthorne is a band that
certainly knows everything there is to know about making great rock