On this episode of KISS My Kollectibles presents KISS My Wax: FINALLY!! IT’S HERE!!! Your co-hosts Jason Herndon, Tom Shannon from The Rockologists, and Andrew Sgambati fill you in on the details of Tom’s long awaited book “KISS My Wax: The KISS LP Bible”! Presale starts on Monday, August 28th at 8 AM eastern time! All your questions are answered in this episode so check it out now! And be sure to log on to www.therockologists.com to preorder your copy on the 28th!
Allison Stewart | Chicago Tribune
Gene Simmons is the co-frontman of fabled, fire-breathing rock overlords Kiss, and does a thriving side business as an entrepreneur. Kiss made rock merchandising an art form, and Simmons (born Chaim Witz in Israel 68 years ago) is its finest brand extension.
He has authored books, starred in a reality show, made it to week three of “The Celebrity Apprentice” in 2008, endorsed Mitt Romney and launched his own cola. He will patiently, eloquently answer any question, and is unfailingly serious, even when he’s probably kidding. He has an easy command of Kiss-related statistics, from the number of “Gene Simmons Family Jewels” episodes that have aired (156) to the number of Kiss-affiliated Rock & Brews restaurants set to open locally (15).
“Our reach is far and wide,” says Simmons, who plays a rare, makeup-free solo show at the Park West on Saturday as part of the Wizard World convention (he’s a big comic book geek). Simmons, whose new book, “On Power,” arrives in November, talked meeting presidents, vomiting blood and life as a tabloid staple. The following is an edited transcript of that conversation:
Q: Your new book is partly a meditation on power, and partly a self-help book.
Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 7:00 PM will be another live and elaborate production of KISS Alive! ’75, a tribute to KISS. Much more than a KISS copy band, KISS Alive! ’75 has a performance that starts right when you walk into the lobby with immersive and nostalgic stimulation that takes you back decades to 1975.
Making the event twice as amazing is the addition of the famous KISS-Mart KISS merchandise pop-up store that has have had dozens of appearances around the North-East United States. The website KISSmuseum.com will be bringing their online store to the lobby of this incredible KISS tribute show – come see an amazing band, browse KISS Merch old and new and best of all, hang out with all the biggest KISS fans in the area!
Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 7:00 PM at GameChangerWorld
Tickets to the KISS Alive! ’75 show which includes the KISS Mart can be bought HERE or at the door the day of the show.
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