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Kiss Drummer Peter Criss Announces He's Breast Cancer Free

Peter Criss, drummer/vocalist and original “Catman” of the legendary rock band Kiss announced to fans that he was diagnosed with breast cancer, and is now cancer free. Criss was compelled to come forward during Breast Cancer Awareness month to bring awareness to everyone – male and female – to get checked out. ... …

Kiss Announce New Tour Dates

As they celebrate 35 years, Kiss today announced the dates of the “Kiss Alive 35” North American tour. The tour kicks off with a rapidly selling, special multiple-show engagement in Detroit Rock City beginning September 25th, where Kiss will be playing the classic album that started it all: Alive! The tour leg will then hit more than 40 additional cities before concluding in December. ... …

Prime Cuts: Kiss

Originally printed in Guitar World, August 1992 Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley reflect on two decades of Kiss classics, including "Duece," "Strutter," "God of Thunder" and more.   "DEUCE" (Kiss, 1974) GENE SIMMONS: That was the first song I ever wrote for Kiss; it was thrown together in about half an hour. I ripped off the lick from "Bitch" by the Rolling Stones and changed it so it starts in A... …

Mr. Potato Head Kiss Toys Coming in 2009

   In March 2009, the Promotional Partners company will release a series of Kiss Mr. Potato Head toys, complete with interchangeable parts. Click the image at left to see an artist's rendering of what the Potato Heads will ultimately look like, as well as the actual toys in production. There's no truth to the rumor that the Peter Criss Potato Head doll is actually life size... …

Nine-Disc Hard Rock Box Set Coming Soon

This summer, Time Life will continue their series of acclaimed music compilations with Hard and Heavy, the most complete collection of hard rock hits of the Seventies and Eighties ever assembled. The nine-disc box set will contain seven CDs plus a bonus two-disc set of power ballads. All together, the discs contain 152 songs by 88 artists. Here's the complete track listing: ... …

Kissology Vol. 3 Coming to DVD Dec. 18

On December 18, VH1 Classic Records will release Kissology: Volume Three, 1992-2000, the third and final installment in the Kissology DVD series. The multi disc set celebrates Kiss in the Nineties, beginning in 1992 with a complete performance recorded at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit and winding up in June 2000 with a concert recorded at Continental Arena in New Jersey. The grand... …

Kiss Announces Kissology 2 DVD

Following the multi-Platinum success of the band’s 2006 DVD box set, Kissology: Volume One, 1974–1977, Kiss will unveil a second installment on August 14 entitled Kissology: Volume Two, 1978–1991 (VH1 Classic Records).The three-disc set will contain more than seven hours of live Kiss footage as well as documentaries, interview segments, television appearances. Certain retailers will be selling... …

Gene Simmons Gets a Facelift

            Kiss bassist Gene Simmons and his longtime companion, former Playboy Playmate of the Year Shannon Tweed, have undergone dual facelifts—and the procedures will be shown on two episodes during the second season of Gene Simmons Family Jewels, their highly rated reality show, premiering March 25 on A&E. The 57-year-old Simmons, who had a facelift and liposuction, recently told... …

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