Posts Tagged ‘gene simmons’

By Metal Dave (The following is dedicated with love to my Nana and Aunt Linda who bought me more KISS merch than my parents could stand) In March of 2000, I had one foot out the door when the phone rang. As part of the ongoing KISS farewell tour, I requested an interview with Gene […]

LATE NIGHTS AND VOODOO: On the Buckcherry tour bus with singer Josh Todd in Houston, 2008. We met in 1999 after I was hired to write the band’s debut bio for DreamWorks Records. We’ve had a blast ever since! To mark the milestone of 2Fast2Die’s 100th post today (cue deafening applause), I decided to fulfill a […]

By Metal Dave Glessner As a lifelong KISS fanatic, my interviews with Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley have always ranked among my highest honors. These are the rare interviews where I catch myself awestruck just realizing my childhood heroes have called my home phone. Really? Wow! Even my parents have to admit it’s pretty cool that their […]

Happy 61st birthday to my childhood hero, Gene Simmons, above, and also a screaming Happy 59th to Judas Priest singer, Rob Halford, left. Metal does not exist without you both!

Stevie circa 2001 minus the hairspray and leather The going was rough for TUFF during Hollywood’s 1980’s hair-metal heyday. Admittedly obsessed with Motley Crue, the band did the whole big-hair/skintight/bandanna thing, but never gained the nationwide audience of second-tier peers like L.A. Guns, Faster Pussycat and Dangerous Toys. Best-known for the novelty song, “American Hair […]