Odyssey – Examining Music From The Elder

Odyssey – Examining Music From The Elder

Odyssey: The Definitive Examination of Music From the Elder.  KISS‘ Controversial Concept Album Tim McPhate & Julian Gill KissFAQ Publishing 506 Pages It’s hard to tell what Paul Stanley wants to talk about less than KISS’ 13th studio album.  Maybe KISS Meets The Phantom of the Park.  Maybe.  And that attitude has manifested itself as a divide in the KISS Army.  Some find it a nice respite from the KISS catalog. To others, it’s a…

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The Encyclopedia of KISS

The Encyclopedia of KISS

Coming of age as a KISS fan in the late 70’s and early 80’s I craved information on the Hottest Band In The Land. By the mid 80’s I finally had my own disposable income by way of a paper route.  Any magazine that contained even a paragraph about KISS I purchased.  Spending hours at the public library going through old Billboard magazine’s just to see how Music from the Elder charted upon release.  And…

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Trouble Boys – The Story Of The Replacements

Trouble Boys – The Story Of The Replacements

“Clowns are the pegs on which the circus is hung” – P.T. Barnum. Trouble Boys is a long overdue 400-page historical re-telling of the story of Minnesota’s greatest underachievers.  Fans of The Replacements have gotten used to waiting longer than fans of most bands for things like anthology’s, documentaries and the predictable reunion tour.  So of course, we had to wait almost 25 years for a complete biographical telling of their story.  Written by Bob Mehr it starts…

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You’re Making Corey Taylor Hate You

You’re Making Corey Taylor Hate You

‘You’re Making Me Hate You’, by Corey Taylor DaCapo Press USE YOUR FuckING TURN SIGNAL! When behind the wheel of a car.  If you’re convinced that everyone on the road is an idiot except you, then Corey Taylor’s new book You’re Making Me Hate You is for you… or about you.  It really depends.  The third book from the proud Iowegian and voice of Slipknot and Stone Sour covers his observations of the decline of…

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