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Title: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: Regular Joe on July 28, 2008, 03:25:40 PM
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Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: Regular Joe on July 28, 2008, 06:12:04 PM
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Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: Josh on September 27, 2012, 10:06:02 AM
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Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: buffcoat on September 27, 2012, 11:40:12 AM
Well, I know what I'll be doing for about 90 seconds next time I'm in Vegas.
Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: Wes on October 01, 2012, 10:05:10 AM
I would love to see a transcript of Gene and Paul working out the values of each KISS member as displayed on the top part of the machine. Either Gene caught Paul off guard by immediately suggesting that the Starman be worth more than The Demon as part of some involved, long-term plan, or the two of them took hours upon to hash it out. Either way, I assume they both agreed in about five seconds that "The Catman is worth the least."
Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: buffcoat on October 01, 2012, 12:08:55 PM
I would love to see a transcript of Gene and Paul working out the values of each KISS member as displayed on the top part of the machine. Either Gene caught Paul off guard by immediately suggesting that the Starman be worth more than The Demon as part of some involved, long-term plan, or the two of them took hours upon to hash it out. Either way, I assume they both agreed in about five seconds that "The Catman is worth the least."

If you get The Catman, you actually lose money.








Just like Peter did.
Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: Wes on October 02, 2012, 11:27:03 AM
I appreciate you not calling me out on referring to Paul as "the Starman" up there, which I just noticed that I did.
Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: buffcoat on October 02, 2012, 05:05:31 PM
I appreciate you not calling me out on referring to Paul as "the Starman" up there, which I just noticed that I did.

Wikipedia says you're all right.  Under "Starman," it says: "onstage alter ego of Kiss frontman Paul Stanley"


I think he prefers "The Lover."






Ugh.
Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: mostlymeat on October 02, 2012, 05:30:07 PM
I appreciate you not calling me out on referring to Paul as "the Starman" up there, which I just noticed that I did.

Wikipedia says you're all right.  Under "Starman," it says: "onstage alter ego of Kiss frontman Paul Stanley"


I thought it was supposed to be "Starchild"?

By the way I read the Ace book, "No Regrets", it was really great and really terrible at the same time. Mostly it was fun reading Ace, even though he can't remember much. But you also get a sense of how hard it would have been to work with him.

Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: buffcoat on October 02, 2012, 05:40:53 PM
"Ack."
Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: fonpr on October 02, 2012, 08:05:32 PM
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Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: cavorting with nudists on October 02, 2012, 08:14:25 PM
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Who can forget Gene Simmons' powerful performance as Dorothy in David Lynch's Blue Velvet?
Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: Josh on October 16, 2012, 10:03:42 AM
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Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: buffcoat on October 16, 2012, 12:24:24 PM
Level of Upsetting: 7

Child Protective Services, yes. 

Also comes with free "Is Gene the father?" DNA test for your child (statistical likelihood: very high, on a relative scale).
Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
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Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: Kormod on October 16, 2012, 01:23:23 PM
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Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: buffcoat on October 16, 2012, 01:47:38 PM
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Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: Josh on December 05, 2013, 12:37:51 AM
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Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: Josh on March 11, 2014, 01:10:27 PM
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Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: Josh on March 11, 2014, 01:14:33 PM
Kiss' Arena Football Team: AMC's Next Reality TV Series (http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/kisss-football-team-amcs-next-reality-tv-series-20140210)
Paul Stanley says the show is an 'opportunity to see the making of our team of rebels'
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By Kory Grow
February 10, 2014 5:30 PM ET

When Kiss first announced that they had invested in an arena football team, which of course they had named the L.A. Kiss, vocalist-bassist Gene Simmons said, "There's been a lot of attention to detail . . . so that people don't think this is a rock band in football helmets." And he underscored that statement saying, "This is real football."

Now Kiss have found a way to show just how real the team is: reality TV. AMC has ordered 10 episodes of an unscripted series chronicling the first season of the arena football team the Los Angeles Kiss, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In addition to the players, the show will feature Doc McGhee – the longtime manager of the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees – as well as its owners, Simmons and Paul Stanley.

"We are thrilled to partner with AMC in bringing our show to the viewing public," Stanley said. "Anyone who knows Gene and I knows we have never played by the rules. This opportunity to see the making of our team of rebels, the L.A. Kiss, from behind the scenes will once again show everyone that we play to win."

Last year, Simmons told Rolling Stone that the L.A. Kiss was just one more part of what he called "Kiss Kulture." The perennial salesman pitched a chance to buy season tickets to see "the only football team in Los Angeles of any kind" and get a free Kiss concert ticket included in the price. "What's wrong with that?" Simmons asked. "Your choices are mortgaging your home to get a ticket for the NFL, or you can come to our air-conditioned arena facilities and you'll have the time of your life."

An AMC exec said the as-yet-untitled one-hour series would capture the "trials and tribulations" of establishing a sports franchise. The show will premiere this summer.
Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: Josh on April 03, 2014, 01:40:25 PM
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KISS PHOTO BOMB allows fans to KISSIFY their photos and text messages with rock ‘n’ roll elements from their favorite rock band. Fans can easily add KISS effects, KISS make-up, KISS band members, KISS frames and more. The app allows users to instantly share their KISS moments with friends via Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. There is even a feature to rock out text messaging by applying KISS emoticons when texting from the app. Fans can also connect to KISSOnline.com and get up to date news on the band and events. To download the app, visit: [url=http://www.KissPhotoBomb.com]www.KissPhotoBomb.com[/url] ([url]http://www.KissPhotoBomb.com[/url]).
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Co-founders of KISS Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons added, “We are excited to expand the KISS experience to our mobile fans.  KISS PHOTO BOMB will rock the charts with fans around the world!”


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Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: Kormodd on April 03, 2014, 02:08:34 PM
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Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: cameron on June 05, 2014, 02:13:34 PM
I hope the arena football show lasts longer than this one probably will

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/kiss-gene-simmons-to-produce-ugly-models-series-for-lifetime-20140604 (http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/kiss-gene-simmons-to-produce-ugly-models-series-for-lifetime-20140604)

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Kiss vocalist-bassist Gene Simmons has signed on to co-produce a Lifetime series titled Ugly Models about a U.K. modeling agency that works with "character models with unique and unusual looks," as it makes its way into the U.S. market. The show will document how the business adapts to a different market.

The agency's motto is, "Any beauty can be airbrushed but we want to have true character." It currently represents over 1,000 models, reportedly between the ages of 18 and 100 and sizes six and 30. Among its models are the Guinness World Record bearer for the tallest man – Sultan Kösen, who is just over eight feet tall – and a woman with 2,520 piercings. It has been in business since 1969.
Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: Josh on March 30, 2015, 02:32:41 AM
Gene Simmons Partners With WWE Studios To Launch Horror-Movie Label (http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/gene-simmons-partners-wwe-studios-784851)
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KISS frontman Gene Simmons has partnered with WWE Studios — the film, TV and digital-content division of the wrestling conglomerate — to launch horror movie label Erebus Pictures. Erebus will finance and co-produce three films, starting with Temple, which was acquired and developed by WWE Studios.

Erebus, named after the Greek primordial deity representing the personification of darkness, will shop worldwide rights on all movies and use WWE's platforms, including flagship shows Monday Night Raw and SmackDown, to market its movies.

"The horror genre continues to fascinate me as it proves to be endlessly thrilling and engaging for audiences," Simmons said in a statement. "I am so thrilled to be working with the masterminds from WWE Studios in launching Erebus Pictures."

WWE Studios president Michael Luisi added, "Horror films fall into a genre that thrives on genuine passion, and I believe this partnership truly capitalizes on that sentiment and supports our vision. I am confident that Erebus will provide audiences with an unprecedented horror experience."

Temple was written by Matt Savelloni and will follow a team of highly trained operatives who get trapped inside an isolated military compound after its artificial intelligence is shut down. The team begins to experience strange and horrific phenomena as they try to determine who or what killed the team previously stationed there. A director has not yet been announced, but principal photography on Temple is expected to take place this summer.

Erebus' second feature will go into production later this year.

Bradley Buchanan negotiated the deal on behalf of WWE Studios.

Simmons is represented by Kleinberg Lange Cuddy & Carlo.

Recent WWE Studios films include Halle Berry's The Call and Oculus. Upcoming films include Aaron Eckhart's Incarnate; Killing Hasselhoff, starring Ken Jeong, David Hasselhoff and Hulk Hogan; The Marine 4 starring Real World star turned WWE wrestler The Miz; Dean Cain's Vendetta; and Randy Orton's The Condemned 2.



Oh, and here's a Where Are They Now? on Dale Torborg (http://www.wwe.com/classics/wherearetheynow/where-are-they-now-kiss-demon), who portrayed the KISS Demon with WCW in the late 90s. Couple of notes here:
The Demon's First Apperance (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCC0vtJw9qI#)
Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: agent_jimmy on March 30, 2015, 12:34:33 PM
the name Dale Torborg is perfect. sounds like something tom and Jon would make up for the guy who played the demon in the late 90s.
Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: buffcoat on March 30, 2015, 02:46:07 PM
Things really break down in the last minute. Gene is singing into a weird voice slowdown thing, Ace or "Ace?" doesn't seem into it, and Paul Stanley just starts doing his own thing.
Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: Mike Desert on March 30, 2015, 03:22:56 PM
I remember the Demon debut...I was pretty disgusted.  I guess that's why I wasn't surprised when I turned in TV to Kiss Football
Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: Josh on September 25, 2016, 09:42:23 PM
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Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: buffcoat on September 26, 2016, 01:56:20 PM
Joshcuradio! Good to see you're still around.

Anything on the Internet that says "Destroys" is automatically wrong, although if there's anybody who knows about "Destroyin'" it's Paul Stanley.
Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
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Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
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Season tickets and merch on sale now.
Quote
SEASON SEAT HOLDER BENEFITS
- Free full-scale KISS concert for season seat holders in 2014 at Honda Center
- Guaranteed best pricing
- First right of refusal to your seat location to home playoff games
- Guaranteed same seat location for all LA KISS home games
- Invitation to exclusive Season Ticket Holder events
- “Never a Wasted Ticket” program
- Exclusive Season Ticket Member e-mails with special offers from the LA KISS, Honda Center and our Marketing Partners



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Arena Football League's L.A. KISS apparently have folded, leaving players and fans in the dark (http://www.ocregister.com/articles/team-732025-kiss-league.html)

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The Arena Football League’s L.A. KISS, faced with dwindling attendance and concerns about the league’s viability, has ceased operations.
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KISS players and season ticket-holders remain completely in the dark. No official announcement about the team’s status has been made by the team or the league. Calls made to KISS officials over several days were not returned.
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The team’s only playoff appearance came in August, the KISS losing to Cleveland in a game played at San Diego County’s Valley View Casino Center because of a conflict with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus at Honda Center.


Title: Re: The Best of KISS Merchandising
Post by: BadGuyZero on November 02, 2016, 12:11:53 AM
Where do season ticket holders left in the dark sit?

Bleachers of the night!