Three Sides Of The Coin

Three Sides Of The Coin

  • EP. 71 Thank God the HOF is Over!

    Apr 14, 2014 | 58 min
    Thank God the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is Over! We can now move past all the crap, or can we? What do we think about what happened? The Hall of Fame's video clip they played to introduce KISS? Tom Morello's induction speech? The band member's thank you speeches? We wrap up talking about how the Hall of Fame has split the KISS Army.
  • Ep. 70 Brynn Arens Talks KISS

    Apr 07, 2014 | 115 min
    Episode 70, April 8, 2014. We are joined by Brynn Arens from The Oddfathers. Brynn is a huge KISS fan, having got a copy of the debut album actually a week before it was released. Brynn was close friends and managed by Bill Aucoin for many years. Brynn has opened for Ace Frehley. He has worked with producers Bob Ezrin, Eddie Kramer and Jack Douglas. He shares a little story from Eddie Kramer on how they looped very long 2 inch around the studio to never duplicate the crowd noise in Alive!.
  • Ep. 69 KISS Moments Ours & Yours

    Mar 31, 2014 | 86 min
    Episode 69, April 1, 2014. We talk about Paul Lynde moments, ours and yours. What moments in Kisstory had a huge impact on us. The Beatles had the Ed Sullivan show KISS had the Paul Lynde show. We also share some of your stories for your moments... KISS Meets the Phantom, Mike Douglas Show, the Grammy appearance, Alive II promo video, Don Kershner, Lick It Up video and many more.
  • Ep. 68 Personal Memories of Bill Aucoin

    Mar 25, 2014 | 133 min
    Episode 68, March 25, 2014. We are joined Bill Aucoin's partner Roman Fernandez. Roman shares his personal stories and memories of Bill. An insightful and touching look into the life of one of the men responsible for KISS' success. You get a glimpse into who Bill Aucoin is as person. We also discuss Peter Criss' appearance on That Metal Show and the upcoming KISS Vinyl Box Set release.
  • Ep. 67 Sean Delaney's Nephew Russ

    Mar 17, 2014 | 100 min
    Episode 67, March 18, 2014. We are joined by Sean Delaney's nephew Russ. Sean is seen by many KISS fans as the fifth member of KISS. Russ grew up as a young child in the presence of KISS and he shares his memories and stories of KISS and his Uncle Sean. We also share our early thoughts on the KISS Def Leppard 2014 tour.
  • Ep. 66 Mitch Lafon Leaves, His Last Show

    Mar 10, 2014 | 110 min
    Episode 66, March 11, 2014. This show was recorded three days before Mitch Lafon announced he had quit Three Sides of the Coin. We start this show with a statement as to what happened, why Mitch left, what will Three Sides do to replace Mitch. During the show Mitch did announce he would no longer do KISS Shockers from Mitch's Locker. The topic of the last show is our memories of the albums KISS, Alive!, Lick It Up and Hot In The Shade. We are also joined by fan Scott Lawrence who won or Sensers Treasure Hunt. Press requests please contact Izzy Presley Productions (PR/Media Relations) at
  • Ep. 65 We Discuss YOUR Hate for KISS

    Mar 03, 2014 | 80 min
    Episode 65, March 4, 2014. KISS is not playing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as of today, lol). This announcement has sent shivers through the KISS Army and might have actually divided the army. The hate is is more than we can ever remember around KISS. What is with all this hate from the fans towards KISS and towards other fans?
  • Ep. 64 Paul Stanley & the Hall of Fame

    Feb 24, 2014 | 96 min
    Episode 64, February 25, 2014. Paul Stanley recently spoke with Classic Rock Magazine with some brutal candor about his feelings of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The three of us went through the entire interview and commented, what are our feelings about what Paul Stanley had to say.
  • Ep. 63 Where's Drago from the KISS Debut

    Feb 17, 2014 | 93 min
    Episode 63, February 18, 2014. 40 years ago today KISS released their landmark debut album. On the back of the album one of the credits said "Where's Drago?" Who is Drago? What did he do? Who named him Drago and what does Drago mean? Well Mitch Lafon found him, Allan Tucker. Allan worked at Bell Sound Studios and he talks about the band recording their debut album.
  • Ep. 62 Don Jamieson from That Metal Show

    Feb 10, 2014 | 54 min
    Episode 62, February 14, 2014. Comedian and VH1 Classic That Metal Show co-host Don Jamieson joins us to talk about his growing up a KISS fan. His feelings about the current KISS with Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer wearing the makeup of Peter Criss and Ace Frehley. His thoughts about KISS not coming on That Metal Show, the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame and that pivotal question, did Vinnie Vincent save KISS? You might be surprised by his answer.
  • Ep. 61 The Story Behind Vinnie Vincent

    Feb 07, 2014 | 69 min
    Episode 61, February 7, 2014. SPECIAL EDITION!! We sit down and talk with James Steingart Admin of the Official Vinnie Vincent Facebook Fan Page. James talks about being a KISS and Vinnie Vincent fan. Why he started the Facebook Page. His contact and communication with Vinnie. The history behind the t-shirts being offered by Vinnie. Why he shut down the Facebook Page and so much more!
  • Ep. 60 The Show About Nothing & a Pillow

    Feb 03, 2014 | 70 min
    Episode 60, February 4, 2014. This could be the most shocking Shocker Mitch has ever presented. We discuss KISS playing at the NHL game in Los Angeles. The cover to Paul Stanley's book Face the Music: A Life Exposed. Who we would like to see KISS jam with at the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame and more.
  • Ep. 59 Former Biz Manager Chris Lendt

    Jan 27, 2014 | 92 min
    Episode 59, January 28, 2014. Chris Lendt, the former business manager of KISS from 1976 to 1988, sits down with us. We ask Chris to take into what was happening, what people were thinking during the era of Music From The Elder, Creatures of the Night and Lick It Up. We talk about the relationship with the record label and their response to these albums. We talk about if anyone said The Elder was a bad idea. We talk about removing the makeup. How desperate were KISS during this period.
  • Ep. 58 The KISSfaq Message Boards

    Jan 21, 2014 | 109 min
    Episode 58, January 21, 2014. The KISSfaq Message Board, What are all the Fans Talking About in Those Threads? We pick some of the topics, read the headline and discuss what we think the KISS fans are talking about. PLUS... Mitch once again really shocks us on KISS Shockers from Mitch's Locker.
  • Ep. 57 What Should KISS Do in 2014

    Jan 13, 2014 | 95 min
    Episode 57, January 14, 2013. We discuss what we would like to see KISS do in 2014.
  • Ep. 56 The Business Lessons of KISS

    Jan 06, 2014 | 72 min
    Episode 56, January 7, 2013. We talk about the business lessons we have learned from KISS and Gene Simmons. What sort of influence has KISS had on our business and personal life. We discuss the book KISS School of Marketing: 11 Lessons I Learned Working with KISS.
  • Ep. 55 KISS & Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

    Dec 24, 2013 | 72 min
    Episode 55, December 24, 2013. KISS have made it into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame and discuss it. What does it mean to each of us. What about who might be inducted? Who might perform? We also talk about what one image defines KISS to each of us. And this week Tommy takes over KISS Shockers from Mitch's Locker.
  • Ep. 54 Larry Mazer Talks Managing KISS

    Dec 16, 2013 | 98 min
    This week, Three Sides Of The Coin (the unofficial and unsanctioned KISS talk show), welcomes the very engaging and honest LAMB OF GOD manager, Larry Mazer. Before taking on metal’s most powerful band, Mazer ran the day-to-day affairs for Rock ’N Roll Hall Of Fame nominees, KISS. From the late ‘80s to the mid ‘90s, Mazer guided KISS through the Hot In The Shade tour, the passing of Eric Carr, and the making of the Bob Ezrin produced landmark album, Revenge. "During the time that I managed (KISS) there wasn't a week that went by, where a promoter didn’t called and ask me about putting the make up back on,” said Mazer reminiscing about the band’s halcyon pre-reunion tour era). During those car...
  • Ep. 53 We Look Back at the First Year

    Dec 09, 2013 | 83 min
    In episode 53, December 10, 2013 we look back at the first year of Three Sides of the Coin. Our favorite moments, what the show has meant to us.
  • Ep. 52 Disney Owns Pixar Is KISS Next?

    Dec 02, 2013 | 80 min
    In episode 52, December 3, 2013 Disney owns the Muppets, Star Wars, Pixar, Marvel, Mickey and more. Is KISS next? We talk about what it might be like if Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley sold KISS lock, stock and barrel off to Disney.
  • Megan McCracken Talks About Living with Bill Aucoin & Sean Delaney & Early KISS

    Nov 26, 2013 | 88 min
    In episode 51, November 26, 2013 we are joined by Megan McCracken. Megan talks about living with Bill Aucoin and Sean Delaney during the early formative years of KISS. How see met Bill and Sean. What Bill and Sean would discuss about KISS at their house. How she ended up as the girl in the famous KISS S&M photo session. When she remembered Bill and Sean talking about unmasking KISS. And so much more! Michael, Mitch and Tommy put in hours every week to record, produce and promote Three Sides Of The Coin. We don't have any advertisers or sponsors and would love to keep it that way. If you love every Tuesday when a new episode is posted maybe you can show your support. Make a monthly donation. ...
  • Ep 50 Eddie Trunk Clears the Air on KISS

    Nov 19, 2013 | 161 min
    In the 50th episode we celebrate with special guest, Eddie Trunk. For over two and a half hours, the four delved into Trunk's start in the music business at Megaforce Records, the Rock 'N Roll Hall Of Fame, his love and support of influential guitar hero Ace Frehley, his thoughts about the current KISS line-up, his sometimes shaky relationship with KISS frontman Paul Stanley and much more. "There will be, very soon, a version of KISS with no original members," muses Trunk about the band's near future. "Nobody went to a KISS show in the '70s and said 'I hope I catch a guitar pick from Spaceman tonight'. It was 'I can't wait for Ace's guitar to smoke,' stated Trunk about the band's current bra...
  • Ep. 49 The KISS Kruise Setlist

    Nov 11, 2013 | 68 min
    In episode 49, November 12, 2013, Did KISS dig deep enough with the rare tracks they played on the KISS Kruise? Should they have played Rock N Roll All Nite? KISS Shockers from Mitch's Locker is EXPLOSIVE this week. Someone pushed Mitch's button and we get to see his reaction.
  • Ep. 48 Ace Frehley & Peter Criss Reunite

    Nov 05, 2013 | 75 min
    In episode 48, November 5, 2013, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss perform together for the first time in 13 years at the Ed Trunk 30th Anniversary Party. KISS perform some great songs during the acoustic set on KISS Kruise III, including Anything For My Baby, Almost Human and The Oath.
  • Ep. 47 KISS & Rock N Roll Hall of Fame

    Oct 28, 2013 | 82 min
    Visit and CALL US at 320-515-4771 and join the conversation. Three Sides of the Coin is a KISS talk show featuring Michael Brandvold, Mitch Lafon and Tommy Sommers. In episode 47, October 29, 2013, Gene Simmons mentions a 40th anniversary tour with a Symphony... we discuss. KISS is nominated for the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame... we discuss.
  • Ep. 46 What Type of KISS Fan Are You?

    Oct 21, 2013 | 86 min
    In episode 46, October 22, 2013, we discuss the many different "genres" of KISS fans. The KISS Army seems to be divided by who you are a primary fan of.... Ace Frehley fans, Peter Criss fans, Vinnie Vincent fans, the original four fans, fan of 80s KISS, fan of Gene Simmons & Paul Stanley. We discuss all these groups and what group each of us relate to the most.
  • Ep. 45 Lyn Christopher Talks Gene & Paul

    Oct 14, 2013 | 93 min
    In episode 45, October 15, 2013, we are joined by a very special guest, recording artist Lyn Christopher. Lyn talks about when Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley recorded background vocals for her album. She also comments on Peter Criss who also did hand claps. Stories about seeing KISS perform at a private library fundraiser and when Paul came over to her place in NY. Lyn ends by giving us a live performance of her song Celebrate... minus Gene and Paul's vocals.

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