Ace Frehley has announced the title and release date for his covers album.
Origins Vol. 1 will be out on April 15th and it features reworkings of Cream’s “White Room”; Thin Lizzy’s “Emerald” with special guest Slash; The Troggs’ “Wild Thing” with Lita Ford; “Cold Gin,” which he wrote while in KISS and featuring Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready; and Free’s “Fire and Water” with Paul Stanley on vocals. It is his first recording with Paul Stanley in nearly two decades.
The rest of the album contains:
“Street Fighting Man” (Rolling Stones)
“Spanish Castle Magic,” featuring John 5 (Jimi Hendrix)
“Bring It on Home” (Led Zeppelin)
“Parasite,” featuring John 5 (KISS)
“Magic Carpet Ride” (Steppenwolf)
“Till the End of the Day” (Kinks)
“Rock and Roll Hell” (KISS)
Ace tells Rolling Stone: “I’m really thrilled with the whole thing. I’m excited about it, and probably somewhere down the road there’ll be a second volume.”