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Ace Frehley [CD]

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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Spectacular rippin' & groovin' solo effort here

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    VenetianIsle

    Many back in 1978 thought with the release of the four solo albums by the original members of KISS, that this was the beginning of the end to the group. Most did not realize that as far back as 1976 the members were under contract to produce the solos. All four albums were released on the same day, a feat that had not been done by active members of a group to that date. All four were certified platinum (1 million albums sold), with Ace's becoming the clear leader in album sales. Ace's cover of New York Groove was also the only single to top the Charts, hitting # 21. Over the years, Ace had been very reluctant to do any vocal work, so fans had no idea what his singing voice sounded like. This reluctance ended though with his writing of Shock Me, which appeared on the Love Gun album, and which proved Ace could hold his own vocally. With the release of Ace Frehley, fans were shown a side of the man they had never seen before. Great lyrics, awesome vocals and excellent guitar riffs. Over the years most fans have reported this is their favorite album of all the Ace Frehley / Frehley's Comet albums, and in my opinion, is a must have Classic. (Also suggest Ace's newest album - Anomaly).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The best album from one of the greatest guitarists

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    AerosmithFan24
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    Ace Frehley is probably considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time, and his contributions to KISS have become legendary. When KISS set out to make four solo albums, they were of course compared and rated upon release. The "shocker" of the bunch was Ace Frehley, who was using his vocal talents on only the second album ever, and eventually the album would sell more copies than the other three. The album is mostly hard rock with a slower instrumental song called "Fractured Mirror." The music is a little heavier than most of KISS's material, which isn't a bad thing, and Ace Frehley proves to be a great rock singer. The best tracks are probably "Rip it Out," Speedin' Back to My Baby," and the famous rendition of "New York Groove." If you're a KISS fan or just curious about Ace Frehley, I can almost guarantee Ace will become one of your new favorites. It's a very raw, no gimmicks, unadulterated rock album that deserves more attention.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Ace Frehley is a guitar legend, album is a Classic

    Posted
    Fiend

    "New York Groove" is the hit cover song that this album is famous for... the other 8 songs Rock Hard just fine! "Rip It Out" and "Speedin' Back To My Baby" kick start this Ace Frehley solo album perfectly. "Snow Blind" has always been another favorite of mine from this classic album. I always turn to this album for a more than frequent listen. Even after all of these years, the groove infested, Hard Rock songs that Ace Frehley delivered on this solo album, are as strong and cool sounding as they were back in 1978! This album also shows how great and cool of a singer Ace Frehley truly is, besides being a legendary Hard Rock/Heavy Metal guitarist. I strongly recommend this album to anyone interested in superb Classic Rock!

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Ace's best work

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    Josey
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    This is a great record. IMO, far superior to the other members' solo albums. Toi bad he wasn't more involved with song writing with Kiss. "Rip it out", and "Snowblind" are classic tunes!

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    great cd with excellent remastering

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    d44505
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    kiss is still not the same and will never be the same without ace frehley aboard. this cd is the best out of the four released and this still angers paul and gene till this day.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Classic rock album

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    Kat5
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    I had the lp years ago and enjoyed ace frehley's songs, with kiss and as a solo performer. He really is one of the best rock guitarists around!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Classic Rock Album

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    Breadfan1990
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    Great album on CD, still have the original record with the poster. The 1st Ace Frehley must have CD. Awesome price for the sounds.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great CD

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    JoseAldoNova
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    I'm undecided as to whether I prefer this CD or Paul's, but it's a great album regardless.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great cd

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    pibaldwin817
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    My son is a huge KISS fan and loves this Ace Frehley single! A lot of great songs!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Kiss never gets old

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    pwn1634
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    Arguably the best of the Kiss "solo" albums. Hit cover of "New York Groove".

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great cd for you library.

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    ThomasADoyle
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    Great cd for you library. A must have in your music library!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    ACE ROCKS!

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    Frank
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    Of all 4 KISS solo albums, this one is by far the best.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    It is an awesome CD

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    rasa2000
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    The entire CD is awesome. We love to listen to it all of the time.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Space Ace

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    LP1959roller
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    Another rock n roll classic from a legendary band.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great cd for the Ace Frehley fan.

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    sonsont2
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    Great cd for the Ace Frehley fan you won't be disappointed.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    the best solo album of kiss

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    geraldc1
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    I believe this is the best solo album by the ace man

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Kiss Army

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    Mateogarza83
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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    love Kiss

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    czy4crfts
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    Love Kiss I especially love all the solo albums!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend