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Gig review: KISS – Hydro, Glasgow, 27 May 2017

KISS – Hydro, Glasgow, 27 May 2017

On arrival at the Hydro tonight there was a tight cordon of security following the tragedy at Manchester Arena the previous week. Whilst being searched the security guard asked if I had seen Kiss before to which I replied, yes … Continue reading

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DVD review: KISS – Rocks Vegas Live At The Hard Rock Hotel

Eagle Vision [Release date 26.08.16 ] There are not many bands out there that can match KISS when it comes to the sheer theatrics and live spectacle the band put on, even after a career of 43 years. With a … Continue reading

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Gig review: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – DAY 3, 14 June 2015

DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – DAY 3, 14 June 2015

For any classic rock fan the Sunday line up was not to be missed with Slash, Motley Crue, in their last UK festival appearance, and Kiss all ready to show the young guns how a festival set should be done. … Continue reading

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DVD Review – SCOTT IAN – Swearing Words In Glasgow

        Megaforce Records (Release date – 10.11.14) I was lucky enough to meet Scott Ian a few years ago at an aftershow meet and greet. He was a really nice guy who was happy to shake hands, … Continue reading

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Album review: KISS – Love Gun

Kiss - Love Gun

Universal [Release date 27.10.14] US glam/hard rock legends Kiss celebrate their 40th anniversary with this 2CD remastered edition of their 6th studio album. Released in 1977, it was the 6th album in three years (four if you count the classic … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE TREATMENT – 02 ABC 2, Glasgow, 7 October 2014

THE TREATMENT – 02 ABC 2, Glasgow, 7 October 2014

The Treatment are a band that have led a very charmed life since their inception in 2008. They now have two albums under their belt and have supported some of the biggest names in rock including opening for Motley Crue … Continue reading

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Album Review: KISS – Kiss 40

Kiss - Kiss 40

Mercury Records [Release date 26.05.14] Does the world need another Kiss compilation album? There are many already on the market and any self-respecting rock fan will no doubt have a copy of one tucked somewhere in their collection. So what … Continue reading

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KISS – Monster

Loud & Proud/Roadrunner I will admit I am not the world’s biggest Kiss fan but was mightily impressed by their last album ‘Sonic Boom’. Now we have ‘Monster’, an album which by the band’s own admission they have gone back … Continue reading

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KISS – Destroyer (Resurrected)

Mercury March 1976 saw Kiss release their 4th studio album, Destroyer, a slow starter which then took when the ballad Beth (originally a b-side) became a hit in its own right. The album was the band’s first to go platinum. … Continue reading

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The KISS Expo

Our intrepid reporter Chris Martin ventures forth into the Kiss Expo and neevr qask him top tkae part in karaoke… The year was 2004. It was about three days after my wife left, and clearly I wasn’t in much of … Continue reading

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