KISS Kulture

Sep 20 2011
JUMPIN JAMMERZ PROMO CLIP & WEBSITE
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Check out this promo clip for the new KISS Jumpin Jammerz Footed Pajamas!



Buy the KISS Footed Pajamas now at http://www.jumpinjammerz.com/
Sep 19 2011
ARCHIE'S FIRST
NY POST
By DON KAPLAN

Only in a comic book could a freakish rock group like KISS team up with a bunch of squeaky-clean square pegs like Archie, Veronica and Jughead.

But given the hard-rock band’s penchant for popping up on items ranging from condoms to Hello Kitty toys, it was only a matter of time before they wandered into something like “Archie Meets KISS,” a new comic series featuring both groups.

“KISS is all things to all people,” frontman Gene Simmons told The Post.

And the rock star insisted that while an adult might see his wild, onstage persona one way, a kid would view it another.


DRAWN TOGETHER: “Archie Meets KISS” No. 1.
“A 5- or 10-year-old fan doesn’t look at the lascivious nature of my tongue the same way someone much older would -- such a thing is not obvious to a 5-year-old, and nor should it be,’’ Simmons said.

The series debuts later this fall.
Sep 17 2011
ASSOCIATED CONTENT FROM YAHOO!
Archie Artist Dan Parent Talks 'Archie Meets KISS' Comic Book

KISS Invades Riverdale! Lock Up Betty and Veronica

Eric Shirey, Yahoo! Contributor Network

Legendary rock group KISS is making an appearance in issue #628 of Archie Comics. The comic will be hitting specialty store shelves on December 28, 2011. I had the opportunity to talk to Archie Comics artist Dan Parent, who has worked on the comic series since 1987.

Are you a KISS fan? If so, what does the band mean to you?

I am definitely a KISS fan from all the way back in Junior High. The band is more than just a rock group to me. Its part of my personal history, as music often is with many people. KISS is also a part of Americana now, much like Archie. That may be why the two go so well together!
Sep 17 2011
FAN HELPS WOUNDED WARRIORS!
KISSONLINE FAN LETTER
I rode my KISS Harley on a 9-11 Pride ride and we raised $538.00 for the Wounded Warriors. We had 30 riders in our group. We also stopped at the Soldiers home in Orting Wa. We donated Harley shirts, visited and gave our thanks to the disabled Veterans living there. Just want to say Thank you to KISS for your support of our country and everything you do for our veterans.

Rock on Jeff Hopkins

LETTERS
Sep 17 2011
CELEBRATING MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE -STYLE
KISSONLINE FAN LETTER
Dear KISS:

Today, we celebrate our Independece's Anniversary here in Mexico. So, my son Daniel decided it was a good idea to put on his special gear to mark the occasion. Here you have what he looked like: even Rodrigo, his brother, had to admit he looked great! Kiss Mariachi! There you have another business opportunity... Please come back to Mexico soon!

Felipe, Rodrigo and... Daniel Simmons!

LETTERS
Sep 16 2011
LOGAN'S FAVORITE DRUMMER
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KISS IS EVERYWHERE!

My name is Logan "Robot" Gladden - I'm a 7 year old drummer and I recently got to do this interview video for Chuck E. Cheese restaurants. When they asked me who my favorite drummer was ..... I of course told them Eric Singer of KISS! The video even has a clip of Eric rockin' out at a KISS concert that I went to, and it's being shown every hour of every day in all Chuck E. Cheese restaurants nationwide as part of their Fall 2011 Show. Also included are clips from my "Bang the Drum All Day" video where I was dressed as a "Little Pasqually" - the pizza chef/drummer for the Chuck E. Cheese Fun Time Band. Both videos show close ups of my Pearl ES-1465 Eric Singer Signature Snare Drum!! So if you are in a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant this fall, look for me and Eric on the t.v. screens and be sure to tell them Robot sent ya!! I hope you enjoy the video & thanks Eric for being such an inspiration to little rockers everywhere! Rock On!!

Robot



Sep 14 2011
ARCHIE MEETS
NPR.org/blogs/monkeysee
Your Mind Cannot Handle the Arrant Awesomeness Of This Comic Book Cover

by Glen Weldon

... so we're showing you just this tiny detail from it first.

Look at it for a while.

Take it in.

We'll reveal the cover in its full splendor after the jump, once your body's had some time to adjust. We don't want you to get the cool-bends, after all, wherein tiny bubbles of coolness work their way into your joints to cause tremendous pain. We're miles away from a hyperbaric chamber.

Thus: Caution shall be our watchword.

While we're waiting, here's some details about the comic book in question.

CLICK HERE to read the rest of the story at NPR.org

Sep 14 2011
2011 ITALIAN FAN EXPO
DEUCE NEWS
YOU WANTED THE BEST YOU'LL GET THE BEST: THE ITALIAN KISS EXPO!!

Following the success of the "One Nite KISS, Waiting for the Boom" in 2009, to celebrate the forthcoming KISS Monster album and related new Tour, DeuceNews proudly presents: "The Italian KISS Expo 2011" featuring the mighty KISS drummer Eric Singer!!

Eric will be the special guest at the 2011 Italian KISS Expo at the Dancing La Montagnola in Campogalliano (MO) on December 2.

Our friend Keith Leroux from KISSOnline will be also attending the event with the greatest Official KISS merchandise!

Tribute bands Live4Win and JulietKiss will perform the hottest KISS songs, KISS dealers and Washburn Guitars booth will be there for you and more...See you all there!!

A special thanks to our partner in crime Enrico Ronzoni

Tickets pre-order and detailed info soon at www.DeuceNews.com

The 2011 Italian KISS Fan Expo is a fan produced event. By the fans, for the fans!
Sep 14 2011
MY NEW TATTOOS
KISSONLINE FAN LETTER
Hey Paul, Gene, Tommy and Eric,

This past Saturday, I got my new KISS tattoos with the kanji symbol that Eric Carr made part of his drums. You are my favorite rock band in the world. My tattoos represent my full commitment to the band and the KISS Army!

I can't wait to hear the MONSTER album, and hope to see you in Mexico City on the next tour. Thanks for being an inspiration for me and the KISS Army!!!

Nos vemos pronto en Mexico!!!

Ciudad de Mexico

LETTERS
Sep 13 2011
CHEERLEADERS
KISSONLINE FAN LETTER
KISS IS EVERYWHERE!

Thorsby Alabama's Thorsby High School Junior Varsity Cheerleaders got a little KISS'd for a recent pep rally!

Donny Hayes

LETTERS
Sep 12 2011
COMIC BOOK RESOURCES
Segura and Parent Rock 'N Roll with "Archie Meets KISS"

by Shaun Manning

Come November, Riverdale will rock 'n roll all night -- not to mention, party every day -- for the four-part storyline "Archie Meets KISS" running through "Archie" #627-630. Written by Archie Comics' Executive Director of Publicity and Marketing Alex Segura with art by Dan Parent -- an Archie mainstay most recently known for creating Kevin Keller, the publisher's first openly gay character -- the story will find Sabrina's errant protection spell inviting a horde of demons to town, with the comics-inspired KISS personas of the Demon, Moonchild, Spaceman and Catman arriving just in time to help save the day.

This will not be Archie Comics' first somewhat odd inter-company crossover -- most recently, the characters met DC Comics' Tiny Titans and, most notoriously, they once faced Marvel's Punisher -- but it does continue a tradition of unexpected team-ups which Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, Reggie and their friends seem to take in stride.

CBR News spoke with Segura and Parent about "Archie Meets KISS" and how the two worlds will collide.
Sep 12 2011
JUMPIN JAMMERZ
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Check out the KISS Jumpin Jammerz footed pajamas being released this fall. All KISS designs will be available in four styles - original adult, original kids, drop seat hooded, and hooded.
Sep 12 2011
ALEXEY ROCKS WITH !
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Check out 8-year-old Alexey Poblete drumming to "Modern Day Delilah!" Alexey had been playing drums for less than two years! She loves drumming and KISS:

Sep 11 2011
FIRST PUBLISHED MAGAZINE PHOTO OF
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This photograph of KISS, which appeared in the March 1974 issue of Rock Scene magazine, marks KISS' very first appearance in a music magazine. Paul Stanley sent the photo to the magazine. Appearing under the heading "More New Bands," the caption reads, "Are you ready for KISS? Yet another New York's theatrical band scene..."
Sep 11 2011
SIGHTING: FASHION WEEK
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KISS IS EVERYWHERE!

The Demon was spotted gracing a Fashion Week Party at Fred Segal clothing store in Santa Monica, California.
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