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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KISSmas in July: Who Killed KISS?

KISSmas in July: Who Killed KISS?

In May of 1980 when Peter Criss was shown the door it was the official nail in the KISS Coffin (available exclusively at KISSonline.com) for the original lineup.  The signs were there as the band split into two factions.  Gene and Paul in one corner with Ace and Peter in the other.  I know that’s simplifying things quite a bit as we now know Paul disliked everyone not in his mirror.  KISS would eventually maneuver…

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Conversation with Blanche Napoleon – Ep174

Conversation with Blanche Napoleon – Ep174

We dig deep into the Decibel Geek vault for something never heard before. Chris and Aaron present a chat with former Dan Hartman group member Blanche Napoleon. The group, formed in the late 70’s by Hartman (a former member of the Edgar Winter group) and included Napoleon on backing vocals, drummer Hilly Michaels, G.E. Smith, and a young, unknown guitarist named Vincent Cusano. The Hartman group had a Hot 100 disco hit in ‘Instant Replay’;…

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