Top 5 KISS Songs 1974-1977 Ep342

Top 5 KISS Songs 1974-1977 Ep342

Filmmaker Andrew Sgambati is with us this week to talk about The Greatest Show on Earth as well as to pick our Top 5 KISS Songs 1974-1977! While there’s a ton of controversy surrounding the Hottest Band in the Land in 2018 we’re happy to have Andrew on to discuss a time when all was right in the world. The mid-1970’s were a magical time for KISS. The strength of their six studio albums and…

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KISSmas in July: Studio Albums Ranked (#10-#1)

KISSmas in July: Studio Albums Ranked (#10-#1)

Part 2! If you didn’t read part one you can read it here. I’m going to start this post off very similarly to the last one. First I’d like to note that these are strictly my opinions as a fan and not as a critic. If this was being done as a critic then the list would be almost completely different. Secondly these are a reflection of my opinions and not that of Decibel Geek,…

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KISSmas In July: Studio Albums Ranked (#20-#11)

KISSmas In July: Studio Albums Ranked (#20-#11)

This is my first time doing something like this, ranking a bands albums and giving my reasons in the rankings, but I’ve been looking forward to doing something like this for about a year. Initially I had planned Judas Priest to be the first band whose albums I’d rank, but to celebrate Decibel Geek‘s KISSmas in July I jumped at the chance to do this with KISS albums. First I’d like to note that these are…

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KISSmas In July: Ranking The KISS Album Covers

KISSmas In July: Ranking The KISS Album Covers

You have to be among the haters not to acknowledge that KISS is responsible for all time great album covers.  While the non-makeup years produced largely forgettable (Asylum) to downright bad (Animalize) covers, the make-up era is full of great examples of how a record’s cover can really enhance the experience of purchasing and listening to a record.  I spent countless hours of my youth with my headphones on scouring every inch of every KISS album cover looking for…

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KISS Love Gun Deluxe Edition

KISS Love Gun Deluxe Edition

The definition of insanity:  Giving Gene Simmons money and expecting something different. Say what you want about us KISS fans.  We have spending power and we like to buy KISS shit.  And shit is largely what they’ve given us for some time now.  The last two studio records sound like Asylum rejects.  The KISS Kruise is just an annual ritual of them lowering expectations while raising prices.  And when they manage to do something awesome like reissuing all…

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