Ep. 166 The Authors of KISS IN JAPAN and VAN HALEN RISING
Episode 166, February 23, 2016. We are joined by the authors of two amazing books this week! Alain, the author of KISS IN JAPAN and Greg Renoff, author of VAN HALEN RISING. Alain shares a number of stories of KISS in Japan, including sharing the audio of the 1977 KISS press conference from Japan… WOW!!! Greg joins us to talk about the many KISS connections that are part of the history of Van Halen. Gene Simmons discovering and wanting to work with Van Halen. Did Eddie Van Halen want to join KISS? Why does David Lee Roth have a problem with Gene? PLUS… with reviewing the first single from Ace Frehley’s new album! AND… Tommy reviews the acoustic KISS show in South Dakota at Badlands Pawn.