Unique KISS guitarist Ace Frehley made a shock, unrehearsed look on the poolside acoustic present at this yr’s Creatures Fest, which is happening Might 27-29 at Nashville’s Sonesta Nashville Airport Resort. Video of Frehley performing a rendition of THE ROLLING STONES‘ “2000 Man”, which KISS recorded for the album “Dynasty”, may be seen beneath (courtesy of The Rock Expertise With Mike Brunn. Becoming a member of Ace for the efficiency have been TRIXTER‘s Steve Brown and SISTERS DOLL‘s Brennan Mileto.
Additionally scheduled to look at this yr’s Creatures Fest are authentic KISS drummer Peter Criss and former KISS guitarists Bruce Kulick and Vinnie Vincent.
In line with Creatures Fest promoter Neil Davis, Criss will be a part of Frehley on stage through the guitarist’s Might 27 set to play a couple of tracks.
Vincent is scheduled to carry out on night time two of Creatures Fest, whereas Kulick will shut out the occasion on Sunday, Might 29. The competition can even characteristic performances by QUIET RIOT, ENUFF Z’NUFF, VIXEN, John Corabi, RETURN OF THE COMET and PRETTY BOY FLOYD, amongst others.
Frehley, a founding member of KISS, not too long ago mentioned that he’s up for a reunion of the unique band, however provided that the value is correct. Throughout an look on SiriusXM‘s “Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk”, Frehley said in regards to the probabilities of him taking part in together with his former bandmates: “Something’s attainable — I’ve all the time mentioned that. That is the primary query so many individuals have requested me through the years: ‘Would you ever think about doing a KISS reunion?’ I mentioned, ‘I by no means closed the door on something.’ If the cash’s proper and it is introduced to me in the suitable approach, something can occur.
“I am on good phrases with Paul [Stanley, guitar/vocals] and Gene [Simmons, bass/vocals], which is sweet, as a result of we created one thing actually particular within the early ’70s that has outlasted so many different bands. And God bless ’em. They’re nonetheless doing it; I am nonetheless doing it. Peter continues to be round. I am not fairly positive why Peter hadn’t toured through the years as a lot as I’ve, however it’s what it’s.”
Frehley‘s newest launch was “Origins Vol. 2”, the sequel to his 2016 assortment of canopy songs that impressed the previous KISS guitarist.
“Origins Vol. 2” featured cowl variations of THE BEATLES‘ “I am Down”, DEEP PURPLE‘s “Area Truckin'”, LED ZEPPELIN‘s “Good Instances Unhealthy Instances”, THE ROLLING STONES‘ “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”, THE KINKS‘ “Lola” and THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE‘s “Manic Despair”, amongst others. A canopy of the 1975 KISS tune “She” additionally appeared as a bonus observe. Visitors on the set included CHEAP TRICK‘s Robin Zander, Lita Ford and former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick.
KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons co-wrote two tracks on Ace‘s newest all-original album “Spaceman”, which was launched in October 2018 through eOne.