Clever Australian comedian Norman Gunston - (when interviewing then KISS manager Bill Aucoin on the 1980 tour) cheekily asked if the band wrapped the price receipt inside the package when KISS merch was sold. Amusing and not that far off the mark. Just when you thought it was safe to smash open your KISS piggy … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: About the Kiss Monster Book – their biggest rip-off yet ?
First off, let me say that as an ex-Kiss addict - a band I gave 25 years to, I am very much qualified to give my opinion on why I think Kiss should retire in 2012. Many devoted Kiss fans are not going to like what I write and will not agree with me. That’s … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: Why KISS Should Retire in 2012
Black ‘n’ Blue – affectionately known as ‘The Bruisers’, formed 30 years ago. Sheesh – that sounds a long time ago doesn’t it. I work with people who were born in 86 and 87, that’s after this album was released! It just seems like yesterday that Mr. Rockbrat and Cowboy Col were cranking out this … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? Black ‘n’ Blue – Black ‘n’ Blue (1984)
1985 was a year in fashion - Kiss fashion at least - that bassist Gene Simmons would very much like to forget. Even he has admitted that - after they took the make-up off in 1983 - he was lost on stage for some time. I can also recall him as saying he looked like 'Phyllis … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: Rockbrat Wonders: Who Is The Most Ridiculous Looking Band In Heavy Metal? (Kiss – 1985)