Virtual Invasion is a musical collaboration of musicians from
various parts of the world paying homage to guitar virtuoso Vinnie
Vincent. The band line up consists of vocalist Rick Rici from
Brazil, guitarist Yukihiro Omura from Japan and bass guitarist
Damian Bonadono from the United States. The idea for Virtual
Invasion was first conceived in 2014 when the members decided to
record a new version of the Warrior/Vinnie Vincent Invasion song
titled "Back on the Streets".
December 8 :
MARCEESE covers "Hotter
Than Hell" album From
KISS Related Recordings
German folk artist MARCEESE fifth KISS-tribute album "Hotter
Than Hell" will be released December 21 at Timezone Records.
Here's a small album review by KRR (Jelle Jansen) :
Driver" (2013), "Have
Love, Will Travel" (2015), "Black
Diamond" (2016) and and 2017's "Torpedo
Girl", this the 5th KISS Tribute by Berlin folk artist
While his previous tribute albums are compilations of various
cover versions from KISS 1974 up to 1980 "Unmasked" album,
including the solo albums, this time Marceese decided to
re-record the full "Hotter Than Hell" album with new
Like I wrote before, I don’t have any musical ability with folk
music, but compared to Marceese' first two albums (with the
Southern whiskey summer night campfire feeling), it seems this
2018 recording has a darker vibe. Still most of the songs are
folk, but this time, the album sounds more 60's - early 70's
folk with distorted guitars.
Sure, Marceese's folk can be heard in the new arrangements of
"Got To Choose", "Hotter Than Hell" (with a cool instrumental
part from halfway the song), "Strange Ways" and the Jazzy "All
"Parasite" 's new arrangement features a drum machine, together
with the rhythm guitar makes it sounds funky, while "Goin'
Blind" is turned into a dramatic ballad.
The 10 minute long vocal / distorted guitar version of
"Mainline" reminds me to the early days of Pink Floyd. "Comin'
Home" is turned into acoustic sort Stray Cats Rock 'n Roll song,
but really misses Brian Setzer's voice ...
The album's highlights are the dark mid-tempo country version of
"Watchin' You", together with the White Stripes (without drums
!) sounding "Let me Go Rock 'n' Roll".
November 16 :
ROBERT HAGLUND - You Matter To Me
(Featuring Bruce Kulick) video promo clip From
KISS Related Recordings
"You Matter To Me" is a brand new video from Swedish artist Robert
Haglund, featuring Bruce Kulick on lead guitar. The song, written by
Vini Poncia, John Vastano and Michael Morganalso, is best known from
Peter Criss 1978 solo album.
November 8 :
Ace Frehley has song recorded with KISS drummer Eric Singer that
didn’t make it onto his new solo album From
Former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley continues to reconnect with his
former bandmates as he revealed in a recent interview with
Guitar World that he recorded a song with
current KISS drummer Eric Singer that didn’t make it onto his new
solo album Spaceman.
Frehley was asked about his instrumental song “Quantum Flux” and
ended up talking about the track he recorded with Singer when he
stated: “Yeah. When it comes to my instrumentals, I don’t really
think about them too much. I just play something and try to make it
evolve into something else. And you know, I had also recorded a
blues song with [current Kiss drummer] Eric Singer for this record,
and that turned out well. But when I was picking songs, I’m kind of
superstitious, and 40 years ago my 1978 solo album came out and that
had nine songs, so I wanted to limit this one to nine songs, too. So
it came down to the instrumental or the blues song and I ended up
dropping the blues song. Because every album I’ve ever released has
had an instrumental on it. So that was the thinking behind that. But
you know, the blues track may end up on a bonus edition.”
November 6 : MIKE
DALAGER - Star Spangled Banner (Bruce Kulick) From
Bruce Kulick (twitter)
I’m proud to share this version of The Star Spangled Banner
performed by my Coast Guard friend Mike Dalager on vocals, and me on
acoustic (in an “Unplugged” acoustic way). Available @iTunes,
CDbaby with all proceeds donated to veteran charities.
KISS Related Recordings
In 2015 Bruce joined Mike Dalager on the 4th of
July to perform the National Anthem for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Mike sang once again for Game 5 of the 2018 Major League
Baseball World Series, joining fellow 2018 World Series Anthem
performers James Taylor, Brad Paisley and Ryan Tedder of One
Republic. Bruce and Mike team up once again with this rendition of
the National Anthem arranged for acoustic guitar and voice by Jeremy Rubolino.
October 16 :
MARIUS DANIELSEN's Legend of Valley Doom Part 2 featuring Bruce Kulick From
On November 30th 2018, Crime Records will
release Marius Danielsen's Legend of Valley Doom Part 2.
The album features a long list of guest musicians, including
Bruce Kulick, Jennifer Batten (ex-Michael
Jackson), Michael Kiske (Helloween, Avantasia), Tim Ripper Owens
(ex-Judas Priest), Vinny Appice (ex-Dio, ex-Black Sabbath) among
The album will be available on all major streaming and download
services and both as CD and 2xLP.
Physical editions contain a bonus track.
‘Rockin’ With The Boys’ The anthemic track off the upcoming album "Spaceman".
ACE FREHLEY guests on ALTITUDES & ATTITUDE album From
ALTITUDES & ATTITUDE, the project featuring ANTHRAX bassist Frank
Bello and MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, will release its debut
album, "Get It Out", on January 18, 2019 via Megaforce.
A kind of rock 'n' roll primal-scream therapy, "Get It Out" is the
result of nearly four years of writing and recording sessions — and
decades of touring, searching, striving and living. "I've learned
that writing songs is very cathartic," says Bello, who has long made
songwriting a daily practice. When ANTHRAX is off the road, he tries
out new material at open mics around New York City. "A lot of these
lyrics are about the inner struggles of my life, and about the rage
that has built up from my life experiences — my brother's murder; my
father abandoning my family when we were young, leaving us with no
funds to pay the bills," he says. "The ups and downs of life in
general. I've always had an anger inside that music really helps me
"The album has the perfect title," Ellefson adds. "This is music
that has been living inside of us for so long. There's a big musical
part of each of us that doesn't get heard anywhere else."
Boasting a deep bench of guest stars, including
ACE FREHLEY (ex-KISS; the track
"Late"), Gus G. (OZZY OSBOURNE, FIREWIND), Nita Strauss (ALICE
COOPER), Christian Martucci (STONE SOUR) and Satchel (STEEL
PANTHER), the record also represents the fulfillment of a lifelong
but little-known ambition for two uniquely gifted artists.
Special Video Message from Bruce Kulick From
Alexx Michael /
KISS Legend Bruce Kulick played lead guitars
on the new version of the KISS Classic “Turn on the night” by Blue
Ruin which will be released next week thru iTunes, Spotify and all
other digital platforms on their debut EP “Green River Thriller”.
CD’s will be available worldwide thru RSR Music / Cargo Records on
Amazon and many other selected stores