Are they were back here almost 2.3 FM the mound this is balanced out in this is -- -- on the mountain radio special back in 1994. I had the opportunity interview Gene Simmons for the very first time we play do a lot of the interview. During the program tonight today it was -- the other day but this one was done in 94 right around the time that the kiss my -- tribute album has come out. And the band was certainly get a lot of accolades at that time I'm -- played some of the Paul Stanley interview earlier that I also did I think summer. But it should be bans people lining up -- -- recording their cover songs from the album. Young bands coming of age naming them as a major influence critics giving them really positive reviews. But that's not always been the case in Gene Simmons talked about that. Back in 94. We've always been the black sheep while Google absolutely. Sure that you know that's -- -- -- -- -- here I'll clear that that's good. They if people hate us. -- a couple of I think that -- back everybody recovered paper like the company's. Let me. Total pictures that they can't pull it's not -- that I liked. It but coach I -- better to have. OP GAB I about a popular this thing about it is that brings up either. Friends ordering it and all of your enemies or it -- there -- hang it up. And at all I would have an -- And I don't want I don't want lackadaisical play. Unholy from kiss here on one of 2.3 FM amount -- kiss on the mountain. Real special necklace back to 1992. Under revenge album little interest -- story about the revenge record. The guy at the time I think Larry Masur was managing the man and he just come on as their manager. About two years prior around the time -- in the -- And one of the stipulations that you put on the ban was I want I want the demon back I want Gene Simmons. Presents. Back in this band because to a lot of the Les Paul Stanley had pretty much carried the group in India until very well. -- most of their all of their hit singles in the eighties and -- became the front of the band. Oh Larry wanted Jean to -- -- he won at the first single from revenge to be -- song. And gene delivery without one and that was the first lead tracked. For -- -- record enters you know -- newsroom looks very Larry of course also went on to manage. Britain Benjamin band too strong from the streets of wilkes-barre. Until a couple million records themselves before that we heard hide your heart going back to the hot machine record. -- and we announced here remote area we're doing this show a couple weeks ago we got a couple of quest for that song and there was no way I wasn't playing Idearc I think it's one of the best fox. The case there's ever recorded we're gonna go back to the interviews now in the archives is is an interview -- do we Gene Simmons in 1996. Right at the time idealized world -- reunion tour. He was excited about everything -- was happening with the band and you sort of pushing aside the grunge era of live performances in. With him coming to Scranton here on Tuesday night at the montage mountain Toyota pavilion. The big kiss live show taken out. Collaborating economy. Field. I want to look fireworks show up. Off my body I wanna I -- read -- a little concert very well. We'll. And the yeah. God again. Well. And I. God game. God of thunder from kids here on one of 2.3 FM and around on the kiss on the mound radio special. That's from 1976. From the destroyer album. And sound a little bit different to you may be Hillary mix that's because it's also on the new destroyer resurrected. -- release and that's the version that we just spun way before that. -- gave rock and roll to you from revenge going back to 1992. And you recording the Gene Simmons says he feels is one of the best things. The kiss has ever done. I would tend to agree -- wanna give a couple quick -- he's out here tonight we've got a lot of people helping promote showed nine helped us get the word about it look what we're doing. With reality especially including some of the greatest fan sites kiss asylum case facts and produced news. These are very popular kids web sites run by fans and L posted about the show. And so I want to thank now I know that that led to us getting a lot of people listing all of the oil we got an email from Australia the other day someone saying they were. Looking forward to tuning into we appreciate that -- wanna thank the times leader where I work for many years and did most of the interviews that you're hearing tonight. And they did a nice story about special in the paper the other day that also I think kids who have always been there. When I put in a request for an interview you're hearing eighteen years worth of interviews and adult members of the band. And whenever they had something going on with the new album her new tour they're always there to get on the phone with me -- out for a little bit about what they're up to don't want to thank them for that. We'll be back after the break with a lot more this music's just to correct. All right we're back from 102 point three F on the mound balanced out with few. And this is the kiss on the mountain real special and we are in the home stretch your folks this has been an absolute blast. Celebrating the musical history and legacy of kiss over the past three hours. Playing you snippets of interviews that I've done with the band over the past eighteen years. Parts of the brand new interview that we just we Gene Simmons a couple of days ago. We are so excited about having kiss Motley crew here in town. On Tuesday at the Toyota pavilion at montage mountain have a long history here. In Wilkes-Barre. Going back to the 197475. Doing shows that -- Paramount eater. In King's College coming back over the last decade doing shows that montage mountain. Tommy fair. Eric singer Gene Simmons Paul Stanley Tuesday united montage we hope to see all there it's going to be a great time. Thank you all for listening on I think -- Fontaine music director here at the mountain one more time for giving me this opportunity. To do the special to produce it make it all sound nice for you. We're gonna leave you with the music. How else could we possibly leave this is -- we'll see Tuesday united month. I. The -- cool.