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Genre: Rock

Released: Oct 1978

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Kiss
Kiss

'70s Hard Rock
'70s Hard Rock

Arena Rock
Arena Rock






Kiss: Ace Frehley (Remastered) – KISS

NameArtistTimePrice
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Rip It OutAce Frehley3:40$0.99
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Speedin' Back to My BabyAce Frehley3:37$0.99
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SnowblindAce Frehley3:55$0.99
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OzoneAce Frehley4:40$0.99
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What's on Your Mind?Ace Frehley3:28$0.99
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New York GrooveAce Frehley3:03$1.29
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I'm in Need of LoveAce Frehley4:37$0.99
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Wiped-OutAce Frehley4:13$0.99
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Fractured MirrorAce Frehley5:26$0.99

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Our Review

Of the four Kiss solo albums, Ace Frehley’s was certainly the least baffling. While his bandmates became mushy in their solo ventures, Ace Frehley sounded more vital and electrified than Kiss’s latest effort. He got an invaluable boost from Eddie Kramer (Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix), whose production gives the album a fiery energy that is lacking in the other three solo outings. Bolstered by the playing of drummer Anton Fig and bassist Will Lee (both future members of David Letterman’s band), “Rip It Out,” “Speedin’ Back to My Baby,” and “Wiped-Out” are seething triumphs that hearken back to early Alice Cooper, and almost match 1978’s punk upstarts for pure fury. “I’m in Need of Love” and “What’s on You Mind?” both bear the influence of Cheap Trick, a band that all four Kiss members admired, but only Frehley could match. “Fractured Mirror” is a gift to the legions of fans who worship Frehley’s guitar playing, while “New York Groove” was the only single from the Kiss solo albums to crack the Billboard Top 20. While it’s impossible to experience the ferocious stomp of “Snowblind” and not wish that Gene Simmons were singing it, one can’t help but be happy for Frehley as he bests his better-known bandmates.

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Customer Reviews

Ace is the man! (4 stars)
Ace was the reason countless youths (myself included) started playing guitar.

a top 50 rock album of all time (5 stars)
this is a complete rock record from start to finish which is rare these days. Ace was always the strongest talent in kiss and one of the melodic guitar players ever. if you like music you should own this.

The Reason (5 stars)
Ace Frehley, Eddie Van Halen, and Jimi Hendrix are the reasons Rock exsists

Biography

Born: April 27, 1951 in New York, NY [The Bronx]
Genre: Rock
Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Along with Eddie Van Halen, Kiss' Ace Frehley inspired numerous up-and-coming rockers to pick up the guitar in the 1970s — and come the '90s, was listed by just about every contemporary rock guitarist (Soundgarden's Kim Thayil, Pearl Jam's Mike McCready, Pantera's Dimebag Darrell, etc.) as an important influence. Born Paul Frehley on April 27, 1951, in the Bronx, NY, Frehley began playing guitar when he received an electric six-string for his 14th birthday in 1965. Already a big fan of the...

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NameAlbumTimePrice
1.
New York GrooveKiss: Ace Frehley (Remaster..3:03$1.29
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New York GrooveThe Very Best of Kiss3:00$1.29
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Rip It OutKiss: Ace Frehley (Remaster..3:40$0.99
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Fractured MirrorKiss: Ace Frehley (Remaster..5:26$0.99
5.
SnowblindKiss: Ace Frehley (Remaster..3:55$0.99
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Speedin' Back to My BabyKiss: Ace Frehley (Remaster..3:37$0.99
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New York GrooveThe Complete Collection: Ki..3:02$1.29
8.
New York GrooveGold: Kiss 1974-19823:02$1.29
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I'm in Need of LoveKiss: Ace Frehley (Remaster..4:37$0.99
10.
OzoneKiss: Ace Frehley (Remaster..4:40$0.99

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