Tag: Kiss

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....

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Jimi Jamison of Survivor

In more than four decades in the music business, Jimi Jamison has worn quite a few different hats. While perhaps best known for his work...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Kiss, “Monster”

Could it really be Kiss?...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 46

Lenny Kravitz spends most of his time as a Bottom Feeder and Kristine W. crosses over the dance charts this week. ...

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....

2012 Holiday Gift Guide, Holiday Gift Guides, Music

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: For Music Lovers

Box sets! Limited editions! Reunions! Oh my!...


New Release Report 10/9/12: Potpourri (Latest Version)

Albums by KISS, The Wallflowers and Meshell Ndegeocello cover the landscape of this week's new releases? Check out the complete list!...

Books, Kirkus Reviews

Popdose at Kirkus Reviews: The “KISS FAQ” Gets Its Licks In

 For almost 80 years, Kirkus Reviews has served as the industry bible for bookstore buyers, librarians, and ordinary readers alike. Now...


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...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Kiss, “Destroyer: Resurrected”

Is the best Kiss ever...even better?...

Music, News

2012 Outlook: Jeff Lynne, Katatonia, And Reissues Galore

Hey there, Mr. Blue. Tell me, please, what else is new?...



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, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: May 18, 2012

Shuffle into the weekend with this week's Friday Five!...

Film, Music

Magic Music: A Happy Playlist of Songs from Disney Movies

50 years after his passing, Walt Disney's legacy is remembered through the happy songs his company has given to the world....

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 09/16/2011

Fall is coming so get happy, dammit. Here's a mix to help you along....

Consumerism, Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Over-merchandised Artists

From chicken to coffee and Jimmy Buffett to Ryan Tedder, the Popdose staff recounts those musicians whose merchandising presences are...


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, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 7/22/11 (Shut Up and Play! – My favorite instrumentals)

Don't you just wish you could just enjoy your favorite bands without a singer getting in the way for once? Your wish is this week's Popdose...


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...


Death by Power Ballad, Music

Death by Power Ballad: KISS, “Reason to Live”

In his last Death by Power Ballad column for 2010, Rob Smith finds a serious message of empowerment in KISS' "Reason to Live."...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “The Re-Record”

The Popdose Staff had a guiding hand in shaping this week's Mix Six -- with some great suggestions of songs that have been re-recorded by...


Music, Rob Smith Can't Say No

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: For the Kiddies, Part 1

Popdose's Rob Smith Can't Say No to recent kid's music from Birdie and Milkshake. Watch him connect with his inner five-year-old at...


Music, Ticket Stub

Ticket Stub: Michael Bolton in Dallas, May ’83

There are some oddities in the Concert Vault.  Oddities like a 1983 Michael Bolton gig from Dallas, TX, when Bolton was hanging on the...


Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Kiss, “Detroit Rock City”

You can thank mall cop Paul Blart for this week’s basement song entry. That fictional creation, played so winningly by actor Kevin James...


Music, The Chronicles of DOOM

The Chronicles of DOOM: Kiss, “The Elder Demos”

I watched a documentary on KISS recently. It was a pretty in-depth affair. Paul and Gene, talking openly, candidly about their long and...


Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 11/20/76

A duck, a muskrat, and Rod Stewart in a bowtie -- the only thing that could save this Billboard Top 10 is a four-minute talkbox solo. It's...


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...

Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to KISS

Professor John Young takes us through the long arc of KISStory in this Popdose Guide to KISS...


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… An Open Letter to Mick Jones

This week, I’m taking a cue from Popdose’s own Uncle Donnie (and not from my cousin Donnie, thank you very much) to offer up a...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 50

Welcome again to Bottom Feeders, your weekly look into songs that charted no higher than #41 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the 1980s....