We Pick Our Top 5 WASP Songs – Ep321

We Pick Our Top 5 WASP Songs – Ep321

We’re back this week to share our favorite songs by Sunset Strip legends WASP! In 1982 Blackie Lawless builds WASP was built to shock. Their over-the-top image garnered a ton of attention in an already-growing LA music scene. From Lawless’ buzzsaw codpiece to models being tied to a torture rack to throwing raw meat into the audience, WASP takes the blueprint set by Alice Cooper and KISS and elevates it to raunchy new heights. Amid…

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Unabomber Caught, KISS Reunite, and Beatles Galore! – 1996 Year in Review Pt1

Unabomber Caught, KISS Reunite, and Beatles Galore! – 1996 Year in Review Pt1

This week we look at 1996, a year that celebrated the past while looking to the future. In part 1, we dig into the first half of 1996; and it was a busy six months. January includes stories on the evils of Alternative Rock and near fatal incidents involving some big name celebrities. Additionally, it included new releases from ACCEPT and Mr. Big. We head into February of 1996 by discussing some fantastic rock releases….

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KISS Lightning Round – Ep291

KISS Lightning Round – Ep291

When a planned episode gets shelved due to audio issues, we improvise this week with KISS Lightning Round – Ep291. We put out a last-minute call for KISS-related questions and topics and, boy, did you guys respond! In this 2 hour-plus loose discussion, we tip a few beers and try to address as many KISS-related topics that the listeners through our way via the Decibel Geek facebook page. KISS Lightning Round   We can talk…

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The Return of Pixie Esmonde – Ep290

The Return of Pixie Esmonde – Ep290

KISSMAS in July gets even cooler this week with The Return of Pixie Esmonde! Pixie, former wardrobe manager for KISS (1979-1980), quickly became one of our favorite guests. Her quick wit and fantastic stories had us in stitches and we knew we had to have her back on the show. If you missed her first appearance, be sure to go HERE and check it out. We promise, you won’t regret it. Return of Pixie In…

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Demolicious KISS Edition – Ep289

Demolicious KISS Edition – Ep289

The guys are back for week two of KISSMAS in July with Demolicious KISS Edition. While KISS has released a great catalog of music over the past 43 years, there’s been a wealth of solid material that didn’t get released officially. In this long-form episode, Chris and Aaron spin some of their favorite KISS demos. Demolicious KISS Edition   You’ll get material that pre-dates the first album all the way through unreleased songs from 1998’s…

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Happiness – Ep257

Happiness – Ep257

The guys return this week to kick off a new show concept based on how music relates to human emotions; the first of which is Happiness. In this long form music and discussion episode, you’ll get tips on how to achieve happiness. You’ll also learn steps you can take to prevent unhappy psychotic vampires from sucking away your joy. In addition to the great tunes selected by your hosts that inspire their own happiness, you’ll…

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Konversation with Christopher Williams – Ep247

Konversation with Christopher Williams – Ep247

Accept drummer Christopher Williams stops by this week to discuss his lifelong love affair with the Hottest Band in the Land. In this long-form talk, Williams talks about his discovery of KISS via the MTV Unplugged appearance in 1995. He also talks about the MTV Video Music Awards performance that the reunited band gave under the Brooklyn Bridge as the clincher in his fandom. Christopher is no ordinary KISS fan. In this hour-plus discussion he…

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A Book Worthy of an Army – KISSMAS in July

A Book Worthy of an Army – KISSMAS in July

As KISSMAS in July winds down, we look back on lots of great guests with insider knowledge of the band; folks that worked directly with them and who shared some amazing stories. One important fact shouldn’t be lost though; there wouldn’t be a KISS without you, the KISS Army. A fellow podcaster and KISS fan is setting out to make sure that story gets told. Podcast Rock City host Joe Polo has begun a book…

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Konversation with Pixie Esmonde

Konversation with Pixie Esmonde

After a great first two weeks, we’re back with a very special guest this week. Pixie Esmonde, wardrobe manager for KISS (1979-1980), joins Aaron and Chris for an in-depth revealing discussion of a very transitional period in the band’s history. In this hour-plus discussion, you’ll hear Pixie share her memories of the Dynasty tour and costumes, tensions within the band as the tour drew to a close, the test sessions for Eric Carr’s makeup design,…

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