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Frehley's Comet


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Formed in 1983 by guitarist and Ace Frehley after his departure from group Kiss, Frehley’s Comet provided a platter of arena-made tunes before folding, perhaps never breaking into the mainstream quite as they could have. Along with Richie Scarlet (guitars, vocals), John Regan (bass) and Anton Fig (drums), demos were recorded and soon a contract was signed. Yet the record company went bankrupt, giving them a nasty omen while also messing up their plans, so they had to start all over again searching for a new contract.

The self-titled debut album was finally released in 1987, and, by that time, Richie Scarlet had been replaced by Tod Howarth. Spawing the top 30 rock hit “Into the Night”, that successful album was followed by the live EP ‘Live +1’ and later by the full length studio album ‘Second Sighting’ in 1988. Anton Fig had a full-time gig with the Late Night with David Letterman studio band, and he had been replaced by Jamie Oldaker on drums.

In 1989, the album ‘Trouble Walkin’’ was released. This album was released as a solo album by Ace Frehley because of the change to a rougher sound and music style. Still. the band behind the release was the original line-up of Frehley’s Comet. At any rate, Frehley’s Comet as a band was no more.


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  • Steambull

    Two good albums, a nice live E.P. and a home video release, all within two years - Frehley's Comet was short but sweet. I love the "Insane" video.

    21 Jun 6:25pm Reply
  • metalkillthekin

    Into the Night

    6 Mar 2:26am Reply
  • bigcitynites69

    Trouble walkin is a wicked tune I can't seem to find rock soldiers album version anywhere for my blackberry play list only have live! And is sounds crappy

    13 Oct 2012 Reply
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    3 Jul 2011 Reply
  • rok2slayr

    Yesssssssssss I have trouble walkin'

    20 Mar 2011 Reply
  • yobvious

    Rock Soldiers

    18 Aug 2010 Reply
  • Panik43

    Ich wollt ich wäre noch mal 20 voll die geile Mucke

    26 Nov 2009 Reply
  • DavidRuggiero1


    22 Oct 2009 Reply
  • imagesk8r6969

    GLAM METAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    3 Sep 2009 Reply
  • urgirl2009

    what can i say? Paul will be Paul.

    23 Jul 2009 Reply
  • idollisimo

    Well, imho, there would be no band without Tod Howarth and his AWESOME songs... so it wouldn't be so nice to call "Frehley's Comet" a solo-project of Ace... at least not 100% :) Ace is cooler than cool, but there's no fun without Tod.

    11 Jul 2009 Reply
  • E-D-D-Y

    You should scrobble Second Sighting and Live+1 songs as Frehley's Comet and others with Ace Frehley 'cause they are the artist / band which released them. Even though Ace changed his solo project name to Frehley's Comet shortly after the Frehley's Comet album it was released as his solo album and should be scrobbled under his name. And he switched it back to his own solo project before releasing Trouble Walking.

    27 Mar 2009 Reply
  • Lordofstrings

    So uhm... Are we supposed to scrobble Frehley's Comet songs as Frehley's Comet or Ace Frehley? Seems like A LOT of people scrobbles it as Ace Frehley.... !?

    18 Mar 2009 Reply
  • Phantom665

    he's awesome!

    28 Dec 2008 Reply

    A long forgotten great band. Ace Frehley & Tod Howarth wrote some great songs together. Glad i got to see this band twice.

    24 Feb 2008 Reply
  • odopa

    Good stuff

    29 May 2007 Reply
  • Antimatzist

    Rock n'RolL!

    4 Apr 2007 Reply

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