must admit that I do not care much about tribute albums. If I want to
listen to my favourite bands, I prefer the originals and not cover
me, a tribute album is only
for hardcore fans and so is this one. This album is a Norwegian tribute
to the band that ruled the 70’s… KISS.
can do this very short: We get 20 tracks of some of Kiss’s biggest hits and a few surprises. Some of the bands here do
it quite well, and some manage to “Destroy” a classic song.
my opinion “”I just wanna”
by KISSettes, “Uh! All
Night” by Diabla, “She”
by Unmasked, “Strange Ways” by Ulver…
AND the absolutely stunning version of “Getaway” by The Carburetors is the best ones. Some of the songs are between
heaven and hell, and some of them sound pretty awful, however I won’t
is a little surprise to be found here on this release; Wig Wam contribute a
version of “I Was Made for Lovin’ You” featuring a special guest
appearance by former KISS guitarist
last but not least; Ken Kelly
who did the legendary paintings for the Destroyer
and Love Gun album has
painted his third KISS cover
for this tribute CD.
tracks: See above.