Episode 494, September 13, 2022 Blackie Lawless from W.A.S.P. joins Three Sides of the Coin this week… and Mark is NOT here to go fanboy. Blackie Lawless talks about his friendship with Ace Frehley… when they first met, did Ace Frehley produce early W.A.S.P. demos, inviting Ace Frehley and Bill Aucoin to a early W.A.S.P. show, did Bill Aucoin almost manage W.A.S.P.. Blackie also talks about working for Boutwell in the mid-70s, printing and shipping KISS posters. Blackie shares a story from touring with KISS and speaking with Gene Simmons. Blackie remembers the conversation he had the first time he met Paul Stanley. And… Blackie Lawless talks about the upcoming 40th Anniversary W.A.S.P. World Tour… the set list, will he play Animal F**K Like A Beast, what is the stage going to be like. This was a fabulous conversation with Blackie Lawless!
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Since launching in 2012 Three Sides of the Coin has been viewed or listened to over 6,000,000 times. Three Sides of the Coin has been joined by special guests including former KISS lead guitarist Bruce Kulick, Eddie Trunk, AEW Superstar and lead singer of Fozzy Chris Jericho, Angel lead guitarist Punky Meadows, Five Finger Death Punch guitarist Jason Hook, Vinnie Vincent Invasion and Slaughter lead singer Mark Slaughter, Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider, comedian Craig Gass, KISS’ former business manager Chris Lendt, the Black Veil Brides’ Andy Biersack, Frank Munoz associate producer for Ace Frehley’s Anomaly album, award winning songwriter Adam Mitchell, Ed Kanon (Peter Criss’ drum tech), Kevin Valentine (drummer on KISS’ Psycho Circus album). Three Sides of the Coin was picked (October 2013) as a ‘What’s Hot’ podcast by Apple’s iTunes.
In the early ’90s, Michael Brandvold launched the fifth ever website on the Internet devoted to KISS, KISS Otaku. He built, launched and maintained Kissonline.com (KISS’ official web presence). He now owns Michael Brandvold Marketing, providing marketing services and digital strategy to musicians. Tommy Sommers spent 15 years on the record show circuit collecting, trading and selling memorabilia / Kiss merchandise. He is now a successful residential Real Estate agent in the Minneapolis / St. Paul area. Tommy has also produced a KISS song For The Oddfathers and is the owner of Rock Steady Digital Photography. Mark Cicchini, is a world renown KISS collector. KISS have used parts of Mark’s vast KISS collection for audio, video & print materials including their book NOTHIN TO LOSE, CD re release of the LOVE GUN album & the VH1 Ultimate Album KISS ALIVE! special as well as many other KISS projects. His wife also makes a mean meatloaf!!!
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