NEWS UPDATE : July 2015

July 15 : New Andrew London single feat. Bruce Kulick (free download)
From : Andrew London (facebook)
Growing up in California, I have always loved the summertime. This year I’ve been driving the coast highway, finding a few songs along the way.

Today, I am excited to share the first single “American Summer” as a free download.
Make sure to roll your windows down and give it a listen.

Earlier this year Bruce and I sat in a Hollywood studio where some of the biggest records of the '60s were made and recorded guitars for the song “American Summer.”
We wanted a bright, Petty-meets-Townshend vibe to match the “driving the California coast” sound of the song.
Bruce’s guitars are all over - A hi-strung acoustic starts the song, his Gibson “Elvis Dove” acoustic, and plenty of electrics - a cherry SG with p90s and a Les Paul Jr on the rhythms. We were all smiles leaving the studio and proud to have the song available for FREE download on www.andrewlondonmusic.com.

ANDREW LONDON - American Summer

July 12 : New recorded KISS song : " Don't Touch My Ascot "
From :  Kiss Related Recordings
KISS have teamed up with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on a new animated full-length film called "Scooby-Doo and KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery" that is available for download on July 10, and on DVD and Blu-Ray on July 21.
But before the film arrives a new song called “Don’t Touch My Ascot” featuring KISS with co-writers Greg Collins and Jared Faber from the film have surfaced online.

“Don’t Touch My Ascot” written By Tony Cervone, Greg Collins, Jared Faber, is a 1:13 minute long Jazzy a-capella song which features the lead vocals of all current KISS members in this order : Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer.

Here's KISS having fun with the new song "Don't Touch My Ascot" from Scooby-Doo! & KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery.

July 5 : Thomas Zwijsen flamenco cover of "Rock 'n Roll All Nite"
From : Thomas Zwijsen
Thomas Zwijsen will release his new album of original work on October 3rd, 2015.
The new full-length album, Divide & Unite, will contain 11 original compositions.
The songs clearly display Thomas' classical background, as well as his influences of flamenco, rock and metal.
Anyone who pre-orders the album on CD will receive some cool extras, including a bonus EP containing 4 arrangements (of metal songs) for classical guitar.

Track listing Bonus EP

1 Speed Of Light - Iron Maiden
2 Ram it Down – Judas Priest
3 Rock and Roll All Night - KISS
4. ???

www.thomaszwijsen.com

July 3 : UNDISCOVERED KISSTORY: VINNIE VINCENT'S WARRIOR
The Full Story Of Vinnie Vincent's Awesome Pre-Kiss Band

From : metaltalk.net
Standard KISSTORY will tell you that before he joined KISS in 1982, guitarist Vinnie Vincent (AKA Vinnie Cusano) was in a band called WARRIOR with some of the members of the band NEW ENGLAND. Not much else seems to be said about this band except that their demos have turned up in collector's circles and online.

This brief bit of information always left me curious with many unanswered questions.
Who were Warrior? What was their KISS connection? Did they do gigs? How serious was the band? Is that really Vinnie Vincent singing lead vocals on those alleged WARRIOR demos ? And the one that has caused the most debate amongst KISS fans for years, is Vinnie as unpredictable and crazy as KISS like to make out?

The other members of WARRIOR were Jimmy Waldo on keys, Gary Shea on bass and Hirsh Gardner on drums. Together with John Fannon on guitar and lead vocals, they had been New England. The story of Warrior actually starts not with Vinnie but with NEW ENGLAND

Read the entire interview with Jimmy Waldo, Gary Shea and Hirsh Gardner on other Vinnie Vincent Warrior related re-recordings at metaltalk.net/columns2015/20150845a.php.

WARRIOR demo 1982





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