Tag: Gene Simmons

Isn't That Awful, Podcast

Introducing Isn’t That Awful, the Podcast

Announcing a brand new podcast about old pop culture you may want to reconsider....

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 1: “Van Halen Rising” Author Greg Renoff

Matt Wardlaw and D.X. Ferris are joined by author Greg Renoff to discuss Van Halen Rising, his popular new book that covers the early years...

Book Reviews, Books, Music

Book Review: “Van Halen Rising” by Greg Renoff

Greg Renoff's "Van Halen Rising" charts the early triumphs, mishaps and wildness of the band that saved heavy metal....

Television, The Three Strike Rule, TV on DVD

The Three Strike Rule: “Welcome to Sweden: The Complete Season One”

"Welcome to Sweden" is like a summer shandy: it goes down smooth, is sweet, and doesn’t leave a sour taste in your mouth...

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1974: Kiss, “Hotter Than Hell”

It is nearly impossible to imagine a world without Kiss at this point. Whether you are a full-on soldier in the Kiss Army or you...

Book Reviews, Books, Popdose

Book Review: “Face the Music: A Life Exposed”

Is Paul Stanley's epitaph: "Loving father and husband; asshole bandmate?" ...


Top Five Non-Makeup KISS Albums

When they took off the makeup, did KISS have good records? Um, yeah!...


Kiss-Off: The Incredible Self-Delusion of Paul Stanley & Gene Simmons Has Reached Its Zenith

Proving once and for all that they care about the fans, Kiss has decided not to play with their most popular lineup at the Rock and Roll...

Film, Film Reviews

FILM REVIEW: “Sample This”

Quality documentary about what could be considered the musical flashpoint to hip-hop’s rhythmic beginnings.  Narrated by Gene...

Paul Stanley and Roses

Popdose Lists

10 Great Kiss Greeting Card Song Lyrics

Having trouble finding the words to tell someone you love them? Just print out one of these romantic Kiss Greeting Kards!...

Ace Frehley (Kiss)

Music, Popdose Lists

Top 10 Ace Frehley Songs (Kiss and Solo)

A countdown of the Top 10 songs written or performed by Ace Frehley, both as the lead guitarist in Kiss and as a solo artist....

Sinking Ship of Musical Cruises

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: Six Musical Cruises to Make You Wish for a Hurricane

Good tunes, good times, and good people. Three things you won't find on any of these musical package cruises....

James Hetfield

Music, Popdose Lists

Top 5 Music Autobiographies That Need to Be Written

There are a lot of great music autobiographies out there, but there are great ones still to be written. Chris Holmes counts down the Top 5....


Spin Cycle: Kiss, Destroyer [Resurrected]

Do you remember the first full-length LP you ever bought? Mine was Kiss’ Destroyer, which I purchased in 1976 at the ripe old age...



The Singles Bar: Kiss, “Hell or Hallelujah”

KISS is back with a new single! Check out the lyric video and let us know what you think!...


Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: When Rock Stars Aren’t “Rock Stars” Anymore

Rock stars? Grace and dignity?! Bwaahhh haaahhh haaahhh! (Here are a few reasons why not, provided by the Popdose Roundtable.)...


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Author Greg Prato

As MTV marks its 30th anniversary, Matt Wardlaw spoke about the golden years of the channel with author Greg Prato, who has a new book on...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Kiss, “Sonic Boom”

Any good label manager would tell you: don’t name your album something a reviewer could turn into a catchy, snarky counterpoint. But...


Linkfest, Popdose Lists

The Friday Linkfest: 3/20/09

Topless Robot counts down the 13 greatest Garbage Pail Kids and — oh happy day — the 10 best movie games for the Atari 2600;...


Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Paul Stanley, “Hold Me, Touch Me”

I’ve long had a man-crush on soft spot in my heart for Paul Stanley, Kiss’ lead vocalist and most musical member. ...