Unboxing: KISS Creatures of the Night 40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition Box Set

Celebrating its 40th anniversary, Creatures Of The Night from 1982 is a seminal album in the KISS catalog. It crushed fans’ expectations with a huge, back-to-rock sound and has become a fan favorite and cult classic. On November 18, 2022, UMe released Creatures Of The Night 40 as a 5-CD + Blu-ray Audio Super Deluxe Edition, 3-LP Deluxe, 2-CD Deluxe, 1-LP Half-Speed Master 180gm, 1-CD Remaster, as well as a 5-CD Super Deluxe Edition Digital Download + Streaming and 2-CD Digital Download-only version plus a color Vinyl exclusive. Read on for my unboxing of KISS Creatures of the Night 40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition, now available to buy on Amazon.

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Review: KISS Creatures of the Night 40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition

Celebrating its 40th anniversary, Creatures Of The Night from 1982 is a seminal album in the KISS catalog. It crushed fans’ expectations with a huge, back-to-rock sound and has become a fan favorite and cult classic. On November 18, 2022, UMe will release Creatures Of The Night 40 as a 5-CD + Blu-ray Audio Super Deluxe Edition, 3-LP Deluxe, 2-CD Deluxe, 1-LP Half-Speed Master 180gm, 1-CD Remaster, as well as a 5-CD Super Deluxe Edition Digital Download + Streaming and 2-CD Digital Download-only version plus a color Vinyl exclusive. Read on for my review of KISS Creatures of the Night 40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition, now available to buy on Amazon.

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Preview: KISS Creatures of the Night 40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition

The KISS Creatures of the Night 40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition box set comes out November 18 and is now available to buy on Amazon. I have an advance copy of this exciting new release, and below is my video preview with my initial impressions. Enjoy!

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KISS Performs Secret Philip Morris Concert In Austin, Texas

On October 22, 2022, KISS played a secret show for Philip Morris International, the largest tobacco company in the world, according to Robert Moseley, who was in attendance. This private concert was not open to the public, and it took place at Vulcan Gas Company, a small club at 418 E 6th St in downtown Austin. No more than 100 people attended the concert. Below is a video showing the majority of the performance. Enjoy!

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KISS Creatures of the Night 40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition Available on Amazon

The KISS Creatures of the Night 40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition box set is now available to buy on Amazon. Read on for all the details, including a video showing what’s inside the box set and a video where I share my thoughts on this upcoming release.

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KISS Creatures of the Night 40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition

Today, KISS announced the Creatures of the Night 40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition box set. Read on for all the details, including a video showing what’s inside the box set and a video where I share my thoughts on this upcoming release.

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KISSFAQ Podcast: Episode 306

Last week Bruce Kulick shared the sad news that his brother Bob passed away. An accomplished musician who performed with numerous iconic artists over the years, including Janis Ian and Meat Loaf, Bob played a significant and influential role in KISStory. Making contributions in both a live and studio setting, his work was unmistakable and unrestrained. On the latest episode of the KISSFAQ podcast, we paid tribute to Bob by sharing our memories meeting him and enjoying his timeless work. Bob may be gone but his music will live forever. I hope you enjoy the show.

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KISSFAQ Podcast: Episode 282

Tonight I took part in another episode of the KISSFAQ podcast. This time we discussed Take It Off: KISS Truly Unmasked—a great new book by Greg Prato that drops on November 19. Check out our detailed discussion below, where we go chapter by chapter and also provide our overall thoughts on the book. Additionally, this episode includes a 30-minute interview with the author conducted by Julian Gill. Enjoy!

Take It Off: KISS Truly Unmasked

On November 19, a new book about KISS is coming out. Unlike the many that came before it, this one is focused on the non-makeup era of the band, which is from 1983-1996. As a big fan of this KISS time period, I was eager to read this book and see if it lived up to the hype it has been getting. I’m glad to say that, overall, it’s an excellent book with a wealth of information. Inside you’ll find chapters on each album from the band during this era, as well as some additional subcategories. The author provides his thoughts for each of these, while also including insights from industry influencers and those that were either in the band or worked with KISS. My only complaint is I don’t like that Eddie Trunk was included in this book, specifically because Gene and Paul don’t like him (because he doesn’t support the current incarnation of the band) and, as a result, many KISS fans don’t like him either, including yours truly. I think Eddie Trunk’s prominence in this book hurts it and could have a negative impact on sales because of how vehemently opposed some fans are toward him. All of the other guest commentators in this book are perfectly fine, but it’s puzzling why the author chose to highlight someone as polarizing as Eddie Trunk, especially since he’s such a negative force in the KISS world. If you can set this aside, then you should definitely pick up a copy of Take It Off: KISS Truly Unmasked.

Book Review: KISS Alive Forever

In the fall of 2002 one of the greatest books about KISS was released – KISS Alive Forever: The Complete Touring History. At nearly 300 pages in length, this oversized tome was bursting with factoids and data unlike any of its predecessors, as well as more than 175 color photos from all eras of KISStory. This book, which took seven years for the authors, Curt Gooch and Jeff Suhs, to create, is becoming an eBook for the first time ever. On June 5 you’ll be able to get your hands on a digital copy of “The Holy Grail of KISS Books” via Apple’s iBooks store.

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