Aug 01 2008
PAUL FAN MOCUMENTARY
PAUL FAN MOCUMENTARY

Marc Kancler is a man with a passion. In fact, it is his passion that is driving him, along with twin brother Kris, to not only own the world's largest PAUL STANLEY guitar collection, but to start owning the largest PAUL STANLEY art collection as well. 'PAUL STANLEY is one of the 7 greatest wonders of the world,' explained Marc. 'Here you have a man who knew what he wanted out of life and had the guts and drive to go out and get it - while at the same time never forgetting where he came from.' Marc goes on to say, 'Paul has accomplished so many things in his life and, unbeknownst to him, one of them was setting the path for my brother, Kris, and I to follow.' Kris says that they spoke with Paul recently and told him it's inevitable that they will be working with him. He jokingly adds that he told Paul that he would in fact probably be wearing the shirt Paul had on his back. 'Yeah, he got a kick out of that. He said that we could thank him for us being able to own the world's largest PAUL STANLEY collection. I've truly never met a nicer guy.'

Marc (aka Rock Star) and his twin brother Kris recently filmed a mocumentary video entitled, Rock Star Exposed. It's a long video but worth watching. According to Marc, they took their favorite parts from KISS' Exposed video and incorporated them into their own. 'We wanted the chance to show people how infatuated we are with this man.' All kidding aside, Kris says that they really saw this as an opportunity to show fellow members of the KISS army how much they admire this man and his work. Indeed, it's this admiration that led Marc and Kris to begin recording their first CD entitled, Putting the 'F' Back in Rock & Roll. Explains Kris, 'People are going to flip when they find out who we are working with!' 'Yeah, don't think for a second we didn't have KISS in mind when we came up with this concept,' says Marc. Besides working on the CD, the twins are putting the finishing touches on a book, a reality show about them is the works, and they have just launched a non-profit venture called, We Are One. 'It's an effort to give kids in the community the chance to find themselves musically and to keep them away from the vices that have personally kept me down and out for so many years,' says Kris. 'We are using Paul's career as a template,' says Marc. 'Drums or drugs, guitars or gangs? I'd say guitars! After all, I'm Rock Star !

CLICK HERE to watch the mocumentary.

Aug 01 2008
GENE ON DENNIS MILLER SHOW
GENE ON DENNIS MILLER SHOW TODAY

Catch Gene on Dennis Miller's radio show live today, August 1, from 10am to 1pm. Gene will be talking about his new book, Ladies of the Night as well as his ongoing Family Jewels show. If you missed the show, you can still listen to it at the link to Dennis Miller's website below. But if you catch it live, you can call in to talk to Gene personally at 866 993 3664.

http://dennismillerradio.com/
Aug 01 2008
LEGEND'S GOLF CLASSIC ROCKS
EVENT HOSTED BY TOMMY THAYER

PACIFIC UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS IS BIG WINNER AT EVENT

BY BILLY MERCK AND MALLORY GOLDAMMER

Photos by Colin Stapp

Golf and rock n' roll peacefully coexisted at The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club in Aloha July 27 and 28 in an event designed to support Pacific University's 20-sport athletics program.

The second annual Legends Golf Classic, hosted by Pacific Board of Trustees member and lead KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer, started Sunday with an auction, dinner and concert featuring performances by Thayer, rising country star Crystal Shawanda and Eagles lead guitarist Don Felder.

The good times continued on Monday, and by the time the PGA pro Shaun Micheel's golf clinic ended, it was clear that the Classic would live up to its name.

Over 30 groups of golfers, music celebrities and professional athletes took to The Reserve's two courses to compete in the scramble-format tournament. Warrant's Joey Allen encouraged his group to just 'get up and rip it,' and comedian George Lopez kept his foursome relaxed with some good jokes and his in-cart radio.

And the golf was good, too. When Thayer stopped by the clubhouse to do a live radio interview with 95.5 The Game's (KXGM-FM) Gavin Dawson, his group was 9 under par. But they had a little work to do to catch former Major League pitcher Jaret Wright's group, which boasted an 11 under par score at the same juncture.

In only its second year, the Legends Golf Classic is growing. This year's celebrities included NASCAR driver Jeff Bodine, singers Johnny Lee and Ray Kennedy, 'Happy Days' television star Donny Most, former major league baseball players Chili Davis and Scott Erickson and former football all-pro Preston Pearson.

The Classic concluded Monday evening with dinner and awards for the participants.

Pacific Director of Athletics Ken Schuman was pleased with the result.

'This is a very unique event,' said Schuman. 'I know of no other university that has something like this. This is great for the university and the community.'

Photos:

#1 - George Lopez and Tommy get ready to golf in the Monday tournament.

#2 - Tommy chats with famed Eagles guitarist Don Felder pre-concert.

#3 - 2008 Legends music headliner Crystal Shawanda jams onstage with Tommy Thayer during the Sunday night concert. The Sunday night music concert and live auction raised $300,000 for Pacific University athletics.

#4 - Tommy with Henry Peek, the winning bidder for the hand-signed KISS Les Paul guitar that went for $17,000 in the live auction.



Jul 31 2008
ANOTHER MAGAZINE COVER
ROCKCOR MAGAZINE

KISS is featured on the cover of the Russian magazine, ROCKCOR!

Thanks to Paul Pott for sending in the image!
Jul 31 2008
LATEST MERCHANDISE
KOL EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK!

Here are the latest approved KISS merchandise items!

Pictured are the following:

The Solo Face Towel is from KISS licensee, Action Sports. This item will only be available in Argentina and Chile.

The Rock and Roll Over women's shirt is from licensee, Mosquito Head.

This KISS Alive 35 baby raglan tee is from licensee, Sourpuss.
Jul 30 2008
LATEST MAGAZINE COVER
KERRANG! MAGAZINE

KISS is featured on the cover of the Spanish edition of KERRANG! Magazine!

Thanks to Javier Rueda for sending in the info!
Jul 30 2008
PAUL FAN LETTER
FAN MEETS PAUL!

I got a chance to meet and hang out with Paul during his art show at the Wentworth Gallery in King of Prussia, PA. There were some people who were really disappointed that they didn
Jul 29 2008
NEW T-SHIRT ARTWORK
STURGIS T-SHIRT ARTWORK

Check out this great new KISS T-shirt artwork! This design is for one of the t-shirts that will be sold at KISS' Sturgis show next week!!
Jul 28 2008
OLIVER TANSON INTERVIEW WITH ERIC
ERIC SINGER INTERVIEW

Click the link below to hear an Oliver Tanson audio interview with Eric Singer. There's also a gallery of exclusive pictures on the site!

Listen to a small audio-snippet and check out the gallery at http://www.olivertanson.com/index.php?kuenstler=337 !

Jul 27 2008
PAUL'S UPCOMING ART SHOWS
PAUL'S ST. LOUIS AREA ART SHOWS

Pictured are a few photos from Paul's King of Prussia Art show yesterday.

Paul will presents his Collection of Paintings and Limited Editions at the Missouri Wentworth Gallery this upcoming weekend. The Gallery is located on the lower level in West County Center, Des Peres, Missouri.

He will make two special appearances at the gallery on Friday, August 1, 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, August 2, 5-8 p.m. An exclusive, closed-door VIP reception is scheduled prior to Saturday
Jul 27 2008
GENE SALUTES CANADIAN TROOPS
A TEAR FOR THE TROOPS

Gene Simmons, of KISS fame, gets emotional taping message for Canadian soldiers

The head of the KISS Army shed a tear for Canada's army during a message for our troops. In town to marshal the Rexall Edmonton Indy, Gene Simmons took a moment after a press conference yesterday to send out a message to Canadian soldiers.

'Hi guys, it's Gene Simmons. We know you're in Afghanistan, we know it's a tough one, I just want you to know from my heart we love you,' Simmons said for the camera just before he had to stop and wipe his eyes.

Sgt. Dan Milburn with Army News was in awe that someone of Simmons' stature would be moved to that extent for soldiers not even from his own country.

'I'm speechless. We had to pause the camera so he could have a moment. He's quite a person,' said Milburn.

It was the second time that Simmons recognized the two soldiers filming for the military.

A well-known supporter of the American military, Simmons took time out of the press conference that had been focusing on his time in Edmonton and his association with the IndyCar series to salute the soldiers.

'I like the fact that there's a bit of civility when the Canadian flag goes up and your national anthem is sung everybody quietens down a bit,' said Simmons.

'You don't have to salute, no one's forcing you to do anything, but just for a few minutes you shut your mouth and give it the respect it demands. I think that's part of our lives that's been tossed aside.

'Culture has become cynical and we don't even respect what we should.

'The two powerful and attractive gentleman (pointing to the soldiers) back there are wearing your uniform. They're the ones who make your lives possible.'

The room began clapping and when the applause wound down, Simmons continued.

'And they deserve your respect because they have earned it. The rest of us just yack, they walk the walk.'

Army News was at the Indy races all three days gathering wishes from the drivers to soldiers overseas or at home.

'It's a big push for them to see someone like Gene Simmons or Paul Tracy. That's pretty cool,' said Milburn.

A KISS fan himself, Milburn was impressed Simmons gave the soldiers so much recognition.

'I've never had something like that happen when he told everybody to stand up and clap for the guys in the back of the room in uniform. It was unreal. My year has been made.'

Milburn ended the session by asking for Simmons's autograph for his wife, to which Simmons, upon hearing her name, replied, 'Oh yeah, I remember her.'

Jul 26 2008
ALIVE 35 US DATES
US TOUR DATES

'This tour just keeps getting bigger and the band has never been better! Until we sort out the next leg, we don't want to stop, so we're doing a few US shows for our enjoyment, as much as the fans. We are having the time of our lives on the Alive 35 tour and over half a million KISS fans obviously share the feeling! Why stop?'

KISS SHOWS:

August 4 - Sturgis, South Dakota August 29 - Las Vegas, Nevada August 30 - Lake Tahoe, Nevada August 31 - Kelseyville, California





STURGIS, SOUTH DAKOTA

In what is destined to become 'the night that rocked Sturgis,' legendary superstars KISS will headline at Glencoe Nation
Jul 25 2008
DVD BOARD GAME
PRE ORDER - NEW KISS GAME

Become leader of the KISS
Jul 25 2008
PAUL'S LATEST ART SHOWS
PAUL'S WEEKEND APPEARANCES

Wentworth Gallery, one of the nation's leading fine art retailers is pleased to present two art exhibitions by artist, rock icon and legendary KISS frontman, Paul Stanley. He will make two special appearances at the Wentworth Gallery in King of Prussia, PA

Both appearances are open to the public and free of charge

Friday - July 25, 2008 - -7-9 PM

Saturday - July 26, 2008 -- 5-8 PM

Wentworth Gallery - The Court at King of Prussia 690 West Dekalb Pike - King of Prussia, PA

For details on the VIP Reception with Paul on Saturday - July 26, 2008 4-5 PM or to RSVP call - 610-337-8988 or 800-732-6140

Jul 24 2008
TOMMY HOSTS GOLF TOURNAMENT
TOMMY HOSTS GOLF TOURNAMENT

Hosted by KISS lead guitarist Tommy Thayer, the Pacific University Legends Golf Classic will feature some of the biggest names in music, entertainment, sports and golf to raise funds for Pacific
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