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This is only our opinion… it is neither right nor wrong.

This is only our opinion… it is neither right nor wrong.


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This is only our opinion… it is neither right nor wrong.




Ep 504 : The Story About the Lost 1970s Authorized KISS Biography

Episode 504. This episode is a rock n roll geeks dream! We are joined by author David Leaf who discusses his 1970s authorized KISS biography that was written and then shelved. Only to reappear decades later as part of the KISS: Behind the Mask – The Official Authorized Biography. Why was his original book shelved […]


Ep 503 : Our Memories of Being a KISS Fan and What Takes You Back as a Fan

Episode 503. Rejoice! No Michael this week, LOL. Tommy, Mark and Lisa this week discuss their memories of being a kiss fan, what takes you back as a fan. Forget the haters, we won! Press requests please contact Michael Brandvold at Since launching in 2012 Three Sides of the Coin has been viewed or […]


Ep 502 : Mark Cicchini Reviews KISS Kruise XI, Is It One of the Best Kruises Ever

Episode 502. Mark Cicchini is back and gives us his review of KISS Kruise XI. The KISS shows, the other bands he saw and just how does this Kruise rank against all other Kruises. Plus, Mark lets us know if he is going on Kruise XII in 2024. Forget the haters, we won! Press requests […]


Why Do Some Fans Constantly Complain About Set Lists, Band Members, Stage Shows

Episode 501. Ralph Viera joins us as we talk about some of the fans and their constant complaining about setlists, stage shows, original band members. Why do they do it? What are they hoping will happen? Now that W.A.S.P. started their tour some of their fans are now complaining as bad as KISS fans like […]


Ep. 500 We Celebrate Our 500th Show By Looking Back at How It Started and Our Memories

Episode 500. Forget the haters, we won! This week we celebrate the 500th episode of Three Sides of the Coin by looking back at how it all started. Why we did this and some of favorite memories. Press requests please contact Michael Brandvold at Since launching in 2012 Three Sides of the Coin has […]


Ep. 499 Never Heard Stories About Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, Vinnie Vincent, Bruce Kulick

Episode 499. Mitch Weissman joins us to share his MANY KISS stories. When KISS were rehearsing next to Beatlemania. How does writing with Gene Simmons differ from writing with Paul Stanley? The challenges of being friends with both Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley. Meeting Vinnie Vincent for the first time. How Paul Stanley asked Mitch […]


Ep. 498 Seeing KISS Film the Live Concert at Magic Mountain

Episode 498, October 11, 2022 We are joined by the entire team from MoneyBag Sodas, Paul Janik, John Janik, Chris Haick, and Larry Basham from Hammock Cove in Antigua. We quickly discover that Larry attended the KISS filming at Magic Mountain for KISS Meets The Phantom when he was only seven years old. Larry shares […]


Ep. 497 The History of the Legendary M-M-M-M METALSHOP Radio Show with Charlie Kendall

Episode 497, October 4, 2022 Wow! What a great conversation and trip down memory lane. This week we are joined by Charlie Kendall, the man and the voice behind the classic metal show METALSHOP! How was METALSHOP started? What happened to all the METALSHOP show assets that were owned by iHeartMedia? Charlie is a legend […]


Ep. 496 ACCEPT Tours the US for the First Time in 10 Years and We Talk About KISS

Episode 496, September 27, 2022 Christopher Williams and Philip Shouse from ACCEPT join us to talk about the upcoming ACCEPT US tour, the bands first US tour in 10 years. We talk about changes in ACCEPT now that they band has three guitars and six band members. Christopher and Philip are also big KISS fans […]


Ep. 495 KISS Off The Soundboard Des Moines, IA 1977 – We Review It and You Want To Buy This One

September 20, 2022 We discuss the new KISS Off The Soundboard release Des Moines, IA 1977. Is this the best Off The Soundboard release? What makes this release special? Should you buy it? Forget the haters, we won! Press requests please contact Michael Brandvold at Since launching in 2012 Three Sides of the Coin […]


Ep. 494 Blackie Lawless On Ace Frehley and the Upcoming W.A.S.P. World Tour

Episode 494, September 13, 2022 Blackie Lawless from W.A.S.P. joins Three Sides of the Coin this week… and Mark is NOT here to go fanboy. Blackie Lawless talks about his friendship with Ace Frehley… when they first met, did Ace Frehley produce early W.A.S.P. demos, inviting Ace Frehley and Bill Aucoin to a early W.A.S.P. […]


Ep. 493 Aerosmith, Audio & Video Hoarders, the KISS Leaks and the Magic Book with Julian Gill

Episode 493, September 6, 2022 For the first time, Julian Gill from KISSFAQ and the KISSFAQ podcast joins Three Sides of the Coin. Topics discussed include: Ros Radley and his MAGIC book, the infamous KISS audio and video leaks, hoarders and why they collect are they elitist why hoarders don’t have to release what they […]


Ep. 492 Stop Your Crying! Copyrights and Posting Videos & Creating Bootleg Shirts

Episode 492, August 30, 2022 Oh yeah we are sure somebody is going to get pissed with what we say this week, but they are just afraid of a little education. Copyrights and posting video. Copyrights and selling bootleg shirts. You can’t cry when you get your hand slapped for using copyrighted material that you […]


Ep. 491 Kruise Fest, Vinnie Vincent and KISS Audio and Video Leaks

Episode 491, August 23, 2022 Kruise Fest is an annual two-day Rock Festival leading up to the infamous KISS Kruise. Kruise Fest features Live music, VIP experiences, and more! Kruise Fest is 100% fan fun, Kruise Fest is brought to you by: Joe D’Angelo and his wife Patrice, and a team of die-hard KISS fans […]


Ep. 490 This Week It’s Cheap Trick! Who Caught Their Mom and Dad Rolling on the Couch?

Episode 490, August 16, 2022 Author Brian Kramp joins us to discuss his book “This Band Has No Past: How Cheap Trick Became Cheap Trick”. This Band Has No Past tells the story of a bar band from the Midwest—the best and weirdest bar band in the Midwest— and how they doggedly pursued a most […]


Ep. 489 Will the KISS End Of The Road Tour Become the 50th Anniversary Tour

Episode 489, August 9, 2022 Lisa starts off the show sharing a hilarious story about her “flashing” everyone at the lake with “the hairy”. Since we have no guest this week the conversation lands on the topic of 100 additional End Of The Road tour dates being mentioned by Gene Simmons. We ask the question… […]


Ep. 488 I Was There at the KISS K-SHE Kite Fly Show in 1974

Jul 30, 2022 Episode 488, August 2, 2022 We are joined by Doc Rivers who back in March of 1974 first saw KISS perform at the K-SHE Kite Fly in St. Louis, MO. Keep in mind this performance was just a month after the debut album was released. Doc talks about attending the show with […]


Ep. 487 Creem Magazine is Back and So is the Attitude

Episode 487, July 26, 2022 Creem Magazine is back and we are joined by the Chairman of Creem Magazine JJ Kramer and the Executive Editor of Creem Magazine Dan Morrissey. Creem Magazine has a very respected history of rock journalism and we find out if the NEW Creem Magazine will continue with the same tone […]


Ep. 486 Five Overlooked KISS Songs with Author Greg Prato

Episode 486, July 12, 2022 Greg Prato returns this week to join a discussion center around his recent article Five Overlooked KISS Album Tracks. We discuss each of the tracks Greg selected and we talk about other tracks that overlooked. You can play along this week, what are your five overlooked KISS songs? Read […]


Ep. 485 Did Your Parents Support Your Love of KISS?

Episode 485, July 5, 2022 No Tool, No Problem. Yep… no Mike this week, it’s just Tommy, Mark and Lisa. This weeks the discussion centers around parents… did our parents support our love of KISS. Forget the haters, we won! Press requests please contact Michael Brandvold at Since launching in 2012 Three Sides of […]