June 23 : Hell
Or Hallelujah - new single off KISS 'Monster' - sample From:
Kiss Related Recordings Amazon.co.uk has uploaded a 30 seconds sample of KISS new single
"Hell Or Hallelujah" taken from the album "Monster", which is
planned for an October release via Universal Music. The single "Hell Or Hallelujah" is announced for a July 2nd debut,
and was previously described by KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley
as "uptempo" and "very definitive." An audio sample of "Hell Or Hallelujah" is available at
June 22 :
Tod Howarth Debuts "Cold Beach" Video/Free Download Available From:
Ex-Frehley Coment member Tod Howarth has debuted the video for his
new song, "Cold Beach." The track was written and produced Howarth,
who also plays guitars, bass, keyboards, and percussion on the
track. Additional musicians include Bob Sale (drums) and Jeffery
Marshall (guest guitar solo).
In addition, all of Tod's solo CDs are being released to iTunes in
the very near future. Keep up to date at:
June 14 : ROCK
& ROLL ALL NITE: A TRIBUTE TO KISS – 1974 – 2013 From:
In early 2013, Versailles Records will release as part of their
Greatest Hits Tribute LP series re-vamp Rock & Roll All Nite – A
Tribute to Kiss – 1974 – 2013. The record will feature
current/former members of Alice Cooper Band, Trans-Siberian
Orchestra, Ratt, Keel, LA Guns, Megadeth, Metal Church, Dangerous
Toys, Lillian Axe, White Lion, Slash's Snakepit, Richard Kendrick,
and others to be announced.
June 10 : Desmond
Child and Rouge to perform at Laura Nyro Tribute From:
Desmond Child and Rouge -to perform at Laura Nyro Tribute New York
City- will honor singer/songwriter legend Laura Nyro at Lincoln
Center's Damrosch Park- August 11th, 2012 New York City, NY -
Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park will host a free tribute concert for
acclaimed Bronx, NY singer-songwriter, Laura Nyro. The show
entitled, The Triple Goddess Twilight Revue - Celebrating The Music
of Laura Nyro. will be held on Saturday, August 11th 2012. Nyro who
died in 1997 was inducted into the 2012 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
in April 2012. The show will feature a house band of NYC's finest
musicians and Nyro collaborators.
Details of the special guest lineup are to be announced.
June 5 : Bret
Michaels' "Nothin' But A Good Time" Feat. Ace Frehley From:
Kiss Related Recordings
Bret Michaels has released a newly recorded
version of the Poison's 1988 hit "Nothin' But A Good Time."
This 2012 version features a guitar solo by Ace Frehley and
bass courtesy of Michael Anthony (Chickenfoot, ex-Van Halen).
Bret Michaels will release his forthcoming solo album, "Get Your
Rock On", later this summer.
A couple of tracks from "Get Your Rock On" are already available at
June 1 : KISS
teams up again with Universal Records From:
DeuceNews.com got words (not confirmed by the band) KISS 20th
studio album, Monster, will be released via KISS records/Universal.
Recently also Simmons Records signed a distribution agreement with
Universal and it's more likely both Monster and the Destroyer Deluxe
editon will be part of the same deal.
Monster is now set for a fall release, once "The Tour" with Motley
Crue will be ended.
June 1 : Bruce Kulick remembers Revenge on its 20th Anniversary From:
To celebrate the 20 year anniversary of Revenge, Bruce Kulick did
a look back at the album, including his thoughts about each track.
"Revenge marked the return of KISS in what I consider to be top
form. Not that previous albums I was involved in didn’t have
highlights and memorable sons and performances, but Revenge was
truly meant to be just that."