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Three Sides of the Coin – A KISS Podcast and Radio Show


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.




Timothy Bogart and Joyce Biawitz Share Stories About KISS and Spinning Gold

Episode 520. As we sat down to interview Timothy Bogart, son of Neil Bogart and write and director of the movie Spinning Gold, Tim asked if we would want to have Joyce Biawitz, his step-mother and Neil Bogart’s second wife, join the interview. Now if you know your Kisstory you will also know that Joyce […]


Paul Stanley Contacts Us, Bob Kulick Did Not Play on KISS Alive!

Episode 519. This week we hear from Paul Stanley who tells us Bob Kulick did not play on KISS Alive! If you missed what this is about go back and listen to episode 518. Forget the haters, we won! Press requests please contact Michael Brandvold at Since launching in 2012 Three Sides of the […]


Ep 518 : Engineer Confirms, Bob Kulick Played on KISS Alive!

Episode 518. Frankie D’Augusta joins us this week. Frankie as an engineer worked on the debut KISS album, Dressed To Kill and KISS Alive! In conversation Frankie reveals that Bob Kulick did record on KISS Alive!, adding overdubs or drop ins. WHAT!!! Frankie also shares stories about John Lennon, Peter Frampton, Keith Richards and Mick […]


Ep 517 : Did KISS Really Just Announce Their Final Shows Ever? What Do We Think?

Episode 517. On the Howard Stern Show KISS announced the final two shows of The End of the Road Tour on 12/1 and 12/2. “The absolute final shows of our final tour, THE END OF THE ROAD TOUR, will kick off this October and culminate in a massive show in the city where it all […]


Ep 516 : While Michael is Puking in Disneyland the Show Goes on and Answers Your KISS Questions

Episode 516. This week you ask the questions about KISS… such as KISSology 4, the remaster series from 1996, bootlegs, record store day and a lot more! 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 listened to […]


Ep 515 : Over 10 of The Biggest Fails in KISSstory

Episode 515. This week we discuss what we think are some of the biggest fails during KISS’ career. Creating new makeup for Eric Carr and Vinnie Vincent. KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park. The Crazy Nights tour. Trying to get new guitarists that shred. Music From The Elder. Carnival of Souls. The Spider stage. […]


Ep 514 : What Are Differences Between Interviewing Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley?

Episode 514. Andrew Daly joins us to discuss his two new interviews with Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley for issue 36 of Rock Candy Magazine. How did the interviews come together, how did he prepare for them, what is the difference between interviewing Gene and Paul. We talk about the journalists vs churnalists. We end […]


Michael Frondelli Takes Us Into Electric Lady Studios, Working with Eddie Kramer and KISS

Episode 513. Today’s guest is Michael Frondelli… he goes back as far as the first Neil Bogart KISS press showcase introductions at the NFE Theater, the old Fillmore East, with Bill Aucoin and Sean Delaney. Then working later at Electric Lady with Eddie Kramer. Michael shares many early stories related to KISS, as well as stories about many […]


Ep 512 : Vinnie Vincent Is Trying to Sell Memorabilia for CRAZY Prices!

Episode 512. Vinnie Vincent recently held a private event for a small number of fans and as part of the event he was selling some of his personal collectibles… for incredibly HIGH prices. Prices that are just CRAZY! We discuss just some of the prices, like a guitar pick from the Rio Creatures of the […]


Ep 511 : Stories Working for Aucoin Mgmt and the KISS Army from 1979 – 1982

Episode 511. Mark Brotter’s history includes working at Aucoin Management for 3 yrs, Boutwell/Kiss Army Warehouse for their last year. He was at Aucoin from ‘79 thru ‘82 post Dynasty, Unmasked, The Elder! At the time they they were holding auditions for drummers/Eric stepping in. He was also in charge of auditions there for Billy […]


Ep 510 : We Reveal the Test Print of the Very First Shirt to Feature KISS Out of Makeup

Episode 510. Wow! What a great discussion this week! We are joined by Frank Vacanti. Frank has designed KISS tour merchandise for decades, going back to the 70s and all the way through the 2000s. Frank shares what he remembers when he was told KISS was removing their makeup and that he needs to design […]


Ep 509 : Buckcherry and Jetboy Guitarist Billy Rowe on New Buckcherry and Jetboy Albums

Episode 509. Billy Rowe joins us to talk about the new albums from both Buckcherry and Jetboy that are now finished and ready to be released. Billy shares his review of performing on the KISS Kruise with Buckcherry. Billy also talks about his business Rock N Roll Relics that does custom work on guitars for […]


Ep 508 : Ron Young on Backing Tracks and Touring with KISS on Hot In The Shade Tour

Episode 508. Little Caesar lead vocalist Ron Young joins us this week to discuss his new autobiography “Judge This Book By Its Cover”. He talks about how Little Caesar had everything going for it, signed to Geffen Records, debut album produced by Rob Rock, working with John Kalodner and Jimmy Iovine… and how everything went […]


Ep 507 : You Ask Us The Questions in Another Hit N Run Episode

Episode 507. Michael is under the weather this week so you get Tommy, Mark and Lisa and this week you ask us the questions in another Hit N Run episode. Forget the haters, we won! Press requests please contact Michael Brandvold at Since launching in 2012 Three Sides of the Coin has been viewed […]


Ep 506 : Who Is Awarded Official RIAA Awards? Why Is Eric Carr Getting Awards for Albums He Didn’t Play On?

Episode 506. This week we celebrate 10 years of Three Sides of the Coin. We have been getting together every week for 10 years to talk about KISS. In a spontaneous discussion, today we talk about RIAA awards. How are RIAA awards awarded? Who gets them? How come Eric Carr is getting awards for KISS […]


Ep 505 : What We Love and What We Have a Problem With, the New Creatures of the Night Box Set

Episode 505. After ten days of touring around the country, Michael’s Creatures of the Night box set finally arrived. We update you on the absolute crazy and ridiculous email communications from KISSonline, who are COMPLETELY responsible for this. But, we quickly move to talking about the box set. What we love and yes, even what […]


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 […]