Platinum Rockers KIX Release Doc Film/Music This Week – Ultimate Classic Rock Premieres “Love Me With Your Top Down” Today

Platinum-selling Maryland hard rock icons, KIX will release CAN’T STOP THE SHOW: THE RETURN OF KIX, a two-disc DVD/CD set, October 21, 2016 on Loud & Proud Records.  The 71-minute film is an in-depth look into KIX’s decision to record their first new album, 2014’s Rock Your Face Off, in almost 20 years.  Today, Ultimate Classic Rock is premiering a live performance of “Love Me With Your Top Down” recorded for the DVD.  Watch it HERE.

The DVD – WATCH THE TRAILER HERE – also features the making of the album from bassist Mark Schenker’s studio, interviews with the band as well as notable rock artists such as Nuno Bettencourt of Extreme, Lzzy Hale of Halestorm, Jeff LaBar of Cinderella, Share Ross of Vixen, Shannon Larkin of Godsmack, and more, key music industry veterans such as radio personality Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson of That Metal Show on VH1 Classic as well as Luc Carl and Keith Roth of Sirius/XM.  It also includes a rare appearance by producer Taylor Rhodes (Aerosmith, Ozzy Osbourne, KIX’s Hot Wire).

The CD, CAN’T STOP THE SHOW (LIVE) offers never-before-released live KIX tracks recorded over the last three years.  A bonus KIX logo sticker is inside the first manufacturing run, a special treat for KIX fans around the world, and each band member offers his own special contribution to the package’s booklet including vocalist Steve Whiteman’s rigorous exercise routine, cartoons by guitarist Brian “Damage” Forsythe, an essay by bassist Mark Schenker, a gear rundown by guitarist Ronnie “10/10” Younkins and a favorite recipe from drummer Jimmy “Chef Chocolate” Chalfant.

In 2014, KIX released their seventh full-length album, Rock Your Face Off (Loud & Proud Records) their first studio effort since 1995’s Show Business. The album debuted at #1 on Amazon’s “Hard Rock and Metal “chart, in the Top 50 on Billboard’s “Top 200 Albums” chart, #5 on the “Independent Albums “chart, #11 on the “Top Internet “chart, #17 on the “Top Rock Albums” chart, #27 on the “Indy/Small Chain Core Stores” chart and #33 on the “Physical” chart.

KIX will be performing select shows for the rest of the year. All tour dates can be found on the band’s website HEREKIX will also be at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester, VA on October 27, 2016 for a one-night-only special event – two screenings of their documentary CAN’T STOP THE SHOW: THE RETURN OF KIX. The film will be introduced by filmmakers Steve Nerangis and Dale Jackson and following each screening the band will be on hand to do a Q&A with fans.



1.  Wheels In Motion (Live)

2.  Rock Your Face Off (Live)

3.  Cold Shower (Live)

4.  Mean Miss Adventure (Live)

5.  You’re Gone (Live)

6.  Cold Blood (Live)

7.  Can’t Stop The Show (Live)

8.  Girl Money (Live)

9.  Love Me With Your Top Down (Live)

10.  Blow My Fuse (Live)

11.  Love Pollution (Live at Sirius/XM)

12.  Midnite Dynamite (Live at Sirius/XM)


Eddie Trunk (radio personality)

Taylor Rhodes (producer)

Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme)

Lzzy Hale (Halestorm)

Luc Carl (Sirius/XM)

Keith Roth (Sirius/XM)

Share Ross (Vixen)

Shannon Larkin (Godsmack/Wrathchild America)

Jeff LaBar (Cinderella)

Don Jamieson (Host of That Metal Show on VH1 Classic)

Jaime St James (Black N Blue/Warrant)

Chip Z’Nuff (Enuff Z’Nuff)

Alex Kayne (L’Amour)

Kevin Butler (Hammerjacks)

Steve Kicas (Hammerjacks)

Scott Spelbring (producer)

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