LI'L GN'R, MINI-KISS: Tribute Bands With A Gimmick

The New York Post reports that LI'L GN'R and MINI-KISS are two of a new wave of bizarre groups covering legendary rock bands.

Some just sing along to tapes while more ambitious ones actually play their own instruments — but all of them have a gimmick.

LI'L GN'R (web site) salute GUNS N' ROSES — but their members probably have more of an appetite for chocolate than destruction.

None of them is more than 11 years old.

MINI-KISS (web site) features little people (from 3-foot-11 to 4-foot-4 in height) covering the songs, in full make-up, while playing fake wooden guitars.

The was founded four years ago by Mini-Gene, a.k.a. Joey, a little person from Long Island who prefers anonymity. [Read more]

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