Ace frehley lead vocals, lead guitar, additional bass on tracks 2, 5, 9, 11, and 12 anthony esposito bass anton fig drums, percussion on all tracks except 4, 10, and 12 derrek hawkins rhythm guitar on track 2 scot coogan drums, percussion on track 10, background vocals on 3 and 10. In 1996 anton released a drum instructional video and book entitled in the. His solo project alternated between the names ace frehley and frehleys. The legendary original lead guitarist for kiss, ace frehley, brings their hits and. He later performed session work on the kiss albums dynasty and unmasked, and became a member of ace frehley s band frehley s comet.
Bildresultat for anton fig ace frehley kiss pictures, kiss army, kiss. David letterman, for whom the band served as house band on his latenight talk shows, often referred to fig as anton zip or buddy rich jr. In 1996, fig released a drum instructional video and book titled in the groove. Bassist john regan who had worked with peter frampton, whom frehley met in 1980. Ace frehley biography childhood, life achievements. Ace frehley breakout late night drumming with anton fig. Based on the hilarious bestselling book on ace frehley of the band kiss written by gordon g. Jason hook john regan james lomenzo anton fig jamie oldaker greg dangelo tod howarth chris wyse scot. He recorded with ace frehley, link wray, kiss, cyndi lauper, bob dylan, madonna, joan armatrading, paul butterfield, mick jagger and many more. Ace frehley no regrets kiss and tell book dvd rare uncensored unedited. After moving to nyc he became part of the session scene.
Mick jagger, kiss, cyndi lauper, madonna, gary moore, spider, ace frehley. While his father was of dutch origin, mother esther was a german raised in the united states. Before frehleys comets release, anton fig being the instudio drummer for david lettermans latenight television show, did perform on the album but was unable to. He later performed session work on the kiss albums dynasty and unmasked, and later became a member of ace. Paul daniel ace frehley is an american musician and songwriter best known as the original. The book also contains various pictures from frehley s life. Basically a coming soon ad for the second kiss comic book. Frehley was involved in a serious automobile accident drummer anton fig. Behind the mask that many guitarists have told him. Some of the many recordings anton has made include selections with bob dylan, mick jagger, kiss,cyndi lauper, madonna, gary moore, spider, ace frehley.
Anton fig talks about his time with kiss they never. Behind the mask that many guitarists have told him his playing on 1975s hit alive. Chris spedding, catherine russell, ace frehley, sebastian bach and more new york, n. That song has been kicking around for a while you know. The album was produced by frehley and eddie kramer. Frehley pursued his solo career full force in 1984, recruiting the help of anton fig drums, john regan bass, richie scarlet vocalsguitars, and arthur stead keyboardist. Playing with this monster anton fig on his 1978 solo album, we can see why ace wouldnt have protested too much when producer vini poncia. In episode 125 of one on one with mitch lafon, former late show with david letterman drummer anton fig joins mitch to discuss his most recent release figments which includes special guests ace frehley, sebastian bach and more, his time with david letterman, his future plans which include touring with. Having spent the last 29 years as the house drummer on late night with david letterman and its successor the late show with david letterman, and even longer as one of new yorks most indemand session drummers, anton fig is one of americas most. No regrets is a book cowritten by former kiss lead guitarist ace frehley, joe layden and john ostrosky. The demo recording of you make it hard for me with ace frehley, sebastian bach, richie scarlett, and anton fig, is described in sebastian bachs book 18 and. In the groove features the paul shaffer band, the ace frehley.
Anton fig born 8 august 1952 in cape town, south africa, known as the thunder from down under, is a south african session drummer, perhaps bestknown as the drummer and secondincommand for paul shaffer and the worlds most dangerous band. Fig and will lee, who played bass on three of the albums tracks, later gained prominence as members of the worlds most dangerous band and the cbs orchestra along with. Anton formed the acclaimed band spider, who originated the hit better be good to me later covered to great success by tina turner. With his latest recording, spaceman, frehley returns to the spirit of his first 1978 solo record, even enlisting the help of drummer anton fig who played in frehleys. Anton fig is playing drums on that but pretty much what me and my engineer did is. No regrets is a book cowritten by former kiss lead guitarist ace frehley, joe layden and john. Know where you go on the 2002 anton fig album figments. The book covers the period from the early days of his life, his tenure with kiss, solo career up to today. Anton fig february 7, 2010 further on up the road eric clapton joined joe bonamassa onstage at the royal albert hall in may 2009 for this amazing performance. Rock and roll experience with mike brunn 22,521 views.
Anton fig known as the thunder from down under, is a south african session drummer. Anton fig w joe bonamassa and eric clapton at royal. Ace frehley getting out some great songs for you all and even doing the pop hits from the charts new york groove. Born in cape town, south africa, anton began playing drums at age four. Ace frehley of kiss the legendary original lead guitarist for kiss, ace frehley, brings their hits and much more to the stage at the lawrenceburg event center for one show only on saturday, october 10, 2020. Bildresultat for anton fig ace frehley best rock bands, cool bands, eric singer. Ace frehley was born on april 27, 1951 as the youngest of the three kids to his parents carl daniel and esther anna frehley. Fig had been the drummer on ace frehleys 1978 solo album and.1404 196 1591 65 599 903 1557 955 350 1274 1085 1338 1340 566 15 218 69 45 709 1064 48 1547 335 554 1032 411 1029 28 88 1186 504 402 310 78 652 1262