“In some ways Bruce Kulick saved Kiss when he became the lead player. He was the team player us Kiss fans could love and still miss Ace because, above all, it was clear Bruce ‘got it’ on every level. The storm was over and we felt secure again as fans ”
” With Kiss waning in popularity America perhaps in some detached mercenary sort of way the song was about the fact Gene knew the band may be left for dead stateside. Gene even asks the question in the veiled lyric “Is there no tomorrow?”
“Our first gig is a sweaty success — good set, good crowd. One member of our group celebrates by drinking beer and doing God knows what else until the sun comes up. This sets the stage for a gig that I’d rather forget” – Steve Gerlach
“He heard my pitch, paused, looked me in the eye and offered “if you can combine my ’57 Fender Telecaster ( I think it was a ’57?) with my Washburn SBF-80 somehow, and I like it, I will do a deal with Washburn.”"
“Our Kiss world seemed right again for the first time since the ‘break-up.’ He didn’t do “Shock Me” but it was genius: Ace was back – he had told us so”
“When I got up I started swinging the feather bags about until the bassist shoved me over backwards with his axe. The whole thing probably all went down in less than 15 frenzied seconds”
“We count on him to let the well-mossed chips fall where they may, as he had always done – to keep the Stones in a happy, very rocking place”
“I interviewed her impromptu and, when she admitted “Beth” was her favorite, I said “Would you like me to sing it to you?”.
“Anyway, for some reason, all night I was unable to shake this ridiculous robot concern. BOY was I shaken then when they threw a new wrinkle into the show that caught me totally off guard”