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by ankh
Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: News
Topic: WTF,V?
Replies: 25
Views: 600

Re: WTF,V?

Thanks for posting their reply.It validates much more the opinion i have about their podcasts.And,no, isn't biased by the fact that i like vinnie's music,simply on the way they behave when they are "on air".
by ankh
Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Vinnie's Response To Gene Simmons
Replies: 24
Views: 515

Re: Vinnie's Response To Gene Simmons

as much as mudslinging causes debate and therefore interest, i think form a PR point of view is much wiser to take the high road and not partake in any sort of drama.Especially in public. Kiss seems to still be very old school about it, and try to gain attention wiht controversy.Yet, since those are...
by ankh
Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: News
Topic: Vinnie's Response To Gene Simmons
Replies: 24
Views: 515

Re: Vinnie's Response To Gene Simmons

Kudos to Vinnie for such a classy and polite answer. Answering in such clever, polite yet assertive way was the perfect stroke to Chaim's cranky and regurgitated clichès. Funny how Ol' Geno is so happy about the new lineup yet he spends most of the time speaking of the past,beating the same ol dead ...
by ankh
Sun Nov 26, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Gene Simmons on Vinnie Vincent
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Re: Gene Simmons on Vinnie Vincent

In this article, Gene makes references to other people too, but aknowledges Vinnie's talent.As usual, says things ina way tha t wil cause controversy and therefore gives himself more visibility.Any press is goos press,and smut sells. He simply prefer to work with people who follow his leads,that's a...
by ankh
Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Kiss
Topic: hi, Eric!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 1170

Re: hi, Eric!!!

Once again,miss ya, mr. Caravello!
by ankh
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Other bands
Topic: Malcolm Young................
Replies: 3
Views: 118

Malcolm Young................

He will be missed.Great player,no nonsense and no primadonna syndrome in his interviews.
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by ankh
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Kiss
Topic: Wow
Replies: 18
Views: 336

Re: Wow

Michael described the Whole story on his website in the past, full of details, but it is nowhere to be found now, it seems.

At the time, according to Enfer magazine, Kiss asked to kevin carlson, Mick mars and jack starr, but they were turned down.
by ankh
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: Kiss
Topic: Wow
Replies: 18
Views: 336

Re: Wow

originally, "LND" was called "when a legend dies"and,if i'm not mistaken, was intended for "the elder".

Saint'n sinner is an ok song lifted by the cool drum Groove.
by ankh
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:59 am
Forum: Kiss
Topic: Wow
Replies: 18
Views: 336

Re: Wow

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3f1CAWDBRo

record production changed according to times and also trends.

there was a debate about the LIU drum sound was sampled from Quiet riot's "mental health"
by ankh
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Kiss
Topic: Wow
Replies: 18
Views: 336

Re: Wow

Michael Ray began playing the guitar at the age of 11, after seeing Jimi Hendrix performing in a Woodstock documentary film. He immediately began hounding his parents to buy him a Fender Stratocaster guitar, and when they relented and got it for him, Michael began teaching himself to play the guitar...
by ankh
Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Kiss
Topic: Wow
Replies: 18
Views: 336

Re: Wow

Michael ray also auditioned for the band twice, in different occasions,and paul seemd to like his playng, but ray had a contract with Rod Swenson, so nothing came out of it. If i'm correct, Vinnie wrote that song, Michael handled all the leads except on "Bump and Grind" and "it's my life". Still pre...
by ankh
Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Our gear
Topic: Help. Hidden pick ups
Replies: 14
Views: 356

Re: Help. Hidden pick ups

Having both the VG8 and the variax, i've noticed that piezo gives you a faster attack and sometimes this isn't good for electric guitars( at least the ones that are sampled in the line 6).For electric guitars simulation, the gk2 gives you a response human ear is more accustomed to. yep, shram, that...
by ankh
Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:56 am
Forum: Our gear
Topic: Help. Hidden pick ups
Replies: 14
Views: 356

Re: Help. Hidden pick ups

....or you can purchase this:

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and choose among those options:

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trust me............it works ;)
by ankh
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Our gear
Topic: Help. Hidden pick ups
Replies: 14
Views: 356

Re: Help. Hidden pick ups

then you can have the pu cover Painted the same way as the body,or traspalnt a variax 300 hardware into a les paul copy and having it Painted like swiss cheese. Or you can do this: http://i.imgur.com/NlXQU1t.jpg of course, such guitars are meant to be played with those: http://www.tinaspicks.com/upl...
by ankh
Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Our gear
Topic: Help. Hidden pick ups
Replies: 14
Views: 356

Re: Help. Hidden pick ups

Having both the VG8 and the variax, i've noticed that piezo gives you a faster atack and sometimes this isn't good for electric guitars( at least the ones that are sampled in the line 6).For electric guitars simulation, the gk2 gives you a response human ear is more accustomed to. If Dino doesn't wa...
by ankh
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Our gear
Topic: Help. Hidden pick ups
Replies: 14
Views: 356

Re: Help. Hidden pick ups

I should take alook at the guitar in question, to give a good advice, but i try anyway........... you could do somehting like this: http://www.guitarmaker.de/Images/7stringmidnightblue1100.jpg Please not that the sky guitar has a very powerful preamp with insane amount of clean boost You can also tr...
by ankh
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:05 am
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: vinnie era interview
Replies: 10
Views: 429

Re: vinnie era interview

yeah, at the time, the mainstream music press named kiss only barely and not in nice terms.In my country there was a bit more coverage because of the san remo festival. Only one shop in my city used to get kerrang! every few weeks, it came with the lastest record releases.In fact, the first issue ì'...
by ankh
Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:55 am
Forum: Our gear
Topic: some old rack stuff i've bought............
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: some old rack stuff i've bought............

Genebaby, the Marshall stuff is very ,very good.Maiden and leppard still use them.The Marshall JFX1 you've mentioned is also good, but didn't get too much credit.
tukoztukoz, Eventide was one of the effects brands listed during the recording session of the VVI albums, probably the H3000.
by ankh
Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Our gear
Topic: some old rack stuff i've bought............
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: some old rack stuff i've bought............

that thing is wonderful.It takes a bit to learn how to program it properly.
by ankh
Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: vinnie era interview
Replies: 10
Views: 429

Re: vinnie era interview

the main issue was the big Polygram contract Kiss signed on a few days ealier, a multimillion deal. What came out of it was the Elder fiasco.It took months and lot of money to record it and that,plus the fact that the record-difficult to promote in the usual kiss audience-tanked, already put a rift ...
by ankh
Thu Nov 02, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Our gear
Topic: some old rack stuff i've bought............
Replies: 8
Views: 200

some old rack stuff i've bought............

there were a few items i was looking for and, after some hunt, i've found them: ROLAND GP8 Weird choice, but it has some nice sounds.Reason for purchase was chasing a certain Mike Oldfield sound.Even when MO played with a whole orchestra, the other guitar players(there were like four of them) had no...
by ankh
Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Anyone dressing as Vinnie for Halloween?
Replies: 24
Views: 682

Re: Anyone dressing as Vinnie for Halloween?

both way cool. AnkhWarrior,the makeup really makes the green of your eyes stand out(if i'm correct). Thanks! My eyes are actually gray with a bit of green around the pupil majority of the time; but sometimes they can look like a off green color. yes, in this pic probably the camera was influenced b...
by ankh
Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Anyone dressing as Vinnie for Halloween?
Replies: 24
Views: 682

Re: Anyone dressing as Vinnie for Halloween?

Thanks everyone. I actually had the Ankh Warrior neck band and guitar strap going on the but the big ass wig covered it up (look more like Tom Araya of Slayer.) Really had no way of making the Ankh Warrior vest so instead opted for over-sized Ankh necklace to compensate. I think the knee cover thin...
by ankh
Tue Oct 31, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Anyone dressing as Vinnie for Halloween?
Replies: 24
Views: 682

Re: Anyone dressing as Vinnie for Halloween?

both way cool.
AnkhWarrior,the makeup really makes the green of your eyes stand out(if i'm correct).
Hummarstra,well done, so nice.Loved the costume as well, straight to the point.Cool that people got a kick out of it.
Dressing as Vinnie? I did, look at my current AV :wink: :mrgreen: :P
by ankh
Tue Oct 24, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Our gear
Topic: Yngwie nylon strat
Replies: 8
Views: 263

Re: Yngwie nylon strat

PB, you're right it is irritating, especially in this occasion where it kills the attack. I sometimes like to kill the attack when i want to simulate some intruments,or i love the way Mike Oldfiled used in in certain old songs of his(non the PapPop he enjoys to play now...............) just a snippe...
by ankh
Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Grover Jackson comments on VV
Replies: 5
Views: 434

Re: Grover Jackson comments on VV

would be so nice to hear what Vinnie really likes to play outisde the music and the style associated with his VV persona..........
by ankh
Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: Our gear
Topic: Yngwie nylon strat
Replies: 8
Views: 263

Re: Yngwie nylon strat

Yeah, Blackmore never found the middle pickup useful,so no need for it both on his instruments and the signatures.
Are just my ears or the sound of that guitar was heavily compressed?
by ankh
Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Our gear
Topic: Lab series amp
Replies: 4
Views: 222

Re: Lab series amp

yeah, it sounds very, very nice.Better thna the Polytone.I owned one and i didn't like it at all.PLus,The OD channell was garbage. Other SS amps that sound good are the award session amps, the Music man(technically, it is a hybrid), some 80's gallien Krueger(think Rush and late 80's iron maiden) and...
by ankh
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Our gear
Topic: Wal Pro Bass
Replies: 7
Views: 245

Re: Wal Pro Bass

lol, totally agree!
by ankh
Thu Oct 19, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Our gear
Topic: Wal Pro Bass
Replies: 7
Views: 245

Re: Wal Pro Bass

i think the pic doesn't pay justice to the quality of the wood, prolly it will look and sound better in RL. Geddy lee was an WAL endorser http://images.equipboard.com/uploads/source/image/6862/big_GuitaristMay1992a.jpg?v=1418063746 https://i.pinimg.com/236x/3c/71/c6/3c71c65b9e5e038d971010c4b6e4eb93-...
by ankh
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Random Vinnie Pics
Replies: 10
Views: 886

Re: Random Vinnie Pics

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by ankh
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Random Vinnie Pics
Replies: 10
Views: 886

Re: Random Vinnie Pics

https://i.pinimg.com/236x/1e/ec/6d/1eec6d3e69adb0e13146e5aa0be3eb98--vinnie-vincent-vintage-kiss.jpg https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/7f/61/a1/7f61a1ce5b5d77cd65a540e378f93bdd.jpg https://i.pinimg.com/236x/f1/cb/61/f1cb617137794a713835879dab8961c6--vinnie-vincent-rockstars.jpg https:/...
by ankh
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: VV
Replies: 11
Views: 383

Re: VV

something along those lines................
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by ankh
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: VV
Replies: 11
Views: 383

Re: VV

https://i.pinimg.com/236x/c5/67/b3/c567b32f8ce8d519d00963f4b14e9375--eric-carr-vinnie-vincent.jpg this one is a famous pic where his makeup looked the best............ AS much as putting the makeup back on for one day would cause a stir, i think there are some copyright issues. Besides, it would be...
by ankh
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Random Vinnie Pics
Replies: 10
Views: 886

Re: Random Vinnie Pics

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/5b/68/ae/5b68ae7e97ecdf8282cc595928e7b588.jpg https://i.pinimg.com/236x/39/23/ea/3923ea3156bee0cd6799ef803349b843--vinnie-vincent-irvine-california.jpg https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/04/ca/b9/04cab941ea0147a03d08b94cfb12a9c1--vinnie-vincent-kiss....
by ankh
Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Possible Vinnie-Con Attractions
Replies: 2
Views: 243

Re: Possible Vinnie-Con Attractions

oldie goldie..............

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PB,incognito, betrays himself by getting his rocks off when the original Jackson and Carvin VVV's are shown at the expo
by ankh
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Have A Drink On Me!
Replies: 22
Views: 716

Re: Have A Drink On Me!

pas de quoi, madame :)
by ankh
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Have A Drink On Me!
Replies: 22
Views: 716

Re: Have A Drink On Me!

MMMMMMMMMMMMM,let's have some friends pay homage............. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkB6ugFKi3g a jazzy version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-tvt0Zgcyc and,this, version-the singer is cookin!: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98ThUqGSfEI an acapella version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
by ankh
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: News
Topic: Atlanta KISS Expo venue announced!!
Replies: 28
Views: 975

Re: Atlanta KISS Expo venue announced!!

since this is a MUSIC forum, let's provide some appropriate soundtrack to the imagery miss AnkhWarrior has kindly suggested: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjlZonCFmhQ (the live version contains the right emotional content, especially towards the end) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxKF1lakDv8 and,o...
by ankh
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Kiss
Topic: Music From the Elder
Replies: 11
Views: 456

Re: Music From the Elder

"Every time...." is a washed up copy of cat Stevens's "first cut is the deepest"................
by ankh
Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Kiss
Topic: Music From the Elder
Replies: 11
Views: 456

Re: Music From the Elder

Thanks PB, too kind :D . "Nobody is taking the easy way out, putting the makeup back on and writing the "son of Destroyer"" GS, a few years before the reunion. Funny how words can come back at ya :mrgreen: History repeated itself when it came to "Psycho Circus". Instead of writing an album with full...
by ankh
Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Kiss
Topic: Music From the Elder
Replies: 11
Views: 456

Re: Music From the Elder

yeah the shot themselves in the foot with a bazooka,considering the outcome.Another case of G&P's brilliant big plans for success.Just imagine the frame of mind they were on."Peter is not here to stop us,we can outvote Ace, and we will show everybody how smart, serious and technically proficient we ...
by ankh
Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Vvforums at Atlanta
Replies: 65
Views: 1338

Re: Vvforums at Atlanta

yep. i was referring to this: http://www.online-discussion.com/ScottHenderson/index.php?sid=c75fdce64318746b50e042c975a8f92d or, more specifically............. http://www.online-discussion.com/ScottHenderson/viewforum.php?f=13 or........... http://www.online-discussion.com/ScottHenderson/viewforum.p...
by ankh
Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Vvforums at Atlanta
Replies: 65
Views: 1338

Re: Vvforums at Atlanta

Hope everybody will be welcome in the end and have a good time,it is impossible for me to come, for many reasons, but would have loved to meet all my fellow forumites. I think streetbeat has a point, and invading V privacy with references to his family and of the house he lived in was the final nai...
by ankh
Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Atlanta KISS Expo venue announced!!
Replies: 28
Views: 975

Re: Atlanta KISS Expo venue announced!!

Quite honestly, i don't think any form of prevention may be necessary,and none of the party involved should be feel threathened in any way, but, if you are suposed to be on the no no list and you mentioned you wanted to arrange a phone call,i thought that what i suggested could have been a good idea...
by ankh
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: News
Topic: Atlanta KISS Expo venue announced!!
Replies: 28
Views: 975

Re: Atlanta KISS Expo venue announced!!

Rick, it is not possible to arrange a sort of written Agreement that grants you to be there but in safe distance? Maybe it could be possible to ask this to the organizer and it would be much better and safer that any phone call...............
by ankh
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: Kiss
Topic: Music From the Elder
Replies: 11
Views: 456

Re: Music From the Elder

still wondering why they didn't include the spoken dialogues and a bit more stuff...............
by ankh
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Vvforums at Atlanta
Replies: 65
Views: 1338

Re: Vvforums at Atlanta

please note that i'm just expressing my wish and i'm not judging or criticize anybody.
by ankh
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Vvforums at Atlanta
Replies: 65
Views: 1338

Re: Vvforums at Atlanta

Hope everybody will be welcome in the end and have a good time,it is impossible for me to come, for many reasons, but would have loved to meet all my fellow forumites. I think streetbeat has a point, and invading V privacy with references to his family and of the house he lived in was the final nail...

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