Frehley’s Comet Minus Ace?

Frehley's Comet Minus Ace?

Former members of Frehley’s Comet have announced they have returned as a new band without Ace Frehley, simply called Return Of The Comet. Frehley has moved on as a solo artist with an entirely different band a this point and appears to have no interest in a reunion with the other original members.

The band have released the following statements regarding the annoucement:

“RETURN OF THE COMET” (former members of Frehley’s Comet) is:

John Regan – bass (Frehley’s Comet, Ace Frehley Band, Peter Frampton) 
Tod Howarth – guitar/lead vocals (Frehley’s Comet, Cheap Trick, Ted Nugent)
Richie Scarlet – guitar/lead vocals (Frehley’s Comet, Ace Frehley Band, Mountain)
Steve “Budgie” Werner – drums (Ace Frehley Band, Leslie West, Hindenberg).

Together, John Regan (Peter Frampton bassist), Ace Frehley (KISS guitarist) and world-renowned drummer Anton Fig co-founded the classic hard rock band FREHLEY’S COMET in 1984.

The band Frehley’s Comet went on to sell well over 1.5 million albums, had 4 albums in the Billboard Charts and had multiple MTV music videos in heavy rotation from 1987 to 1990.

Now for the first time ever, Frehley’s Comet alumni: John Regan, Tod Howarth, Richie Scarlet and Steve “Budgie” Werner will celebrate their writing, recording, touring and co-production contributions to the Frehley’s Comet legacy, by performing the hits & classics from the Frehley’s Comet catalog and more, under the name “RETURN OF THE COMET”. The ROTC wants you! Don’t miss it.

*Stay tuned to the ROTC Website and Facebook Page for April tour date announcements over the next few days.

RETURN OF THE COMET Official Website:


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