Ace Frehley’s next project

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.

Click here to listen to “White Room.”

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.”

Read the full Rolling Stone interview here.