Former KISS and current Grand Funk Railroad guitarist Bruce Kulick spoke in a recent interview with ‘Pod Of Thunder,’ talking about his former band, revealing a ridiculous thing related Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash.
As we all know, guitarist Mark St. John left the group after being diagnosed with Reiter Syndrome, and Kulick joined KISS in 1984 instead of Mark St. John.
While answering the question about whether he would ever touring with his band for ‘Kiss Kruise’ tour, Bruce confessed a ridiculous thing about Slash.
Here’s what Bruce stated:
“We have gotten a few offers and people asking about things. I am a full-time member of Grand Funk, even though that means not the same as some bands where you go off for two months at a time or almost a year like KISS just did in 2019.
And then last year, for example, Todd and Brent played with Slash and they did so many gigs with Slash, it was ridiculous. Then, of course, Slash got busy again with Guns N’ Roses.
We’re going to look at the opportunities that come our way that could fit everyone’s schedules. So I don’t want to say we couldn’t do something. I just don’t know yet and I certainly want to make it work if it was going to be something.”
I don’t necessarily want to take this band out and play clubs where I have a couple of hundred people. That’s not going to be very exciting to me because even though I know they’re hearts will be in the right place, the people in the club, but to have a pool deck full of a couple of thousand people on the cruise, you get used to that.
I’m not sure, really, what really the response would be in the States. I think internationally, it would do even better and that makes it even more complicated because it’s expensive to go to Europe or South America.
I bet we could play some festivals and the only problem with that is that’s kind of during my busy time with Grand Funk. I’m going to weigh all the options and see the best what I can do. My guys are really patient about it; they understand. But the big ask is whether we get asked to do ‘Kiss Kruise 10’, which I’ll presume, I mean, I haven’t officially been asked.”
He also added:
“We have such an exciting thing to look forward to with that. Who knows? Maybe there will be some other things. The other important thing I did want to mention is I do really plan to record with the guys. We all happen to live in Las Vegas.
We almost thought about doing that when we were prepping for the cruise, but it took a lot of work to put together the set we did. I’d like to say we’d be able to put out two to four songs, maybe an EP of material, some original, some covers.
These guys are the right to do it with because they’re really talented and we all get along so well and play well together. We’ll see how that pans out. That’s a goal in 2020 that I really think, even before I could say, ‘Yeah, catch us at these venues.
We’re gonna do this West Coast run or we’re gonna do this Midwest run,’ but, I’d like to say at some point I’d be able to do some things like that.”
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