KISS “Hell Or Hallelujah” – Some Metal Thoughts and Stone’s Metal Pick Of The Day!
KISS – The 20th studio album, Monster, from the everlasting and iconic KISS won’t be released until October 16th, 2012; in the meantime you can still get your KISSaholic fix from Monster’s lead single: Hell Or Hallelujah. The mp3 for this new offering from KISS is currently for sale at Amazon.com and iTunes. Hell Or Hallelujah was released back on July 3rd, via UME.
I really dig this song and its classic KISS meets 2012 relevance of sound. The vocals of Paul Stanley are purely classic. The backing vocals of Gene Simmons are the stuff of legend; not to mention his booming bass parts too. Tommy Thayer on guitar and Eric Singer on drums have slowly and surely eased themselves up the KISS legacy ladder; their absorption into KISStory has allowed this Rock ‘N Roll franchise to carry on and subsequently kick some serious Heavy Rockin’ ass.
If I was forced to rattle off three bands from the seventies, that have been ultra consistent while becoming bigger, bolder and more badass with age, it’s Cheap Trick, Motörhead and… KISS. And still, all three of these beyond legendary bands have been ignored by the clueless “voters” of The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.
Getting back to Hell Or Hallelujah and its totality of KISS power, pizzazz and totality of psych-you-out vibes. As I listen each time to this song, I float back to my days as a young lad who became mesmerized by a larger-than-life band called KISS. As I listen each time to this song, I am STILL mesmerized by this once-in-a-lifetime Heavy Rock band called KISS.
KISS may no longer be the loudest band in the world, thanks in part to the also legendary MANOWAR; only KISS is the most persevering band in the world, spanning 5 decades, that continues to create quality albums coinciding with unparalleled tours for generations of their loyal fans. I listened to KISS before my family introduced a color television to our household. Holy shit, that’s truth. I now crank up KISS so my kids can think that their dad is “somewhat” cool and also cause I’m a KISSaholic.
My life with KISS has NEVER been hell. My life with KISS has always been… hallelujah. Metal be thy name.
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LONG LIVE KISS.
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