The KissFAQ


2015 PODCAST EPISODE ARCHIVE

Travel back in time to our earlier episodes! Our objective is simple: Have fun chatting with other fans from around the world and hopefully entertain the KISS Army in the process. "By the board for the bored!" A gigantic "Thank You" to all of the participants on these episodes, and to YOU, the listener.


Ep. 1 - The Debut (Jan. 17, 2015)

In this episode KissFAQ board members discuss what KISS album they'd like to be given the deluxe treatment, and the mandatory tangents that result! Listen HERE.

Ep. 2 - Momoiro Clover Z versus KISS (Jan. 23, 2015)

KissFAQ discussion board members discuss the forthcoming Momoiro Clover Z versus KISS collaboration and a topic from the KissFAQ message board. Listen HERE.

Ep. 3 - Ace Frehley's planned covers album (Jan. 30, 2015)

In this episode KissFAQ board members discuss Ace Frehley's planned covers/re-records album expected in 2015! Thanks for sharing your time with us! Listen HERE.

Ep. 4 - Kruisin' With KISS (Feb. 6, 2015)

In this episode KissFAQ board members discuss KISS Kruises, past and planned, experiences and expectations! Listen HERE.

Ep. 5 - Under-rated/Over-rated albums in the KISS catalogue (Feb. 13, 2015)

What do the panelists find the most over and under-rated albums in the KISS catalogue! Listen HERE.

Ep. 6 - Top momemts in KISStory! (Feb. 20, 2015)

What do the panelists think are the top moments in KISStory! Listen HERE.

Ep. 7 - Samurai Saga (Feb. 25, 2015)

Japanese tour, set, stage, and "Samurai Son" thoughts... Listen HERE.

Ep. 8 - Bootlegs! (Mar. 4, 2015)

The KissFAQ panel discuss their favorite bootlegs... Listen HERE.

Ep. 9 - Special Guest John Regan (Mar. 11, 2015)

The KISSFAQ panel are joined by bassist John Regan for Frehley's Comet stories and Four by Fate news... Listen HERE.

Ep. 10 - Special Guest John Regan (Mar. 20, 2015)

For our 10th episode the KissFAQ discussion board members talk "Creatures of the Night." The panel for this episode includes Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian. Listen HERE.

Ep. 11 - Cat-Man-Do! (Mar. 25, 2015)

The KISSFAQ panel discusses Peter's music, 1966-2007, favorites and not, in this double-length episode. The panel for this episode includes Lonnie (stlkiss), J (muzik_guy), Alex (bagboy) and Julian. Listen HERE.


Ep. 12 - Unmasked! (Apr. 1, 2015)

The KISSFAQ panel discusses KISS' 1980's albums. The panel for this episode includes Lonnie (stlkiss), Alex (bagboy), Andrew (alivecatman) and Julian. Listen HERE.

Ep. 13 - Special Guest: Jeff Westlake (Apr. 6, 2015)

Chris (RisingForce) and Julian are joined by Hydrogyn guitarist Jeff Westlake to discuss his "Hotter Than Hell" tribute and other projects. Listen HERE.

Ep. 14 - KISSologies (Apr. 17, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), J (muzik_guy) and Julian talk the highs and lows of KISSology volumes 1-3, hopes and desires for future issues! Listen HERE.

Ep. 15 - Post-Reunion Solo Albums (Apr. 24, 2015)

Sean (Hooligans Holiday), Lonnie (stlkiss) and Julian discuss where the post-Reunion solo albums hit and missed. Listen HERE.

Ep. 16 - KISS, 1991-95 Look Back (May 1, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), Daniel (Wezze), and Julian time travel back to the 1991-95 period and dig into the band's pre-Reunion efforts... Listen HERE.

Ep. 17 - Boxed Set Thoughts (May 8, 2015)

Ken (69th_B1izard), Joel (ludzil), Alex (Bagboy) and Julian dig into the 2001 KISS Box Set and what worked and what they thought were glaring omissions... Listen HERE.

Ep. 18 - Collection Oddities (May 12, 2015)

Andrew (alivecatman), Alex (Bagboy) and Julian dig into their collections for some of their favorite collectibles and WANTED items, and Julian baits the anti-hoarder water with some chum.... Listen HERE.

Ep. 19 - Slaughtered! (May 21, 2015)

Andrew (alivecatman), Joel (ludzil) and Julian are joined by Mark Slaughter to discuss Vinnie Vincent, Slaughter, and Mark his new solo album, Reflections in a Rear View Mirror... Listen HERE.

Ep. 20 - Kiss in Print (May 22, 2015)

Alain (balish), Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian discuss the good, the bad and ugly of the official KISS autobiographies, and delve into their favorite other books written about the band. Our want lists for future publications are also mentioned! Listen HERE.

Ep. 21 - Dressed To Kill 40 (May 29, 2015)

Julian, Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard) and a new face/voice, Mark (Marcus Almighty), discuss an album celebrating its 40th anniversary this year: "Dressed To Kill." Listen HERE.

Ep. 22 - Kisstoric Challenges! (June 3, 2015)

Julian, Alex (BagBoy) and Mark (Marcus Almighty), discuss KISS' and their KISStoric Challenges. Listen HERE.


Ep. 23 - Magic! With Ros Radley (June 10, 2015)

Alex (BagBoy), Lonnie (stlkiss) and Julian are joined by KISS author Ros Radley to discuss his crowd-funded book project, Magic - Kiss Kronicles 1973 to 1983. Listen HERE.

Ep. 24 - Kissingles, Part I (June 19, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Mark (Marcus Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian discuss what they think of each the U.S. singles choices off the 1974-82 albums and the songs they would have chosen as singles. Listen HERE.

Ep. 25 - Kiss Bandwagon Hopping (June 24, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Nigel (Nosferatu1974), Alex (BagBoy) and Julian discuss what the various bandwagons they feel Kiss have successfully, or not so, hopped on during their career. Listen HERE.

Ep. 26 - Kissingles, Part II (July 1, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Mark (Marcus Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian conclude their discussion about what they think of each the U.S. singles choices off the 1983-2012 albums - and the songs they would have chosen as singles. Listen HERE.

Ep. 27 - Kiss Urban Legends (July 8, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), J (muzik_guy) and Julian discuss some of the KISS urban legends from throughout the band's career. Listen HERE.

Ep. 28 - Hot In The Shade (July 18, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Daniel (wezze) and Ken (69th_B1izard) discuss the Hot In The Shade era while Julian did nothing. Please note that we had some technical issues with the audio during this episode. Our apologies for those areas of the discussion affected. Listen HERE.

Ep. 29 - Conventions @ 20! (July 22, 2015)

With Kiss about to perform another acoustic show, Lonnie (stlkiss), Mark (Marcus Almighty), Alex (BagBoy) and Julian discuss the 20th anniversary of the convention era. Listen HERE.

Ep. 30 - Kiss Goes To The Movies (July 31, 2015)

With the release of the new KISS/Scooby Doo "Rock And Roll Mystery" movie, Lonnie (stlkiss), Mark (Marcus Almighty), Alex (BagBoy) and Julian discuss that movie, and a couple of the band's previous visits to the big screen. Listen HERE.

Ep. 31 - The Ren-ACE-ance Man Cometh... (August 7, 2015)

Mark (Marcus Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian delve back into Ace's 1980's catalog and ponder whether the current era is a renaissance for the original Spaceman. Listen HERE.

Ep.32 - Love/Hate: Top-10 & Bottom-1! (August 14, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Mark (Marcus Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard) and J (muzik_guy) discuss their top-10 favourite KISS & Related Recordings (of that day), why they're important to them and their singularly most hated KISS song of all time!. Listen HERE.

Ep.33 - Alive III, What Was And What Should Have Been? (August 21, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Mark (Marcus Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian discuss When should Kiss have released Alive III? The first two Alive albums followed groups of three studio albums, by which model "Alive III" should have occurred after "Creatures" (since "Elder" wasn't toured for). Thoughts on the album and alternatives. Listen HERE.


Ep.34 - Favorites, KISS Costumes, Stages and Makeup (August 28, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Mark (Marcus Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian discuss their favorite, and least, KISS costumes, stages and makeup, and elements of each. Listen HERE.

Ep.35 - The End. (September 4, 2015)

Ken (69th_B1izard), Lonnie (stlkiss), Nigel (Nosferatu1974) and Julian discuss the end of KISS. How and when would we like KISS to end it... Or not? What do we think each member will do after Kiss splits? Listen HERE.

Ep.36 - KISS Alive! (September 11, 2015)

One day late, Ken (69th_B1izard), Lonnie (stlkiss), Mark (Marcus Almighty) and Julian discuss the 40th anniversary of the incredible KISS "Alive!" How does the album hold up for us after all of these years, what are our favorite parts of the album, and what would we like as a deluxed edition! Listen HERE.

Ep.37 - Out of the Asylum (September 18, 2015)

Two days day late, Mark (Marcus Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard), Daniel (Wezze) and Julian discuss the 30th anniversary of the Julian's favorite "unmasked" albums, the mighty and much maligned "Asylum." Is it the songs or the artwork that seems to cause so many problems with this album? Listen HERE.

Ep.38 - Good Things Come in Threes... (September 25, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Daniel (Wezze), Mark (Marcus Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian discuss a whole bunch of their top-3s. Albums, stage banter, interviews, mishaps, and more, more, more! Listen HERE.

Ep.39 - How Not To Celebrate A 40th! (October 2, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Mark (Marcus Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian discuss the 2014 vinyl reissues and how not to celebrate a 40th anniversary! Listen HERE.

Ep.40 - Kiss 2.0? (October 9, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Mark (Marcus Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian discuss what they would like to see with the prospective and very much theoretical Kiss 2.0 concept. What wouldn't they like to see, what might work, where would some of the challenges be? Listen HERE.

Ep.41 - The "Gene, Ace, Peter & Paul" discussion (October 16, 2015)

Mark (Marcus Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard), Alex (BagBoy) and Julian discuss the new "Gene, Ace, Peter & Paul" book. Favorite interviews and sections, stuff we'd have liked featured, things that we really liked! Listen HERE.

Ep.42 - "Shout It Out Loud" (Book) interview with James Campion (October 20, 2015)

In this special podcast episode, Julian goes solo and is joined by author James Campion to discuss his book, "Shout It Out Loud: The Story of KISS's Destroyer and the Making of an American Icon." Learn more about the book, its creation, and some of the stories contained within its pages as we celebrate an amazing album and era of the band. Listen HERE.

Ep.43 - Collecting KISS (October 23, 2015)

Alain (balish), Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian discuss the many aspects of the addiction known as collecting KISS. We show some of our favorite items, mention items that slipped through our fingers, and detail our personal collecting stories and how we became interested in that area of fandom! Listen HERE.

Ep.44 - First Kisses (October 30, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (marcus almighty), Andrew (alivecatman) and Julian discuss their various first kisses, be they albums, songs, concerts or even wearing make-up! Listen HERE.

Ep.45 - Classic Video Clips (November 6, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Andrew (alivecatman), Sean (Hooligans Holiday) and Julian discuss the classic video clips from the originals era, and the final two in make-up. We start out with talking about the recently completed KISS Kruise V. Listen HERE.


Ep.46 - KISS My Magazines (November 13, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Andrew (alivecatman), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian discuss their favorite KISS magazines, those that they believe are over or under-rated, and pretty much everything to do with the somewhat legacy format... Listen HERE.

Ep.47 - KISS VHS tapes revisited (November 20, 2015)

Andrew (alivecatman), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian take a trip down memory lane and look at the KISS VHS format video releases, what they liked, what they didn't like, and hit a few tangents along the way... Listen HERE.

Ep.48 - KISS in Japan Book Author Interview (Nov. 22, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss) and Julian are joined by KissFAQ Podcast panelist Alain (balish) who has just self-published what appears to be an incredible new KISS-related book: "The Illustrated Guide to KISS in Japan"! We dig into the contents of the book with Alain explaining the genesis of the project, its execution, and many many details that should be of interest to those considering purchasing the book! Listen HERE.

Ep.49 - Top KISStoric locations (Dec. 4, 2015)

Mark (Marcus Almighty), Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian pick and discuss their top KISStoric locations. Clubs and venues and other places, what are those places that resonate the most with us as fans, and why! Listen HERE.

Ep.50 - More of our top threes... (Dec. 11, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), Daniel (Wezze) and Julian pick and discuss another bunch of our top-3 KISS related items, be they bootlegs, guitar solos, non-makeup songs, next set list desires and more! Listen HERE.

Ep.51 -Some Favorite TV Appearances (Dec. 17, 2015)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus Almighty) and Julian pick and discuss some of their favorite KISS-related television appearances. What are some of yours? Listen HERE.

Ep.52 - Merry KISSmas (Dec. 25, 2015)

Sean (Hooligans Holiday), Mark (Marcus Almighty) and Julian wish the KissFAQ community a very Merry KISSmas and look back on the highs and lows of 2015 and a little bit forward to 2016. Step away from the stuffing and relax with this holiday podcast... Listen HERE.


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Travel back in time to our earlier episodes! A gigantic "Thank You" to all of the participants on these episodes, and to YOU, the listener.

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