Gene Simmons / Ace Frehley – Enmore Theatre Sydney 31 Aug 2018

Some rock n roll history went down at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre a couple of nights back - on Friday the 31st August – where two of the founding members of one of the world’s most iconic rock n roll outfits – KISS - graced the very same stage . I am of course referring to … Continue reading Gene Simmons / Ace Frehley – Enmore Theatre Sydney 31 Aug 2018

GENE SIMMONS to be joined on stage in Melbourne by School Of Rock’s AMY LEHPAMER

As Gene Simmons prepares to kick of his Australian tour in Adelaide tonight, comes news that School Of Rock The Musical star Amy Lehpamer will join Gene on stage at Melbourne’s Festival Hall on August 30, to smash out a special Aussie version of “I Was Made For Loving You”. One of Australia's most respected vocalists, Lehpamer is set to play … Continue reading GENE SIMMONS to be joined on stage in Melbourne by School Of Rock’s AMY LEHPAMER

Ace Frehley releases new single ‘Rockin’ With The Boys’

Founding KISS guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame member ACE FREHLEY has released a new song today called "Rockin' With The Boys." This is the second song Frehley has released this year, from his forthcoming all-new Spaceman album, due October 19, 2018, via Entertainment One (eOne). Frehley previously released the track "Bronx Boy"  … Continue reading Ace Frehley releases new single ‘Rockin’ With The Boys’

Rockbrat Live Review: Alice Cooper Ace Frehley AIS Arena, Canberra – 23 Oct, 2017

Let’s do the rock n roll math. It had been 27 years since Alice Cooper was last in the nation’s capital and this is his tenth tour downunder (a jaunt which celebrates his first Aussie tour four decades back). Yet when the live rock n roll is this hot – numbers are irrelevant. If it’s … Continue reading Rockbrat Live Review: Alice Cooper Ace Frehley AIS Arena, Canberra – 23 Oct, 2017

Episode 79 – Alice Cooper Ace Frehley 2017 Australian Tour Special

It is forty years since super ghoul Alice Cooper first toured Australia and he is back downunder – doing a run of dates with Ace Frehley as support act. On episode 79 of The Australian Rock Show, we celebrate the tour by cranking some covers, performed by local artists. We rock, we rant, we recall … Continue reading Episode 79 – Alice Cooper Ace Frehley 2017 Australian Tour Special

Rockbrat Wonders: Who Recorded The Best Version of ‘Hide Your Heart’? KISS ? Ace Frehley? Bonnie Tyler ? Robin Beck?

1989 was indeed the year for hidden hearts. In that year, there were four artists alone who released versions of the Desmond Child/Paul Stanley penned epic, ‘Hide Your Heart’ – yet which one is the best ? Hide Your Heart – although co penned by Stanley – is total Desmond Child, which means it sounds … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: Who Recorded The Best Version of ‘Hide Your Heart’? KISS ? Ace Frehley? Bonnie Tyler ? Robin Beck?

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Frehley’s Comet Fan Club 1986-88

Back in 1986 I joined the Frehley's Comet Fan Club. From memory it ran for a couple of years and was ran by a guy called Erik Cram from Modesto, CA. It was always a highlight when a new issue of 'Comet Watch' landed in Mr Rockbrat's letterbox ! Remember that back then, info in … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Frehley’s Comet Fan Club 1986-88

What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today: ACE FREHLEY – NO REGRETS (2011)

Honesty is a quality not normally associated with KI$$ in recent years. That quality that, certainly extends to Paul ‘Ace’ Frehley. This is indeed, an honest account of Frehley’s life, in KI$$, and out of it. It was a very engaging read, and I read it in about 6 days from front to back. Frehley … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today: ACE FREHLEY – NO REGRETS (2011)

Classic Rock Pic From The Past: Ace Frehley and Laney Amps – Unmasked in 1985

After a couple of years hibernation,  by 1985, Ace Frehley  was starting to make himself visible again in the public domain. Musically, there was a bootleg that came out with his band that was recorded at NYC’s L’amour, with speculation rife amongst the KISS fanzines at that time about Ace’s actual appearance – what did … Continue reading Classic Rock Pic From The Past: Ace Frehley and Laney Amps – Unmasked in 1985