The Pitch writer Geoff Harkness, a self-proclaimed reformed KISS fan, has compiled a list of his ten worst moments in KISStory.
Harkness, who, by his own admission, hasn't been able to stomach the self-proclaimed "hottest band in the world" for years, writes: "Today, KISS has become the worst possible parody of itself, a traveling Vegas act located at the intersection of nostalgia and bloated bombast. The band's contempt for its audience is palpable. [Gene] Simmons smirks about ripping off KISS fans in his books, which, of course, are purchased solely by KISS fans.
"This isn't merchandising — it's meta-merchandising. The KISS online store features a stunning array of products; it makes INSANE CLOWN POSSE's setup look like a Kool-Aid stand. There are $750 'premium gold edition' boxed sets, $800 casino chips, and Gene Simmons Underoos. And yes, you can still buy a KISS lunch box, except now there are four to choose from."
Click here to view Geoff's hilarious list of the ten worst moments in KISStory.
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