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KISS and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Via Ace Frehley

Aces Expression Sums It Up

Aces Expression Sums It Up

This topic will never die.  As if KISS were the only band to have a beef with the RRHOF or something.  So we all know Paul Stanley spoke his mind at the podium that fateful night and we also know the band refused to perform…get on with your lives.

But what is happening now is other KISS members have to chime in with their issues- long after the show has ended.  My theory being it would have been way more rocknroll if Ace had said these words while Paul was there but he opted to do it in an interview instead making him a bit of a wimp.

“I really didn’t like some of the things Paul Stanley said in his speech, because obviously he’s a little aggravated with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,” the guitarist tells ABC Radio. “I know he wanted to get other members in the group inducted.”

“There was some political stuff going on,” Frehley says. “Unfortunately we did not perform, even though I was up for it,” he says, adding: “I try to stay away from politics. I don’t think politics and music work. I never did.”

There is nothing less macho than being that vague.  Ace having an opinion is fabulous. Ace not getting to the point is lame.  But this is over now. You wont hear anything more from KISS for a very long time. Maybe a tour where Ace plays 1000 GA venues but mostly you’ll just hear about Gene hawking his latest money making idea.

These are your idols kids- bickering like old ladies at the shuffleboard court.  Best to stick to their old recordings and pretend this didn’t happen.

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