The KissFAQ


2016 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.53 - Happy New Year-A Look Back (Jan. 1, 2016)

Mark (Marcus Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard), Lonnie (stlkiss) and Julian celebrate the first anniversary of the KissFAQ Podcast, and look forward to what they'd love to see KISS do in 2016. The whole KissFAQ Podcast Krew wish everyone a very Happy New Year. Slainte mhath! Listen HERE.

Ep.54 - Sonic Monsters and 2016 Album Dreams (Jan. 8, 2016)

Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus Almighty), Alex (BagBoy) and Julian discuss the highs and lows of KISS' 2009 and 2012 studio albums leading into their hopes for the band hitting the recording studio in 2016! Listen HERE.

Ep.55 - Kruisin' & Touring in '16 (Jan. 14, 2016)

Mark (Marcus Almighty), Alex (BagBoy), Lonnie (stlkiss) and Julian start off discussing the appeal of a Kiss Kruise based on the "Creatures of the Night" theme, and what it might entail, before going off into tangent land about the band generally touring in 2016! Listen HERE.

Ep.56 - WOW, A Lost KISS Album? (Jan. 21, 2016)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), Julian and a new participant, Joe (peopleselbow), discuss Wendy O. William's 1984 "WOW" album as a lost KISS gem. Listen HERE.

Ep.57 - Best KISS co-writer, 1973-82? (Jan. 29, 2016)

Mark (Marcus Almighty), Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian discuss KISS' external co-writers in the 1973-82 period and who they feel made the greatest contribution to the band. Listen HERE.

Ep.58 - All Things Revenge (Feb. 5, 2016)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), Daniel (Wezze) and Julian discuss all things "Revenge," a perfect candidate for a deluxe treatment. Listen HERE.

Ep.59 - The Reunion @ 20 (Feb. 12, 2016)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), Andrew (alivecatman) and Mark (Marcus Almighty) look back on 20 years since the KISS Reunion was announced in 1996. Listen HERE.

Ep.60 - Ace's Covers Album (Feb. 19, 2016)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus Almighty) and Alex (Bag Boy) discuss Ace's new "White Room" single and compare the track-listing with what the crew had discussed in a far earlier episode. Listen HERE.

Ep.61 - "Destroyer" 40th Anniversary (Feb. 26, 2016)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian are joined by "Shout It Out Loud" author James Campion to celebrate the imminent 40th anniversary of KISS' stunning 1976 album "Destroyer!" Listen HERE.

Ep.62 - Best KISS co-writer, Part II - 1983-92? (Mar. 4, 2016)

Mark (Marcus Almighty), Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian discuss KISS' external co-writers in the 1983-92 period and who they feel made the greatest contribution to the band. This is the second part of episode 57. Listen HERE.

Ep.63 - Collecting KISS, Part II (Mar. 11, 2016)

Ken (69th_B1izard), Alex (BagBoy), Mark (Marcus Almighty) and Julian discuss several of their favorite, or recently acquired, KISS-related collectibles and the stories behind them. Listen HERE.


Ep.64 - A Farewell to Arms (Mar. 18, 2016)

Mark (Marcus Almighty), Alain (balish), Daniel (wezze) and Julian discuss the 2000-2001 Farewell era, the highs and lows, and how Eric Singer saved KISS. Listen HERE.

Ep.65 - Perceptions (Mar. 24, 2016)

Lonnie, (stlkiss), Mark (Marcus Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian whether any former/present member of KISS get a worse/better treatment by fans? Is anyone particularly unfairly treated or seems to always be given a free pass? Listen HERE.

Ep.66 - Holy Trinity of KISS Albums (Apr. 1, 2016)

Lonnie, (stlkiss), Mark (Marcus Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian discuss their holy trinity of KISS albums, the three without which they simply could not survive as KISS fans. We also discuss some of the non-KISS albums that have a similar importance to us. Listen HERE.

Ep.67 - KISS '79/80 (Apr. 8, 2016)

Mark (Marcus Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard), Alex (BagBoy) and Julian discuss the 1979/80 era and whether it was as bad as it's sometimes made out to have been. Listen HERE.

Ep.68 - So KISS Is Hitting The Road... (Apr. 15, 2016)

Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus Almighty) and Julian discuss KISS hitting the road in 2016 and possibilities to make the tour more exciting than a KISS show already is! Things we'd like to see the band do, or at least hear about them doing (since they're not coming near our local markets)! Listen HERE.

Ep.69 - You guess the topic! (Apr. 22, 2016)

Mark (Marcus Almighty), Lonnie (stlkiss) and Julian did have a topic today, Ice Cube versus Gene Simmons deathmatch, but it morphed into a Prince memorium, commentary on the R&RHOF, and pondering the purpose of an Ace Frehley video. We lost direction, but like Ace have "no regrets!" Listen HERE.

Ep.70 - Psycho Executive (Apr. 29, 2016)

Ken (69th_B1izard), Alex (BagBoy), Lonnie (stlkiss) and Julian discuss what they think a Psycho Circus executive producer should have done with the band for the recording of a reunion studio album. Listen HERE.

Ep.71 - Alternative Covers (May 6, 2016)

Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus Almighty) and Julian discuss what three albums in the KISS catalog could have most used alternative cover art or packaging to what was actually used. Listen HERE.

Ep.72 - Gene v. Prince v. Paul v. Shannon (May 13, 2016)

Ken (69th_B1izard), Alex (BagBoy), Lonnie (stlkiss) and Julian discuss Gene's harsh comments concerning the passing of Prince in Newsweek and the storm that followed. Listen HERE.

Ep.73 - Unmasked 1980! (May 20, 2016)

Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus_almighty), Lonnie (stlkiss) and Julian celebrate the anniversary of KISS' Unmasked album. Listen HERE.

Ep.74 - Even More Top 3's! (May 27, 2016)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus_almighty) and Daniel (wezze) discuss more of their top 3s for numerous questions. Grumpy Julian takes the day off! Listen HERE.


Ep.75 - Them Changes (June 3, 2016)

Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus_almighty), Lonnie (stlkiss) and Julian discuss the little changes they might consider making to the first six studio albums to make them more perfect. Sonics, producers, tracks, art, it's all fair baseball for them changes... Listen HERE.

Ep.76 - Beyond Beyond The Makeup (June 9, 2016)

Ken (69th_B1izard), Lonnie (stlkiss), Alex (BagBoy) and Julian look back at the Beyond The Makeup documentary released a seeming lifetime ago in 2001 and consider its highs and lows, and the whether there is any point for future documentaries about the band... Listen HERE.

Ep.77 - Them Changes, Part 2 (June 17, 2016)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus_almighty) and Alex (BagBoy) discuss the little changes they might consider making to the six studio albums, Dynasty through Animalize, to make them more perfect. Sonics, producers, tracks, art, it's all fair baseball for them changes... Listen HERE.

Ep.78 - So Many Firsts... (June 24, 2016)

Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus_almighty), Daniel (wezze) and Julian run through a gauntlet of their KISS "firsts" from memories to concerts to collectibles to friends to ... Listen HERE.

Ep.79 - Time To Rant! (June 30, 2016)

Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus_almighty), Lonnie (stlkiss) and Julian to rant about some of the things that bug us the most about the band we love... Listen HERE.

Ep.80 - Freedom To Rock (or Not) (July 8, 2016)

Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus_almighty), Lonnie (stlkiss) and Julian discuss the possibilities for the Freedom To Rock tour following the band's first concert of the summer on July 4. And did Paul hint at a new album... Listen HERE.

Ep.81 - In Tribute... (July 15, 2016)

Alex (BagBoy), Ken (69th_B1izard), Lonnie (stlkiss) and Julian some of their favorite tribute albums, bands, projects, and other things that celebrate the band we all love... Listen HERE.

Ep.82 - Them Changes, Part 3 (July 22, 2016)

Mark (Marcus_almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard), Lonnie (stlkiss) and Julian discuss the little changes they might consider making to the six albums, Asylum through Alive III, to make them more perfect. Sonics, producers, tracks, art, it's all fair baseball for them changes... Listen HERE.

Ep.83 - Studio Albums Battle: 1st 3 versus 2nd 3! (July 29, 2016)

Mark (Marcus_almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard), Lonnie (stlkiss) and Julian essentially put the albums of "The Originals" versus "The Originals II." Which group of three studio albums wins when measured for personal tastes of production values, song quality and artwork... Listen HERE.

Ep.84 - An Interrogation (Aug. 5, 2016)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Daniel (wezze), Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian conduct an interrogation on various topics related to their being fans of KISS. From the videos we thought were badass when young, first KISS reads, questioning our KISS sanity, and many more, we become introspective about our perspectives... Listen HERE.

Ep.85 - Celebrating MTV Unplugged @ 21 (Aug. 12, 2016)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus_almighty) and Julian celebrate the 21st anniversary of MTV Unplugged and look at its high points and where it fits into their personal KISS catalogs. We also consider what we think was missing from the album and what we'd like had KISS ever done an Unplugged II... Listen HERE.


Ep.86 - Invasion @30, Vinnie Owns August! (Aug. 26, 2016)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), Alex (BagBoy) and Julian celebrate the 30th anniversary of Vinnie Vincent's Invasion album and discuss other things that occurred to Vinnie in the month of August (1988)... Listen HERE.

Ep.87 - KISS Rocks Vegas Review (Sept. 2, 2016)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus Almighty) and Julian celebrate the highs and lows of the new KISS DVD, KISS Rocks Vegas released on August 26... Listen HERE.

Ep.88 - The New KISS Magazine Dissected (Sept. 16, 2016)

Ken (69th_B1izard) and Julian are joined my new participants Michael and Andy to dissect the new official KISS magazine. Hear some great stories about some of the photos that appear in the issue... Listen HERE.

Ep.89 - Licking It Up (Sept. 23, 2016)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus Almighty) and Julian celebrate the anniversary of the debut of an unmasked KISS, "Lick It Up"... Listen HERE.

Ep.90 - Topic Roulette (Sept. 30, 2016)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus Almighty), and Julian pick a topic out of the hat and run with it. Listen to find out what topic was revealed! Listen HERE.

Ep.91 - Ace... (Oct. 6, 2016)

Michael, Lonnie (stlkiss), Andy, and Julian discuss Ace on the road in 2016 and whether it makes sense for him to return to KISS... Listen HERE.

Ep.92 - 2016 NJ/NY Expo Recap (Oct. 13, 2016)

Andy, Lonnie (stlkiss), Michael, and Julian recap the good, the bad, and the ugly from the 2016 NJ/NY Expo and some personal highlights from Expos past... Listen HERE.

Ep.93 - 2016 Japan KISS Expo Recap (Oct. 14, 2016)

Julian and Alain discuss Alain's some of the behind the scenes and actual experiences at the 2016 Official KISS Expo in Japan, and perhaps a bit of what KISS fans can hope to experience for themselves elsewhere... Listen HERE.

Ep.94 - Meeting KISS Members?! (Oct. 21, 2016)

Julian, Andy, Lonnie (stlkiss), and Ken (69th_B1izard) discuss which members of KISS they've met, and who exceeded or didn't meet great expectations; and whom they'd like to meet and under what circumstances... Listen HERE.

Ep.95 - A KISS Halloween (Oct. 28, 2016)

Joe (peopleselbow), Mark (marcus_almighty), and Ken (69th_B1izard) discuss their favorite KISS Halloween broadcasts/events and what they might like to see or have seen... Listen HERE.

Ep.96 - KISS Studio Album MVP (Nov. 4, 2016)

Alex (BagBoy) and Julian discuss who they feel wins the MVP award for each of KISS's studio albums... Listen HERE.


Ep.97 - Rock And Roll Over Hits 40! (Nov. 11, 2016)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), Mark (Marcus Almighty), Andrew (alivecatman), and Julian celebrate the 40th anniversary of what many KISS fans consider the ultimate KISS album: Rock And Roll Over... Listen HERE.

Ep.98 - 2016 Kruisin' With Andy and Michael (Nov. 18, 2016)

Lonnie (stlkiss) and Julian are joined by Andy and Michael who recount their experiences during the 2016 KISS Kruise VI... Listen HERE.

Ep.99 - Collector Interests And Holy Grails (Nov. 25, 2016)

Lonnie (stlkiss), Ken (69th_B1izard), and Julian are discuss some of their recent aquisitions as collectors, some of their favorite items in their collections, and things that they'd like to obtain... Listen HERE.

Ep.100 - The One After 99 (Dec. 2, 2016)

Mark (Marcus_Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard), and Julian celebrate the 100th Episode the KissFAQ Podcast recalling some of their favorite moments. They also dig into the hat for a topic roulette... Listen HERE.

Ep.101 - What's In KISS's Room 101 (Dec. 9, 2016)

Room 101 is a place in Orwell's 1984 where the worst thing in the world can be found. Daniel (wezze), Mark (Marcus_Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard), Andy, and Julian consider some of the things in KISS World that they consider the very worst and should be consigned to KISS's Room 101... Listen HERE.

Ep.102 - What if, in 1978...? (Dec. 16, 2016)

Daniel (wezze), Mark (Marcus_Almighty), Ken (69th_B1izard), and Julian take a trip back to 1978 and imagine if the members of KISS brought the songs that they'd record for their solo albums to a KISS album sessions and pick which they'd liked to have seen the band record... Listen HERE.

Ep.103 - Odyssey (Dec. 22, 2016)

Lonnie, Joe, and author James Campion put Julian and the Odyssey book under the microscope. Listen HERE.

Ep.104 - If You Wanted The Best (Dec. 29, 2016)

Michael, Andy, Lonnie, & Julian discuss the 1996 You Wanted The Best album and how a similar package might make for interesting product on the 2017 KISS World tour. Listen HERE.


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