Cool Ace 1977-1978 Soundcheck Photo Without Makeup

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Cool Ace 1977-1978 Soundcheck Photo Without Makeup

Post by Doose » Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:24 pm

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Re: Cool Ace 1977-1978 Soundcheck Photo Without Makeup

Post by warmachine731 » Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:28 pm

Sweet find. Never seen that one before.

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Post by LadySpace84 » Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:10 pm

Cute! Ty for sharing :)

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Re: Cool Ace 1977-1978 Soundcheck Photo Without Makeup

Post by Andy Capp » Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:21 pm

warmachine731 wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:28 pm
Sweet find. Never seen that one before.
Love this shot‚ it’s been around for a while now. surprised you hadn't saw it yet warmachine731. 😎

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Re: Cool Ace 1977-1978 Soundcheck Photo Without Makeup

Post by PterCriss » Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:34 pm

Did Kiss soundcheck every show in the 70's ?

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Re: Cool Ace 1977-1978 Soundcheck Photo Without Makeup

Post by steveh67 » Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:58 pm

PterCriss wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:34 pm
Did Kiss soundcheck every show in the 70's ?
Only when Ace wanted to practice....

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Re: Cool Ace 1977-1978 Soundcheck Photo Without Makeup

Post by Hi I'm Witz » Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:43 pm

He has got to have Asian DNA in him somewhere.

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Post by hellerthanhot » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:41 pm

I’ve spotted this photo on FB a few weeks ago and there was a funny Ace story happened at the days of these rehearsals. It was posted in the comments from a guy who supposedly worked for them.

Probably he’s here and post it by himself again.
If not, I’ll copy-paste it here later because it’s really funny

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Post by Rhiannon » Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:54 pm

Rock star Ace...super photo!

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Re: Cool Ace 1977-1978 Soundcheck Photo Without Makeup

Post by Kloetenburger » Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:29 am

Surprised some people here don’t know this photo. It’s on the internet for like 20 years or longer.

Yeah, Ace looks like Akira Takashaki.

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Post by douglasroads » Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:27 am

I don’t think I’ve ever seen how support acts must have set up on that tour. I can see the steps and a drum kit that isn’t Peter’s (?) is clearly at floor level but between the steps (?) - so does that mean that the whole staging was visible during the supporting bill? I’m guessing that it does. Or is that Peter’s kit? I don’t think I recognise the kick drum head or the circular sign ( or a gong(?)) behind it.

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Post by douglasroads » Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:37 am

Maybe scratch that last post! Those ARE Peters ‘77 rack toms aren’t they? Just didn’t recognise what appear to be two small ports at the top of the kick head. That doesn’t look like the design I’d expect on Peter’s gong either. ( Chinese letter/ characters).

But still wondering how and where support acts played in front of that staging. Was there any curtain so the impact of the stairs etc was hidden or was it visible all night and the impact came from darkness and lighting?

Who was there and can tell us?
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Re: Cool Ace 1977-1978 Soundcheck Photo Without Makeup

Post by sugardaddy » Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:01 am

I watched a Lily Tomlin interview on PBS tonight. She's Ace's twin

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Re: Cool Ace 1977-1978 Soundcheck Photo Without Makeup

Post by Yiggity » Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:05 am

He looks rough here. Nursing a hangover no doubt.

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Post by That 70s Guy » Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:12 am

PterCriss wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:34 pm
Did Kiss soundcheck every show in the 70's ?
it's the norm to soundcheck every show.

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Re: Cool Ace 1977-1978 Soundcheck Photo Without Makeup

Post by Stlouisblue » Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:51 am

Ace did nothing.

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Post by hellerthanhot » Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:08 am

here’s the comment on the fb I was talking about
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Post by Yiggity » Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:22 am

Omg great story!

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Re: Cool Ace 1977-1978 Soundcheck Photo Without Makeup

Post by andykiss78 » Sun Sep 15, 2019 4:33 am

Hi I'm Witz wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:43 pm
He has got to have Asian DNA in him somewhere.
His mother is part Cherokee Indian

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