kiss Archive

Best of 2016: Interviews

In 2016 alone, I’ve interviewed more than 140 artists; that’s nearly half the number I interviewed in the decade prior to this year. I hope 2017 will be at least as busy; I find my conversations with creatives extremely rewarding. I’ve learned a few things along the way, and one of the most important realizations

KISS’ Paul Stanley: “Vomiting out songs is not for me.”

I recently interviewed KISS’ frontman and guitarist Paul Stanley for a short print feature that appeared in the Colorado Springs Independent. The whole interview was interesting, so here’s the full transcript. – bk Bill Kopp: After all your years of touring, this current KISS tour will bring you to some cities where you’ve never played.