Alive III Anniversary

The day of our recording, May 18, 2023, is the 30th anniversary of KISS’ Alive III (1993). The Kousins (including Marvin once he showed up) discuss the album, things that were going on at the time in the band, the musicianship, the setlist, and more. Jim from Alabama called in, which is ALWAYS a highlight. All four Alive III Anniversary

The Filthy Fifteen

In 1985, the “Satanic Panic” and other over-the-top, ridiculous, and unhelpful movements were in heavy force. One of the worst ideas that anyone could do was create a “Senator’s Wives” committee to police the music industry to keep sex, drugs, violence, and Satan out of other people’s kids’ lives. That’s when the Parents Music Resource The Filthy Fifteen

Happy Birthday Ace!

Paul Daniel “Ace” Frehley was born on April 27, 1951. The Kousins discuss their favorite Ace moments. That could be his music (both in KISS and solo), his antics, or his sayings. Two callers:  Jim from Alabama and a first-time caller, Geraldine. Two of the four Kousins gave their “Now Listening.” What are your favorite Happy Birthday Ace!

Dressed to Fill

Roadie Ray had to put out some fires in his day job, so the Kousins had to go on without him this week. This week is the anniversary of 1975’s Dressed To Kill. Three of the four Kousins think that album is mostly “filler,” or songs put in to fill in the cracks and extend the Dressed to Fill

Top 5 Iron Maiden Songs

Not technically the opening week of the month (okay, not at all…) we decided to do an “opener” topic. Iron Maiden opened for KISS on the Unmasked tour in 1980 which was odd because that was KISS’s poppiest album and IM was like a hard rock punk band. A strange pairing indeed. So each Kousin Top 5 Iron Maiden Songs