September 2003
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30th September 2003  Expo Advance Tickets
Unfortunately advance tickets for the Nottingham expo are not selling as well as expected. If you are planning on going it would be a huge help if you could order your ticket in advance rather than paying on the day, this would help Dave get an accurate idea of the number of people attending.

Please E-mail Dave for more info or call 0115 941 2544 to order tickets.

29th September 2003  Expo poster
Here's a copy of the poster for the UK KISS Expo in Nottingham on 25th October (thanks to Dan for providing it). Any queries about the expo should be sent to

Click on the image to enlarge.

Gene Interview
There's a recent interview with Gene on all things financial over at Click here to read the interview.
Bruce confirms playing on Psycho Circus
Bud Mitch Lafon e-mailed in this interesting update. Bruce Kulick admitted (during a Q&A) at the Montreal Kiss convention today (Sept 28th) - that he played guitar on a great deal of Kiss reunion album Psycho Circus. It's interesting to note that this is probably the first time, he's publicly admitted doing so. In all press, interview, etc in the past he vehemently denied it.
24th September 2003  Loaded
I've just been handed this cartoon strip from a recent issue of Loaded magazine (UK edition). Thanks to my boss for passing it to me, and as promised I'll keep your secret about wearing KISS make-up a few years back quiet....

Click picture to enlarge.

22nd September 2003  Expo
[From: Dan bach]
In my quest to sort out Expo accommodation for Saturday night 25th October 2003, can I ask for some info please. I would like to get some numbers of the people interested.

Could you please email me privately - This will enable me to take numbers to the hotel managers.

Hopefully then hotel reservation managers can appreciate the demand and the income they will be getting. Surely October is not exactly peak tourist season - or maybe Nottingham(shire) is different to any other tourist locations.

Any private email replies to this posting is very much appreciated.

Yours rockingly KISS,
Dan bach
19th September 2003  New Kollector
[From: Joop van Pelt / KISS Kollector]
The November issue of KISS Kollector magazine is in the works now, as it will already come out in October because of the October 26 KISS Kollector Expo at Plato in Helmond. Issue 46 includes reports on the KISS/Aerosmith tour, reviews of the upcoming official biography Behind The Mask, an exclusive interview with Ken Sharp (one of the authors of the official biography), reviews of Gene's Sex Money KISS book as well as the updated version of his autobiography, reviews of KISS 
related albums, a narrative on former KISS pyrotechnician John Watkins along with photos from his personal KISS belongings, our annual memorial tribute to the late Eric 'The Fox' Carr, and much more.
Check out the KISS Kollector Fanclub website:
KISS DVD release dates
[From: Mr Speed via Dan bach]
The Symphony DVD release getting all the news, how about "KISS My 
Ass" which was released on DVD on 15/09/03. Best place to buy it from is either or where it is only 8.99.

"KISS: Live At The Sidney Showgrounds" is due for release on 31/12/03 (most KISS fans have this on VHS as "The Inner Sanctum") and is an Australian gig from 1980.

"Kiss Meets The Phantom Of The Park" is due for release on 28/10/03

"Kiss: The Lost Concert" is out on 21/10/03 which is Live in New Jersey at Roosevelt Stadium on July 10th, 1976. From the "Spirit of '76" Tour, this legendary concert was one of the first shows, which featured the new "Destroyer" stage and costumes.
Back a married man...
I've just returned from Mexico from my Honeymoon - many thanks to both Dan & Michelle for editing the News page. Also thanks to everyone for the kind wishes we received.

As for those who asked if we wore KISS face paint during the wedding... no, we didn't go that far.... We did however have Forever as the first song, Beth (Eric Carr) as the last and Crazy Crazy Nights was in the middle somewhere.

16 September 2003  Two more dates added

Presale tickets go onsale for the following two shows Tuesday,  September 16 @ 9am PT/ 12pm ET

11/08/03 - Grand Forks, ND - Alerus Center 
11/10/03 - Minneapolis, MN - Target Center 

Head over to to purchase your Package!

16 September 2003 Richie Scarlet back in the UK

From: Paul Newcomb @ Trigger Happy Music Co

Former Ace Frehley/Frehley's Comet guitarist Richie Scarlet returns to UK for a series of gigs playing bass for the legendary Mountain featuring Leslie West.
They are playing ......

17/9 Woughton Centre Milton Keynes
18/9 Life Cafe Manchester
19/9 The Brook Southampton
20/9 Astor Theatre deal
21/9 Boardwalk Sheffield
23/9 Renfrew Ferry Glasgow
24/9 Opera House Newcastle
25/9 Robin 2 Wolverhampton
26/9 Boom Boom Club, Sutton
27/9 Patti Pavilion Swansea
28/9 Community Theatre, Abertillery

Richie will be signing copies of his album 'The Insanity of Life' which features Ace Frehley.

11 September 2003 Kiss Expo 2003

From: Rick Clarke 

Tickets are now on sale, for the KISS Expo at Nottingham Rock City on 
Saturday 25th October 2003 via rock city. Queries can be sent to The Rock City phone number is 0115 941 2544, be aware of booking fee cost to be added.

Editor's aside - An accommodation info pack will be produced in the 
next few days for those wishing to have overnight accommodation. News 
of this accommodation pack will be posted and will be available by 
emailing - but this is not ready at the moment.

11 September 2003 Symphony DVD Launch Party in Holland

From: Joop van Pelt, KISS Kollector fanzine 

The release party for the upcoming Symphony DVD we had last Thursday at the Hard Rock Cafe in Amsterdam (Holland) was a big success.

Apart from the world premiere of the awesome DVD, we gave away a Paul Stanley Silvertone guitarand had the DVD on sale already before it hits the stores on September 15 (plus the Alive IV album on CD and LP). At a crowded Hard Rock Cafe fans enjoyed the DVD on big screens, with the music blasting on high volume through the speakers. The DVD, by the way, comes in a great package (with embossed cover) and features incredible footage, including Paul and Gene discussing the symphony idea at conductor David Campell's house and the band rehearsing with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. 
A real must have for any KISS fan!

check out the KISS Kollector Fanclub website: (or

11 September 2003 Tickets on sale

From: KISSonline

Platinum tickets for West Palm each, Chicago and St Louis shows

Because of a few credit card issues and rescheduling of dates we have been 
able to release a VERY limited number of Platinum ticket packages for the 
following shows:

September 12 - West Palm Beach, FL
September 26 - Chicago, IL
September 28 - St. Louis, MO

If you want to get in on this experience of a lifetime... CLICK NOW!

11 September 2003 Tickets on Sale


KISS tickets for shows in NM, UT and NE

Tickets now available for the following shows!
10/20/03 - Albuquerque, NM - Journal Pavilion 
10/22/03 - Salt Lake City, UT - Delta Center 
11/06/03 - Omaha, NE - Mecca 

Head over to to purchase your Package!

4 September 2003 Knights in Satan's Service

From: Gareth Clough

I went to Satan's Hollow club in Manchester on Saturday where they had DJ's 
dressed in Kiss make up called Knights In Satans Service who play wierd dance 
remixes of old KISS records mixed in with their own stuff. Sadly they didn't 
breathe fire or drool blood, but claimed that they were the real KISS who had 
been frozen and returned from the future.


4 September 2003 Kiss Expo Details

From: Dave Herron & Rick Clarke

Location: Rock City, Nottingham 
Date: October 25th 2003 
Special guest: Mark St John 
In concert: Dressed to kill
Tickets 12.50 and 25 VIP package 

Prices includes entry to rock night after expo until 02.30am. 
Admission 1pm with vip pass
Ordinary ticket admission 2pm

Note: if this expo is a success Dave Herron the promoter 
with be doing this annually and with special guests. For more info email or check rock city's website soon. Poster ads 
have been sent to Classic Rock and Record Collector magazines.

Please email and I will send you an attachment of the poster (please note:  The size is 4 megabytes so please allow time to download).

2 September 2003 Kiss Items for Sale or Trade
KISS Mail 15% DISCOUNT on all items

Kiss items for sale or trade; records, toys, awards, CDs, rare, vintage, new, cheap, 
investment etc. all with pictures.

15% discount on all orders placed and paid by September 8th 2003. 
(No discount on postage or PayPal-fee, relevant price is CHF/Euro)
I also trade or buy, please send lists.

Greetings, Alexander

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