Kiss My Ankh

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Kiss My Ankh: A Tribute To Vinnie Vincent
Compilation album by various artists
Released August 27, 2008
Recorded January - August 2008
Genre Hard rock, Heavy metal
Length 52:39
Label SplitScreen Entertainment
Producer various

KISS MY ANKH: A Tribute To Vinnie Vincent is a 2008 tribute album, featuring a variety of artists covering songs written (or co-written) by Vinnie Vincent. The album consists of new recordings of songs from Vincent's careers with Kiss and the Vinnie Vincent Invasion. Featured artists include Steve Brown of Trixter,[1] Troy Patrick Farrell of White Lion, T.J. Racer of Nitro, Sheldon Tarsha of Adler's Appetite,[2] Chris Caffery of Savatage and Trans-Siberian Orchestra,[3] Ryan Roxie from the Alice Cooper band[4] and rock & roll comic C.C. Banana, who performs a parody of the Kiss song "Unholy" (rewritten as a roast of Danger Danger vocalist Ted Poley).[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Artist Length
1. "Killer"   Simmons/Vincent DoubleVirgo 3:36
2. "I Still Love You"   Stanley/Vincent Gods of Fire 4:57
3. "Lick It Up"   Stanley/Vincent Future 86 4:40
4. "A Million to One"   Stanley/Vincent Steve Brown 4:04
5. "Boyz Are Gonna Rock"   Vincent Mike Weeks 5:25
6. "Back on the Streets"   Vincent/Freeman Jazan Wild 3:57
7. "That Time of Year"   Vincent Adler's Appetite 4:24
8. "Love Kills"   Vincent Vic Rivera / Kelli McCloud 5:53
9. "Unholy"   Simmons/Vincent Curse God and Die 6:58
10. "I Just Wanna"   Stanley/Vincent The Dead Zookeepers 4:24
11. "Shout It Out Loud"   Simmons/Stanley C.C. Banana (with Chris Caffery) 3:42

Name[edit]

The album title is a play on words, combining the phrase "Kiss My Ass" (also the name of a Kiss tribute album) with a reference to the Egyptian nature of Vinnie Vincent's Kiss character (who wore a golden ankh symbol on his face).[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trixter Guitarist Added To Vinnie Vincent Tribute". Sleaze Roxx. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 
  2. ^ "Former ADLER'S APPETITE, ALICE COOPER, ALTARIA members Added To VINNIE VINCENT Tribute". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 
  3. ^ "CHRIS CAFFERY And Others Confirmed For VINNIE VINCENT Tribute". Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 
  4. ^ "Kiss My Ankh Details". AntiMusic.com. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 
  5. ^ "VINNIE VINCENT Tribute Adds C.C. Banana, Ted Poley Song". Kiss Asylum. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 
  6. ^ "Vinnie Vincent Tribute: Label Responds to Fan Feedback". SplitScreen. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 

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