The original lead guitarist and co-founder of KISS, Ace Frehley has talked about his latest album, ‘Origins Vol.2,’ and unveiled a shocking fact about the upcoming biopic of the band, ‘KISStory,’ during a recent conversation.
Since Frehley released his brand new solo album, ‘Origins Vol.2,’ on September 18, 2020, via Entertainment One Music, he has accelerated the promotion works about it. The Spaceman has appeared on several shows to open up about his successful album, which was ranked number 6 on the Billboard list.
Most recently, Frehley has given an interview on The Eddie Trunk Podcast and revealed some interesting details about KISS’ new documentary, which is expected to be released in 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
When asked if he takes part in the upcoming project, Ace Frehley said they offered him a small fee to be involved in it, and he turned them down. He admitted that he thought the fee was embarrassing because he knows how much money they’re gonna make out of it.
On the other hand, the great musician added that they have plenty of old footage of him and they’re probably going to use it and get by. Frehley also said he’s more into an Ace Frehley movie because he thinks he’s the most interesting member of the four founding members.
The new KISS biopic, ‘KISStory,’ is currently in the works. Manager Doc McGhee stated about the exciting project that they’ll start finishing the script, and hopefully, they’ll release the movie in July of next year. The band has called out their fans to ask for a variety of different materials by the beginning of 2020.
They said that they’re looking for never-before-seen footage of the band onstage or offstage during the 1970s, still photographs or video of the band in the 70s trying to conceal their identity, unscripted, candid or revealing moments between band members.
Here’s what Ace Frehley said about the KISS documentary:
“They offered me a small fee to be involved in it, and I turned them down. I thought the fee was embarrassing because I know how much money they’re gonna make out of it. Either share the wealth or c’est la vie. So I decided not to be involved.
But they have plenty of old footage of me and they’re probably gonna use it and get by. It won’t be the same, but I felt the money they offered was nowhere near to what I deserve, so I turned it down.”
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