Yesterday's Sounds Today


Warrior: Warrior II (HNE Recordings)

This two disc set upgrades a compilation released in 2017 that featured recordings from a brief project for musician Vinnie Vincent, who soon abandoned it to join KISS. This new set offers up higher quality versions of the material on the original compilation, as well as recordings that were long thought to have been lost yet were found after the album release.

Warrior: Warrior Featuring Vinnie Vincent (HNE Recordings)

Warrior was a brief-lived hard rock band that never really got past the formation stage. Its members would go on to greater things; this collection rounds up their complete studio recordings, instrumental demos, and a rehearsal tape; in these rough recordings, one senses a promising band–one whose members would soon go on to greater things.

52 Books/52 Weeks: Paul Stanley, Face The Music: A Life Exposed

This week’s reading assignment took us to an unexpected realm: the behind-the-scene life of the Starchild of KISS, Paul Stanley. Surprise: it’s an amazingly open, honest, and revelatory read.