Thursday, October 28, 2010

Today In KISStory - 1997


 The album 'Carnival Of Souls' is released in the USA, UK, Canada and Japan.

Carnival of Souls: The Final Sessions is Kiss' 17th studio album, and last produced before the reunion of the original Kiss members. Recorded and slated for release in 1995/early 1996, Kiss cancelled its release when they embarked on the reunion tour. However, fans located and circulated bootleg copies in fairly large numbers. Kiss finally released the album in 1997.

The last track, "I Walk Alone," was the only lead vocal performance on a Kiss album by guitarist Bruce Kulick.

Two former members of Black 'N Blue co-wrote songs on this album: vocalist Jaime St. James co-wrote "In My Head", while guitarist and future Kiss member Tommy Thayer collaborated on "Childhood's End".

It is one of only two Kiss albums to have not yet reached gold certification, the other being 1981's Music from "The Elder"