In 1995, I organised a KISS tribute CD featuring 17 of Montreal's hottest acts. Kiss was on a tour of fan conventions promoting their own tribute CD titled "Kiss My Ass"... So we decided to hold the launch of our compilation the day before their Montreal appearance. We invited the members of Kiss to attend but they refused to attend for dubious reasons. Gene did personally invite us to their show the following day. We went with all our friends and when they took questions from the crowd, Talamasca's guitarist Ophelia mentioned the no-show and the crowd booed Kiss for choosing to go hang out at a strip joint rather than attend our launch.
I must say though that the lauch was an undeniable success with a club that was packed way beyond capacity. 4 Television stations came and filmed reports, the bands each played their song and the night ended with an all-out jam of Kiss classics...
released October 1, 1995
Recorded and produced by: Chriss Lee (Eloha)
Released by: MotherHouse Records
Distributed by: Cargo Records
Chriss Lee (Eloha): Drum programming, Voice, Guitar, Bass
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