Decibel Geek Podcast

We're late starting KISSmas in July but it's finally here with The Best and Worst of KISS! In this episode we go through the KISS discograph and make our selections for best and worst song. Some albums were quite a challenge and there's some definite disagreement between us.

The Best and Worst of KISS

We also get a phone call from Kruisefest organizer Joe D'Angelo who gives us some details on this amazing event coming up in Miami this October. Find out more about Kruisefest at www.kruisefest.com

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KIX guitarist Brian "Damage" Forsythe joins us this week to break down the making of KIX's Midnite Dynamite album! Released in 1985, this album sees the band going in a heavier direction while also embracing pop elements and production of the day via producer Beau Hill.

In this long form discussion Brian shares his memories of the status of the band at the time. After putting out two major label releases, the average music fan would think the band was riding high; in this episode you'll release it was much more of a struggle. Brian's openness in this conversation is both informative and refreshing.

Midnite Dynamite

Midnite Dynamite spans 10 tracks. In this episode, Brian recalls his memories of the recording of these songs including details on gear that was used as well as some uncomfortable moments that led to this album's creation.

We appreciate Brian "Damage" Forsythe for joining us for this in-depth conversation about the making of a KIX classic!

Meet Brian at the upcoming Nashville Rocknpod Expo taking place Saturday August 10th at Nashville Airport Marriott. Get your tickets at www.nashvillerocknpodexpo.com/ticketing

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We dive deep into a murky period for one of rock's great as we discuss the Alice Cooper Blackout Era! The substance abuse was at its absolute peak in the early 80's for our favorite shock-rocker. Many years of drinking followed by a craving for cocaine had started to destroy Alice from the inside out. Starting in 1980 with the Flush the Fashion era, Alice Cooper abandoned his classic eye makeup for a psychotic Mommie-Dearest image. Combined with his gaunt frame, it still registers as once of his most frightening looks.

Aside from the substances, the early 80's were a strangely creative time for Alice. The albums produced during this period yielded some brilliant, yet uneven, moments. Starting with 1980's Flush the Fashion, Alice takes a swing at disco and new wave with certain tracks. 1981's Special Forces is filled with an authoritarian concept while still providing a wink and a nod to androgyny. The cocaine abuse hits mass effect on 1982's Zipper Catches Skin and the songs bear that out despite some great moments. 1983's DaDa rounds out the Blackout Era in grand fashion with an album made purely from the heart. With Warner Brothers all but guaranteeing no promotional push, Cooper reunites with Dick Wagner and producer Bob Ezrin for an album that still sounds otherworldly today.

In this episode we share our thoughts on this 4 album run and spin our favorite tracks from each. We hope you enjoy Alice Cooper Blackout Era - Ep365 and SHARE with a friend!

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