KISS hopes for new hit in Las Vegas miniature golf course

John Corrigan | LA Times

Few rock bands have marketed themselves like KISS. These guys have taken things way beyond posters and T-shirts. We’re talking KISS wine. A KISS Mr. Potato Head set. Even KISS urns and caskets.

Now, for those who can’t get enough of their favorite rockers, a KISS-themed miniature golf course and amusement park will open across from the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on March 15.

“The 18th hole is my tongue,” bass player Gene Simmons said this week.

The project is a team effort between KISS and Monster Entertainment, which has franchised Monster Mini Golf locations around the country featuring glow-in-the-dark miniature golf and creepy creatures.

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Former KISS star Frehley to headline Prestatyn festival

North Wales Chronicle

A TRUE legend of rock will grace the stage at one of the fastest growing events in North Wales.

Former KISS axesmith Ace Frehley will headline Hard rock Hell 6, which will be held at Pontins in Prestatyn from November 29-December 3.

Frehley’s set will be a treat for metalheads, who missed out last year after he pulled out of the event with a broken wrist.

The already fantastic line up includes Molly Hatchet, Blackfoot, Skinny Molly, The Dogs D’Amour, LA Guns featuring Phil Lewis and Steve Riley and Aussie rockers Electric Mary.

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