August 2004
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25th August 2004  Dressed To Kill shows
The latest Dressed To Kill shows planned for 2004 have now been posted on the Dressed To Kill page.
 
22nd August 2004  Reviews!
At last we are back online, everything should be running normal. Here are the links to a couple of reviews to some recent shows both with superb photos. They have come from Kerri Evans and Billy Coxon, thanks to both of them.

Washington / Virginia Beach - Kerri Evans

Washington / Virginia Beach - Billy Coxon
 
21st August 2004  Official Price Guide To KISS Collectables
[From: Aussy Ace]
From records, press kits and books, to advertising, costumes and toys spanning the United States, Australia, Europe, Japan and all over the world, this comprehensive source book to KISS memorabilia features extensive details and current price listings pertinent to any avid collector or KISS enthusiast.
The Trade Paperback will include over 400 pictures with lots of Rare and Never before seen items with an enormous 460 pages and will retail for $19.95 US Dollars and will also be available to order from your local comic shop. For any further info visit the website http://www.kisspriceguide.com
 
KISS on 'A Place Down Under'
[From: Chris Ryan]
Today Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons were on early evening channel 4 show 'A place down under' the show follows family's from the u.k that have moved to Australia. One guy who moved from Wales with his family is a massive KISS fan wand went backstage to meet KISS as they geared up for the KISS symphony last year. For the last two weeks the show has followed this guy around to collector conventions and such to buy KISS merchandise. The show is on for the rest of the weeks and is likely to have footage of the symphony gig.
 
New KISS Kollector Out Soon
[From: KISS Kollector]
The August issue of KISS Kollector magazine is in the making, once again it will be a jampacked issue. KISS Kollector no. 49 will include part 1 of an exclusive and very long interview with KISS designer Christopher Franchi, who also designed the cover of this issue as well as the special "pop art" centerfold, a report on the KISS Rock The Nation 2004 Tour with reviews from opening night and a handful other shows along with amazing live photos, part 2 of the interview with former KISS manager Bill Aucoin, an indepth report on the recent Australian leg of the Rock The Nation 2004 Tour including some exclusive backstage photos, an interview with Vandenberg singer Bert Heerink about the days these Dutch rockers toured the USA with KISS in the '80s, and much, much more.
 
Sean Delaney biography
[From: Bryan Kinnaird]
Screenwriter and author Bryan J. Kinnaird's controversial new book "HELLBOX", a biography of alleged co-founder and creator of theatrical KISS, is released! A must read for KISS fans and biographical connisseurs everywhere! Sean Delaney was known as the 5th KISS!

"FINALLY! Something that goes against the grain and refutes some of what has been passed off as truths!"
Biography of KISS's 'Theatrical Creator' SEAN DELANEY Available Now http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=25877 HELLBOX is now available exclusively at: https://www2.xlibris.com/bookstore/bookdisplay.asp?bookid=24474
 
17th August 2004  Updates
Once again apologies for the lack of site updates, I have a lot of new live pictures waiting to upload but I'm still without my broadband connection. I've been told we should be back up and running for the 24th August. This is also currently affecting the Trade Page, although I'm hoping to have that back up sooner.
 
KISS Early Pics
Metal Sludge have just published some early photos of Gene, Paul & Eric Carr, some of them have been seen before but there's a couple of new ones there too. Check them out here. Thanks to Nick Smith for the link.
 
KISS World - Down Under
[From: KISS Kollector]
Word from Down Under has it that the official opening of KISSWorld next month in - or close to - Melbourne will turn into a very special event. During the Australian tour in May, there already was a rumor going around Down Under that there was going to be a one off concert at a local theater to celebrate the opening in September. As of late, fans in Australia have been expecting that at least Paul and Gene will show up for the opening, but a new rumor has it that there's still a possibility for a performance that night by the entire band. The opening date that is being whispered at the moment is September 21, which is a Tuesday and the same night TV show Rove Live airs on Australian television. Previously a rumor had it the opening of KISSWorld would be aired live on Rove Live , so it all sounds pretty likely.
 
KISS The Forgotten Songs
[From: Mike Stone]
Ex- Torpedo Girl MIKE STONE worked intensive on a project called "KISS- The Forgotten Songs" during the last 12 months. He took around 15 unreleased KISS demo songs from 1973 - 1996, which were mostly not ready arranged and recorded by KISS, and recorded them completely new with many KISS fans and musicians from the UK, Germany, Russia, Netherlands, France, USA, Turkeye, Poland and Switzerland.

The feedback on his current work was so high that Mike Stone is now invited to be special guest on the europe- tour of the american ex- Yngwie Malmsteen singer JEFF SCOTT SOTO (www.jeffscottsoto.com), who is also well known by KISS fans because of his work with VINNIE VINCENT in 1989 and his performance on the soundtrack "ROCKSTAR". This means: the project "KISS- The Forgotten Songs" will be on the road in autumn this year!

09.10.2004 Germany, Kotten Solingen (Headliner)
17.10.2004 Netherlands, Plato Helmond (JSS)
18.10.2004 Belgium, Spirit of '66 Verviers (JSS)
19.10.2004 Netherlands, De Kade Zaandam (JSS)
22.10.2004 Belgium, Biebob Vosselaar
23.10.2004 France, Espace Culturel Eloyes (JSS)
26.10.2004 Germany, Live Station Dortmund (JSS)
27.10.2004 Germany, Headbanger's Ballroom Hamburg (JSS)
28.10.2004 Germany, Halford Berlin (JSS)
02.11.2004 Germany, Garage Deluxe Munich (JSS)
03.11.2004 Switzerland, Galery (Headliner)


To give the tour an attractive start, the record company .95Holy Records decided to pre- release a three- track EP "The Forgotten Songs, Part I" on 07.10.2004, where already three "Forgotten Songs" will be introduced.

Be sure to listen also not not-forgotten-songs live on stage, like "Rip it out" or "Take me"...!

More informations about "KISS- The Forgotten Songs" over here: www.mikestone.beep.de

Roland Güthoff
Düsseldorfer Musikmanagement
Im Dahlacker 1
40223 Düsseldorf
Phone ++49/170/5603323
Or ++49/211/341337
Fax ++49/202/322488
 
12th August 2004  Iain Lee for Expo 2004
Iain Lee, huge KISS fan and ex-presenter of C4's Rise & The Eleven 'O' Clock show has been confirmed as M.C at the Nottingham kiss expo. He will be doing the question and answer section of the day, and hanging out with everyone at the show.
DTK Halloween dates confirmed
[From: Ash]
Just to confirm our Hallowe'en/13th Birthday party shows!!!-
Fri 29th Oct - Glasgow Renfrew Ferry
Sat 30th Oct - Sunderland Manor Quay
Sun 31st Oct - Galashiels Volunteer Hall

PLUS-
Neon Zoo have another date at Dudley JB's - this time on Sunday 29th August.
Thanx for listening!
Ash............
5th August 2004  Updates
Apologies for the lack of updates recently, I'm currently moving house and the internet connection is in a mess. Bear with me as I've got a fair bit of news to add to the site once we're back up and running including a review & cool pictures from the recent Washington show courtesy of Kerri Evans.

In the mean time here's a copy of the poster for the forthcoming UK KISS expo:-

 


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