Ace Frehley will be back on the road in late February, when he starts a new round of tour dates that will keep him in front of crowds through mid-April.

Frehley’s latest tour comes in the midst of preparation for his next studio release, which will be a covers collection. “The album’s going to be about my influences,” he said last year. “I’m probably going to do a Rolling Stones song, a Who song, possibly a Led Zeppelin song, maybe a Beatles song. Stuff from bands that I grew up on and greatly influenced me. Those are the songs I’d redo, besides vintage Kiss stuff and a Frehley’s Comet track.”

While he puts the finishing touches on that album — which will also feature a guest appearance from Slash — Frehley’s also looking ahead to his next set of new originals, which, as he told the Aquarian, could be assembled using a few vintage parts. “I’ve … been going over a lot of old tapes that I found, that were in storage for about 25 or 30 years,” said Frehley. “I found old Kiss stuff, but I also found stuff that was pre-Kiss, so it’s exciting. … There’s definitely several song ideas that I might use in the next studio record of original music.”

Further information about Ace’s tour can be found at his official site, along with details regarding several VIP packages available for the shows — including one that includes a meet-and-greet, personal photo with Frehley and an autographed guitar (guitar not included).

Ace Frehley 2016 Tour Dates

2/26 – Houston, Texas
2/27 – San Antonio, Texas
2/28 – Dallas, Texas

3/5 – Beverly Hills, Calif.
3/6 – Las Vegas, Nev.

4/1 – Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
4/3 – Sunrise, Fla.
4/5 – Atlanta, Ga.
4/7 – Danville, Va.
4/11 – New York, N.Y.
4/12 – New York, N.Y.

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  • Gary B on

    This man is the reason I started playing guitar 40 years ago.( Damn I’m old!) Awesome to see he’s staying out in the trenches and past his personal demons. And DR I totally agree on “Rocket Ride”. Killer tune that kind of got buried.

  • leftboston on

    Give the man credit. He is putting out new material over the last few years. His ex bandmates have turned KISS into the worlds biggest cover band.

  • Horse Latitudes on

    You guys have to watch ACE on Celebrity Ghost Stories.
    Vince Neil also gave a very interesting interview on that show.

  • jeffrey heffernan on

    i saw ace on the opening night last year,i love ace,but he was almost an hr late(what a shocker)and he was a little rusty,and his selection of songs could have been much better,too many songs that no one really wanted to here,at least that was the talk after the show,my only problem with ace is that he does like 12 small club shows a year,and he has no production what so ever,he could be at such a different level at this point,but lazy they name is ace…..

  • elliot goldberg on

    tommy Thayer will be announcing north American tour dates with better technique and a lower asking price.

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