Classic rock is about heavy hooks, power chords and tight harmonies. But it’s also about letting loose and enjoying the good times. And there’s no better time for that than Friday evening, when we pick up our paycheck, punch out of work and enjoy a couple days of much-needed rest and relaxation.
Now that Kiss are on the ballot for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, fans have started daydreaming about what it might be like to see the band enshrined alongside some of their fellow rock legends. But if your dream includes seeing the original lineup play at the induction ceremony, Gene Simmons has some bad news for you.
He played on some of rock's most pivotal early sessions, earning the undying respect and admiration of his peers along the way. Now, guitarist Michael Bloomfield is getting his due with a career-spanning box set, due Feb. 4, 2014, from Sony's Legacy imprint.