KISS Working On 'Early Years' Book

According to, KISS is putting together a exciting book about its early years spanning 1972-1975 and it is seeking help from the Kiss Army. The book chronicles the group's first key three years of existence, from formation to its breakthough with the "Alive!" album.

Examples of what KISS is looking for circa 1972-1975 (from band's formation through the "Alive!" tour):

* Candid and live photographs (images owned by you as copyright holder)
* Domestic and foreign record ads ("Kiss", "Hotter Than Hell", "Dressed to Kill", "Alive!")
* Press kits ("Kiss", "Hotter Than Hell", "Dressed to Kill", "Alive!")
* Magazine covers (domestic and foreign)
* Fillmore East press launch invitation (1-8-74)
* Century Plaza launch invitation (2-18-74)
* Concert ads
* Tour posters
* Press clippings/articles
* Backstage passes
* Album reviews
* Concert reviews
* Casablanca Records memorabilia
* Cadillac High memorabilia
* Cobo Hall 5-16-75 ticket stub
* Concert riders
* Casablanca Records paperwork (1973-1975)
* Aucoin Management paperwork (1973-1975)
* One-of-a-kind items

Please note: KISS is not seeking to obtain original copies of your material; high-res scans will work fine.

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Specs required:

* 300 DPI minimum
* JPGs

E-mail to: [email protected]

****If you have more than 1-2 items to contribute, please do not send by email, KISS would prefer to receive this material on a disc. Be sure that each file includes your name so you can be properly credited for use. Also, don't forget to include your contact details (name, address, phone, email)

Mail to:

Ken Sharp
16946 Burbank Blvd # 211
Encino, CA 91316

**By submitting this material, you provide consent to KISS to allow its use in the book. KISS will endeavor to provide credit to those who donate material.**


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