Ace Frehley to Cover Rock Legends on New Album
Back in December, Ace Frehley revealed that he was working on a covers album. The singer and guitarist recently updated the project's status and detailed some of the artists he's considering interpreting on the LP.
“The album’s going to be about my influences,” Frehley told Billboard. “I’m probably going to do a Rolling Stones song, a Who song, possibly a Led Zeppelin song, maybe a Beatles song. Stuff from bands that I grew up on and greatly influenced me. Those are the songs I’d redo, besides vintage Kiss stuff and a Frehley’s Comet track.”
He noted that two Kiss songs he wrote, "Cold Gin" and "Parasite," will most likely be included.
Frehley said he still hasn't decided how the album will sound, or how exactly he will cover these classics, but he noted that the music is "going to be a lot heavier than the original, and the production is going to be far superior because technology has advanced so much [to a] higher state since we tracked a long time a go in the ’70s. Those are going to be the major differences. Obviously, Peter Criss isn’t going to be playing drums on it. I’m going to be using my touring drummer, Scot Coogan.”
The still-untitled album will follow-up last year's successful Space Invader.
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