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Below is our complete Kix news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
VH1 Classic’s “That Metal Show” returns this week with the Season 12 finale. The guests for this week’s episode are Blue Oyster Cult guitarist, Buck Dharma, and Kix lead vocalist Steve Whiteman and guitarist, Brian Forsythe.
“That Metal Show” is hosted by radio/TV personality Eddie Trunk and comedian/TV personalities Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine. The episode features Dharma talking about various topics in the band’s history including Blue Öyster Cult co-headlining the iconic Black and Blue tour with Black Sabbath in 1980. A sneak peek of the season finale is available online and can be viewed at this location.
The musical guest this week is guitarist Jake E. Lee. This week’s episode also features a “Metal Modem” segment with Joe Satriani, an “Origins” segment with host Eddie Trunk, as well as the fan-favorite highlight every week, “Stump The Trunk.” The episode airs at 11:00PM EST/PST and will be available online Monday, July 22nd.
Eddie Trunk comments: "Hope everyone enjoys the Season Finale of That Metal Show this Saturday. We had a great season that saw the show passing 100 episodes and earning rave reviews. This season was very much a re-launch of the show with many new features and a new set that many seemed to like. Our final episode for this round of shows features first time guests Buck Dharma of Blue Oyster Cult and Steve Whiteman & Brian Forsythe of Kix. Also excited to have, playing guitar, former Ozzy and Badlands guitarist Jake E Lee, a great way to wrap up Season 12."
Kix were popular in the glam scene, yet under the radar band that had minor success in the eighties. In fact, they were around before the second round of glam acts (SEE: Poison, Warrant, etc…) and many feel had their stage show stolen by these bands. Regardless, their sleazy style of music (which was never really glam) and their great live shows this was always a “band’s band” and didn’t reach the commercial success of others (SEE: Poison, Warrant, etc…). More...
Maryland rockers Kix are still alive and kicking, recently playing some shows in their home state. Here's some new live footage (thanks to RollinLucky7) from a local gig in Brunswick this month: