MEET IN GREET IN MILWAUKEE
Subject: KISS MEET IN GREET IN MILWAUKEE
From: Nate M on 07/01/2009
My wife and I took my two year old daughter Abbey. She loves KISS, and can sing a handful of songs and really enjoys watching their concerts on DVD. Well apparently the real life KISS scares the pants off of her!! It was super funny, and sad at the same time. But when my wife took Abbey up to get their group picture with the guys, Abbey started to fuss and when she got right in front of them started to cry... Gene being the nice guy that he is reached out his hand and touched her arm to comfort her. Abbey took one look at him and screamed like her little world was going to come to an end!!! The whole room busted into laughter, Gene looked embarrassed and Eric and Paul were saying something like, "Gene!! Your mean, you made her cry."

So now my wife, Mandy took Abbey off the side of the photo area to try to calm her down. And while I was walking up to get my picture taken with KISS, Tommy reached over to see if Abbey was alright... Abbey saw him coming and cried, "Tommy No!" LOL

We then took Abbey to the back of the room and sat on the couch while everyone one else got their pictures done. We half expected her to freak out, and adding to the the visual image of KISS in the same room with our little girl, it was incredibly hot, she didn't have a proper nap, and we just got done with a seven hour car ride a few short hours earlier.

My wife went into mom mood the rest of the meet and greet and sat with abbey on the couch, while I went and mingled with the guys (boy, did I marry the right girl, or what?)

Eric wound up standing in front on Mandy(my wife) and Abbey, and once Abbey fell asleep Eric turned and started to talking to Mandy about our daughter and seemed very concerned for them, which was VERY VERY NICE. At one point my wife's talking woke our daughter up, she took one look at Eric and started crying again.

Because of Abbey's little scene, I ended up talking to all the guys about my daughter and my other daughter that's due in November. Also, everyone commented on my HTH tattoo, Gene and Eric even said it was the best one they have seen. I also "asked favors" from Tommy and Gene, and asked if I could just touch their costumes... Tommy thought this was funny and Gene said he may bite depending on were, but both of them let me touch. I made sure to shake Paul's hand like six times.

It all went really quick for 30-40 minutes. It only could have been better if my daughter didn't freak out. At least it makes a good story. LOL

But overall, I loved it! Totally worth the money for me, and I would do it again in a heartbeat..

** I attached a couple photos of my meet and greet picture, my new kiss tattoo, and the picture of my daughter we got autographed.


***If anyone from the meet and greet got a picture of my daughter in front of KISS, could you please email me a copy at nmicahels85@gmail.com - It's the only the from the meet and greet we didn't get that we were really excited about :)
-Thanks Everybody!
Convention
Subject: KISS Convention
From: radom1 on 06/30/2009
Hello KISS and the KISS Army! My name is Cassius Morris. I am ten years old and I am from Halifax, Nova Scotia. I am your biggest fan that is under 18! I am not asking or telling you this... no, I am DEMANDING you to do this! I Cassius Joseph Morris DEMAND you (gene simmons,tommy thayer,eric singer, and paul stanley) to have a KISS convention in Halifax, Nova Scotia this summer. I will attend and I am just dying to meet you guys! I will see you July 18th at the Halifax Commons but that is not enough! So, please have a convention or signing in Halifax. It will be the time of my life. The truth is that you guys are my life. Hands down, I would be nothing without you. You guys changed my life and I hope that you will grant my wishes.

Thanks,
Cassius =)
Summerfest and Fan Tour
Subject: Summerfest and Fan Tour
From: greenbaykissfan on 06/30/2009
Dear KISS,
Saturday Night at Summerfest was my 28th show. I loved the old school feel of the show. My favorite song is "She" and it sounded great live!! It was a blast walking the festival grounds with the rest of the KISS Army. The band sounded as fresh as ever. The only glitch was the video screens going down for 2 songs and Eric's drum solo. My girlfriend loved her first show!! She will definitely go again which brings me to my last point. I really hope you come back to Green Bay on your fan tour. The Hot In The Shade tour was the last time you were here. For a city our size to be 50th in the voting means alot. We want you back here!!! I have driven over 125 miles for 24 of your shows and would be grateful if you came here. Keep on Rockin!!!!!! Hope to see you soon.
Art
Subject: Kiss Art
From: andrewhlt on 06/29/2009
Hey Guys!

I wanted to share this with the band as well as the rest of the Kiss Army. I was often criticized when I was a kid for doodling Kiss too much. Many years later, I am a 34 year old successful business man working in the Chicago area. I recently took a graphic design class at a local college to help me further promote my business. I did great in the class thanks in part to this little project!! Sometimes I wonder if I didn't take the class so I could have an excuse to go back to my roots!!
Come to Adelaide Again
Subject: Come to Adelaide Again
From: kisspride on 06/29/2009
Hey guys,

I am Michel Joseph Habib and I am a huge fan of yours. I have been to one of your concerts. Hopefully, you can come here again so i can go haha. I've been a fan for 11 years and I love your music. I am looking forward to seeing you guys again sometimes. tc, cya one day. love you guys.
HI
Subject: HI
From: ashgames14 on 06/29/2009
Hi Kiss!!!!

I am your #1 fan! I love all of your songs!!! On PSYCHO-CIRCUS!!! Especially Raise Your Glasses, and Dreamin!!!



            Love, Ashley Fielstra, your #1 fan.
Gambler guns return home from Iraq
Subject: Gambler guns return home from Iraq
From: libby3 on 06/28/2009
Dear Gene,

Here is a picture of some of your Gambler Guns that just returned from Iraq two weeks ago. You gave us a shout out last year before we left and that meant a lot to us and we really appreciated it. Thanks again you will always be a member of the Gambler Gun family.

Thanks again,

Mike
Summerfest
Subject: Summerfest
From: kingnightimeworld on 06/28/2009
Dear Kiss,

I am 15 years old. I have been a Kiss fan since I can remember. My dad took me to see you 12 years ago when I was 3. I knew then that once was not enough.

Once I found out that Kiss was playing at Summerfest (which is about 3 hours from my hometown, La Crosse) I knew that I had to go. I could not get my parents to let me go, so I decided to do anything I could to go.

I got to go and you guys rocked!

From,
   Vince
Summerfest 2009
Subject: Summerfest 2009
From: brookii2012loveskiss on 06/28/2009
Dear Gene, Paul, Eric, and Tommy,

I am 14 years old, and was at your concert last night. Thanks for such a great show. It was amazing. My favorite part was definitely when Paul said "thanks to all of the young members of the KISS army, we were there for your parents, and we will be there for you". It was my favorite line of the evening. You put on a great show and since it was my first concert of yours, It really made me the happiest person alive to see you perform. I hope that wasn't the only time I'll get to see you perform, but if it was, I'm happy that way. Thank you for a great show, and keep rockin' and have fun on the rest of your tour. I can't wait for the new album to come out. Thanks again for everything, and God bless you all!

Love,
Brooke
Eric at the SD Fair
Subject: Eric at the SD Fair
From: Craig on 06/28/2009
Hello Kiss,

Two years ago I took my wife to her first Kiss concert at the Soboba Casino. She got to see the only Kiss trio performance in history. This year I am hoping to take my daughter to her first Kiss concert and my wife to her first Kiss concert with Paul singing all the classics.

When we went to visit the San Diego County Fair this year, guess who was out front welcoming the guests? The theme this year is Music Mania, out of all the artists they had to choose from, they picked the Catman!!

A big thank you again to Tommy who sent me the picture of my wife and I backstage with Kiss before the concert. You're a class act.

Thanks,
Craig
dragster
Subject: KISS dragster
From: biggunz2001 on 06/28/2009
    Thought I would share this with yall. My son knows that I am a big KISS fan. In one of his high school classes he made me a KISS dragster. I wonder how much a real one would cost?

KISS fan,
Jeffrey Maddrey
You Rock
Subject: You Rock
From: davy316 on 06/28/2009
Dear Paul, Gene, Tommy and Eric:

I'm now 14 years old. I discovered you when I was 6 years old and I loved you since then.

I play the drums in a band called the plague and we play some of your songs. When you came to Spain last year I wanted to come because I was on holiday with my band at the time. Unfortunately, I couldn't because I had to play on a concert with my band.

Every day I look at your tour section on this website to see if you are coming to England. I'd love you to come to Colchester, a big town in Essex. If you come I'll be the first to buy the ticket.

You're my idols guys, I love you so much YOU ROCK THE WORLD YOU ARE LEGENDS
: The Soundtrack to my Life
Subject: KISS: The Soundtrack to my Life
From: swaarmetaal on 06/27/2009
Hello from South Africa, KISS!

I've been a fan of yours since 1980. The first KISS song I ever heard was God of Thunder & it's still my favorite to this day!

I was very disappointed, to say the least, when in the early 80s your gig scheduled for 'Sun City' was canceled. (Animalize) I still have the poster advertising the African show that never was! This must be a rare collector's item nowadays. Fortunately, I (finally) got to see you guys live, twice in the UK on the reunion tour, at Donnington and Finsbury Park. It was an incredible and emotional experience I had to wait almost 20 years for ha ha.

Attached is a photo of my kick ass Rock & Roll Over tattoo, which I had done to show my appreciation for the band responsible for the soundtrack of my life. I also built myself a 'KISS Bar', but that's another story he he.

Can't wait for the new album!
Best regards,
Francois Breytenbach Blom
Hi everybody!!
Subject: Hi everybody!!
From: clarinharj on 06/26/2009
I want to say that I love you guys! Your songs are amazing and please come back to brazil/rio de janeiro as soon as you can!! I didn't have the opportunity to go to your concert here, but the next time that you come here, I will!!

Take care! Gene you are amazing!!!

Maria Clara
Rio de Janeiro
YOUNGEST EVER AIR GUITARIST !!!
Subject: YOUNGEST EVER KISS AIR GUITARIST !!!
From: jamesholdsworth on 06/26/2009
I recently bought my 3 month old daughter, Annabelle, her first ever KISS T-Shirt. She was so delighted with it she picked up her air guitar and launched into Rock'n'Roll all Nite !!! Surely the youngest ever air guitarist ? Here is the proof !

All the best

James and Annabelle Holdsworth
Leeds, England
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